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Orozco takes lead at US gymnastics championships

PITTSBURGH (AP) — John Orozco grabbed the early lead in the U.S. men’s gymnastics championships on Friday, posting an all-around score of 90.750 to top a crowded field.

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Police file charges against Steelers Bell, Blount

From left are Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell, in a July 30, 2014, file photo, and Steelers' LeGarrette Blount, in a Sept. 10, 2013, file photo, when he was with the New England Patriots. Police have filed marijuana possession charges against Bell and Blount following a traffic stop. Police in the Pittsburgh suburb of Ross Township say a motorcycle officer pulled over Bell’s Chevrolet Camaro when he smelled marijuana coming from it about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/File)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount told police they “pitched in” to buy a bag of marijuana with a female friend shortly before they were pulled over — and Bell acknowledged smoking some, though he told the officer who pulled them over he felt OK to drive, police said in court papers.

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This Date In Baseball

1906 — On their way to the American League pennant, the Chicago White Sox beat the Washington Senators 4-1 for their 19th straight victory.

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Foles, offense sharp as Eagles beat Steelers

Philadelphia Eagles' Matthew Tucker (39) is tackled by Pittsburgh Steelers' Mike Mitchell (23) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — This was more like last year’s Eagles.

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Pirates rally to beat Braves 3-2

Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons hops over Pittsburgh Pirates' Travis Snider to complete a double play on Chris Stewart in the fifth inning of the baseball game on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates were looking for a way to break out of their seven-game losing skid.

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