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Maturing Panthers wary in opener against Delaware

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ray Vinopal can’t quite find the words to describe the transformation in the Pitt program since Paul Chryst took over. And while that transformation hasn’t quite made it onto the field on a consistent basis, the senior safety is confident it’s on the way because of the tone set by the unassuming man with the biggest office in the building.

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Roster spots on the line for Panthers and Steelers

In this Aug. 8, 2014, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Joe Webb (14) throws a pass against the Buffalo Bills during the second half of a preseason NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. Panthers third-string quarterback Joe Webb could be the beneficiary of a rib injury to Cam Newton. The Panthers only kept two QBs last season, but with Newton hurting coach Ron Rivera is strongly considering keeping three QBs. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Webb has a job beyond the weekend.

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Long Davis homer lifts Pirates over Cardinals 3-1

Pittsburgh Pirates' Ike Davis (15) celebrates as he returns to the dugout with teammate Russell Martin after hitting a two-run home run off St. Louis Cardinals' starting pitcher Adam Wainwright during the second inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday to close in the NL wild-card race.

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Davis homer in 8th lifts Pirates over Cardinals

Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison (5) is greeted in the dugout by bench coach Jeff Banister after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning of the baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinalson Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Seth Maness in the eighth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2.

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