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Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Bell follows the flight of his solo home run off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Wes Parsons in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Denver.

The Pirates have been having a lot of those moments against Colorado this weekend as their offense has battered Rockies pitchers for three games.Read more

By DENNIS GEORGATOS Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — Dario Agrazal pitched three-run ball into the sixth inning, Melkey Cabrera hit a three-run homer, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 9-4 on Friday night.

Starling Marte had three hits and tied a career-best with...Read more

former New York Mets' second baseman and current Long Island Duck's manager Wally Backman

Former New York Mets second baseman Wally Backman has been arrested in connection with alleged domestic violence on Long Island.Read more

 Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs

Skaggs had the powerful painkillers fentanyl and oxycodone in his system along with alcohol.Read more

 Jim Langer is introduced before the inaugural Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest in Cleveland.

Pro Football Hall of Fame center Jim Langer, who was literally in the middle of the Miami Dolphins' 1972 perfect season, has died at the age of 71.Read more

Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis

The NFL would love the main focus of 2019 to be on the celebrations of its 100th season.

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Montgomery Biscuits manager Morgan Ensberg, left, fights back tears as Ryan Thompson, a pitcher with the team, talks about teammate Blake Bivens

Tampa Bay Rays minor leaguer Blake Bivens said his "heart was turned to ash" when his wife, 1-year-old son and mother-in-law were slain this week.Read more

The ACC finally has its TV channel airing hundreds of league sporting events each year thanks in no small measure to its schools.Read more

Paintsville's John Walker Phelps on a 44-yard touchdown run past Lawrence County's Andrew Tackett on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 in Louisa, Ky. Paintsville won 48-17.

Led by a decline in football for the fifth straight year, participation in U.S. high school sports dropped in 2018-19 for the first time in 30 yearsRead more

Former New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski holds a news conference announcing his advocacy for CBD and becoming an investor in Abacus Health Products, the maker of CBDMEDIC, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 in New York.

A few hours after winning his third Super Bowl, Rob Gronkowski said he was in bed in tearsRead more