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Love of hockey sends Greenberg from Cubs to Blackhawks

May. 16, 2022 19:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff Greenberg grew up watching Mario Lemieux and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He played hockey all the way through the club level at the University of Pennsylvania. It's that love for the sport that prompted Greenberg to take on a unique challenge. After...

Regents pick UCLA law school dean to lead UW-Madison

May. 16, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The dean of UCLA's law school has been chosen as the next head of the University of Wisconsin's flagship campus in Madison, the university system's regents announced Monday. Jennifer Mnookin was picked to succeed outgoing Chancellor Rebecca Blank, the regents...

End of an era? Penguins at crossroads after playoff exit

May. 16, 2022 13:41 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For the better part of two decades, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang have served as the foundation upon which the Pittsburgh Penguins built three Stanley Cup champions. For the better part of a year, all three understood the 2021-22 season could be...

No hits, no prob: Bucs win with 0 hits, top Greene, Reds 1-0

May. 15, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In what's quickly become a lost season for the Cincinnati Reds, this really was the ultimate misery. Prized rookie Hunter Greene and reliever Art Warren combined to allow zero hits in a complete game, but it didn't count as a no-hitter — or even a win. ...

Reds rookie Greene, reliever no-hitter thru 8, Pirates lead

May. 15, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cincinnati Reds rookie Hunter Greene has been pulled from the game with a no-hitter in progress with one out in the eighth inning against Pittsburgh. Greene was taken out after a pair of one-out walks in the eighth boosted his pitch count to 118. ...

Thompson takes no-hitter into sixth as Pirates beat Reds 3-1

May. 14, 2022 22:48 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Zach Thompson took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and Daniel Vogelbach homered to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night. Brandon Drury broke up the no-hit bid by lining a clean single to right field with two...

Kreider scores late, Rangers edge Pens 5-3 to force Game 7

May. 13, 2022 23:15 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Kreider doesn't believe in dwelling on the past. There is only the next play for the New York Rangers' star forward. It's why Kreider threw linemate Mika Zibanejad's iPad to the ground out of frustration after Zibanejad stewed over a breakaway during the...

Moustakas, Drury power Reds to 8-2 victory over Pirates

May. 13, 2022 22:46 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Moustakas homered twice and Brandon Drury drove in four runs to break out of a slump and lead the resurgent Cincinnati Reds to an 8-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. Moustakas hit a solo shot into the right field stands in the fourth...

Offseason QB moves played big role in NFL schedule

May. 13, 2022 20:49 PM EDT

When the NFL schedule makers started to dig in after the Super Bowl on putting together the complex puzzle of a 272-game schedule, Tom Brady had just retired, Russell Wilson was in Seattle and the free-agent frenzy hadn't even started. After sifting through more than 100,000...

Penguins' Sidney Crosby ruled out of Game 6 against Rangers

May. 13, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will not play in Game 6 Friday night against the New York Rangers. Coach Mike Sullivan ruled out Crosby following the team’s morning skate. Sullivan said Crosby was on the ice earlier with skating and skills development...