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Yankees Top Rangers

The NY Yankees topped the Texas Rangers Sunday 7-2.  Didi Gregorius homered and turned in a pair of nifty defensive plays at shortstop for the Pinstripes. Giancarlo Stanton homered for the fifth time in the last six games.  CC Sabathia was the winner throwing six shutout innings of one-hit ball.  The Yankees have won…

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Giants Down Pirates

The San Francisco Giants downed the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday 4-3 on WESB.  Starling Marte had a two-run double for the Pirates.  The Giants went 2-4 on their six-game homestand largely because their bullpen failed to hold two late leads against Houston, including one that cost Rodriguez a chance to win.  Joe…

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Harvick Wins at Michigan

Kevin Harvick won Sunday at Michigan.  Harvick broke a tie atop NASCAR’s Big 3 by easily winning at Michigan for his monster Energy Cup-high seventh victory of the season.  His No. 4 Ford finished 3-plus seconds ahead of Brad Keselowski’s No. 2 Ford wining all three stages and leading 108 laps. …

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Koepka Holds Off Tiger for PGA Title

Brooks Koepka captured the 100th PGA Championship Sunday winning by two shots over Tiger Woods at  Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis.  Woods, who was second and the winner of 14 majors, had eight birdies and a round of 64.  Koepka closed with a 4-under 66 for a two-shot victory,…

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More Pitching Staff Shake-ups for Pirates

The Pirates have recalled left-hander Buddy Boshers and right hander Michael Feliz from Triple-A Indianapolis, and shipped right-handers Clay Holmes and Casey Sadler to Indy to make room for them. Boshers last pitched in the Majors with Minnesota in 2017 and was just acquired off waivers from Houston on Tuesday.…

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Fan Sneaks Into Steelers’ Practice

A minor incident occurred at the Steelers’ practice session Saturday as a fan apparently disguised himself as a player and managed to get onto Chuck Noll Field with the team. The fan, wearing a number 43 jersey, pads, and eye black briefly joined players during the team stretch and engaged…

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Regional Baseball Wrap-Up 8/12

The Pirates shut out the Giants yesterday 4-0. They conclude their series this afternoon. Coverage on WESB starts at 3:40. The Yankees beat the Rangers 5-3 to split their series. The rubber game is this afternoon. The Bisons fell to the Toledo Mud Hens 6-3. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s home run…

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NFL: “Deflated” Ball Was Defective

The NFL has determined that the “deflated” ball used in the third quarter of the Steelers-Eagles game on Thursday was actually defective, and has been sent back to manufacturer Wilson for review. The controversy arose when a sideline pass from Mason Rudolph fell incomplete. The ball ended up near Philadelphia…

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Regional Baseball Wrap-Up 8/11

The Pirates lost a slugfest to the Giants last night 13-10. The two teams meet again tonight, coverage here on WESB starts at 8:40. The Rangers topped the Yankees 12-7. The Bisons beat Toledo 5-4.

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Bills Lose to Panthers 28-23

A story of missed opportunities as the Buffalo Bills squandered an early lead last night in their preseason exhibition game against the Carolina Panthers. Chris Ivory dropped a pass from Nathan Peterman, allowing the Panthers to intercept. Then AJ McCarron got sacked in his very first play in a Bills…