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Professional Sports

Crosby return up in air

On the ice Saturday: Toronto Maple Leafs at Pittsburgh Penguins, 7 p.m. TV: AT&T SportsNet The Associated Press CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby still isn’t sure when he will be cleared to return after he had left wrist surgery last month. Crosby ...

Steelers enter bye with more positive outlook

On the horizon The Steelers’ next three games: Oct. 31: at Browns, 1 p.m. Nov. 8: vs. Bears, 8:15 p.m. Nov. 14: vs. Lions, 1 p.m. By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Matt Canada keeps insisting he’s got the best job in America. The first-year Pittsburgh Steelers ...

Sports at a glance

Browns hold off Broncos CLEVELAND — Case Keenum stepped in for Baker Mayfield and made the most of his first start in two years, third-string back D’Ernest Johnson rushed for 146 yards and the busted-up Cleveland Browns beat the Denver Broncos 17-14 on Thursday night. Keenum didn’t ...

Valdez goes 8 innings to put Astros up 3-2

BOSTON — Framber Valdez lost his perfect game in the fifth inning and then bounced the next pitch off the batter’s leg. Astros manager Dusty Baker headed for the mound. “It was surprising more than anything,” Valdez said, noting that a visit from the manager usually means his night ...

Holtby tough on Penguins

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The Dallas Stars are built to win tight games, and they’re certainly wasting little time getting comfortable with them. Joe Pavelski and Alexander Radulov scored in a shootout and Braden Holtby finished with 27 saves as the Stars edged ...

Tomlin still waiting on clarity from league

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says he still hasn’t received any “clarity” on why replay officials halted play in the final seconds of regulation last Sunday against Seattle. The Seahawks were trailing by three with time winding down when wide ...