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Butler Eagle Online Professional Baseball | August 30, 2016
Streak snapped
CHICAGO — Jeff Locke, Francisco Cervelli and Josh Harrison gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a chance. Miguel Montero finished them off.
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Professional Baseball | August 30, 2016
Pirates send Kang to Indianapolis for rehab assignment
CHICAGO — Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Monday the decision to have Jung Ho Kang continue his injury rehab in Indianapolis instead of Chicago has nothing to do with an investigation into the infielder for an allegation of sexual assault.
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Other Professional Sports | August 30, 2016
Injured Djokovic battles for win
NEW YORK — Novak Djokovic double-faulted, then shook his right arm and grimaced.
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Professional Football | August 30, 2016
Browns make surprise moves
CLEVELAND — On his way out the door, Paul Kruger lowered his helmet and drilled the Browns.
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Professional Football | August 29, 2016
Injured Steelers vow to be ready
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert is dealing with an elbow injury he deemed as significant, while defensive end Cam Heyward has a high right ankle sprain.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Baseball | August 29, 2016
Pirates score sweep in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE — The Pittsburgh Pirates are red hot heading to Chicago. But their postseason aspirations could hinge on medical examinations off the field over the coming days.
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Professional Football | August 29, 2016
Sitting out the anthem
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Defiant and determined to be a conduit for U.S. change, Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate and until he sees significant progress in America — and specifically when it comes to race relations.
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Professional Football | August 29, 2016
Ex-PSU QB Hackenberg enjoys NFL debut
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Christian Hackenberg jogged onto the field at MetLife Stadium to cheers from New York Jets fans who had been waiting all summer to see the rookie quarterback play.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Auto Racing | August 29, 2016
Ganassi skid ends
BROOKLYN, Mich. — During the last couple laps of his first Sprint Cup victory, Kyle Larson was emotional.
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Professional Baseball | August 29, 2016
Red Sox slugger Ortiz tiring from adulation
BOSTON — In what’s become a regular scene, David Ortiz stepped into the dugout, preparing for batting practice, when a team staff member asked if he was ready.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Golf | August 29, 2016
Reed holds on to win Barclays golf
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Patrick Reed had a crystal trophy, a clear shot at the richest payoff in golf and a spot on the Ryder Cup team.
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Professional Baseball | August 27, 2016
Mercer slam lifts Bucs
MILWAUKEE — Jordy Mercer’s first career grand slam capped a five-run sixth inning that started with two errors by Milwaukee third baseman Jonathan Villar, and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on for a 5-3 win on Friday night over the Brewers.
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Professional Auto Racing | August 27, 2016
Logano on pole in Mich.
BROOKLYN, Mich. — A lap of 201.698 mph in his No. 22 Ford. Jimmie Johnson was second in qualifying for Sunday’s race, followed by Denny Hamlin.
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Professional Football | August 27, 2016
Steeler QBs impress in win
NEW ORLEANS — Ben Roethlisberger torched New Orleans’ defense for 148 yards and two touchdown passes on his first two series of this preseason, then got the rest of the game off while the Steelers rolled to a 27-14 victory over the Saints on Friday night.
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Other Professional Sports | August 27, 2016
U.S. Open top seeds on mend
NEW YORK — Serena Williams is “starting to feel a little better.” Novak Djokovic is “getting there.”
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Professional Golf | August 27, 2016
Reed grabs 2-stroke lead at Barclays
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Patrick Reed’s place in the Ryder Cup is looking better with each round at The Barclays, and so are his prospects of winning.
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Professional Golf | August 27, 2016
Jutanugarn shoots 64, leads LPGA
PRIDDIS, Alberta — Ariya Jutanugarn had five birdies in a six-hole stretch and shot an 8-under 64 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead in the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open.
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Professional Hockey | August 26, 2016
Crosby named Canada captain
The process of selecting Sidney Crosby as Canada’s captain for the World Cup of Hockey was a simple one.
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Other Professional Sports | August 26, 2016
Brazilian police charging swimmer Lochte
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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Professional Baseball | August 26, 2016
‘Cutch’ beats the shift
MILWAUKEE — Andrew McCutchen feels right at home in Miller Park.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Football | August 26, 2016
Cowboys survive Romo scare
SEATTLE — Three plays were all it took for Dallas to get yet another injury scare surrounding Tony Romo.
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Professional Golf | August 26, 2016
Rain delays LPGA play
PRIDDIS, Alberta — Three-time champion Lydia Ko was back on the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open leaderboard. Canadian star Brooke Henderson got left behind after a late start.
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Professional Golf | August 26, 2016
Reed, Laird share lead at Barclays
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Patrick Reed didn’t break anything Thursday except par.
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Professional Football | August 26, 2016
Browns trade former No. 1 pick
CLEVELAND — Barkevious Mingo never really fit in with the Browns.
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Professional Football | August 26, 2016
Harrison fulfills NFL’s request
The NFL players’ union says Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison met Thursday with league investigators looking into allegations linking him to performance-enhancing drugs.
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Professional Baseball | August 25, 2016
Ex-Pirate Niese to undergo knee surgery
ST. LOUIS — The New York Mets have put pitcher Jonathan Niese on the 15-day disabled list and say the left-hander will have knee surgery.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Baseball | August 25, 2016
Ace in a hole
PITTSBURGH — After seeing rookie Jameson Taillon and newcomer Ivan Nova put together gems the previous two nights against the Houston Astros, the Pittsburgh Pirates hoped to get the same from Gerrit Cole.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Football | August 25, 2016
Heyward prepared to man up in 2016
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh defensive end Cameron Heyward isn’t opposed to a rotation along the line. He’s also OK with playing as many snaps as necessary.
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Other Professional Sports | August 25, 2016
Solo paying a price
CHICAGO — U.S. women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended Wednesday for six months by U.S. Soccer for disparaging comments about Sweden following the Americans’ early departure from the Rio Olympics.
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Professional Baseball | August 25, 2016
Strawberry insists Gooden still on drugs
Darryl Strawberry reasserted his belief Wednesday that Dwight Gooden has a drug problem and is in need of immediate help. On Tuesday night, Gooden told Newsday he has not used cocaine since March 11, 2012.
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Professional Baseball | August 25, 2016
Pujols belts No. 584, 10th on all-time HR list
TORONTO — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols hit his 584th career home run in the first inning of Wednesday night’s game at Toronto, breaking a tie with Mark McGwire and giving Pujols sole possession of 10th place on baseball’s all-time list.
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Professional Baseball | August 25, 2016
Marlins acquire outfielder Francoeur
MIAMI — The Miami Marlins acquired Jeff Francoeur from the Atlanta Braves in a three-team trade Wednesday night, hoping the well-traveled outfielder can provide a boost toward a playoff spot.
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Professional Baseball | August 25, 2016
Fan falls into Yanks’ dugout
SEATTLE — A fan fell into the New York Yankees dugout during their victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, landing on the dugout steps before being corralled by law enforcement.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Auto Racing | August 25, 2016
Dynasty not so dynamic
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Keeping a dynasty seems even more challenging than creating one. Just ask Hall of Fame car owner Rick Hendrick.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Baseball | August 24, 2016
Going the distance
PITTSBURGH — Ivan Nova has developed a pre-game ritual since coming to the Pittsburgh Pirates from the New York Yankees in a trade on Aug. 1.
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Other Professional Sports | August 24, 2016
Olympic medalists losing awards
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Three Olympic champion weightlifters from China and eight other medalists stand to be stripped of their titles after failing retests of their doping samples from the 2008 Olympics.
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Professional Football | August 24, 2016
Harrison meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday
Steelers linebacker James Harrison has been informed that his meeting with NFL investigators is 11 a.m. Thursday at the Steelers practice facility.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Baseball | August 24, 2016
Dodgers extend lead in NL West
LOS ANGELES — Corey Seager, Justin Turner and Adrian Gonzalez combined for eight hits and four RBIs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up Madison Bumgarner again to beat the San Francisco Giants 9-5 on Tuesday night.
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Professional Baseball | August 24, 2016
Dodgers tie MLB mark with 27 on disabled list
LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers have placed left-handers Brett Anderson and Scott Kazmir on the disabled list, tying the 2012 Boston Red Sox for the major league record with 27 players on the DL this season.
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Other Professional Sports | August 24, 2016
Wife gets sentence for killing Olympic medalist
VENTURA, Calif. — The wife of a 1984 Olympic medalist was sentenced to a potential life sentence on Tuesday for shooting him in what she claimed was self-defense following years of abuse.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Football | August 24, 2016
Brady’s thumb healed, ready
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady is ready to play after cutting his right thumb with scissors in a “silly accident” before the Patriots’ preseason game against the Bears last week.
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Other Professional Sports | August 24, 2016
Lesnar’s temporary UFC penalty extended
LAS VEGAS — Nevada athletic regulators have extended a temporary suspension of UFC heavyweight Brock Lesnar pending a hearing on his failure of drug doping tests at UFC 200 last month.
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Other Professional Sports | August 24, 2016
Williams, Djokovic snare No. 1 seeds
NEW YORK — Serena Williams is the No. 1 seeded woman for the U.S. Open after barely holding on to the top spot in the rankings, and Novak Djokovic is No. 1 among the men.
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