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Giants Win World Series For Third Time In Five Years; Bumgarner Stars Again – This Time From The Bullpen!

The San Francisco Giants have captured the World Series championship for the third time in five years with ace Madison Bumgarner winning for the third time in the series, this time with five innings of bullpen relief. The Giants’ Michael Morse delivered the RBI single that broke a 2-2 tie in the top of the…

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High School Football Schedule – 2014 Week 10

High School Football Schedule  -  Week 10   Friday, October 31   District 10, Region 5 Conneaut at Oil City  (on 96.3 KQW) Meadville at Franklin   District 10, Region 6 Central Tech at McDowell Cathedral Prep vs. Erie East  (at Veterans Stadium in Erie) Strong Vincent at General McLane   Non-Region Maplewood at Titusville…

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Franklin High School Hosts D-10 Soccer Playoffs

Franklin High School will once again this year host some of the action in the District 10 high school soccer playoffs. The matches at FHS continued for a third straight day on Wednesday.   Monday, October 27:   D-10 “AA” Girls’ Quarterfinals Grove City 2, General McLane 1 Hickory 10, Fort LeBoeuf 0   Tuesday, October 28:   D-10 “A”…

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Ben Roethlisberger Named AFC Offensive Player-of-the-Week

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been named AFC Offensive Player-of-the-Week for his 522-yard passing performance on Sunday in the Steelers’ 51-34 home win over the Indianapolis Colts. Roethlisberger completed 40-of-49 passes (81.6 %) and threw six touchdowns passes with no interceptions.  The yardage, completions total and six touchdowns are all career highs, and Roethlisberger…

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Pens Score Four In Second Frame For 8-3 Win Over New Jersey

The Pittsburgh Penguins scored four goals in the second period on Tuesday night en route to an 8-3 home victory over the New Jersey Devils (4-3-2). Sidney Crosby tallied his sixth and seventh goals of the season, and Patric Hornqvist scored his fifth, while Evgeni Malkin, Blake Comeau, Craig Adams, Pascal Dupuis and Steve Downie…

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World Series To Go Seven Games After 10-0 Kansas City Shutout Victory

The Kansas City Royals scored seven times in the second inning on Tuesday night and cruised to a 10-0 home win over the San Francisco Giants in the sixth game of the 2014 World Series, forcing a decisive seventh game to be played on the same field on Wednesday night. Royals rookie starter Yordano Ventura…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 8

NFL Results  -  Week 8   Thursday, October 23 Denver 35, San Diego 21   Sunday, October 26 Pittsburgh 51,  Indianapolis 34 Cincinnati 27, Baltimore  24 Cleveland 23, Oakland 13 Arizona 24, Philadelphia 20 Buffalo 43, NY Jets 23 New England 51, Chicago 23 New Orleans 44, Green Bay 23 Miami 27, Jacksonville 13 Kansas…

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Penguins’ Olli Maatta To Have Surgery On Thyroid Gland Tumor

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Monday that defenseman Olli Maatta will undergo surgery next week for the removal of a thyroid gland tumor from his neck. Maatta has apparently been playing with the condition since before the start of the season.  In seven regular season games this month, he has scored five points (1 goal,…

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Ben Sets Personal Passing Bests In Steelers’ 51-34 Home Win Over Indianapolis

Ben Roethlisberger threw for career-highs of 40 completions, 522 yards and six touchdowns on Sunday as the Pittsburgh Steelers reached the midpoint of their NFL schedule with a 5-3 record via a 51-34 win over the Indianapolis Colts (also 5-3) at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Roethlisberger’s day included two scoring passes to both Antonio Brown…

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Giants Win Two Over The Weekend; Bumgarner Throws Shutout As Frisco Takes 3-Games-To-2 World Series Lead

Madison Bumgarner pitched the first World Series complete-game shutout since 2003 on Sunday night, leading San Francisco to a 5-0 victory over the visiting Kansas City Royals and into a 3-games-to-2 lead in this year’s Fall Classic. The 25 year-old Bumgarner scattered four hits, struck out eight and walked none, raising his career World Series…

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