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Penguins acquire forward Daniel Winnik from Maple Leafs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired gritty forward Daniel Winnik from the Toronto Maple Leafs for forward Zach Sill and a pair of draft picks.

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Pittsburgh holds off Boston College 71-65

Pittsburgh's Cameron Wright (3) shoots as Boston College's Eddie Odio, center, and Aaron Brown, right, defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh sophomore forwards Jamel Artis and Michael Young don’t sit around talking about their team’s chances of making the NCAA tournament.

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Pennsylvania school nixes coaching hire of Artrell Hawkins

In this file photo from Nov. 24, 2002, Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Artrell Hawkins (27) plays against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. Hawkins was named as head coach at Bishop McCort High school in Johnstown Pa. on Feb. 18, 2015. But on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, the western Pennsylvania Catholic school rescinded its decision to hire Hawkins. A spokesman for the school said, that the "formal process" and "protocols" used to hire its coaches were not followed before the school announced that it hired Hawkins Jr. as head football coach. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, FILE)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Retired NFL player Artrell Hawkins Jr.’s alma mater has rescinded its decision to hire him as football coach.

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