Trades juice up arms race in deep Metropolitan Division

The Metropolitan Division was already the deepest and most competitive in the NHL.Now the race to the finish is getting ...
19:00 24 February 2022

Capitals snap skid, beat Penguins to vault into first place

WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period, Braden Holtby made 33 saves and t...
19:59 23 February 2022

700 club: Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin scores for milestone goal

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With power and a prodigious shot, Alex Ovechkin now stands where few in the NHL have been.He became ...
22:23 22 February 2022

Road less traveled: Some NHL teams moving AHL squads closer

DENVER (AP) — Jason Dickinson encountered quite a few bumps in the road on his route to the NHL. Good thing for his trus...
15:09 19 February 2022

Ex-Wisconsin receiver surrenders, charged in double-homicide

CHICAGO — A former University of Wisconsin football player who is the brother of a standout in the 2011 Super Bowl surrendered to Chicago police on Sa...
2:11 16 February 2022

Penguins acquire forward Zucker from Wild for Galchenyuk

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired veteran forward Jason Zucker from Minnesota, giving the Penguins' top-six forward group a jolt as t...
2:30 11 February 2022

Safeties first: Polamalu, Atwater heading to Hall of Fame

MIAMI — He grew his hair so long, it flowed out of his helmet and obscured the name on the back of his jersey.
0:08 2 February 2022

Rust, Johnson help Pittsburgh rally past Bruins 4-3

PITTSBURGH — Jack Johnson’s goal into his own net was one of the low points of a forgettable first period for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
22:12 19 January 2022

Tagliabue, NFL Films’ Sabol headed to Hall of Fame

Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has made the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his fifth attempt.
16:05 15 January 2022

Crosby collects 4 points in return, Penguins rip Wild 7-3

PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby watched the Pittsburgh Penguins thrive in his absence. The longtime captain pledged he would simply focus on doing his part...
2:55 15 January 2022

2019 AP NFL All-Pro team rosters and voting

NEW YORK — The Associated Press 2019 NFL All-Pro team selected by a national panel of 50 media members:
17:14 3 January 2022

Shoulder injury sidelines Penguins’ Guentzel for 4-6 months

PITTSBURGH — Jake Guentzel's play-making helped the Pittsburgh Penguins withstand the loss of captain Sidney Crosby, earning his first All-Star team i...
20:30 31 December 2022

49ers-Seahawks prime-time showdown highlights Week 17

The return of Beast Mode. A division title on the line. Possible home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.
16:54 28 December 2022

Lawyers fight death penalty for synagogue shooting suspect

Lawyers for the suspect in the synagogue shooting that killed 11 people in Pittsburgh have challenged his potential death sentence as unconstitutional...
12:21 28 December 2022

Allen’s fourth-quarter TD clinches playoff spot for Bills

PITTSBURGH — Josh Allen threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Kroft with 7:55 to play and the Buffalo Bills clinched a playoff spot, beating the Pit...
4:55 16 December 2021

Democratic hopefuls pledge more money for schools, teachers

PITTSBURGH — Democratic presidential candidates pledged to boost funding for public schools, increase teacher salaries and reduce college debt at a Sa...
22:12 14 December 2021

NFL At 100: Rooney Rule has its positives and its faults

In 2003, the NFL had three minority head coaches: future Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dungy, Herman Edwards and Marvin Lewis.
17:45 6 December 2021

Patriots-Chiefs rematch headlines Week 14

Beating the New England Patriots has been the primary focus for the Kansas City Chiefs since losing the AFC championship game last January.
4:50 6 December 2021

Six rookie QBs have already earned wins this season

While Tom Brady and Drew Brees pursue Peyton Manning, Devlin Hodges is chasing Ed Rubbert.
8:10 5 December 2021

Net gains: NHL’s load management is top goalies playing less

Marc-Andre Fleury plays when he’s told.
7:12 2 December 2021

Charges filed in stabbing of ex-Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor

PITTSBURGH — A woman was charged with attempted homicide in a Pittsburgh stabbing that critically injured former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor...
22:49 30 November 2021

Flames investigating allegation head coach used racial slurs

PITTSBURGH — Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving said the team is looking into an accusation that head coach Bill Peters directed racial slu...
4:31 26 November 2021

Duck Time: Hodges leads Steelers over winless Bengals 16-10

CINCINNATI — Devlin “Duck” Hodges took over for struggling Mason Rudolph and threw a 79-yard touchdown pass Sunday, sparking the depleted Pittsburgh S...
21:32 24 November 2021

Browns rout Dolphins 41-24 in first game since Garrett mess

CLEVELAND — Jarvis Landry caught two touchdown passes against his former team and the Cleveland Browns won their third straight Sunday, 41-24 over the...
21:24 24 November 2021

NFL This Week: 49ers-Packers square off to highlight Week 12

Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers refuse to look too far ahead on their schedule. Especially this week while staring at a showdown with Aaro...
22:23 23 November 2021

Pennsylvania to fund research into fracking health dangers

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday his administration will spend $3 million on a pair of studies to explore the potential health effects of the na...
14:18 22 November 2021

Islanders beat Penguins 4-3 in OT, point streak at 16

NEW YORK — Brock Nelson scored his second goal of the game at 4:16 of overtime, lifting the New York Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pengui...
3:28 22 November 2021

Garrett’s suspension for helmet attack upheld after appeal

CLEVELAND — Myles Garrett’s season is over after the NFL’s indefinite suspension of the Cleveland Browns star defensive end was upheld Thursday by an ...
20:21 21 November 2021

Across Mister Rogers’ actual neighborhoods, his faith echoes

PITTSBURGH — His TV neighborhood, was, of course, a realm of make believe — a child’s-eye view of community summoned into being by an oddly understand...
6:02 21 November 2021

Browns’ Garrett awaits ruling after hearing for suspension

CLEVELAND — Myles Garrett looked composed and casual, a stark contrast to the last time he was seen in public.
22:24 20 November 2021