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Phillies finalize 1-year deal with Gregorius

Dec. 13, 2019 9:13 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies and shortstop Didi Gregorius finalized their $14 million, one-year contract Friday. Gregorius reunites in Philadelphia with manager Joe Girardi after spending the past five seasons with the New York Yankees, including the first three playing for Girardi. The 29-year-old...

US Steel agrees to pay $8.5M to settle air pollution lawsuit

Dec. 13, 2019 6:18 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Steel Corp. has agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a 2017 class-action lawsuit that accused the steelmaker of negligence in allowing air pollution emissions from its Clairton Coke Works. The proposed agreement was filed in Allegheny County Court and a hearing on it was...

WR Smith-Schuster will not play for Steelers vs Bills

Dec. 13, 2019 5:09 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Despite some encouraging signs to the contrary earlier in the week, the depleted Pittsburgh Steelers offense won’t be getting its top wide receiver back for what is a crucial game this weekend. JuJu Smith-Schuster will not play when the Steelers host the Buffalo Bills on Sunday...

Flyers F Lindblom out rest of the season with rare cancer

Dec. 13, 2019 5:07 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom will miss the rest of the season after being diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, a cancerous tumor that grows in the bones or in the tissue around bones. The 23-year-old from Sweden had 11 goals and 18 points in 30 games this season. Lindblom has...

Mother, daughter found dead in murder-suicide, police say

Dec. 13, 2019 3:36 PM EST

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Police said a woman in northeastern Pennsylvania killed her 5-year-old daughter and then herself Friday. Pennsylvania State Police found the victims Friday morning in Bear Creek Township, near Wilkes-Barre, in a car parked just off the road in a wooded area bisected by a clear-cut...

Suit: Pilot tried to warn before dozer killed pot suspect

Dec. 13, 2019 3:20 PM EST

The family of a marijuana suspect who wound up dead under the treads of a bulldozer commandeered by Pennsylvania State Police has filed an amended lawsuit that raises new questions about the agency's tactics. The family is suing state police, the Pennsylvania Game Commission and others. The suit accuses police of...

Pederson says Grugier-Hill hiding concussion was 'selfish'

Dec. 13, 2019 2:07 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson says it was a “selfish act” for linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill to hide concussion symptoms from the team's medical staff during a game at Miami on Dec. 1. Grugier-Hill said Thursday that he told doctors he hurt his shoulder on the...

Army-Navy rivalry features Trump attending 120th game

Dec. 13, 2019 1:44 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Army's sensational turnaround under coach Jeff Monken has been highlighted by 10-win seasons, bowl game victories and even a spot in the national rankings. But a win Saturday against Navy would mean a bit more -- the Black Knights' senior class would go out with a sweep of the series....

Democratic presidential candidates to attend schools forum

Dec. 13, 2019 12:38 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — At least eight Democratic presidential candidates plan to participate in a forum Saturday in Pittsburgh to answer questions about their plans for public schools. The committed candidates are Michael Bennet, Joe Biden, Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer...

Manning to start for Giants with Jones still sidelined

Dec. 13, 2019 12:28 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning will get another start at quarterback for the New York Giants with Daniel Jones still sidelined by a high ankle sprain. Giants coach Pat Shurmur said Friday that the veteran Manning will start on Sunday at home against Miami. Manning returned last Monday night in...