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The Associated Press

Pittsburgh, PA, United States

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  • Winnipeg Free Press
  • WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
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Recent articles by Will:

Penguins rally to edge road-weary Jets 3-2 in a shootout

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kasperi Kapanen and Jeff Carter scored nine seconds apart in the third period to erase a two-goal deficit and Sidney Crosby scored the only goal of the shootout as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied by road-weary Winnipeg 3-2 on Sunday. The Penguins trailed for more than 40 minutes after falling behind early in the first but recovered late to extend their winning streak to five. → Read More

Joe Haden eyes last stand in Pittsburgh

He knows how rare the opportunities to play deep into January are. So he is attempting to savor every moment, as fleeting as it may be for a player who will likely be elsewhere next fall. → Read More

Closing time: Roethlisberger eyes goodbye as Browns visit

The player whose Hall of Fame-caliber career has been defined by his ability to extend plays out of a mix of strength and sheer will plans to go down fighting. Just like always. → Read More

All aboard: Steeler newcomers scramble to catch moving train

“I just tell all the defensive lineman, ‘watch (Heyward),’” Butler said Tuesday. “Do what he does and you’ll be around for a while. If you don’t, you won’t.” → Read More

Red Sox owners reach agreement to buy Pittsburgh Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Fenway Sports Group has reached an agreement with the Pittsburgh Penguins that would give the conglomerate controlling interest in one of the NHL's marquee franchises. → Read More

Pickett, No. 25 Pitt escape Howell, UNC 30-23 in OT

Pitt (8-2, 5-1 in ACC) kept firm control on first place in the ACC's Coastal Division with two weeks to go → Read More

Regroup, reset: Biles to rest after trailblazing tour

There's a video interlude during the “Gold Over America Tour” that Simone Biles spent the fall headlining where she offers advice to the audience of predominantly young women on how to deal with adversity. → Read More

Letang's overtime winner lifts Penguins past Flyers, 3-2

Kris Letang stuffed a wraparound by Carter Hart 1:57 into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat Philadelphia 3-2 on Thursday night. → Read More

Stars edge Penguins 2-1 in shootout

The Pems sellout streak ( 634 games) ended on the night they honored Hall of Fame broadcaster Mike Lange. → Read More

Roethlisberger: 'I'm not giving up on this season'

“I need to be better,” Roethlisberger said Wednesday. “I need to fight through and figure out how to make better decisions, how to make better throws, how to, you know, be a better football player. ... I’m not going to quit.” → Read More

Steelers defense looking to regain swagger as Rodgers looms

“It is fair to win the game,” Heyward said Thursday. “It's fair to be the best person you can be on Sunday. We're not asking anybody to replicate what someone else does. But we're asking them to just help us get a ‘W.’” → Read More

Carr throws for 382 yards, Raiders top Steelers 26-17

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Derek Carr threw for 382 yards and two touchdowns, including a pretty 61-yard strike to Henry Ruggs midway through the fourth quarter, as the Las Vegas Raiders → Read More

Biles: FBI turned 'blind eye' to reports of gymnasts' abuse

By MARY CLARE JALONICK, WILL GRAVES and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press → Read More

Simone Biles: FBI turned ‘blind eye’ to reports of gymnasts’ abuse

Biles told the Senate Judiciary Committee that “enough is enough” as she and three other U.S. gymnasts spoke in stark emotional terms about the lasting toll Larry Nassar’s crimes have taken on their lives. → Read More

Simone Biles: FBI turned ‘blind eye’ to reports of gymnasts’ abuse

Biles told the Senate Judiciary Committee that “enough is enough” as she and three other U.S. gymnasts spoke in stark emotional terms about the lasting toll Larry Nassar’s crimes have taken on their lives. → Read More

Pittsburgh Steelers' new-look offense bracing for 'growing pains'

Kendrick Green, Dan Moore, Pat Freiermuth and Kevin Dotson will try to help revive the running game, protect Ben Roethlisberger and learn the blocking schemes. → Read More

Penguins' Crosby out at least 6 weeks after wrist surgery

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins will have to start the season without captain Sidney Crosby. The team announced Wednesday that the two-time Hart Trophy winner will be out at least six weeks after undergoing wrist surgery. → Read More

Pitt football opens season against UMass

The nonconference schedule will see Pitt host UMass, Western Michigan and New Hampshire in September, sandwiched around a trip to Tennessee. → Read More

Pirates in MLB's 1st minority lineup honored 50 years later

“We didn’t take the field, you know, to make history," Oliver said Wednesday night while honoring the 50th anniversary of a 10-7 win over Philadelphia. “But as it turned out, it was history. And the thing that I feel great about it was that it proved the unity that we had on our team and proved that we had a manager that really (wasn't) concerned about race.” → Read More

Pickett's last stand: QB ready for one more ride at Pitt

Kenny Pickett remembers being a freshman at Pittsburgh in the summer of 2017 listening to the seniors tell the newcomers to enjoy the ride because of how quickly it goes. → Read More