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May 16, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Williams’ 7 innings helps Pirates shut out White Sox, 6-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trevor Williams scattered six hits in seven strong innings, Adam Frazier homered to start a four-run first, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago White Sox 7-0 Tuesday night.  More...

Pittsburgh’s Henderson ready to help his new team in familiar stadium

Like any rookie, Quadree Henderson waited by his phone during the NFL Draft, hoping to get a call from a team telling him they were selecting him, no matter what round it was.  More...

Gallant, Maurice took long road to lead Golden Knights, Jets

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Gerard Gallant and Paul Maurice do not know each other well despite having their NHL coaching careers overlap for several years.  The men behind the benches for the Vegas Golden Knights and Winnipeg Jets, though, More...

Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of gambling on pro and college games.  More...

Jagr says he will return to play for Kladno in the Czech Republic

Jaromir Jagr said he intends to play another season for Kladno in the Czech Republic.  It would be the 30th professional season for the 46-year-old forward.  “I will get back in the locker room to my role as a player,” Jagr said More...

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Penguins’ RFAs force Rutherford to make list of priorities

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: The Penguins will be facing a salary-cap squeeze this summer, albeit of a different variety than usual.  More...

Armstrong’s Lasher honored at Jim Collins Scholar-Athlete Luncheon

  Armstrong’s Kenzie Lasher was one of 20 male and female WPIAL athletes honored recently at the Jim Collins WPIAL scholar athlete luncheon. More...

Suns win NBA draft lottery, right to pick No. 1 next month

CHICAGO (AP) — Phoenix general manager Ryan McDonough was on stage moments after the NBA draft lottery ended, talking about the future of the Suns and mentioning how they had the best odds of picking No. 1 overall.  More...

Tepper to buy Panthers for record $2.2 billion

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Mariners All-Star Cano suspended 80 games for drug violation

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle already knew Robinson Cano would be out of the Mariners lineup for several weeks, the result of a broken bone in his right hand.  His absence will be significantly longer.  More...

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