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Scherzer knocked around as Nationals fall to Pirates 7-5

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer walks in the dugout before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Friday, July 24, 2015. The Pirates won 7-5, with Scherzer not figuring in the decision. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer put his team in an early hole when Pedro Alvarez crushed a two-run home run out of the stadium in the second inning.

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Pirates get to Scherzer, top Nationals 7-5

Pittsburgh Pirates' Gregory Polanco, rear, celebrates with teammate Jaff Decker after hitting a two-run home run off Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Friday, July 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered and drove in three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates exacted some measure of revenge against Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals in a 7-5 win on Friday night.

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Disappointed US faces Panama in Gold Cup 3rd-place game

United States’ Clint Dempsey (8) and Jamaica’s Je-Vaughn Watson (15) vie for at the ball during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer semifinal, Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Asked what winning the third-place game at the CONCACAF Gold Cup would mean, U.S. captain Michael Bradley paused for a moment, then said softly, “Not much.”

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Steady Steelers looking for peaceful, productive camp

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will check into the tidy dorms at Saint Vincent College for the 50th consecutive summer on Saturday. For the first time in a decade Hall of Fame defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau, safety Troy Polamalu and cornerback Ike Taylor won’t be among those getting their room keys and unpacking their shower shoes at the small school tucked in the southwest Pennsylvania hills.

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Steelers, coach Mike Tomlin agree to 2-year extension

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers and coach Mike Tomlin have agreed to a contract extension that will keep him with the team through 2018.

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