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Earnhardt Wins At Martinsville; Gordon Finishes Second And Takes Series Points Lead

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. won for the first time at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia and for the fourth time overall this season, but it was the second-place finish by Jeff Gordon which produced a new NASCAR Sprint Cup points standings leader. Gordon produced the highest finish of any of the eight drivers remaining in the Chase…

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Robert Streb Earns First PGA Victory At The McGladrey Classic

Robert Streb birdied the second hole of a three-way playoff on Sunday to win his first PGA Tour event, the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island in St. Simon Island, Georgia. Streb had started the tournament on Thursday with a double bogey on the competition’s very first hole.  He trailed by five strokes when Sunday’s final…

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Fleury Pitches Shutout As Pens Pop Predators

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots and posted his 29th career shutout Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins blanked the Predators 3-0 in NHL action in Nashville. The shutout was the first of the season for the Penguins’ goaltender, and led to the first loss in regulation for Nashville (5-1-2), the Central Division leaders. Sidney Crosby…

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Officiating Blunder, Instant Replay Snafus Hinder Penn State In OT Loss At Ohio State

As though a malfunctioning instant replay system were not bad enough, the Penn State Nittany Lions have been declared the victims of a bad no-call by game officials in their 31-24 double-overtime home loss to Ohio State on Saturday night. Ohio State was credited with a touchdown following a pass play on which officials ruled an…

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Pitt Fumbles Ball Away Six Times, Loses 56-28 Home Game To Georgia Tech

Six fumbles by Pitt, including five in the first quarter alone, helped lead to a 56-28 win for Georgia Tech over the Panthers (4-4; 2-2 ACC) at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on Saturday. The Yellow Jackets would go on to rush for 465 yards and seven touchdowns, including three by Broderick Snoddy and one apiece…

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High School Football Results – 2014 Week 9

High School Football Results  –  Week 9   Friday, October 24   District 10 Inter-Region Strong Vincent 20, Oil City 19 Lakeview 42, Franklin 20 Conneaut 54, Central Tech 40 Meadville 65, Erie East 28 DuBois 50, General McLane 30 Bradford 47, Brookville 34 McDowell 28, Austintown Fitch (OH) 27   Region 3 Hickory 41, Titusville 20 Slippery Rock 55, Corry 6 Grove…

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Royals Post 3-2 Win In San Francisco And Take A 2-1 Lead In The 2014 World Series

Lorenzo Cain, Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer all drove in runs Friday night as the Kansas City Royals edged the Giants 3-2 in San Francisco to take a 2-games-to-1 lead in the best-of-seven 2014 World Series. Kansas City took a 3-0 lead before the Giants scored twice in the bottom of the sixth inning on an…

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Strong Vincent Posts One-Point Victory Over Oil City At The Vet In Erie

A pair of missed two-point conversion opportunities may have cost Oil City a chance at a come-from-behind victory in Erie on Friday night as the Strong Vincent Colonels shaded the Oilers 20-19 at Veterans Stadium in Erie. The Colonels (2-7) grabbed an early 14-0 lead on an 82-yard run by Brandon Williams and a 57-yard…

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Big Rushing Effort Sinks Franklin; Knights Lose 42-20 To Lakeview

Austin Rice rushed for 376 yards and five touchdowns Friday night as the Lakeview Sailors defeated Franklin 42-20 at Franklin High School and joined an unprecedented five-way tie for the championship in District 10, Region 1. Marquis Spence also scored on the ground for the Sailors (7-2 overall) as they finished 4-2 in region play, and…

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Townville Man Charged With Striking A Woman With His Car In The Parking Lot Of A Meadville Ice Cream Shop

A Townville man was arraigned Friday on numerous charges in connection with a July incident in which police say his car hit a woman in the parking lot of a Meadville-area ice cream shop. Vernon Township Police have charged 27 year-old Kevin Francisco with driving under the influence, aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under…

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