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Steelers Score 31 Against Patriots, But Give Up Team Record 55 In Sunday Road Loss

Despite 400 passing yards by Ben Roethlisberger and a season-high 31 points scored, the Pittsburgh Steelers (2-6) lost 55-31 on the road to the New England Patriots on Sunday. The 55 points allowed against the Steelers’ defense, and the 610 total yards surrendered were both all-time records by Pittsburgh opponents. New England’s Tom Brady threw…

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Johnson Wins In Texas, Leads NASCAR Chase With Two Races Remaining

Five-time series winner Jimmie Johnson took over the lead in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup standings with a clear victory Sunday in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Tied atop the points standings with Matt Kenseth prior to the race, Johnson led for 255 of 334 laps, and…

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Pens Sweep Home-And-Home With Columbus; Zatkoff Gets Shutout For First NHL Win

Jeff Zatkoff (1-2) earned his first win as a National Hockey League goaltender on Saturday night in a 3-0 shutout for the Pittsburgh Penguins at Columbus. Zatkoff stopped 19 shots, and the Pens (11-4) completed a sweep of the Friday/Saturday home-and-home series with the Blue Jackets (5-8).  Deryk Engelland, Chris Kunitz and Jussi Jokinen scored…

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Pitt Drops Game To Georgia Tech; Notre Dame Comes To Pittsburgh Saturday Night

Georgia Tech’s defense sacked Pitt quarterback Tom Savage five times and held the Panther’s rushing attack to a net minus-five yards in a 21-10 victory over Pitt on Saturday night in Atlanta. Robert Godhigh ran for two scores for the Yellow Jackets. With the loss, Pitt fell to 4-4 overall, and to 2-3 in their inaugural…

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Penn State Now 5-3 Following 24-17 OT Win Over Illinois

Christian Hackenberg threw an overtime touchdown pass to Kyle Carter, and Ryan Keiser picked off an attempt at a matching score on a pass by Illinois quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase, and Penn State pulled out a 24-17 overtime decision at home over the Fighting Illini on Saturday afternoon. Sam Ficken’s field goal had tied the game at the…

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Franklin Man Dies In Crash At Sandy Lake Intersection

A Franklin man died Saturday afternoon when his car was hit by a vehicle which police say ran a stop sign at an intersection near Sandy Lake. The victim was identified by State Police investigators as 37 year-old Ryan Voorhees, originally from Stoneboro. Troopers say Voorhees’ car was hit by a vehicle driven by 27…

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Titusville Woman Dies In Route 27 Rollover, Fire

A Titusville woman died Saturday in an Erie hospital following a crash and vehicle fire early Saturday morning on Route 27 in southern Crawford County. State Police say 27 year-old Sarah Martin was traveling east through Oil Creek Township at about 4:00 AM Saturday morning when her vehicle traveled off the right side of the…

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Two Injured In S-U-V Crash In Richland Township

Two people were injured early Saturday evening when their sport-utility vehicle left a road in southern Venango County and slammed into a tree. State Police investigators say the crash occurred shortly after 7:30 PM when an S-U-V driven by 29 year-old Krista Peterson, from Franklin, traveled off Rockland-Nickleville Road in Richland Township on the left side of…

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Two Hospitalized In Pittsburgh After Vehicle Hits House In Lucinda

Two women were hospitalized in Pittsburgh  after the vehicle in which they were riding slammed into a house. Police say the incident occurred shortly after 12:30 PM Saturday afternoon along Route 66 in Lucinda.  The vehicle, headed south, traveled off the left side of the highway, went through a yard, and hit a house. Investigators did…

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Three Arrested In Clarks Mills Church Burglary

Police in Mercer County say three people were arrested late last week in connection with an early morning burglary at a church in Clarks Mills. Investigators say two of the suspects have also admitted to as many as three other burglaries. The latest incident, reportedly spotted by a neighbor at about 1:00 AM last Wednesday,…

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