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Pitt’s Tyler Boyd waives DUI hearing, hopes for probation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh star wide receiver Tyler Boyd has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on drunken driving charges and several related citations and hopes to enter a probation program for first-time offenders, his defense attorney said Wednesday.

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Penguins acquire Phil Kessel from Maple Leafs in major trade

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins gave stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin some help, acquiring Phil Kessel from Toronto on Wednesday.

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Duquesne coach Jim Ferry receives contract extension

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Duquesne men’s basketball coach Jim Ferry signed a contract extension on Tuesday as his rebuilding project with the Dukes continues.

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Pirates staying patient as Polanco searches for consistency

Atlanta Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski, left, picks up the ball in front of the plate as Pittsburgh Pirates' Gregory Polanco (25) breaks for first base in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, June 28, 2015. Pierzynski threw to first for the final out of a 2-1 Braves win. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A year ago, Gregory Polanco was the next big thing. When the Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder was called up to the big leagues last June, his arrival was viewed as a coronation.

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