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Trace McSorley impresses in Ravens' 26-15 win over Eagles

Aug. 22, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trace McSorley will be too valuable for special teams with performances like this. The rookie quarterback threw for 203 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a score, helping the Baltimore Ravens beat the Philadelphia Eagles 26-15 Thursday night for their 16th straight preseason...

Scherzer goes 4 innings in return, Nationals top Pirates 7-1

Aug. 22, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — To Max Scherzer, a short outing was totally OK. "I can't get hurt again," the Washington Nationals ace said. "That's just the reality of this." Scherzer pitched four innings in his return from the injured list Thursday night and the Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1. Scherzer...

Steelers name Ray Sherman interim wide receivers coach

Aug. 22, 2019 10:50 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are turning to Ray Sherman to serve as the club's interim wide receivers coach following the death of Darryl Drake. This is Sherman's second stint with the Steelers. He served as the team's offensive coordinator in 1998 under former head coach Bill Cowher. The...

Ravens-Eagles lightning delay in 4th quarter

Aug. 22, 2019 10:23 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens-Philadelphia Eagles game has been delayed because of lightning with 11:43 left in the fourth quarter. The Ravens are leading 26-15 in a game dominated by backup quarterbacks on Thursday night. Trace McSorley started for the Ravens and tossed two touchdown passes and...

Cervelli granted release by Pirates, aims to join contender

Aug. 22, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are parting ways with veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli, who's worked his way back from another concussion and is hoping to catch on with a contender. The Pirates announced Thursday they had requested unconditional release waivers on the 33-year-old Cervelli. He's...

Factory owner fined more than $1M in OSHA retaliation case

Aug. 22, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia factory owner found guilty of retaliating against employees who cooperated with federal safety inspectors has been ordered to pay more than $1 million in back wages and punitive damages. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that a judge ordered the fine earlier this...

Witnesses recalled plane was low, wings tipping before crash

Aug. 22, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

HATBORO, Pa. (AP) — Witnesses told investigators that a small plane was flying low, its wings were tipping and the engine was very loud before it crashed into the backyard of a suburban Philadelphia home earlier this month. All three on board — a husband, wife and their 19-year-old daughter —...

Pennsylvania OKs $3.8M to treat chemicals in drinking water

Aug. 22, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is marshaling more money to help pay for better water treatment in suburban Philadelphia communities where testing has shown tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets, firefighting foam and fast-food wrappers....

NFL 2019: Steelers eyeing unity minus departed stars

Aug. 22, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The word Ramon Foster chose wasn't by accident. Asked what he expects the identity of the Pittsburgh Steelers to be in 2019 following the high-profile departures of star wide receiver Antonio Brown and versatile running back Le'Veon Bell , the second-longest tenured member of the roster...

NFL 2019: Eagles determined to deliver on Super aspirations

Aug. 22, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz, Jason Peters and Darren Sproles have unfinished business. The franchise quarterback, the nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle and the versatile veteran were injured when the Philadelphia Eagles won the first Super Bowl in franchise history following the 2017 season. They're...