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Pens Place Malkin On Injured List, Sign Mark Eaton

On the same day in which they placed defending NHL scoring leader Evgeni Malkin on the injury list with a concussion, the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday announced they have signed former Pittsburgh defenseman Mark Eaton to a one-year contract. The 35 year-old Eaton played for the Penguins’ 2009 Stanley Cup championship team.  His 12 NHL…

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Morneau Double Leads Twins Past Pirates

Justin Morneau’s three-run double off Jeanmar Gomez on Monday afternoon helped lift the Minnesota Twins to a 5-4 preseason victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in Fort Myers, Florida. Pittsburgh’s Jose Tabata tied the ballgame at 4-4 with a solo home run in the seventh inning, but the Twins’ Chris Colabello drove home the go-ahead run…

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Kittanning Man Charged In Brookville Woman’s Death

A Kittanning man was charged Monday in the death of a Brookville woman whose disappearance last month led to an extensive search. State Police have charged 29 year-old Shawn Carr, currently an inmate in the Armstrong County Jail, in the death of 19 year-old Devan Knapp.  Charges include third-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, the abuse of…

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Two Men Hurt In Crash On River Hill Near Clarion

Two drivers were hurt in a two-vehicle collision that occurred Monday night on River Hill near Clarion. Police say the incident occurred when a vehicle driven by 26 year-old Charles Barron, of Clarion, went out of control while Barron was passing a vehicle operated by 21 year-old Jamie Zacherl, from Fryburg. After contact, both vehicles…

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Grove City Man Hurt In Interstate 80 Rollover

A Grove City man was hurt Sunday afternoon in a rollover incident on Interstate 80 in southern Venango County. The State Police say 19 year-old James Conley was traveling west on I-80 in Irwin Township when his vehicle traveled off the left side of the highway into a ditch and rolled over. Conley was transported…

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Stoneboro Woman To Be Charged In Saturday Morning Rollover

The State Police in Mercer County say a Stoneboro woman will be charged following a rollover accident that occurred around 4:30 AM on Saturday morning. Troopers say the incident occurred around fifty feet from the home of a passenger in a car driven by 51 year-old Dory Bromley, and that Bromley and her passenger left…

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Pens Beat Panthers, Lightning In Weekend Home Games

The Pittsburgh Penguins lost the services of Evgeni Malkin for a few games, but regained first place in the NHL’s Atlantic Division with home wins over Florida and Tampa Bay over the weekend. Malkin sustained a concussion while sliding into the boards in Friday night’s 3-1 victory over Florida, and missed the Pens’ 5-3 triumph…

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Jimmie Johnson Wins Second Daytona 500

With help from teammate Dale Earnhardt, Jr. who finished second, Jimmie Johnson won his second Daytona 500 on Sunday.  And, he won in his 400th NASCAR start. Johnson took the race lead for good on the 191st of 200 laps in the 55th running of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, the opener of…

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Matt Kuchar Wins Accenture Match Play Championship

Matt Kuchar, seeded number-21 at the start of the tournament, defeated defending champion Hunter Mahan 2-and-1 on Sunday to win the World Golf Championship’s Accenture Match Play golf championship at Dove Mountain at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Marana, Arizona. Kuchar not only won $1.5 million, but he also moved up to number-8 in the World…

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Pitt Snaps Two-Game Slide With Win Over St. John’s

The Pitt Panthers (21-7; 9-6 Big East) ended a two-game losing streak on Sunday with a 63-47 victory over St. John’s at Madison Square Garden in New York. Tray Woodall led the way with with a career-high 25 points, and Lamar Patterson added 11 points.  Pitt held the Big East Conference’s third-leading scorer, D’Angelo Harrison,…

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