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Titusville Man Dies In Monday Morning Fire; Blaze May Have Been Started By Electric Heater

A Titusville man died early Monday morning in a fire that began in his apartment on South Drake Street.  Officials now believe the fire was started by an electric heater in the victim’s dining room. The victim was identified as 79 year-old Harold Willman, who was rescued from the bedroom of his apartment but who died after…

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Keselowski Wins Under Second Green-White Overtime Attempt

Brad Keselowski took advantage of a second attempt at a green-white overtime finish, and held off NASCAR Cup series leader Kevin Harvick to win Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Until the second restart, the race appeared to be between Harvick and Kurt Busch, who would finish third. Keselowski won…

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Steelers Re-Sign Linebacker James Harrison

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Sunday they have re-signed five-time Pro Bowl linebacker James Harrison. The team said Harrison, who will turn 37 in May, has agreed to a two-year deal. Harrison’s first stint with Pittsburgh ended after the 2012 season.  After retiring following one year with Cincinnati, Harrison rejoined the Steelers early last season and recorded…

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Astros Bomb Pirates 14-2 In Sunday Preseason Action

The Houston Astros jumped on Pittsburgh starter Charlie Morton for seven runs and nine hits over four-and-a-third innings on Sunday on the way to a 14-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates in Grapefruit League action in Kissimmee, Florida. Jordy Mercer, who had a pair of three-hit games for the Bucs earlier in the week, homered…

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Sunday’s NCAA Third-Round Playoff Results – Sunday, March 22

Sunday’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Playoff Third Round Results  –  Sunday, March 22:   East Regional Michigan State 60, Virginia 54 Oklahoma 72, Dayton 66 Louisville 66, Northern Iowa 53   South Regional Duke 68, San Diego State 49 Gonzaga 87, Iowa 68   Midwest Regional Wichita State 78, Kansas 65 West Virginia 69, Maryland 59  …

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Matt Every Wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

Matt Every sank an 18-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to finish a final round of 6-under-par 66 and win the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the second straight year at Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando. Every finished at 19-under-par 269 (68-66-69-66), won $1.134 million, and became to first golfer since the…

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Ohio State Wins First NCAA Wrestling Title; Edinboro Places Third

With an 11-5 victory over Edinboro University’s Mitchell Port at 141 pounds, Ohio State’s Logan Stieber put the exclamation point on his Buckeyes’ first-ever NCAA team wrestling championship on Saturday night, becoming just the fourth wrestler to ever win four Division 1 national championships. Edinboro, with runner-up finishes from both Port and David Habat and…

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NCAA Basketball Playoff Third Round Results – Saturday, March 21

NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament Third Round Results – Saturday, March 21:   East Regional North Carolina State 71, Villanova 68   South Regional UCLA 92, Alabama-Birmingham 75 Utah 75, Georgetown 64   Midwest Regional Kentucky 64, Cincinnati 51 Notre Dame 67, Butler 64  (OT)   West Regional Arizona 73, Ohio State 58 North Carolina…

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Penguins’ 4-Game Losing Streak Ends With 3-1 Win Over Struggling Coyotes

The Pittsburgh Penguins snapped a four-game losing streak on Saturday night with a 3-1 victory over the floundering Arizona Coyotes in Glendale, Arizona.  The Coyotes (21-43-8) have won only one of their last 18 contests. After Tobias Rieder started the game’s scoring inside the second minute of the game, the Penguins (40-12-10) tied the game…

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PIAA High School Basketball Championship Results

PIAA High School Basketball Championships:  (all games at the Giant Center in Hershey)   FRIDAY, MARCH 20   Girls’ “AA”  – Neumann-Goretti 79, Seton LaSalle 34   Boys’ “A”  –  Philadelphia Constitution 85, Farrell 53   Girls’ “AAAA”  –  Cumberland Valley 40, Central Bucks West 35   Boys’ “AAA”  –  Neumann-Goretti 69, Archbishop Carroll 67    …

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