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Kyle Busch Wins Richmond 400

Kyle Busch won the 400 at Richmond Sunday holding off Jeff Gordon with a late race pass after several cautions. Busch wins for the first time in 21 races. Kevin Harvick was third, followed by Jeff Burton as Chevrolets finished second through fourth. Carl Edwards was fifth in a Ford,…

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Monday’s MLB Wrapup

The Pirates fell to the dodgers Sunday afternoon 9-3 on 1490 WESB. Pirates starter Jeff Karstens took the loss allowing six runs on 11 hits in five innings. Garrett Jones doubled twice and drove in a run for the Pirates, who end their road trip with a 3-7 mark. The…

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Pens Fall to Canadiens

The Canadiens dumped the Penguins Sunday afternoon 3-1 in the Eastern Conference semi-finals. Matt Cooke had the lone goal for the Penguins. Marc-Andre Fleury took the loss allowing three goals on 21 shots. Game 3 of this best-of-seven set is Tuesday night in Montreal.

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Sweed Injury Could be Serious

Steelers wide receiver Limas Sweed injured his left Achilles tendon during the final day of a three-day minicamp, and coach Mike Tomlin says the injury could be serious. Sweed was hurt during a routine passing drill on Sunday and was taken off the Steelers’ indoor practice field on a cart.…

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Yankees, Mets Win

Derek Jeter tied the game with a two-run homer in the fifth and hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in the seventh to help lead the Yankees to a 6-4 victory over the White Sox. Jeter went 3-for-4, while Alex Rodriguez and Robinson Cano each drove in a run in New…

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Pirates, Indians Lose

Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton gave up six runs — three earned — on six hits and two walks over six innings, as the Bucs’ three-game winning streak came to end in a 6-2 loss to the Dodgers. Morton also tied a career high with eight strikeouts. Ryan Doumit went…

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Pens Beat Montreal

Bill Guerin, Kris Letang and Alex Goligoski each got a goal and one assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat Montreal 6-3 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Jordan Staal, Craig Adams and Sergei Gonchar also scored while Sidney Crosby added a pair of assists. Marc-Andre Fleury picked…

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New Coach at Pitt-Bradford

Molly Brennan has been named head women’s basketball coach at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Brennan has been an assistant women’s coach at SUNY Potsdam for the past four years where she helped guide the school to four SUNYAC tournament berths and two ECAC invitations. She replaces Brian Sansom,…

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Zippo to Sponsor #47 Nationwide Car at Glen

Zippo Manufacturing will share a joint sponsorship of Marcus Ambrose’s #47 Nationwide car during the 200 at Watkins Glen this Augustl. Zippo has been the title sponsor of the Zippo 200 Series race at Watkins Glen since 2005. Watkins Glen is the primere road course race on the NASCAR circuit

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Penguins Open Series With Canadiens

The Penguins and Canadiens open their Eastern conference semi-final tonight at the Igloo in Pittsburgh. Faceoff is at 7:10pm. The Pens won the season series three games to one. The Penguins won both games in Pittsburgh and took one of two in Montreal during the regular season.