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The Latest: Butker's FG lifts Chiefs to OT win over Chargers

Sep. 20, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:50 p.m. Harrison Butker made a 58-yard field goal in overtime, lifting the Kansas City Chiefs to a 23-20 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. Butker kicked the ball through the uprights three times at the end of the game on Sunday. A false start negated a...

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/David Dermer) Pennsylvania

Molina homers, Flaherty fans 11 as Cardinals top Pirates 2-1

Sep. 20, 2020 7:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Yadier Molina hit a two-run homer and Jack Flaherty struck out 11 as the St. Louis Cardinals kept their hold on a postseason spot with a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. Molina’s home run to the bleachers in left field came in the seventh inning off Derek Holland...

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree (48) forces a fumble by Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers recovered the fumble and Lock was injured on the play. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Here we go again? Lock, Broncos in a familiar spot

Sep. 20, 2020 6:46 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Drew Lock is getting a sense of deja vu. So are the Denver Broncos. And not in a good way. The second-year quarterback's status is uncertain after his right shoulder was driven into the ground in the first quarter of a 26-21 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Lock was scrambling...

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Chase Claypool (11) crosses the goal line for a touchdown on an 84-yard play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Steelers knock out Lock, hold off Driskel, Broncos 26-21

Sep. 20, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A game seemingly in hand suddenly on the cusp of slipping away, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin didn't overthink things. His team's defense is built on one principle: attack. Needing a stop to turn back the surprisingly resilient Denver Broncos, the Steelers dialed up one...

CORRECTS TO SINGLE, INSTEAD OF DOUBLE - St. Louis Cardinals' Harrison Bader celebrates with Paul Goldschmidt after scoring on a single by Tommy Edman during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

O'Neill ends no-hit bid, Cardinals rally past Pirates 5-4

Sep. 19, 2020 11:05 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyler O’Neill hit a two-run double to end a no-hit bid started by Pittsburgh’s Mitch Keller, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to beat the Pirates 5-4 Saturday night. Keller threw 84 pitches over six no-hit innings and was pulled from the game leading 4-0, but the...

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Mitch Keller delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pirates bullpen blow Keller's no-hit bid vs Cardinals in 7th

Sep. 19, 2020 9:15 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pirates' bullpen quickly blew starter Mitch Keller's no-hit bid, with reliever Sam Howard allowing a two-run double to St. Louis' Tyler O'Neill with no outs in the seventh inning on Saturday night. Keller, a 24-year-old rookie, threw 84 pitches over six hitless innings in his second...

Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett (8) throws a pass as Syracuse defensive lineman Kingsley Jonathan (9) pressures during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

No. 25 Pitt overcomes mistakes, slips by Syracuse 21-10

Sep. 19, 2020 4:40 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi watched the Panthers put together a nearly flawless practice last Tuesday, one so close to perfect that Narduzzi admitted he practically had to invent something to complain about. That won't be an issue going forward. While Narduzzi remains high on his team,...

FILE- In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, shakes hands with quarterback Russell Wilson (3) on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta.  The= Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Carroll and Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)

Top-flight Seahawks await Cam Newton, Patriots in Week 2

Sep. 19, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

The Seattle Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. Few teams were more impressive than Seattle as the NFL season began. Baltimore, Kansas City and Green Bay — all...

St. Louis Cardinals' Dylan Carlson celebrates as he heads to the dugout after hitting a three-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Chris Stratton during the sixth inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader in Pittsburgh, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Cardinals sweep Pirates to gain ground in playoff push

Sep. 18, 2020 11:33 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dylan Carlson's first taste of the big leagues didn't go as planned. The St. Louis Cardinals' top prospect hit just .169 in 23 games before being sent to the team's alternate camp earlier this month in hopes of finding a reset. Consider it done. The 21-year-old outfielder drilled a...

Penguins re-sign F Jared McCann to 2-year deal

Sep. 18, 2020 5:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jared McCann is sticking with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The team announced Friday it has re-signed the 24-year-old forward to a two-year contract that runs through the 2021-22 season. The deal carries an average annual value of $2.94 million. McCann tied a career high with 35 points during...