• State lawmakers channel grief into fight against opioids

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation’s deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem.

  • Steelers’ Joey Porter to plead guilty to fracas citations

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter has been fined $300 after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct stemming from a dispute with a bar bouncer and a police officer last month.

    Updated: 5:03 pm

  • Tatar, Vanek lead Red Wings past Penguins

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tomas Tatar and Thomas Vanek scored early third-period goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-2 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday.

  • Cavanaugh leads George Washington over Duquesne

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyler Cavanaugh scored 19 points, making 13 of 14 free throws, and George Washington defeated Duquesne 77-70 on Sunday.

  • Kempton’s double-double leads Lehigh past Lafayette 81-55

    EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Tim Kempton registered his 49th career double-double with 22 points on 7-for-11 shooting and 10 rebounds to lead Lehigh to an 81-55 shellacking against Lafayette on Sunday.

  • Joggers in bras, panties, briefs raise money for sick kids

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some joggers weren’t joking when they said they were going out for a “brief run.”

  • Jets cornerback Revis’ court date Thursday on fight claims

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has a court date next week on criminal charges stemming from a fight after he turned himself in to police and was later released on a non-monetary bond.

  • Jets cornerback Revis turns self in following fight claims

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has turned himself in to Pittsburgh police following charges alleging he was involved in a fight with two men last weekend.

  • Joseph’s power could be crucial for Howard-less Phillies

    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — When Tommy Joseph was traded to Philadelphia back in 2012, the Phillies were just beginning their descent into a lengthy rebuilding period.

  • Jerry Sandusky’s son waives hearing in child sex abuse case

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky’s adult son won’t be in court next week for a hearing on accusations he pressured a teen girl for naked photos and asked her teen sister to perform a sex act.