Trubisky to start at QB in Steelers’ preseason opener

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LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Mitch Trubisky will have the first in-game opportunity to state his case at becoming the Pittsburgh Steelers’ starting quarterback. Coach Mike Tomlin announced Trubisky as the starter Thursday for the preseason opener Saturday at home against Seattle. Trubisky, the ...

Arizona pulls away in 7th to beat Pirates

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PHOENIX (AP) — Emmanuel Rivera homered and hit a two-run double in the seventh inning to help blow open a close game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-3 on Thursday. Rivera started the season with Kansas City before being traded to Arizona at the deadline for ...

Big Red golf team improves to 4-1

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STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red golf team toom the top spot in a tri-match on Thursday at Steubenville country club to imrove its record to 4-1 this season. Big Red shot a team score of 178, while East Liverpool turned in a 199 and Indian Creek a 209. Steubenville was led by Bubby Reese’s ...

AP source: Watson willing to accept 8-game suspension, fine

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(AP) - Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson would accept an eight-game suspension and $5 million fine to avoid missing the entire season, a person familiar with his defense told The Associated Press on Thursday. Watson, who is facing a potential year-long ban for sexual misconduct, ...

Guardians win in 10th, extend streak to 5

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DETROIT (AP) — Rookie Oscar Gonzalez knocked in the go-ahead run with a two-out single in the 10th inning and the Cleveland Guardians extended their winning streak to five games, beating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Thursday. Gonzalez’s hit off Gregory Soto (2-7) allowed the Guardians to ...

Smyly stars as Cubs beat Reds in 2nd ‘Field of Dreams’ game

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DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — After the Griffeys played catch in Iowa, Drew Smyly took over. Smyly struck out nine in five scoreless innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 on Thursday night in Major League Baseball’s second annual “Field of Dreams” game. Seiya Suzuki ...