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Milwaukee scores lots late in victory

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Manny Pina hit two homers and drove in a career-high five runs as the Milwaukee Brewers routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-0 on Thursday night. Pina hit his sixth home run of the season off reliever Chris Stratton to cap a five-run sixth inning for the ...

Sullivan naamed as head coach

The Associated Press Mike Sullivan of the Pittsburgh Penguins has been named U.S. men’s hockey coach for the 2022 Olympics in Beijing. Sullivan will be behind the bench if the NHL participates, which is still a question. There is not a deal currently in place to send NHL players to the ...

Young LB ready to get noticed by Steelers

By Dan Scifo The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith seeks consistency heading into his second NFL season. He’s also excited to be back in the mix with the NFL’s top-ranked pass rush. Highsmith closed the 2020 season opposite T.J. Watt ...

Bucs rookie makes home run history

On deck Tonight: Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Pitchers: Brewers RHP Freddy Peralta (7-3) vs. Pirates RHP Chad Kuhl (3-5) TV: AT&T SportsNet Radio: TOONA 1430-AM & 99.7-FM; WTRN-FM 96.9 & 100.7 The Associated Press PITTSBURGH— Lorenzo Cain and Luis Urias hit ...

Cunningham headlines list

Cade Cunningham spent years honing his game for a shot at becoming the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft. The Oklahoma State one-and-done star could accomplish that goal tonight as the headliner of a class that includes scorers, playmakers and potentially elite defenders at the ...

Bucs’ trade of southpaw to Phillies hits snag

From Mirror reports Despite multiple reports on Tuesday afternoon indicating a deal had been finalized, the trade involving Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Tyler Anderson to the Philadelphia Phillies hit a roadblock according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Earlier reports on Tuesday ...