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Steelers’ Davis may not see action against Patriots

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Sean Davis in the second round last spring, defensive coordinator Keith Butler reveled in the possibilities. Here was a 6-foot-1, 202-pound guy who could play both safety and cornerback depending on the situation, someone with the size ...

Former PSU coach recalls learning of Sandusky complaint

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jurors heard Thursday that a former Penn State head football coach testified that Mike McQueary told him years before Jerry Sandusky’s arrest that he had made a complaint about Sandusky to university administrators. The deposition by Tom Bradley was read during the ...

Sharks stave off elimination, top Penguins 4-2 in Game 5

WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer   PITTSBURGH (AP) — There's very little flash to Martin Jones. The San Jose Sharks goaltender speaks in a polite monotone, only too eager to deflect attention elsewhere. Call it a reflex action honed from years spent wearing a mask while intentionally ...

Penguins edge Sharks 2-1, take 2-0 lead in Stanley Cup Final

WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby enters the faceoff circle with a plan every time, well aware it will almost certainly evaporate once the puck smacks the ice. That doesn't stop the Pittsburgh superstar from doing it, because every once in a while the idea ...

Penguins edge Sharks 3-2 in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nick Bonino looks the part. Thatchy beard that juts out well below his chinstrap. Nose a bit askew. The rugged forward has etched out a career making a living in tight spaces, putting his body in places on the ice that aren't for the ...

Harrison’s 2-run double helps Pirates top Diamondbacks 8-3

  PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Harrison came off the bench to hit a two-out, two-run double in the sixth inning to help the Pittsburgh Pirates defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 on Thursday. The pinch-hitter gave the Pirates a 5-3 lead. The runs gave reliever A.J. Schugel (1-1) his ...

Crosby helps Penguins beat Lightning to force Game 7

FRED GOODALL, AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins made good on Evgeni Malkin's pledge to force Game 7 in the Eastern Conference final. Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist, and Phil Kessel, Kris Letang, Bryan Rust and Nick Bonino also scored Tuesday night in ...