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LEADING OFF: Rizzo on a roll, Phils drive for 5, Rendon done

Aug. 05, 2021 03:24 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WILD RIDE Anthony Rizzo and the New York Yankees host surprising Seattle in the opener of a four-game series between AL wild-card contenders. Rizzo...

MLB season starts March 31, again with every team scheduled

Aug. 04, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will open the 2022 season on March 31 — as long as there isn't a work stoppage — and will try for the fourth time to have every team play its first game on the same day for the first time since 1968. The league released the full...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Aug. 04, 2021 09:27 AM EDT

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Aug. 1, 2021. Editorial: Gov. Wolf should have negotiated with the GOP on election reform The good news for Pennsylvania voters is that Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican leaders may yet begin negotiations on an election reform...

Rookie Harris' task: Improve Steelers' NFL-worst run game

Aug. 03, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris enjoys a challenge. In his rookie season, Harris, the team’s 2021 first-round pick, will be tasked with playing behind a revamped offensive line, while also helping to improve a rushing attack that ranked...

Man claiming to be Jesus stabs 3 in home near Pittsburgh

Aug. 03, 2021 14:34 PM EDT

CARRICK, Penn. (AP) — A man claiming to be Jesus stabbed three people at an apartment on Monday and then hid until he was taken into custody by Pittsburgh police. The man is being charged with three counts of attempted homicide and aggravated assault, the Pittsburgh...

Eagles WR DeVonta Smith out with a knee sprain

Aug. 02, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles wide receiver DeVonta Smith is out indefinitely with a knee sprain. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner was listed as week-to-week on Monday's injury report, so his status for Philadelphia's preseason opener against Pittsburgh on Aug. 12 is...

Veteran LB Ingram seeks fresh start with Steelers

Aug. 01, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers led the NFL in sacks last season, largely centered around a three-man rotation at outside linebacker. A key piece in that rotation, Bud Dupree, has since moved on, but T.J. Watt and Alex Highsmith remain. Melvin Ingram is...

Gibson excels in Phils debut; Realmuto, Harper pound Pirates

Aug. 01, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kyle Gibson pitched into the seventh inning in his Phillies debut and got plenty of support as Philadelphia avoided a series sweep by pounding the Pittsburgh Pirates 15-4 on Sunday. J.T. Realmuto got five of the Phillies' 20 hits, with two doubles and...

Stallings' RBI in 9th sends Pirates to 3-2 win over Phillies

Jul. 31, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jacob Stallings drove in the winning run with a fielder’s choice in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night. With the scored tied 2-all, Bryan Reynolds led off the...

Troy being Troy: Polamalu carves singular path to Hall

Jul. 31, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers, like most NFL teams, enter the draft with a group of players they'd like to find a way to land with their first pick. Not in 2003. There was only one name on then-director of football operation Kevin Colbert's list: Troy...