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Pens Fall in Triple Overtime

The Senators beat the Penguins in triple overtime Thursday night 4-3. The pens still lead the series three games to two, with game six in Ottawa Saturday night. Matt Carkner scored the game-winning goal for the Senators 7:06 into the third overtime. Sidney Crosby was the star once again for…

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The Steelers chose guard Maurkice Pouncey of Florida with their number one pick, the 18th overall in the firsr round of Thursday’s NFL draft. Pouncey, at 6’4″ 305 pounds, is a versatile lineman that has lined up at both center and guard.

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Bills Select Spiller With #1 Pick

The Bills chose Clemson running back CJ Spiller Thursday night with their number one pick, the 9th overall, in the NFL draft. Spiller is the top-rated running back in the draft and ran the second-fastest time at the NFL Scouting Combine a 4.37 – 40.

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Triple Play for Yanks; Tribe Wins

The New York Yankees turned their first triple play since 1968, with third baseman Alex Rodriguez starting the around-the-horn rarity against Oakland this afternoon. With runners on first and second in the sixth inning, Kurt Suzuki hit a sharp grounder to Rodriguez, who stepped on the bag and threw to…

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Brewers Clobber Bucs

It wasn’t pretty today at PNC Park, as the Pittsburgh Pirates suffered their worst shutout loss in club history. The Milwaukee Brewers pounded the Bucs 20-0. Daniel McCutchen got his second loss of the season by giving by 8 hits and 6 runs in 3 2/3 innings. Over the three-game…

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NFL Draft Begins Tonight

The NFL draft takes center stage tonight at 7:30pm with round one in New York. Rounds two and three are Friday night and the remaining rounds will play out Saturday. The Bills have the ninth overall selection and need a left tackle or quarterback. The Steelers pick 18th and need…

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Thursday’s MLB Wrapup

The Brewers shutout the Pirates 8-0 on 1490 WESB. The Pirates had just four hits and have lost two in a row. Pirates starter Zach Duke allowed six runs on seven hits in five-plus innings. The Yankees dumped the A’s 3-1. Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes took a no-hitter into the…

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Bruins Beat Sabres in Two Overtimes

The Bruins dumped the Sabres Wednesday night in two overtimes 3-2. Miro Satan’s power-play goal at 7:41 of the second overtime lifted the Bruins to victory in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal. Tim Kennedy and Steve Montador had staked the Sabres to a 2-0 lead, but again the…

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Ben Suspended for 6 Games

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been suspended for six games without pay for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy and ordered to undergo behavioral evaluation. Commissioner Roger Goodell handed down the punishment a week after prosecutors decided not to charge Roethlisberger in a case involving a 20-year-old college student…