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NFL seeking arbitration in Flores’ lawsuit

The Associated Press NEW YORK — The NFL and six of its teams have filed for arbitration in the lawsuit that alleges they engaged in racial discrimination. If the league’s request is successful, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would be the arbitrator. The league and the teams filed ...

Scoring late not enough to keep Curve from loss

Next stop Tonight: Altoona at New Hampshire, 7:05 p.m. Pitching matchup: Curve RHP Carmen Mlodzinski vs. Cats RHP Adam Kloffenstein Record: 31-34 From Mirror reports MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Curve rallied late to give themselves a chance Wednesday night, only to see New Hampshire ...

Shaw knocks off Gingrich

Elliot McCloskey pitched a complete-game in leading Shaw Forestry to a 4-1 win over Gingrich Insurance in the Altoona Teener League 13-year-old playoffs in a late game Tuesday at Seitz Field. McCloskey struck out eight and did not walk a batter in his seven innings. Rocco Cacciotti and ...

Gaining steam by the day

PITTSBURGH — Oneil Cruz untucked the No. 15 jersey hugging the shoulders of his wiry 6-foot-7 inch frame, turned his hat backward then flashed a smile that needed no translation. One of the biggest pieces — literally and metaphorically — of the revival that Pittsburgh Pirates general ...

Rookies Madris, Contreras key Bucs’ win

PITTSBURGH — Bligh Madris hit his first major league home run and fellow rookie Roansy Contreras pitched five solid innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night. Madris connected in the sixth for a solo shot to right-center field off Mark ...

Curve hammer Fisher Cats; Gonzales to 60-day IL

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Curve got some bad news on the personnel front early Tuesday, then went out and clobbered their way to victory later in the evening. Prized infield prospect Nick Gonzales was transferred to the 60-day injured list, meaning he won’t be back until at least early ...