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Doyle, Pennsylvania congressional delegation dean, to retire

Oct. 18, 2021 13:29 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, the dean of Pennsylvania's congressional delegation, said Monday he will not seek another term in office in next year's election, bringing his career in Washington to an end after 28 years. Doyle said at a news...

Steelers steady themselves behind linebacker T.J. Watt

Oct. 18, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Devin Bush scooped up the loose ball and amid the chaos, immediately started running in the wrong direction before finding his bearings. How very fitting for a team that's spent its first six weeks trying to figure things...

Smith's late miscue leads to Seahawks' loss against Steelers

Oct. 18, 2021 02:12 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Seattle Seahawks’ quarterback Geno Smith saw an opening in the offensive line and took off down the middle of the field. Unfortunately for Smith, he didn’t see Pittsburgh Steelers’ outside linebacker T.J. Watt. Watt...

Seahawks LB Darrell Taylor leaves on stretcher with injury

Oct. 18, 2021 01:47 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Seattle linebacker Darrell Taylor left the Seahawks’ game Sunday night against Pittsburgh late in the fourth quarter on a stretcher with an unspecified injury, and coach Pete Carroll said preliminary CT scans were clear. Taylor fell to the ground...

Watt forces fumble in overtime, Steelers edge Seahawks 23-20

Oct. 18, 2021 01:40 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin insists there is nothing “mystical” to the way outside linebacker T.J. Watt goes about his business. The perennial All-Pro is talented. He's focused. He's relentless. And as of last month, he's also one of the...

Penguins score 4 in 1st, beat Blackhawks 5-2 in home opener

Oct. 16, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are doing just fine so far without injured stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Drew O’Connor scored his first NHL goal, Danton Heinen got his third in three games and Pittsburgh tallied four times in the first period to...

Sisters’ online memories open window to history, their lives

Oct. 16, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Sister Francis Louise Honeychuck helped her mother clean a casket factory in Scottdale and watched over the two youngest of her five siblings after her father died in the 1918 flu pandemic, just before she turned 4. “I recall picking up oodles...

Game day future: 3D replays, gambling, no parking lots

Oct. 16, 2021 10:11 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As the world stood still for extended stretches during the first 18 months of the coronavirus pandemic, so did the stadiums, arenas and ballparks where screams and cheers (and boos) from thousands of sports spectators once echoed in collective euphoria. ...

During WWII, getting the flu vaccine was patriotic

Oct. 16, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The world had lurched into a dark and uncertain winter. Americans were dying by the thousands, and the rhythms of everyday life seemed to carry only mournful notes of loss and deprivation. Even mundane things, like a trip to the grocery store, were...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abington 31, Neshaminy 21 Abraham Lincoln 43, Philadelphia Central 6 Academy Park 37, Interboro 10 Aliquippa 49, Montour 0 Avella 30, Bentworth 21 ...