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FILE - Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford has his final meeting of the season with the media at the NHL hockey team's practice facility in Cranberry, Pa., in this Wednesday, May 9, 2018, file photo. Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford, a Hall of Famer who helped lead to a pair of Stanley Cup titles, resigned abruptly on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Penguins GM Jim Rutherford, who oversaw Cup wins, resigns

Jan. 27, 2021 7:07 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jim Rutherford arrived in Pittsburgh in the summer of 2014 tasked with jumpstarting a star-laden but stalled franchise to life. By the end of his third season as general manager, the Penguins became the first team in a generation to win consecutive Stanley Cup titles. Those banners will...

St. Francis (Pa.) tops Fairleigh Dickinson 90-82

Jan. 27, 2021 6:36 PM EST

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Ramiir Dixon-Conover had 19 points as St. Francis (Pa.) topped Fairleigh Dickinson 90-82 on Wednesday. Myles Thompson and Ronell Giles Jr. added 15 points each, and Mark Flagg had 12 points and seven rebounds for St. Francis (4-9, 3-6 Northeast Conference). St. Francis scored 50 points...

This combination of file photos shows Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, left, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians during NFL football games. There’s no retirement age in the NFL, and that’s a good thing for Super Bowl-bound Kansas City and Tampa Bay. Andy Reid and Bruce Arians are two of the league’s five oldest coaches. Reid is closing in on 63; Arians turned 68 last October. They have a combined 55 years of NFL experience and spent nearly another three decades working at the college level. (AP Photo/File)

Retirement age? Super Bowl coaches just getting started

Jan. 27, 2021 5:44 PM EST

There’s no retirement age in the NFL, and that’s a good thing for Super Bowl-bound Kansas City and Tampa Bay. Andy Reid and Bruce Arians are two of the league’s five oldest coaches. Reid is closing in on 63; Arians turned 68 last October. They have a combined 55 years of NFL experience and...

Jason Moorehead's selfie photo is seen in this Facebook post from the Jan. 6, 2021 protest in Washington. Moorehead, who has been suspended from his teaching post at the Allentown School District in Pennsylvania, says the district falsely asserted that he was at the U.S. Capitol during the riot. (Jason Moorehead via AP)

Pennsylvania teacher fights suspension over DC protest

Jan. 27, 2021 3:55 PM EST

One day after the deadly insurrection in Washington, a Pennsylvania school district announced it was suspending a teacher who, the district asserted, “was involved in the electoral college protest that took place at the United States Capitol Building.” Three weeks later, Jason Moorehead is fighting...

Philadelphia Flyers' James van Riemsdyk (25) scores a goal as New Jersey Devils goaltender Scott Wedgewood (41) defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Patrick, Farabee score in third, Flyers beat Devils 5-3

Jan. 27, 2021 1:12 AM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nolan Patrick, Joel Farabee and Ivan Provorov scored third-period goals, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New Jersey Devils 5-3 Tuesday night for their first road win. James van Riemsdyk scored two power-play goals and Brian Elliott made 23 saves as the Flyers came back to win after...

Fairleigh Dickinson beats St. Francis (Pa.) 94-92 in OT

Jan. 26, 2021 10:27 PM EST

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Elyjah Williams had a career-high 28 points and Fairleigh Dickinson overcame a 17-point second-half deficit to beat St. Francis (Pa.) 94-92 in overtime on Tuesday night. The Knights trailed 53-36 with 16:28 to play, but took their first lead with about two minutes remaining. Maxwell...

Pittsburgh's Xavier Johnson (1) shoots after getting by North Carolina's Day'Ron Sharpe, left, and Garrison Brooks during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

North Carolina wins 3rd straight, cruises past Pitt 75-65

Jan. 26, 2021 9:22 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Armando Bacot scored a season-high 21 points and had 10 rebounds to lead North Carolina to a 75-65 victory over Pittsburgh on Tuesday night. The Tar Heels (11-5, 6-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) have won three straight games and six of their last seven. Bacot was 8 of 10 from the floor...

FILE - Philadelphia Phillies' J.T. Realmuto follows through after hitting a two-run home run off Atlanta Braves pitcher Robbie Erlin during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Philadelphia, in this Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, file photo. The Philadelphia Phillies and two-time All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto agreed on a $115.5 million, five-year contract, two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. Both people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, because Realmuto’s deal was pending a successful physical.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

AP sources: Phillies, Realmuto agree on $115.5 million deal

Jan. 26, 2021 5:35 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The “Sign J.T.” chants from fans gathered outside the ballpark during the pandemic-altered season and echoed by Bryce Harper and many players on the Philadelphia Phillies were loud and clear. It's happening. The Philadelphia Phillies and two-time All-Star catcher J.T....

Lawyer says Pelosi laptop hasn't been recovered from suspect

Jan. 26, 2021 4:37 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A laptop stolen from the offices of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the U.S. Capitol attack has not been recovered from the home or car of a Pennsylvania woman accused of helping steal it, the woman's lawyer said Tuesday. Public defender A.J. Kramer told a federal judge that...

FILE - Cleveland Indians' Cesar Hernandez watches his ball after hitting an RBI-single in the fifth inning in a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cleveland, in this Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, file photo. Free agent second baseman César Hernández has agreed to return to the Cleveland Indians on a 1-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told the Associated Press on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

AP source: Indians, 2B César Hernández agree on 1-year deal

Jan. 26, 2021 4:04 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians traded their All-Star shortstop. They're hanging on to their steady second baseman. Free agent César Hernández, who had a strong 2020 season with Cleveland, has agreed to return on a one-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on...