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Professional Football | August 28, 2015
Bryant getting hit with 4 games
Already faced with playing without running back Le’Veon Bell for the first two games of the regular season, the Steelers were dealt another big setback when wide receiver Martavis Bryant was suspended four games for violating the NFL’s drug policy, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has confirmed.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Baseball | August 28, 2015
Long time coming
MIAMI — The Pittsburgh Pirates took on the deepest parts of Marlins Park on Thursday night, and won.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Baseball | August 28, 2015
McLure enjoying lifetime in baseball
HUMMELSTOWN — Ben McLure describes his baseball career as “coming up on the 18th hole.”
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Other Professional Sports | August 28, 2015
Serena could face All-American run at U.S. Open
NEW YORK — Serena Williams could play an All-American U.S. Open.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Football | August 28, 2015
Steeler in transition
PITTSBURGH — The No. 16 jersey and what it ultimately signifies for Tyler Murphy fits just fine and all. It’s just not the one he would prefer to wear.
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Professional Baseball | August 27, 2015
‘Cutch’ nearing 100 RBI
MIAMI — Andrew McCutchen had a big night to keep him on pace for a career-high in RBIs.
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Professional Baseball | August 27, 2015
Verlander misses 3rd no-hitter
DETROIT — Justin Verlander lost a bid for his third no-hitter when Chris Iannetta lined a leadoff double in the ninth inning that landed on the left-field line, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-0 Wednesday night.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Football | August 27, 2015
Vick understands role with Steelers
PITTSBURGH — The crowd around the backup quarterback’s locker was three or four deep. Somewhere in the middle, underneath the bright lights that never seem to go away, Michael Vick spent 13 minutes answering the same questions that never seem to go away.
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Other Professional Sports | August 27, 2015
Williams quietly chasing ‘Slam’
NEW YORK — Serena Williams is trying to ignore “the elephant in the room” ahead of the U.S. Open.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Football | August 27, 2015
SV grad Barclay gets first-team reps
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Injured Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari has missed the last two weeks of practice, but he plans to take his usual spot up front once the regular season begins.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Football | August 26, 2015
Steelers sign Vick to 1-year deal
PITTSBURGH — Michael Vick needed a job. The Pittsburgh Steelers needed a backup quarterback.
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Professional Baseball | August 26, 2015
Gordon bad news for Bucs
MIAMI — Major-league batting leader Dee Gordon beat out two infield hits Tuesday night, and the Pittsburgh Pirates couldn’t throw him out at the other bases, either.
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Professional Football | August 26, 2015
Ex-Colt star WR Wayne starting over with Pats
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Reggie Wayne said he was talking to several NFL teams before deciding to sign a one-year contract with the New England Patriots.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Football | August 26, 2015
Steelers go to work on replacing Pouncey
PITTSBURGH — Doug Legursky wants to get something straight. The Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t lure the veteran offensive lineman off the couch and back into the locker room to do his best Maurkice Pouncey impersonation while the four-time Pro Bowl center recovers from a broken left ankle.
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Professional Auto Racing | August 26, 2015
Wilson’s organ donation saves 6 lives Tuesday
ALLENTOWN — The late IndyCar driver Justin Wilson saved six lives Tuesday by donating his organs, his brother said.
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Professional Football | August 26, 2015
Brady, NFL still lobbying in court
NEW YORK — Even as negotiations aimed at settling the NFL’s “Deflategate” scandal drag on, lawyers are seeking every legal advantage in a quest to win over a federal judge.
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Professional Hockey | August 26, 2015
Pens to unite Kessel, Crosby
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins aren’t wasting any time with Phil Kessel.
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Professional Baseball | August 25, 2015
Miami wildness helpful to Bucs
MIAMI — The Pittsburgh Pirates got hit harder in the batter’s box than J.A. Happ did on the mound.
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Professional Football | August 25, 2015
Carter offers apology
Hall of Fame receiver Cris Carter has issued an apology for telling NFL rookies at a league symposium in 2014 that they should “get a fall guy” to help them avoid trouble.
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Professional Auto Racing | August 25, 2015
IndyCar racer Wilson dies from injury
Justin Wilson was seriously injured in IndyCar crashes twice in a two-year span. Both times, the veteran driver returned to competition unwavering in his love for the sport and his acceptance of the risks.
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Professional Football | August 25, 2015
Packers confirm torn ACL for star wide receiver Nelson
The Green Bay Packers’ worst fears about the severity of receiver Jordy Nelson’s knee injury have come true.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Football | August 25, 2015
Winston shines in Bucs’ victory
TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Bay’s Jameis Winston is making strides as an NFL quarterback. Now he has a home victory to build on.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Baseball | August 24, 2015
Giant step forward
PITTSBURGH — Clint Hurdle doesn’t dwell on things. What’s next is what’s important, a mantra the Pittsburgh Pirates manager has pounded home repeatedly since the day he arrived in 2010.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Football | August 24, 2015
Steelers suffer meaningful injury in meaningless win
PITTSBURGH — Jordy Nelson caught the ball, spun and prepared to dart downfield.
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Professional Golf | August 24, 2015
Cubs fan struck by foul ball
CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs say a female fan hit by a line drive foul ball during Sunday’s game was conscious and taken to a hospital.
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Professional Auto Racing | August 24, 2015
IndyCar driver Wilson in coma
LONG POND — Justin Wilson always understood the danger that lurked behind the wheel for an IndyCar driver.
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Professional Auto Racing | August 24, 2015
Logano holds on for win at Bristol
BRISTOL, Tenn. — As Joey Logano circled Bristol Motor Speedway, he’d briefly glance in the mirror to watch Kevin Harvick.
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Professional Golf | August 24, 2015
Love III wins at Wyndham
GREENSBORO, N.C. — During their practice round together before the Wyndham Championship, Tiger Woods pumped local favorite Davis Love III for tips on how to play the course.
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Professional Football | August 24, 2015
Mariota makes strides for Titans
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota turned in a clean performance in his home debut, Tennessee cornerback Perrish Cox returned an interception 24 yards for a touchdown and the Titans beat St. Louis 27-14 on Sunday night to spoil Rams coach Jeff Fisher’s return to town.
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Professional Golf | August 24, 2015
Golf
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Baseball | August 22, 2015
No answers
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates still have no answer for Madison Bumgarner.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Golf | August 22, 2015
Woods has share of lead
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tiger Woods signed up for his first Wyndham Championship knowing a win would definitively keep his season from ending.
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Butler Eagle Online Other Professional Sports | August 22, 2015
Minto signs with new promoters
CENTER TWP — Brian Minto is under new management.
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Professional Baseball | August 22, 2015
Cueto enjoys bigger parks
CINCINNATI — Johnny Cueto learned there’s more than one reason to enjoy pitching in big ballparks.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Baseball | August 22, 2015
Fiers hurls no-no
HOUSTON — Mike Fiers has pitched the second no-hitter in the major leagues in nine days, leading the Houston Astros to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
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Professional Football | August 22, 2015
Steelers lose rookie CB
LATROBE — Pittsburgh Steelers rookie cornerback Senquez Golson underwent shoulder surgery on Friday and is out indefinitely.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Football | August 22, 2015
Steelers offensive line seeks improvement
LATROBE — The Pittsburgh Steelers boasted the NFL’s second-ranked offense in 2014. Having the same five guys frequently lining up in front for Ben Roethlisberger helped.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Auto Racing | August 22, 2015
Hamlin leads Bristol sweep
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Denny Hamlin set a track record in leading a Toyota sweep of the first two rows in qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway.
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Professional Golf | August 22, 2015
Kung closes strong, grabs lead
COQUITLAM, British Columbia — Candie Kung birdied four of her final six holes Friday to match the course record with an 8-under 64 and take the second-round lead in the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open.
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