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Pittsburgh hires Scott Barnes as athletic director

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Longtime Utah State athletic director Scott Barnes is now the man in charge at Pittsburgh.

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Ex-nanny for Penguins’ Kunitz charged with stealing jewelry

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former nanny of Pittsburgh Penguins player Chris Kunitz has been charged with stealing $12,000 diamond earrings from his home, then selling them to jewelry stores, police said.

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Bullpen falters as Cubs fall to Pirates 5-4

Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Jason Motte, sporting a mohawk style haircut, walks to the dugout after pitching the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The Pirates won 5-4. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — If he’d been in his usual spot at third base, Kris Bryant’s response to a sharply hit ball his way would have been instinctual. Starting in center field for the first time in his professional career on Thursday while regular Dexter Fowler rested a sore groin, the Chicago Cubs rookie wasn’t quite sure what to do when Pittsburgh’s Josh Harrison hit a tailing fly to left-center with one out in a tie game.

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Kevin Hayes scores in OT, Rangers beat Penguins 2-1

New York Rangers' Kevin Hayes (13) celebrates his game-winning overtime goal with teammate Carl Hagelin (62) during a first-round NHL playoff hockey game  against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The Rangers won 2-1 to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Hayes scored at 3:14 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference first-round series.

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Cubs promote highly touted prospect Addison Russell

Chicago Cubs second baseman Addison Russell fields ground balls before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Russell is in tonight's lineup, playing second and batting ninth. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Chicago Cubs had a plan for Addison Russell that didn’t include bringing up the 21-year-old infielder in April.

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