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The Latest: Beckham hauls in first TD catch for Rams

Nov. 28, 2021 19:06 PM EST

The Latest from Week 12 of the NFL (all times EST): ___ 7:02 p.m. Odell Beckham Jr. has his first touchdown of the season, and his first as a Los Angeles Ram. Beckham caught a 54-yard touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford on the...

Ayers III scores 23, lifts Duquesne over American 88-79

Nov. 28, 2021 18:03 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Leon Ayers III scored 23 points, tying his career high, as Duquesne defeated American 88-79 on Sunday. Amir Spears added 21 points for the Dukes. Spears also had six assists and six steals. Kevin Easley Jr. had 14 points for...

Montreal scores 5 times in third for 6-3 win over Pittsburgh

Nov. 27, 2021 23:12 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens scored five third-period goals, and the most important one came shortly after Pittsburgh tied the game. Christian Dvorak scored the first of those five, helping the Canadiens end a lengthy road drought by beating the Penguins 6-3...

UMBC dumps Pitt behind Kennedy, Owens and barrage of 3s

Nov. 27, 2021 18:00 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Keondre Kennedy scored 19 points and L.J. Owens scored 18 and UMBC beat Pittsburgh 87-77 on Saturday. Kennedy and Owens each made four 3-pointers and the Retrievers (4-2) finished with 14-made 3s in 31 attempts. Pitt's Femi Odukale...

Steelers' DB Haden out vs. Bengals; Ebron heads to IR

Nov. 27, 2021 17:06 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden will miss Sunday's visit to Cincinnati due to a sprained foot. The team ruled Haden out on Saturday. The club had listed Haden as questionable on Friday. Haden got hurt during a 16-16 tie...

GOP field in Pennsylvania's Senate race heads for reshuffle

Nov. 26, 2021 16:25 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Republican field of candidates aiming to capture Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat in next year's election is churning anew, with the candidate endorsed by former President Donald Trump out and intriguing new candidates possibly in. Out is...

Steelers eyeing return of Fitzpatrick, Watt vs. Bengals

Nov. 26, 2021 14:45 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — T.J. Watt and Minkah Fitzpatrick will spend Sunday afternoon on the field in Cincinnati and not on their phones back in Pittsburgh. Neither player was listed on Friday's injury report, clearing the way for their return after they spent last Sunday on...

Thanksgiving week: A good time to look at NFL unfortunates

Nov. 26, 2021 00:07 AM EST

And the meek shall inherit the first draft pick. Or not. When the Jets visit the Texans on Sunday, there are no playoff implications — or even dreams. Both teams are 2-8, deservedly so. Yet the winner might eliminate itself...

AP source: Pirates bring back 1B Tsutsugo on 1-year deal

Nov. 24, 2021 23:42 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are bringing back first baseman/outfielder Yoshi Tsutsugo. A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that Pittsburgh has agreed to terms with Tsutsugo on a $4 million, 1-year deal. The person spoke to...

Thomas, Pippen Jr. lead Vanderbilt over Pitt 68-52

Nov. 24, 2021 23:28 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trey Thomas scored 14 points, Scotty Pippen Jr. added 11 and Vanderbilt pulled away midway through the second half to beat Pittsburgh 68-52 on Wednesday night. It was Vanderbilt’s (4-1) first road game and Power Five opponent this season. Pitt (2-3)...