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Penguins searching for answers after quick playoff exit

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) looks at the scoreboard after the New York Rangers scored in overtime to win Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, April 24, 2015, in New York. The Rangers advanced to the second round after winning 2-1. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby wasn’t making excuses so much as stating the obvious.

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Pittsburgh hires Scott Barnes as athletic director

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Longtime Utah State athletic director Scott Barnes is now the man in charge at Pittsburgh.

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Bullpen falters as Cubs fall to Pirates 5-4

Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Jason Motte, sporting a mohawk style haircut, walks to the dugout after pitching the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The Pirates won 5-4. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — If he’d been in his usual spot at third base, Kris Bryant’s response to a sharply hit ball his way would have been instinctual. Starting in center field for the first time in his professional career on Thursday while regular Dexter Fowler rested a sore groin, the Chicago Cubs rookie wasn’t quite sure what to do when Pittsburgh’s Josh Harrison hit a tailing fly to left-center with one out in a tie game.

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