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Philipp Grubauer posts first shutout of season as Kraken topple Penguins 2-0

Mar. 01, 2024 01:27 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Philipp Grubauer wasn't kidding when he noted it had been a while since his last shutout. Almost two years to be exact. This one came at the right time to try to keep the Seattle Kraken in the playoff conversation with the trade deadline approaching. ...

The Philadelphia Phillies are scrapping $1 hot dog nights following unruly fan behavior

Feb. 29, 2024 22:58 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For more than a quarter-century, Phillies fans considered dollar hot dog night among the best ballpark promotions — but the team has now decided it was the wurst. Those dog days of April — when Philly weather is cold and the wieners are a steal — are...

Koppers: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 08:13 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — PITTSBURGH (AP) — Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP) on Wednesday reported net income of $12.9 million in its fourth quarter. The Pittsburgh-based company said it had net income of 59 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 67 cents per...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Feb. 28, 2024 07:12 AM EST

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. February 27, 2024. Editorial: Billionaire, small businesses and bipartisan lawmakers sick of pharmacy benefit managers So much of American health care can be summed up with drugs. We often go to the doctor less to find out...

Penguins forward Bryan Rust stays behind in Pittsburgh as club begins important 4-game road trip

Feb. 26, 2024 18:51 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins will begin a crucial four-game western road trip without forward Bryan Rust. The 31-year-old Rust stayed behind in Pittsburgh while dealing with an upper-body injury sustained in the third period of a 7-6 win over...

Ex-commander charged in alleged illegal recording of Pittsburgh officers

Feb. 26, 2024 12:55 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A now-retired Pittsburgh police commander has been charged with using police-issued body-worn cameras to illegally record other police officers last year, authorities said. Allegheny County police said they were asked in October to investigate after a body-worn...

Crosby collects 4 points as Penguins hold off rival Philadelphia in wild 7-6 win

Feb. 25, 2024 19:30 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby can't explain what it is about the Philadelphia Flyers that seems to bring out a little something extra in him. Maybe it's familiarity. Maybe it's just the natural emotions that come from playing a rival. To be honest, the Pittsburgh Penguins...

Here's a look at moon landing hits and misses

Feb. 23, 2024 19:52 PM EST

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Landing a spacecraft on the moon has long been a series of hits and misses. Now, a U.S. company has become the first private outfit to achieve a safe moon landing. Only five countries have done it. A lander built by Intuitive Machines...

All-Star pitcher Mitch Keller finalizes $77 million, 5-year deal. Pirates say he will start opener

Feb. 23, 2024 12:48 PM EST

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — All-Star pitcher Mitch Keller and Pittsburgh finalized a $77 million, five-year contract on Friday, and the Pirates said he will be their opening day starter at Miami on March 28. The agreement, the largest the Pirates have given a pitcher, replaces a...

Investigators fault Pittsburgh for poor inspection, maintenance of bridge that collapsed

Feb. 23, 2024 05:24 AM EST

The city of Pittsburgh did not adequately maintain or repair a bridge and failed to act on inspection reports, leading to the corrosion of the structure's steel legs and its collapse into a ravine, federal investigators said Wednesday. The city-owned Forbes Avenue bridge fell down...