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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…


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…