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McGregor, Tate fall in main bouts

LAS VEGAS (AP) – With a pair of rear naked chokes that finished two celebrated champions, Nate Diaz and Miesha Tate both accomplished the improbable…


Manning to hang it up

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Peyton Manning surveyed the landscape of his brilliant career and called one last audible. He’s retiring a champion. A month after…



Outburst draws criticism

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) – Henrik Lundqvist was flipping mad that referee Trevor Hanson wouldn’t blow his whistle to stop play. Run over by teammate Ryan…


Toronto outlasts Pirates

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) – Finally healthy after a three-year battle with injuries, right-hander Gavin Floyd turned in a solid start for the Toronto Blue Jays…


Penguins’ flurry sinks Rangers

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist each scored in the final 2:13 of the second period, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to…


Harbaugh coaches Tigers past Pirates

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) – With Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh moonlighting as their first base coach, a split squad of Detroit Tigers scored four runs…



Penguins blank Coyotes, 6-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Patric Hornqvist had his first career hat trick, beating goalie Louis Domingue three times as the Pittsburgh Penguins made quick work of…




Hagelin’s two goals lift Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Evgeni Malkin’s return to the lineup brought out the best in linemate Carl Hagelin. Hagelin scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins welcomed…



Vogelsong hoping to catch on with Bucs

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) – There was no excited buzz around Pittsburgh in December when the Pirates signed pitcher Ryan Vogelsong. There were plenty of anxious…


MLB, players association amend slide rules

The Associated Press BRADENTON, Fla. — Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced today rules alterations aimed at reducing the risk…


Nutting likes Bucs’ chances

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) – Pittsburgh Pirates chairman Bob Nutting wants Andrew McCutchen to end his career with the team. But Nutting stopped short of saying…


Bruins rough up Penguins

BOSTON (AP) – David Pastrnak had two goals, including one on a penalty shot, and the Boston Bruins blew past the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 on…


Malkin, Bonino look to return soon

PITTSBURGH (TNS) – A welcome sight greeted the smattering of Penguins fans gathered Tuesday at the team’s practice facility in Cranberry: Evgeni Malkin and Nick…



‘Cutch’ wants to stay a Buc

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) – Andrew McCutchen wants to end his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, but it will take a new contract to ensure that…