Shoulder Injury Ends Season for Smith-Schuster

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — JuJu Smith-Schuster’s combination of tenacity and almost theatrical joy endeared the wide receiver to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ coaching staff since the moment he arrived in 2017 as the youngest player in the NFL. Now, the Steelers must ...

Freddie Freeman Homer Sends Braves to NLCS

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ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves will get another chance to finish the job they came agonizingly close to achieving a year ago. It doesn’t matter at all that they had fewer wins than any other playoff team. Freeman hit an improbable, tiebreaking homer off Milwaukee ...

St. Clairsville Epitomizing Team Effort

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — On paper, a matchup between 6-1 St. Clairsville and 5-1 Union Local looked like it would be one of the best football games in the area last week. In actuality, however, the Jets never stood a chance as the Red Devils ran away with a 55-7 win. In the victory, St. ...

Pens Open New Season at Tampa

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By The Associated Press The Tampa Bay Lightning play the Pittsburgh Penguins at home for the season opener on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. The game will be aired on ESPN. The Tampa Bay Lightning play the Pittsburgh Penguins at home for the season opener. Tampa Bay finished 36-17-3 overall ...

Steelers Show Long-Awaited Balance in Victory

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin isn’t getting ahead of himself. Yes, the Pittsburgh Steelers appeared to make progress — and plenty of it — during a 27-19 win over Denver on Sunday. The league’s worst running game gained traction behind an offensive line that for once didn’t look ...

Red Sox Eliminate Tampa

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BOSTON (AP) — Kike Hernandez delivered Boston’s second straight walk-off win, scoring pinch-runner Danny Santana with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to send the Red Sox to the AL Championship Series with a 6-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. After winning Game 3 of their ...