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Professional Sports

Penguins trade Hornqvist

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Patric Hornqvist’s grit helped the Pittsburgh Penguins win a pair of Stanley Cups. To keep their championship window opened, they decided it was time to move on without him. The Penguins traded the 33-year-old forward to Florida on Thursday in exchange ...

Kuhl sharp for Pirates

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Chad Kuhl pitched seven sharp innings and Colin Moran and Bryan Reynolds each homered in three-hit games in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 7-0 victory over the slumping Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Kuhl (2-3) retired the first nine batters and had a no-hitter ...

Blitzing still a big thing with Steelers

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The pressure came from everywhere. Up the middle. Off the edge. On stunts. On good old-fashioned one-on-one domination. Still, Denver quarterback Jeff Driskel thought he’d figured things out late on Sunday afternoon, leading the Broncos down to the ...

Bucs beat Cubs for 2nd straight night

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Adam Frazier and Ke’Bryan Hayes led off the bottom of the first inning with back-to-back homers off Kyle Hendricks, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates all the offense they’d need to slip by the playoff-bound Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Wednesday night. The Cubs ...

Stallings wins it for Pirates

On deck Tonight: Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Pitchers: Cubs RHP Kyle Hendricks (6-4) vs. Pirates RHP Trevor Williams (1-8) TV: AT&T SportsNet The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The Chicago Cubs clinched a playoff spot under rookie manager David Ross, returning to the ...

Pirate bats go quietly into the night at home

On deck Tonight: Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Pitchers: Chicago Cubs LHP Jose Quintana (0-0) vs. Pirates LHP Steven Brault (1-3) TV: AT&T SportsNet The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Kyle Schwarber found the quickest way to get back in his manager’s good graces: hit the ...