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Josh Harrison’s 3-run homer rallies Pirates past Reds 12-3

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Three batters in, the game looked grim for Tyler Glasnow. The right-hander walked the first two, gave up Joey Votto's homer and was lamenting another slow start. Instead of giving in, he ended up getting his first win. Josh Harrison hit a ...

Crosby, McDavid and Bobrovsky are Hart Trophy finalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby, Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid and Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky are finalists for the NHL's Hart Trophy. The award is given annually to the league's most valuable player. Crosby is a two-time Hart Trophy ...

Tyler Collins’ 3-run homer helps Tigers top Indians 7-1

By LARRY LAGE, AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have figured out how to beat the Cleveland Indians after failing miserably against them last year. Tyler Collins hit a three-run homer and Daniel Norris gave up only one run, helping Detroit beat Cleveland 7-1 on Monday ...

Hamilton lifts Reds to 4-3, 10-inning win over Pirates

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds took advantage of some sloppy play by the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. The Pirates managed just three hits while being charged with two errors, both of which led to unearned runs in the Reds' 4-3 victory in 10 innings. Tucker Barnhart walked with ...

Penguins star Crosby leaves game following hit to head

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby left Game 3 of his team's playoff series against Washington after taking a hit to the head from Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen. The NHL's leading scorer and one of the game's best players did not return and his status for ...

West Virginia to install new video board at stadium

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A new video board measuring 37 feet high by 97 feet long is planned for installation this summer at West Virginia University's Milan Puskar Stadium. The board will be installed in the north end zone in time for the fall football season. The university says the new ...

Penguins chase Holtby, beat Capitals to take 2-0 series lead

By STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Hockey Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — When Sidney Crosby wasn't beating the Washington Capitals putting the puck through his legs, he was doing it belly down on the ice. No matter the unconventional plays or style of game, Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are rolling after ...

Nova tosses 3-hit shutout, Pirates win 4-0 over Marlins

By CHRISTOPHER STOCK, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is having fun watching Ivan Nova pitch. "It's a blast," Hurdle said. "I don't think you should ever take it for granted." Nova pitched a three-hitter and the Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 4-0 on ...

Steelers give offense a jolt in youth-heavy draft

By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger got help. Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell too. And Greg Warren? Really? Yes, really. For a team whose defensive shortcomings were exploited by the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game, the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

Crosby scores twice, Bonino has winner as Pens beat Caps

By STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Hockey Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Sidney Crosby outdueled Alex Ovechkin in a vintage goal-for-goal showdown between the NHL's top teams, and Nick Bonino and Marc-Andre Fleury put the finishing touches on a playoff classic. Crosby scored two goals in 52 seconds, Bonino had ...