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Nova, Kang lead Bucs past Reds

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Ivan Nova pitched a six-hitter to stay unbeaten with Pittsburgh and Jung Ho Kang hit a two-run double to key a three-run…


NFL season begins today

DENVER (AP) – The 2016 NFL season starts the same way the last one ended, with Von Miller staring down Cam Newton. Denver’s star linebacker…


Tomlin confident despite injuries

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Mike Tomlin has confidence in the Pittsburgh Steelers secondary. And the linebackers. And the defensive line. And tight end. And everywhere else…





Steelers stumble in preseason finale

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Running back Cameron Artis-Payne made a case for more playing time, rushing for 77 yards on 18 carries, and Graham Gano…


Cubs complete sweep of Bucs

CHICAGO (AP) – Kris Bryant hit his 36th homer and made three solid plays at third base, helping Jason Hammel and the Chicago Cubs top…


Pirates fall to Cubs, 3-0

CHICAGO (AP) – Kyle Hendricks threw seven dominant innings to lower the majors’ best ERA to 2.09 and Anthony Rizzo homered to lead the Cubs…


Pirates lose 8-7 to Cubs in 13 innings

CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff Locke, Francisco Cervelli and Josh Harrison gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a chance. Miguel Montero finished them off. Harrison hit a sacrifice…


Bucs bust out brooms

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Pittsburgh Pirates are red hot heading to Chicago. But their postseason aspirations could hinge on medical examinations off the field over…




‘Cutch stars as Bucs nip Brewers

MILWAUKEE (TNS) – The biggest puzzle for the Pittsburgh Pirates this year has been the way-below-average performance of former MVP and perennial All-Star Andrew McCutchen….


Astros top Pirates, 5-4

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A solid road trip kept the Houston Astros on the right path toward a playoff spot. Evan Gattis hit his 20th home…


Polanco, Nova power Bucs

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Ivan Nova took a shutout into the ninth inning and finished with a six-hitter while Gregory Polanco hit two home runs to…


Pirates’ slide continues

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Houston Astros got a glimpse of their future while veteran Doug Fister helped keep them in the pennant race in the…