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Heyward, Zobrist Lead Cubs in 14-3 Thumping of Pirates

Heyward, Zobrist Lead Cubs in 14-3 Thumping of Pirates

Jason Heyward and Ben Zobrist combined for seven RBIs as the Cubs secured step one in avenging a three-game series sweep handed down by the Pirates just a week ago at Wrigley Field.

3 Up, 3 Down: Aptil 17-23

3 Up, 3 Down: Aptil 17-23

While the Pirates opened the week being swept by the Cardinals, they managed to take two out of three from the New York Yankees over the weekend. A look back at the good and bad of a 2-4 week.

Nova leads Bucs over Yanks

Nova leads Bucs over Yanks

Ivan Nova's seven strong innings was the difference as the Pirates took the rubber match against the Yankees, winning 2-1.

Penguins eliminate Blue Jackets with 5-2 win in Game 5

Penguins eliminate Blue Jackets with 5-2 win in Game 5

Marc-Andre Fleury made 49 saves and Sidney Crosby and Scott Wilson scored 51 seconds apart in the third period, helping the Penguins eliminate the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 5-2 win in Game 5 of their first-round series on Thursday night.

Local NFL Draft Prospects

Local NFL Draft Prospects

Pitt leads the way locally with four players certain to hear their names called later this month, and as many as six in the mix. Penn State will likely have the first local player chose, however.

The Third Act

The Third Act

When Ben Roethlsiberger appeared on his weekly radio show last Jan. 24, he turned Pittsburgh upside down.

When you best the Yankees in a three-game series, the week couldn’t have been all that bad.

What a difference a play or three can make.

 

It took just the first two pitches in the bottom 1st for Jordy Mercer to set the tone for his club Friday night.

But danggummit, if there was ever a player who needs to get that first win out of the way, it’s Tyler Glasnow.

Fowler had three of the Cardinals’ eight hits, including a third-inning drive into the right-field bullpen and a shot down the right-field line in the fifth, both off Gerrit Cole (1-2).

Jack Johnson and Josh Anderson also scored for the Blue Jackets, who were able to outlast the Penguins when they pushed back hard in the second and third periods and then got a short-handed goal fr

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