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Penguins Blast Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored two goals and had two assists and Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. Evgeni Malkin and Jared McCann — into an empty net — also scored for ...

Buffalo Sabres Down Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-3 in NHL Action

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Conor Sheary scored his second goal of the game with 49 seconds left in overtime in rallying the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night. Sheary, acquired from Pittsburgh in a trade last June, also assisted on Brandon Montour’s goal ...

Chicago Bulls Outlast Atlanta Hawks in 4OT in NBA Action

ATLANTA (AP) — Lauri Markkanen made three free throws to give Chicago the lead for good, Zach LaVine scored a career-high 47 points and the Bulls overcame Trae Young’s career-high 49 points to beat the Atlanta Hawks 168-161 in four overtimes Friday night. Markkanen finished with 31 points ...

Excitement High As West Virginia Roughriders Set to Open Camp in Wheeling

By JOSH STROPE Sports Editor WHEELING — Indoor football will be back in Wheeling in a little more than three weeks. Excitement is high, especially for owner/general manager Gregg Fornario, as the season — and Wheeling — opener takes place March 23 against the Burgh Defenders. “We ...

Corey Dickerson Goes 1-for-3 in Spring Training Debut for Pittsburgh Pirates

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Corey Dickerson was 1-for-3 with a single in three at-bats in his first spring training game for the Pittsburgh Pirates, an 8-6 loss to the New York Yankees on Thursday. Dickerson and Adam Frazier are among players being eased into game action. “We’re trying some ...

Bryce Harper, Philadelphia Phillies Agree to Record $330M Deal

NEW YORK (AP) — It took a long time and a lot of money, but the Philadelphia Phillies finally landed Bryce Harper with a record contract. The young star outfielder and the Phillies agreed Thursday to a $330 million, 13-year contract, the largest deal in baseball history. Harper’s agent, ...

James Harden Scores 58 As Houston Rockets Defeat Miami Heat

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 58 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds and the Houston Rockets overcame a 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Miami Heat 121-118 on Thursday night. Harden made 8 of 18 3-pointers and was 16 of 32 overall from the field and 18 of 18 on free throws. He ...