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Burnett’s 8 Ks not good enough in Pirates’ 9-3 loss to Nats

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett wipes his face in the dugout during the third inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Pittsburgh, Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett posted a 2.11 ERA during a first half that led to the first All-Star selection in his 17-year career. But his second-half struggles continue.

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Panama beats US 3-2 on penalty kicks for Gold Cup 3rd place

Panama goalkeeper Luis Mejia reacts after blocking a shot by United States' Michael Bradley during a penalty kick shootout in the CONCACAF Gold Cup third place soccer match, Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Chester, Pa. Panama won. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Backup goalkeeper Luis Mejia saved two penalty kicks in the shootout, and an inspired Panama team ended a trying week with a medal, beating the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup third-place game Saturday.

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Rolling Jamaica, reeling Mexico meet in Gold Cup final

Mexico's head coach Miguel Herrera speaks during a news conference, Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Philadelphia. Mexico is scheduled to face Jamaica in a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match Sunday night in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mexico is the favorite to win its record-extending seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title, and coach Miguel Herrera is answering questions about his future with the team.

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Steelers sign general manager Colbert to 2-year extension

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers and general manager Kevin Colbert have agreed to a contract extension through the 2018 NFL draft.

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CONCACAF says referee admits errors in contentious semifinal

Panama's Valentin Pimentel, center right, points at referee Mark Geiger, who had given a red card to Panama's Luis Tejada, not seen, during the first half of Panama's CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer semifinal against Mexico on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — The president of CONCACAF said Saturday the referee acknowledged making mistakes during the contentious Gold Cup semifinal between Mexico and Panama.

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