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Kaleta Signs 2-Year Deal with Sabres

Patrick Kaleta will not be going to arbitration after signing a two year deal with the Sabres Wednesday. The Angola native scored 15 points in 55 games with the Sabres last season. He also picked up two points during the playoffs. Kaleta was a restricted free agent, and the Sabres…

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Buffalo to Host US Hockey Hall Inductions

Buffalo will host the 2010 United States Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner October 21st at the HSBC Arena. The US Hockey Hall of Fame’s Class of 2010 will be announced on Thursday. Several former Sabres are in the Hall of Fame, including Tom Barrasso and Pat LaFontaine.…

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Pirates Dump Brewers on WESB

The Pirates outslugged the Brewers Tuesday night 11-9 on 1490 WESB. Rookie Pedro Alvarez hit two homers, including his first career grand slam, as the Pirates scored nine times in the first inning and held on to edge the Brewers in the second of a four-game set at PNC Park.…

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Bills Sign Their Third Round Pick

The Bills have come to terms with their third round draft pick defensive end Alex Carrington of Arkansas State. Carrington, who had had nine sacks in 2009, gets a four year deal worth $2.6 million dollars. The only remaining unsigned picks are first-rounder C.J. Spiller and second-rounder Torell Troup.

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Indians Win; Mets Lose

The Indians thumped the Twins Monday night 10-4. Trevor Crowe had four hits and two RBI. Jayson Nix went 3-for-6 with two RBI as the Tribe banged out a season-high 20 hits. Aaron Laffey got the win allowing just five hits in five innings of work. The Mets fell to…

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Pirates Fall to Brewers on WESB

The Pirates fell to the Brewers Monday night 3-1 on 1490 WESB. Ronny Cedeno had a pair of hits, including a run-scoring triple for the Pirates. Jeff Karstens got the loss allowing three runs on three hits.

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Kaleta and Kenndy Hearings Set

Two members of the Buffalo Sabres are restricted free agents and are headed to salary arbitration hearing. Forwards Tim Kennedy and Patrick Kaleta will both have their 2010-2011 season’s salary decided by a judge at the end of the month. Kaleta had 10 goals last season and will have his…

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Steelers 1st Round Pick Under Investigation

Florida and the NCAA are investigating a rules violation involving former Gators football guard Maurkice Pouncey. ESPN is reporting that an agent paid Pouncey $100,000 between the Gators’ loss to Alabama in the Southeastern Conference championship game and their season-ending Sugar Bowl victory over Cincinnati. Pouncey was drafted by the…

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Oosthuizen Wins British Open

Louis Oosthuizen won the British Open Championship Sunday with a dominating seven shot victory at St. Andrews. Oosthuizen led the final 48 holes and blew away the field at 17 under par rivaling Tiger Woods’ victory at St. Andrews in 2000. Speaking of Tiger, Woods was 14 shots back at…

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Yankees, Indians and Mets All Win

The Yankees dumped the Rays Sunday 9-5. Alex Rodriguez, Robinson Cano and Jorge Posada each drove in two runs apiece for the Pinstripes who won the rubber match of the three-game set. Rodriguez clubbed a solo homer, the 598th of his career, and Derek Jeter had two hits, scored twice…