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High School Football Playoff Schedule – Weekend Of Nov. 21, 22

High School Football Playoffs Schedule  –  Weekend of November 21 and 22:   District 10 “A” Championship Sharpsville vs. West Middlesex  –  (Friday at 7:00 PM at Slippery Rock University)   District 10 “AA” Championship Hickory vs. Greenville  –  (Saturday at 1:00 PM at Slippery Rock University)   District 9 “A” Championship Brockway vs. Kane…

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NFL’s Snowbound Game In Buffalo Has Been Moved To Detroit; Will Be Played Monday Night

The National Football League has moved a weekend game scheduled for snowbound Buffalo to Ford Field in Detroit.  The Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets are now scheduled to play that game Monday night at 7:00 PM. The Detroit Lions, who play their home games at Ford Field, are scheduled to play at New…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 12

NFL Results  –  Week 12   Thursday, November 20 Oakland 24, Kansas City 20

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Oil City’s Ben Koyack Is Semifinalist For College Football’s John Mackey Award

Oil City’s Ben Koyack, a senior tight end at Notre Dame, has been named one of eight semifinalists for college football’s John Mackey Award, given annually to the nation’s top tight end. The list will be narrowed down to three finalists on Monday, and the award winner will be announced on December 11. Koyack has…

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Clarion DE Julian Howsare Wins Second Defensive Player-of-the-Year Award

For the second consecutive year, Clarion University defensive end Julian Howsare has been named PSAC West Defensive Player-of-the-Year. Howsare (6-3; 255 lbs.), a senior who is from the Altoona area, led the Golden Eagles with 86 tackles, including 16 for losses, 11 sacks, three blocked kicks, two forced fumbles and two fumbles recovered. His career…

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Pens’ Pascal Dupuis Sidelined Six Months With Blood Clot In Lung

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Wednesday that forward Pascal Dupuis has been diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung and he will be sidelined for at least six months. Dupuis was also diagnosed with a blood clot in January shortly after he suffered a knee injury that required surgery.  Doctors placed him on blood thinners…

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Fleury Earns 4th Shutout, Bennett Tallies 3 Points In Penguins’ 4-0 Win At Montreal

Beau Bennett scored a goal and added two assists, and Marc-Andre Fleury earned his league-leading fourth shutout of the season on Tuesday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins blanked the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 in Montreal. The win was the 10th in the Pens’ last 11 games, and it tied the largest margin of victory by a Pittsburgh…

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Steelers Release Running Back LeGarrette Blount

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have released running back LeGarrette Blount. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin described the move as being “in the best interest of the organization.” Blount expressed his displeasure with his role on the team by walking off the field during the Steelers’ win at Tennessee on Monday night. …

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Bell, Brown Lead Steelers To 27-24 Comeback Win At Tennessee

Le’Veon Bell ran for 204 yards and a touchdown on Monday night as the Pittsburgh Steelers recorded a come-from-behind 27-24 victory over the Tennessee Titans in Nashville. Bell’s rushing total was the fourth-highest single-game total by a Steelers player.  He now leads the AFC with 951 rushing yards. Antonio Brown caught nine passes for 91…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 11

NFL Results  –  Week 11   Thursday, November 13 Miami 22, Buffalo 9   Sunday, November 16 Cincinnati 27, New Orleans 10 Houston 23, Cleveland 7 New England 42, Indianapolis 20 San Francisco 16, NY Giants 10 Chicago 21, Minnesota 13 Green Bay 53, Philadelphia 20 St. Louis 22, Denver 7 Tampa Bay 27, Washington…

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