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Sheary comes up big for Pens

PITTSBURGH (TNS) – Conor Sheary got overlooked by a lot of teams when he was in college. And it wasn’t necessarily just because he stands…


Pirates split pair of spring games

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Juan Nicasio kept up his shutout streak, striking out eight in five innings as the split-squad Pittsburgh Pirates beat the…



Penguins throttle Capitals, 6-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Rookie Tom Kuhnhackl had a goal and two assists on his way to a career-best three points and the Pittsburgh Penguins denied…





McCutchen has his power back

BRADENTON, Fla. (TNS) – After launching a mammoth home run that cleared the left-field bleachers at Ed Smith Stadium on Wednesday, Andrew McCutchen opened up…


Nicasio fans 10 Orioles in four innings

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) – Right-hander Juan Nicasio struck out 10 Orioles in four innings in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 9-3 loss to Baltimore on Wednesday. Nicasio,…


NFL links football to CTE

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The NFL is standing behind a top executive’s acknowledgement that the brain disease CTE can be linked to football. The comments by…


Penguins win in shootout

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh’s Kris Letang scored the only goal of the shootout with a pretty backhand past New York Islanders rookie goalie Jean-Francois Berube…



Pens rough up Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) – With one of their top players out for several weeks, the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to need some help to make…






Johnny Football has been tossed aside

CLEVELAND (AP) — Quarterback Johnny Manziel, the scrambling, Heisman Trophy-winning college star who hasn’t come close to matching his hype in the NFL, was released Friday…


Steelers bring in tight end Green

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Ladarius Green saw the yellow sea of Terrible Towels waving last fall when the Pittsburgh Steelers visited San Diego and the Chargers…


Shaw leads Red Sox past Pirates

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) – Travis Shaw kept making a solid impression for the Boston Red Sox, homering and driving in three runs Wednesday during a…