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Stanley Cup Playoff Schedule – 1st Round – Pittsburgh vs. Columbus

NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Schedule – Pittsburgh vs. Columbus – 1st-Round Series (Best-of-Seven) - (first listed time is approximate faceoff time; second listed time is radio pregame time on 96.3 KQW):   Game One  -  FINAL  -  Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 3 Game Two  -  FINAL  -  Columbus 4, Pittsburgh 3  (2 OT) Game Three  -  FINAL  – Pittsburgh 4, Columbus…

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Cueto, Reds Beat The Pirates Again

Now 15-4 lifetime against Pittsburgh, Johnny Cueto threw his second complete-game three-hitter in six days against the Pirates on Tuesday night, propelling the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-1 victory at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Cueto (2-2) struck out four batters and walked three.  His attempt at becoming the first Reds pitcher since Tom Seaver in…

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Four Given Suspensions In Pirates-Brewers Easter Sunday Brawl

Four players were handed down suspensions on Tuesday, and three of the four have said they will appeal, in the aftermath of the bench-clearing brawl that occurred in the third inning of the Easter Sunday game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Milwaukee catcher Martin Maldonado was suspended…

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Popovich Earns Third NBA Coach-of-the-Year Honor

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, who led last year’s runners-up to the best record in the league despite numerous injuries and a revamped coaching staff this season, has become the third coach to win the NBA Coach-of-the-Year honors three times. In the balloting by a panel of 124 sportswriters and broadcasters, Popovich outpolled Phoenix…

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Pens’ 3rd-Period Rally Sinks Blue Jackets, Gives Pittsburgh Lead In Stanley Cup Series

Goals on three consecutive shots in a span of two minutes and thirteen seconds early in the third period Monday night gave the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 come-from-behind victory at Columbus and a 2-games-to-1 lead in their opening round Stanley Cup playoff series. Brandon Sutter, Lee Stempniak and Olli Maatta were given credit for the…

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Pirates Also Win A Come-From-Behind Game On Monday

A lob single by Neil Walker with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 home win over the Cincinnati Reds. The hit capped a double comeback by the Bucs (9-11), who trailed by scores of 2-0 and 5-4. New Pirates…

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San Diego’s Keflezighi Wins Boston Marathon; First American Man To Win In 31 Years

San Diego resident Meb Keflezighi has become the first American man to win the Boston Marathon since Greg Meyer in 1983. Keflezighi, who will turn 39 on May 5, held off Wilson Chebet, from Kenya, by 11 seconds, winning the 26.2 mile event in a time of 2 hours, 8 minutes and 37 seconds. Keflezighi’s resume also includes…

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Brewers Win Final Three Games Of Four-Game Series In Pittsburgh

A 14th-inning home run by Khris Davis on Sunday capped off a three-day stretch of victories by the Milwaukee Brewers (14-5) in Pittsburgh, following an 11-2 romp by the Pirates (8-11) in the series opener on Thursday. The Davis shot, coming off the sixth Pirates pitcher, Jeanmar Gomez, gave Milwaukee a 3-2 win at PNC…

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Blue Jackets Tie Series With Penguins At 1-1 With Double Overtime Victory In Pittsburgh

A goal by Matt Calvert with 1:10 gone in a second overtime period in Pittsburgh on Saturday night lifted the Columbus Blue Jackets to their first-ever Stanley Cup playoff victory, a 4-3 win over the Penguins, and into a 1-game-to-1 tie in their best-of-seven playoff opener. The series now moves to Columbus for games three…

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Kuchar’s Chip-In Wins At Hilton Head

Matt Kuchar followed a 17th-hole bogey with a chip-in on the final hole Sunday to avoid a playoff with Luke Donald and win the RBC Heritage golf tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Kuchar started the day with seven birdies over the first ten holes, and finished at 7-under-par…

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