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Walker Homers In Bucs’ Fifth Straight Win, 5-1 Over Miami

Neil Walker slammed a two-run home run, his third homer of the season, and the Pittsburgh Pirates won their fifth consecutive game and moved above the .500 mark (23-22) on Tuesday night with a 5-1 win over the Miami Marlins at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Josh Harrison, Pedro Alvarez and Jung-Ho Kang also drove in…

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District 9 Baseball Playoff Championship Schedule And Results

District 9 Baseball Playoff Championship Schedule and Results   “AA” CHAMPIONSHIP  –  (Wednesday, May 27 at 3:15 PM at Clarion-Limestone High School) Cranberry vs. Moniteau   “A” SEMIFINALS Clarion 5, Elk County Catholic 2 Oswayo Valley 4, DuBois Central Catholic 2   “A” CHAMPIONSHIP  –  (Thursday, May 28 at 4:30 PM at Berwind Park in St. Marys:) Clarion…

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McCutchen Shares Player-Of-The-Week Honor With Braun

Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen has earned his fifth National League Player-of-the-Week honor, tying for the award for last week with the Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun. McCutchen led the Major Leagues with a .542 on-base percentage and topped the National League with a 1.000 slugging percentage.  He hit .450 (9-for-20) with five RBI’s and…

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NHL/NBA Playoff Results – Tuesday, May 26

NHL Playoff Result  –  Tuesday, May 26  (best-of-seven Eastern Conference championship series):   NY Rangers 7, Tampa Bay 3  (series tied 3-3)     NBA Playoff Result  –  Tuesday, May 26  (best-of-seven Eastern Conference championship series):   Cleveland 118, Atlanta 88  (Cavaliers win series 4-games-to-0)

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Alvarez, Cervelli Go Deep In Pirates’ Fourth Straight Win

Pedro Alvarez and Francisco Cervelli both homered, and Charlie Morton came off the disabled list and made his season debut as the winning starter as the Pittsburgh Pirates won their fourth consecutive ballgame and evened their record at .500 (22-22) with a 4-2 home win over the Miami Marlins on Memorial Day at PNC Park.…

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District 10 High School Baseball Championship Results

District 10 High School Baseball Championship Results  (games played on Memorial Day at Slippery Rock University):   “A” Eisenhower 15, Rocky Grove 0   “AA” Mercyhurst Prep 10, Sharon 0  (6 inns.)   “AAA” Cathedral Prep 6, Slippery Rock 4

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Edwards Wins At NASCAR’s Longest Race In Charlotte

Carl Edwards held off Greg Biffle at the finish line on Sunday night to win the longest race on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit, the Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. It marked Edwards’ 24th career victory, but his first of this season.  His last victory came last June at…

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Chris Kirk Wins Colonial

Chris Kirk won the PGA’s Crowne Plaza Invitational at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth on Sunday when a 12-foot birdie attempt on the final hole by playing partner Brandt Snedeker slid by the hole. With his own 7-foot par putt on the 18th, Kirk edged Snedeker, Jordan Spieth and Jason Bohn – who…

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Montoya Wins For Second Time At Indy 500

Juan Pablo Montoya captured his second win at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. The first came fifteen years ago when Montoya was 24.  In 2000, he led for 167 of the classic event’s 200 laps. On Sunday, though, Montoya led only for nine laps and had to outlast Penske teammate Will Power and Scott Dixon…

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District 10 Softball Championship Results

District 10 High School Softball Championship Results  (games played Saturday, May 23):   “A” Cochranton 6, Iroquois 5  (10 inns.)   “AA” Cambridge Springs 6, Northwestern 3   “AAA” Warren 11, General McLane 8   “AAAA” McDowell 7, Strong Vincent 2

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