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Day-Wilson, Taylor each score 13, No. 16 Duke women top Pitt

Feb. 02, 2023 20:18 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Shayeann Day-Wilson and Celeste Taylor each scored 13 points and No. 16 Duke beat Pittsburgh 53-44 on Thursday night. Taylor scored nine of her points in the fourth quarter to help Duke pull away. Pittsburgh was within 35-32 with 1:47 left in the third quarter....

Pitt continues spell-binding ways, downs North Carolina

Feb. 01, 2023 22:01 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Jamarius Burton made the game-winning foul shots with three seconds left, Nike Sibande recorded a late block and Pittsburgh continued its recent bedevilment of North Carolina, beating the Tar Heels 65-64 on Wednesday night. The Panthers (16-7, 9-3 ACC) now...

Kuznetsov's OT goal lifts Capitals over Blue Jackets 4-3

Jan. 31, 2023 22:26 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 26 seconds into overtime, and the Washington Capitals defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Tuesday night. The win extended Washington’s lead over Pittsburgh for fourth place in the Metropolitan Division to three points. ...

Child welfare algorithm faces Justice Department scrutiny

Jan. 31, 2023 22:00 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Justice Department has been scrutinizing a controversial artificial intelligence tool used by a Pittsburgh-area child protective services agency following concerns that the tool could lead to discrimination against families with disabilities, The Associated Press has...

Pedal through cycling history at this Ohio bike museum

Jan. 31, 2023 09:58 AM EST

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (AP) — In a former hotel here in rural, western Ohio is a museum offering more than two centuries of bicycle history, from early high-wheelers to candy-hued 1960s Sting Rays. There's a 1901 ice bike, a kitschy 1949 Donald Duck artifact, a military-issued bike with...

Spear's double-double leads Robert Morris over Oakland 68-63

Jan. 29, 2023 15:53 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kahliel Spear finished with 30 points and 11 rebounds to power Robert Morris to a 68-63 victory over Oakland on Sunday. Jackson Last scored nine points for the Colonials (11-12, 6-6 Horizon League). Stephaun Walker added eight points and nine rebounds. ...

Hinson's tip caps rally, Pitt surges past No. 20 Miami 71-68

Jan. 28, 2023 19:12 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh has spent the better part of a decade as an afterthought. Bottoming out in the Atlantic Coast Conference will do that. The program's long, slow rise back to relevance under Jeff Capel appears to finally be gaining traction. The latest...

Martin Necas leads Hurricanes past Sharks 5-4 in overtime

Jan. 27, 2023 22:58 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Martin Necas scored late in regulation and again in overtime, and the Carolina Hurricanes topped the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Friday night. Necas tied it at 4 when he got his 20th goal of the season with 11.5 seconds left in the third period. Then he beat James...

No. 15 UNC women beat Pitt 72-57 behind big 4th quarter

Jan. 26, 2023 20:06 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Deja Kelly scored 23 points, Kennedy Todd-Williams added 22 points and No. 15 North Carolina used a big fourth quarter to beat Pittsburgh 72-57 on Thursday night. It was tied at 44-all after three quarters until North Carolina opened the fourth on a 17-1 run to...

Rooney: Steelers' late push led to decision to retain Canada

Jan. 26, 2023 16:10 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Art Rooney II wants the Pittsburgh Steelers to score more points. He's confident the partnership between offensive coordinator Matt Canada and quarterback Kenny Pickett can make it happen. The Steelers president pointed to Pittsburgh's surge to a 9-8 finish...