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3 wounded in shooting at amusement park near Pittsburgh

Sep. 25, 2022 10:39 AM EDT

West Mifflin, Pa. (AP) — Three people, including two teenagers, were wounded by gunfire late Saturday at an amusement park southeast of Pittsburgh, which was kicking off a Halloween-themed festival. Allegheny County police said a 39-year-old man and two 15-year-old boys sustained...

Police respond to report of shots fired at Kennywood amusement park outside Pittsburgh

Sep. 25, 2022 00:24 AM EDT
Pittsburgh, Pa. (AP) — Police respond to report of shots fired at Kennywood amusement park outside Pittsburgh.

Oviedo cruises through 7, Pirates top Cubs 6-0 to end skid

Sep. 24, 2022 22:05 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Johan Oviedo tied his career high with seven strikeouts in seven innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Saturday night to snap an eight-game losing streak. Oviedo (4-2) retired the final 16 batters he faced, allowing just three hits on...

Abanikanda scores 4 TDs, No 24 Pitt beats Rhode Island 45-24

Sep. 24, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tailback Israel Abanikanda rushed for four touchdowns and quarterback Kedon Slovis was solid in his return from injury as No. 24 Pittsburgh beat Rhode Island 45-24 on Saturday. The Panthers (3-1) have been searching for a top-tier running game since Qadree Ollison...

Quiroz hits go-ahead single in 8th, Cubs beat Pirates 6-5

Sep. 23, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Esteban Quiroz hit a go-ahead single in the eighth, his second in three innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Friday night for their fourth straight win. Quiroz lined a two-out hit against Yohan Ramirez (1-1) to left in the eighth,...

Flacco's time as Jets' top QB winds down, Wilson on way back

Sep. 23, 2022 16:15 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson is getting closer to playing again for the New York Jets. That means Joe Flacco's time as the starting quarterback is coming to a close. It could be next week. Or maybe a few weeks. Either way, when Wilson's knee is totally healthy, he'll be...

Run down? Steelers' D generating little push minus T.J. Watt

Sep. 23, 2022 10:20 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers knew what was coming. More specifically, they knew who was coming. And it didn't matter. Cleveland running back Nick Chubb went wherever he wanted during long stretches of a 29-17 victory over the Steelers on Thursday night, nevermore so...

Brissett, Browns rebound from collapse, beat Steelers 29-17

Sep. 23, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — An unimaginable collapse still fresh in their minds, the Browns managed to avoid a second one in four days. Jacoby Brissett threw two touchdown passes, Nick Chubb ran for a score and Cleveland bounced back from its epic meltdown by finishing off the rival...

Wesneski has immaculate inning, pitches Cubs over Bucs 3-2

Sep. 22, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Hayden Wesneski had an immaculate inning in his second major league start to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 victory over the skidding Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night. Wesneski (2-1) gave up two runs and five hits in 6 1/3 innings while striking out six...

Old faces, new purpose as Malkin, Letang return to Penguins

Sep. 22, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

CRANBERRY, Pa. (AP) — The angst was real. For Evgeni Malkin. And Sidney Crosby. And Kris Letang. And just about everyone else associated with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The trio that's served as the franchise's bedrock for the better part of two decades understood they were heading...