Titans beat Steelers 26-23

The Tennessee Titans beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-23 Thursday in Nashvhille, getting the win on a 40-yard field goal kicked by Rob Bironas as time ran out. Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck was 25 of 44 with 290 yard and one touchdown, while Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger went 24 of 40 for 363 yards with one touchdown.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Major League Baseball Playoffs

The San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 Thursday night to win their best-of-five National League Division Series 3 game to 2 in Cincinnati, coming back in three games on the road from being down 2-0. Buster Posey got the big hit of the game for the Giants, a grand slam in the fifth inning to put San Francisco […]

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Earnhardt, Jr. to miss next two races with concussion

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a concussion and will sit out the next two Sprint Cup races at Charlotte and Kansas.  The injury ends NASCAR’s most popular driver’s championship chances this season.  Hendrick Motorsports says Earnhardt Jr. was diagnosed Wednesday afternoon. He sustained the concussion in the 25-car pileup on the last lap of Sunday’s race at Talladega.  Regan Smith will […]

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Major League baseball playoffs

The New York Yankees downed the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Wednesday night in New York to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five American League Division Series. The game’s hero for the Yankees was Raul Ibanez, who pinch-hit for slumping star Alex Rodriguez in the bottom of the 9th inning and hit a home run to tie the game at 2-2, […]

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Gamecocks get Georgia D-lineman

DL Kelsey Griffin (6-2 290) of Hoschton, GA Wednesday announced a commitment to play football at South Carolina. Griffin is considered to be one of the top defensive line prospects in the country. Last season Griffin had 98 tackles with 24 tackles for loss. He is the 21st commitment for the Gamecocks’ 2013 class.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Armstrong Report: 11 teammates testified against him

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Wednesday released a report on its case against cyclist Lance Armstrong, which revealed that 11 former teammates testified against him. It also details the way those 11 and other others say performance-enhancing drugs were delivered and administered to Armstrong’s teams, as well as his continuing relationship and payments to an Italian doctor tied to doping, years […]

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Former NFL and TV star Alex Karras dies

Alex Karras, the rugged lineman who anchored the Detroit Lions’ defense in the 1960s, then went on to an acting career in which he starred in the sitcom Webster and famously punched a horse in the 1974 comedy Blazing Saddles, died Wednesday.  He was 77.  Karras, who had recently suffered kidney failure, died at home in Los Angeles surrounded by […]

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Sandusky sentenced

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison Tuesday for abusing 10 boys he met over 15 years through his charity for troubled children.  Sandusky, who was defensive coordinator and for many years the presumed heir-apparent to legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, could have faced as long as […]

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