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Wilson cleared by doctors, will start for Jets at Pittsburgh

Sep. 28, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson was back under center for the New York Jets, taking snaps and preparing to start for the first time this season. “It's the happiest I've been in a month,” the second-year quarterback said with a big smile Wednesday. Coach...

Newman's single in 10th gives Pirates win and sweep of Reds

Sep. 28, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Newman hit a winning single in the 10th inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rebounded from a blown three-run lead in the ninth to beat Cincinnati 4-3 on Wednesday and send the Reds to their 96th loss, their most since 2015. Kyle Farmer hit a two-run homer in...

Andújar's bases-clearing double lifts Pirates over Reds 4-1

Sep. 27, 2022 22:38 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Miguel Andújar hit a tiebreaking three-run double in the seventh inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Andújar’s hit snapped a 1-all tie and came in his second game with the Pirates. The designated...

Tomlin, Steelers in no mood to panic as offense sputters

Sep. 27, 2022 15:31 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There are plenty of people concerned with the Pittsburgh Steelers offense, including a significant chunk of the players whose job it is to make it go. Don't count coach Mike Tomlin among them. While Tomlin is hardly pleased with what he's seen in...

Old Pens or Pens of old? Pittsburgh opts to run it back

Sep. 27, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby doesn't remember worrying about his age when he was 18. He's not about to do it now that he's nearly double that. So what if the 35-year-old Pittsburgh Penguins captain has been in the NHL nearly half his life? His legs are fresh. His mind too. Same...

Suwinski double keys 4-run 7th, Pirates beat Reds 8-3

Sep. 26, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jack Suwinski hit a two-run double to key a four-run seventh inning, powering the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Monday night. Suwinski turned on a slider from Derek Law (2-1), sending it to right field. Fellow rookie Oneil Cruz, who opened...

Pats' Mac Jones tight-lipped on status after leg injury

Sep. 26, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Everything about the New England Patriots’ season was brought to a pause the moment Mac Jones had his left leg crushed under the weight of Baltimore’s Calais Campbell on Sunday. It caused the quarterback to hop off the field, grimacing in pain. ...

Wilson's return could be spark, but Jets need more solutions

Sep. 26, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Zach Wilson is on his way back to leading the New York Jets' huddle. It could be this week, or maybe next week — Robert Saleh wasn't sure yet what the doctors will say. But the key thing is it's soon, and that's good news for everyone in the franchise. ...

Gun reported stolen found after amusement park shooting

Sep. 26, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — A gun found after a shooting over the weekend at a western Pennsylvania amusement park that wounded three people, including two teenagers, had been reported stolen in Ohio last year, authorities said. Allegheny County police said Monday that a trace of the...

Steer's go-ahead homer lifts Reds past Brewers 2-1

Sep. 25, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Spencer Steer hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth and Nick Lodolo pitched six strong innings as the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Sunday. It was the final road game for the Brewers, who stayed 1 1/2 games behind Philadelphia for the...