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Astros edge Bucs to cap strong road trip

Astros edge Bucs to cap strong road trip

MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
Fighting to keep their spot in a crowded American League Wild Card picture, the Astros did exactly what they needed to during a seven-game swing through Baltimore and Pittsburgh. Coming off a series victory over the Orioles, the Astros claimed another o…
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  • Dorial Green-Beckham will “play with the first group” this week

    Dorial Green-Beckham will “play with the first group” this week

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    The Eagles didn’t wait long to put wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham into game action, throwing him into the lineup for last week’s game against the Steelers two days after he was acquired in a trade with the Titans. Green-Beckham will be in the lineup…
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  • Steelers’ Harrison on NFL meeting: ‘They’re going to clear my n…

    Steelers’ Harrison on NFL meeting: ‘They’re going to clear my name’

    In James Harrison’s mind, there’s only possible outcome resulting from his meeting with the NFL on Thursday. “They’re going to clear my name,” Harrison said ...
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  • Gattis, Correa Lead McHugh, Astros Over Pirates

    Gattis, Correa Lead McHugh, Astros Over Pirates

    nytimes.com 3 hours ago
    A solid road trip kept the Houston Astros on the right path toward a playoff spot.
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  • Steelers notebook: Williams never worried about future; Harriso…

    Steelers notebook: Williams never worried about future; Harrison vows he'll be cleared

    post-gazette.com 3 hours ago
    Vince Williams was a sixth-round draft pick in 2013. He was no cinch to make the Steelers, let alone start. But that’s what he did 11 times after veteran Larry Foote was injured in the season opener.
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  • With 5-4 defeat, Pirates lose series to Astros

    With 5-4 defeat, Pirates lose series to Astros

    post-gazette.com 4 hours ago
    With the ball en route to, but not yet in, the bushes beyond the center-field fence, Gerrit Cole raised his glove to ask for another. He knew Evan Gattis’ second-inning homer would leave the yard without having to look.
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  • Down Goes Brown: Five teams that have had a quiet offseason, an…

    Down Goes Brown: Five teams that have had a quiet offseason, and what it means for 2016-17

    thehockeynews.com 4 hours ago
    An NHL offseason can be a funny thing. For some teams, it represents an opportunity to blow everything up real good, hitting the reset button entirely or at the very least radically changing direction. For others, it’s a chance to double down on what’s …
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  • Steelers 1st-rounder Burns to miss 3rd preseason game, ‘definit…

    Steelers 1st-rounder Burns to miss 3rd preseason game, ‘definitely will’ play next week

    Steelers fans will have to wait longer for their first in-game look at this season’s first-round pick. Cornerback Artie Burns told the Tribune-Review that he ...
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  • Penguins' Jan. 22 game against Bruins moved to 3 p.m.

    Penguins' Jan. 22 game against Bruins moved to 3 p.m.

    post-gazette.com 4 hours ago
    The Penguins' Jan. 22 home game against Boston will start at 3 p.m., not 12:30 p.m. as originally scheduled, the team announced today.
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  • Avalanche coaching update; Lindholm joins Team Sweden for World…

    Avalanche coaching update; Lindholm joins Team Sweden for World Cup (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com 5 hours ago
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . via Alexander Fedorov, Sport Expre…
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  • Pirates injury updates: Glasnow to make rehab start in Class AA…

    Pirates injury updates: Glasnow to make rehab start in Class AAA

    post-gazette.com 7 hours ago
    Right-hander Tyler Glasnow is scheduled to throw a bullpen session in Indianapolis today and make his next rehab start in Class AAA, athletic trainer Todd Tomczyk said.
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  • Paul Zeise: The Steelers' best offense doesn't include a tight …

    Paul Zeise: The Steelers' best offense doesn't include a tight end

    post-gazette.com 8 hours ago
    Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s very own Ray Fittipaldo explored the possibility of the Steelers using five-receiver sets. The more I think about it, the more I like it.
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  • Penguins' individual game tickets go on sale Friday

    Penguins' individual game tickets go on sale Friday

    post-gazette.com 9 hours ago
    Individual game tickets for 2016-17 Penguins home games will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m., with approximately 2,000 tickets available for each game.
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  • Olsavsky sees a lot of himself whenever he watches inside lineb…

    Olsavsky sees a lot of himself whenever he watches inside linebacker Tyler Matakevich

    post-gazette.com 10 hours ago
    Jerry Olsavsky, the Steelers inside linebacker coach, takes one look at rookie Tyler Matakevich and sees another late-round NFL draft choice who was smart, instinctive, not overly fast, but almost always in the right place to make a tackle or disrupt th…
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  • Penguins Prospectus: Kevin Porter

    Penguins Prospectus: Kevin Porter

    post-gazette.com 11 hours ago
    Penguins Prospectus is an offseason project by Jason Mackey and Sam Werner that each weekday through Sept. 16 will examine 27 parts of the organization. Players and team personnel will appear according to when they played, coached or managed their first…
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  • Steelers linemen on David DeCastro talks: “Pay the man”

    Steelers linemen on David DeCastro talks: “Pay the man”

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    The Steelers are working on a contract extension for guard David DeCastro, but they’re pushing up against their self-imposed deadline of the regular season. So according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, his linemates are doing what they …
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  • Adam Frazier, Matt Joyce form top of Pirates revised batting or…

    Adam Frazier, Matt Joyce form top of Pirates revised batting order

    post-gazette.com 19 hours ago
    With the Pirates offense stuck in neutral, manager Clint Hurdle tried kicking it into gear with a new one-two punch atop the batting order Tuesday night against the Houston Astros. Off the bench came Adam Frazier to bat leadoff and play second base, fol…
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  • Lights-out Nova hurls 98-pitch CG at Astros

    Lights-out Nova hurls 98-pitch CG at Astros

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    Gregory Polanco homered twice Tuesday night, leading a resurgent Pirates offense out of its brief funk. But Ivan Nova hardly needed the help, throwing a complete game in a 7-1 win over the Astros at PNC Park.
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  • Gene Collier: Turnabout like this can drive fans crazy

    Gene Collier: Turnabout like this can drive fans crazy

    post-gazette.com 19 hours ago
    This whole baseball thing, perhaps you’ve noticed, offers a person innumerable opportunities to drive him or herself crazy, especially if him or herself is straining under the delusion, for example, that the track of the 2016 Pirates offense can be in a…
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  • Video - Brown focused on bettering game, not contract 00:41

    Brown focused on bettering game, not contract

    Jul 31
    Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown explains how his focus is not on a contract, but getting better at his game. He also offers his take on some of the Steelers' top playmakers facing suspensions or possibility of suspension in two consecutive year
  • Video - SC Cartoons: DeAngelo Williams and Goliath 01:41

    SC Cartoons: DeAngelo Williams and Goliath

    Jul 29
    Former Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams tells the story of his battle with Kris Jenkins from his rookie year.
  • Video - Steelers' plans to offset loss of Le'Veon Bell 01:46

    Steelers' plans to offset loss of Le'Veon Bell

    Jul 29
    ESPN Steelers reporter Jeremy Fowler explains the team's mentality without Le'Veon Bell and how they're going to focus their efforts on Antonio Brown.
  • Video - Riddick wants to see improvement from Steelers' D 01:42

    Riddick wants to see improvement from Steelers' D

    Jul 29
    Louis Riddick says his focus in Pittsburgh is on the defensive side of the football and improving the pass rush as the start of the season nears.