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Cole Outduels Darvish; Pirates Blank Texas 1-0 For 82nd Victory And Winning Season

Pirates rookie Gerrit Cole (7-7; 3.48 ERA) pitched seven innings of three-hit baseball, and Pedro Alvarez drove in the game’s only run on Monday night, and the Pittsburgh Pirates (82-61) ensured themselves of their first winning season since 1992 with a 1-0 road victory over the Texas Rangers. The win, which snapped a four-game Pittsburgh…

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Newman Replaces Truex In Chase After Richmond Penalties Against Waltrip Racing

NASCAR replaced Martin Truex, Jr. with Ryan Newman in the Chase for the Cup as part of the penalties levied against Michael Waltrip Racing for allegedly trying to manipulate the outcome of the Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond on Saturday night. Michael Waltrip Racing was fined $300,000, general manager Ty Norris was handed an…

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Nadal Wins At U.S. Open For 13th Grand Slam Title

Second-ranked Rafael Nadal won his 13th Grand Slam tennis title on Monday, defeating top seed Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 at the men’s singles final at the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadow. Nadal has now won 22 of the 37 matches he has played against Djokovic.  He captured total prize money of $3.6 million.…

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NFL Results – 2013 Week 1

NFL Results – Week 1 Tennessee 16, Pittsburgh 9 Chicago 24, Cincinnati  21 Denver 49, Baltimore 27 Miami 23, Cleveland 10 New England 23, Buffalo 21 N.Y Jets 18, Tampa Bay 17 San Francisco 34, Green Bay 28 Detroit 34, Minnesota 24 New Orleans 23, Atlanta 17 Indianapolis 21, Oakland 17 St. Louis 27, Arizona 24…

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Union City Woman Arrested On Drug, Traffic Counts Following 24-Mile Police Chase

State Police officials say a Union City woman was arraigned on drug charges, for fleeing police, for driving under the influence and on multiple traffic violations after a weekend police chase on Interstate 79. Troopers assigned to the Mercer County station in Jackson Center say 25 year-old Ashley Dumas was already traveling at a speed of…

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Cards Sweep Series With Pittsburgh

The St. Louis Cardinals followed up a 12-8 series opening win at Busch Stadium by holding the Pittsburgh Pirates to a total of just seven hits over the next two games, and have taken a one-and-a-half game lead over the Bucs in the National League Central Division with weekend wins by scores of 5-0 and…

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Pittsburgh Loses Opener To Tennessee; At Least Five Steelers Are Injured

The Pittsburgh Steelers put forth a rather feeble performance Sunday in a 16-9 loss to the Tennessee Titans in their NFL regular season opener at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. In the process, at least five Steelers players were injured, and it appears two — center Maurkice Pouncey and linebacker Larry Foote will be lost for…

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Serena Williams Wins Again At U.S. Open

Serena Williams won the women’s singles championship at the U.S. Open for the fifth time on Sunday, defeating Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 in a battle of the tournament’s top two seeds. Williams now has 17 Grand Slam singles titles, including four of the six in which she has competed. Williams is 98-5 with 14…

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Edwards Wins At Richmond; Kahne And Truex Get Final Chase Berths

While Carl Edwards won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Federated Auto Parts 400 race at Richmond International Speedway on Saturday night, Kasey Kahne and Martin Truex, Jr. captured the final two berths (#’s 11 & 12) in the Chase for the Cup. Defending series champion Brad Keselowski and fan favorite Jeff Gordon did not qualify. Edwards…

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Hackenberg, Ficken Set School Records In Penn State’s 45-7 Win Over EMU

Christian Hackenberg set a school freshman record with 311 yards passing, and once-beleaguered kicker Sam Ficken kicked a school-record 14th consecutive field goal as Penn State improved to 22-0 at Beaver Stadium on Saturday with a 45-0 whitewash of Eastern Michigan. Hackenberg was 23-for-33, and threw a 45-yard score to Allen Robinson. Bill Belton and…

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