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Big Ben Says No to NFL Pro Bowl

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has turnded down a chance to play in the NFL Pro Bowl on January 31 in Miami. Big Ben is rehabbing a shoulder injury suffered in the Steelers’ final game earlier this month. The injury is not serious, and Roethlisberger is not expected to have surgery.…

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Pitt Bfd Hosting Doubleheader Tonite

Pitt Bradford is hosting a mens/womens basketball doubleheader today at the Sport and Fitness Center. The Lady Panthers entertain Hilbert at 6pm and the men’s game follows at 8pm on 1490 WESB and WESB.com. Greg Clark and Stefan Arlington will have the call. The Hawks are 1-9 in the AMCC…

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Bills Fire Pro Personnel Director

The Buffalo Bills fired their Pro Personnel director John Guy Wednesday. Guy oversaw the Bill’s movement in free agency and advance opponent scouting. Guy was hired by the Bills in 2001 by former team president and general manager Tom Donahoe.

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Bonnies Top UMass

The Bonnies held-off UMass Wednesday night winning 70-69. Andrew Nicholson led the Bonnies with 26 points. Michael Davenport had 16 points and 10 rebounds. Two free throws by Nicholson put the Bonnies ahead for good with 2:06 remaining. The Bonnies are 2-2 in the Atlantic 10 and 9-8 overall.

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Penguins Win; Sabres Lose

The Penguins dumped the NY Islanders 6-4. Evgeni Malkin recorded a hat trick for the Pens. Sidney Crosby scored twice and added four assists in the victory. Brent Johnson turned aside 31 shots for Pittsburgh which was without starting goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury who has a broken finger. The Sabres fell…

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Owl Wrestlers Win; Local Wrapups

Owls wrestlers whipped Sheffield 54-18. Gage Bunker, Zach Britton, Zach Smith, Ryan VanGuilder and Ryan Orner had pins for Bradford. The Owls won 10 of the 13 weight classes and are 6-0 in the AML. Otto Eldred fell to Port Allegany 60-37. Shawn Barnish led the Terrors with 15 points.…

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Owls Thump Dubois on WESB

The Owls thumped Dubois Tuesday night 62-40 on 1490 WESB. Michael White led the way with 16 points and seven assists. Jimmy Grove added 11 points for the Owls who are 4-0 in D9 League. Bradford opened up a 17 point halftime lead and never looked back. The Lady Owls…

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Pirates Sign Duke to 1-Year Deal

The Pirates and Zach Duke agreed to a one-year deal on Tuesday. The value of the deal wasn’t released, but Duke was in line to earn a significant raise from the $2.2 million he earned last year.

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Gailey Introduced as Bills Head Coach

The Buffalo Bills have hired Chan Gailey as their new head coach. In introducing Gailey during a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Bills General Manager Buddy Nix said, “This guy is the guy to get us back to winning and get us back to where we want to go.” “I understand…

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Owls Battle Dubois Tonite on WESB

The Bradford Owls travel to Dubois tonight for a D9 league matchup with the Beavers. Owls pregame on the air at 7:20-pm with Dave Fuhrman’s coaches show on 1490 WESB and WESB.com on the web. The Beavers are 3-2 in league and the Owls are 3-0 in D9. Also, tonight…