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McCutchen, Alvarez lead Pirates over Brewers

Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison (5) rounds third to greetings from coach Nick Leyva (16) after hitting a two-run home run off Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Rob Wooten during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Thursday, April 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit his first homer of the season and drove in three runs, Pedro Alvarez had a three-run shot and pinch-hitter Josh Harrison broke a tie with a long ball in the seventh inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Milwaukee Brewers their first road loss, 11-2 on Thursday night.

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Bruins set for fresh start after regular season

Boston Bruins' David Krejci (46) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Boston, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Bruins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins won the Presidents’ Trophy by leading the NHL with 117 points.

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9 Pennsylvania colleges target of gender complaint

WASHINGTON (AP) — A women’s legal organization claims that nine universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education have repeatedly failed to provide equal athletic opportunities for female students.

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Revere’s RBI single ifts Phillies over Braves 1-0

Atlanta Braves' Jason Heyward slides safe into third as Philadelphia Phillies' Jayson Nix waits for the ball in the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/H. Rumph Jr)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Revere’s RBI single with two outs in the eighth inning lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 1-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday afternoon.

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This Date In Baseball

1899 — John McGraw, only 26, made his managerial debut with the Orioles. He led them to a 5-3 victory over the New York Giants, a team he later managed for more than 30 years.

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