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Butler Eagle Online Professional Football | October 21, 2014
Sudden surge for Steelers
PITTSBURGH — Brett Keisel saw the ball drop into his 36-year-old hands, and the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end started chugging toward the end zone.
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Other Professional Sports | October 21, 2014
Pistorius receives 5-year prison term
PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
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Other Professional Sports | October 21, 2014
U.S. women shut out Haiti, finish unbeaten in group play
WASHINGTON — The U.S women’s soccer team is winning in a no-win situation. Of course, the Americans should beat Haiti by a bunch of goals. And, of course, the Haitians are going to park themselves in front of their own net to keep the score as respectable as possible.
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Professional Baseball | October 21, 2014
World Series finally arrives tonight
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.
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Professional Football | October 20, 2014
Steelers ready for Watt, Texans
PITTSBURGH — Josh Mauro pulled the orange mesh top with the No. 99 on it, wiped his forehead and shook his head.
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Professional Football | October 20, 2014
NFL ROUNDUP
Another Manning mark
This was one ball Peyton Manning wanted in his grasp.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Auto Racing | October 20, 2014
Keselowski picks up must-win
TALLADEGA, Ala. — Brad Keselowski packed a punch on the track, the only place that mattered after a controversial week.
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Professional Hockey | October 20, 2014
Penalty kill lifts Pens to victory
PITTSBURGH — The much-maligned Pittsburgh Penguins’ penalty killers provided the lift needed to back up an already-sizzling power play.
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Professional Baseball | October 20, 2014
Royals counting on stellar bullpen
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Buck Showalter knew he was in trouble when the seventh inning rolled around and his Orioles were trailing the Kansas City Royals in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series.
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Professional Baseball | October 20, 2014
Lincecum awaits turn for Giants
SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Lincecum walked silently through the bustling clubhouse before Saturday’s workout and stuck his left arm straight out as he passed Jean Machi’s locker, offering a friendly fist bump to the reliever.
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Professional Football | October 18, 2014
Steelers prepare to block Watt
PITTSBURGH — J.J. Watt isn’t the kind of player to walk into a coach’s office and make demands.
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Professional Football | October 18, 2014
Steelers’ Gay promotes domestic violence app
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay is working with a women’s shelter to promote the national debut of a mobile app designed to help victims of domestic violence.
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Professional Auto Racing | October 18, 2014
Kenseth has no regrets
Matt Kenseth said Friday he had no regrets for attacking fellow NASCAR champion Brad Keselowski in the garage after last weekend’s race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway.
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Professional Baseball | October 18, 2014
Royals enjoying honeymoon period
At a quarter to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, less than three hours after his team clinched the American League pennant, the manager of the Kansas City Royals left Kauffman Stadium in search of dinner. Ned Yost piloted his family toward the Capitol Grille on the Country Club Plaza. Awaiting him was a reception he had neither expected nor ever before experienced.
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Professional Hockey | October 18, 2014
NHL ROUNDUP
Luongo earns 67th career shutout in 1-0 win over Sabres
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Roberto Luongo stopped 26 shots for his 67th career shutout, leading the Florida Panthers to a 1-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night for their first victory of the season.
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Professional Hockey | October 18, 2014
Dupuis returns to ice after incident
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis skated on Friday, barely 12 hours after being taken off the ice on a stretcher during a loss to Dallas.
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Professional Football | October 18, 2014
Seahawks trade wide receiver Harvin to Jets
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets have acquired wide receiver Percy Harvin from the Seattle Seahawks.
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Professional Golf | October 18, 2014
Putnam, Knox leads Shriners
LAS VEGAS — Andrew Putnam birdied two of the last three holes Friday for a 6-under 65 and a share of the second-round lead with Russell Knox in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
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Professional Football | October 18, 2014
Burfict’s fine upheld
NEW YORK — The $25,000 fine assessed to Cincinnati linebacker Vontaze Burfict was confirmed Friday by the NFL.
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Professional Hockey | October 17, 2014
Late goal defeats Penguins
PITTSBURGH — The Dallas Stars had trouble controlling their emotions, giving up two power-play goals during an undisciplined first-period.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Baseball | October 17, 2014
Ex-Buc Ishikawa lands Giants in Series
SAN FRANCISCO — After three years away with four different teams, Travis Ishikawa landed himself a second chance with San Francisco right where he so wanted to be.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Football | October 17, 2014
Blocked field goal saves Pats’ 27-25 win
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — After New England held off the struggling New York Jets, usually reserved Patriots coach Bill Belichick praised two of his players who have dealt with some tough times.
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Professional Football | October 16, 2014
Ben says Steelers not in panic mode
PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger turned his head and cracked half a smile. The Pittsburgh Steelers are struggling to score points, even against the Cleveland Browns. He gets it. He’s just not going to freak out about it.
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Butler Eagle Online Professional Baseball | October 16, 2014
Royals head to Fall Classic
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When the final out was made on another improbable night, and the Kansas City Royals were headed back to the World Series, Ned Yost stood in the dugout and watched.
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Professional Football | October 15, 2014
New faces could join Steelers’ huddle
PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin doesn’t have the patience or the roster depth to make sweeping changes. Besides, the Pittsburgh Steelers coach isn’t sure they’re necessary.
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Professional Baseball | October 15, 2014
Surprising Royals grab 3-0 series lead on Orioles
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones’s bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium. When it settled into his glove and he tumbled into a dugout suite, a dozen fans were waiting to pick him right back up.
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Professional Baseball | October 15, 2014
Texas eyes Buc coach Banister
ARLINGTON, Texas — Bench coach Tim Bogar, the Rangers’ interim manager for the final 22 games after Ron Washington’s sudden resignation, is among three finalists for the Texas manager’s job.
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