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Jeff Gordon Nursing Sore Back

Jeff Gordon says he will be ready to race this weekend at Michigan. Gordon’s back is still sore after that spectacular accident Monday at Watkins Glen. Gordon went head-on into a steel barrier during Monday’s road course race. The impact jarred his back, but he should be able to handle…

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Owens Has Sprained Toe

Bills wide receiver Terrell Owens has a sprained toe and is day-to-day. Owens did not practice Tuesday night and is questionable for Saturday night’s preseason home game with the Bears. Owens was hurt Sunday night during the Hall of Fame game.

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Couple of Steelers to Miss Preseason Opener

Steelers center Justin Hartwig will miss Thursday night’s preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals with a toe injury. Guard Darnell Stapleton has also been ruled out of the game with a knee injury. Steelers pregame on the air at 6:20pm Thursday night on 1490 WESB. Running back Willie Parker, who…

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Sabres Sign Grier

The Buffalo Sabres have signed free agent forward and former Sabre Mike Grier. Grier spent the last three seasons with the San Jose Sharks. Grier was a popular player during his first stint with the Sabres from 2004-2006.

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Stewart Wins at The Glen

Tony Stewart won the rain-delayed race at the Glen Monday afternoon. It’s Stewart’s Cup-record fifth victory at the famed road course. Stewart has finished first or second in eight of the past 11 Cup road races. Marcos Ambrose, who won the Zippo 200 Saturday, was second. Carl Edwards was third.…

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Yankees Fall to Blue Jays

The Yankees fell to the Blue Jays Monday night 5-4. The loss ends the Pinstripes seven game winning streak. Robinson Cano and Jerry Hairston hit back-to-back homers for the Yankees. Derek Jeter also homered for New York. Yankees starter Sergio Mitre took the loss allowing five runs on six hits…

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Rain Postpones Race at the Glen

NASCAR’s race at Watkins Glen was postponed Sunday because of rain. The race will run today at noon. A thunderstorm hit the track about 2 p.m. Sunday when drivers were about to start their engines. The course takes at least two hours to dry and rain was still falling at…

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Yankees and Indians Win; Pirates Lose

The Cardinals whipped the Pirates Sunday 7-3 on 1490 WESB finishing off a three-game sweep of the Buccos. Matt Capps took the loss allowing a two run homer in the eighth. Pirates starter Zach Duke allowed two runs on seven hits in 7 1/3 innings. Steve Pearce hit a two-run…

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Bills Fall to Titans in Preseason Opener

The Titans dumped the Bills 21-18 Sunday night in the annual NFL Hall of Fame Game at Canton, Ohio on 1001. The Hero. The starters for both clubs saw limited playing time. Bills wide receiver Terrell Owens caught two passes for 27 y

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Yankees and Indians Win; Pirates Lose

The Cardinals whipped the Pirates Sunday 7-3 on 1490 WESB finishing off a three-game sweep of the Buccos. Matt Capps took the loss allowing a two run homer in the eighth. Pirates starter Zach Duke allowed two runs on seven hits in 7 1/3 innings. Steve Pearce hit a two-run…