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Bucs blast past Rays with three bombs

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) – Matt Joyce, Francisco Cervelli and Sean Rodriguez homered in the first two innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Tampa…


Pens prey on Predators

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Phil Kessel scored twice and the surging Pittsburgh Penguins moved within striking distance of a 10th straight playoff berth with a 5-2…


Bucs, Red Sox play to tie

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) – Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer and Gregory Polanco doubled twice as the Pittsburgh Pirates played to a 4-4, nine-inning tie…


Penguins rattle Sabres in shootout

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Sidney Crosby and Phil Kessel beat Chad Johnson in a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins inched closer to a 10th straight playoff…



The field is down to four

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Brice Johnson had 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead North Carolina to an 88-74 victory over Notre Dame on Sunday night,…


Crosby lifts Pens to win in OT

NEW YORK (AP) – Sidney Crosby scored on a deflection at 4:30 of overtime and the surging Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Rangers 3-2…


Flyers fall to the Coyotes, 2-1

GLENDALE, Ariz. — With a chance to move two points ahead in the wildcard race, the Philadelphia Flyers dropped a 2-1 decision to Arizona at…



RG3 signs two-year deal with Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) – Robert Griffin III is getting a chance to revive a career that once seemed unstoppable. One of the NFL’s brightest and flashiest…




Bucs fall to Orioles

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) – J.J. Hardy, Jonathan Schoop and Mark Trumbo all homered as the Baltimore Orioles beat the Pittsburgh Pirates to 6-5 on Thursday….



Pirates hang on for 6-5 win

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) – Andrew McCutchen homered for the fifth time in seven games, helping the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Wednesday. McCutchen’s…


McCutchen homers for 5th time in 7 games

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Andrew McCutchen homered for the fifth time in seven games, helping thePittsburgh Pirates beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Wednesday. McCutchen’s solo drive…