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Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 12:20 am EDT - WTOP

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Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 12:20 am EDT
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed a $4 trillion budget blueprint that is a major step forward for President Donald Trump's ambitious promises for “massive tax cuts and reform.” The 51-49 vote sets the stage for debate later this year to ...

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Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 pm EDT - WTOP

Sports Business - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:46

Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 pm EDT
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania are attending a gala at the Embassy of Kuwait benefiting the U.N. refugee agency. Melania Trump is being honored by the Kuwait-American Foundation at a dinner benefiting the United ...

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Steelers ripe for the picking - New York Post

Steelers - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:37

New York Post

Steelers ripe for the picking
New York Post
Bengals (+5) over STEELERS: Pittsburgh laid it on the line for Cat's Crew against the Chiefs, knocking out the last of the unbeatens. But that huge effort may leave this favorite short intensity-wise against a divisional side they're used to beating on ...

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Low expectations for Pitt women's basketball in 2017-18 - Cardiac Hill (blog)

Pitt Basketball - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:33

Cardiac Hill (blog)

Low expectations for Pitt women's basketball in 2017-18
Cardiac Hill (blog)
The Panthers were voted to finish 13th (out of 15 teams) by a 'Blue Ribbon' panel and picked 14th by the coaches. In addition, no Panthers were selected to either preseason team or the Newcomer Team. Brenna Wise would have been a likely pick for the ...

Pittsburgh Penguins: Keys to Saturday's Game Against the Panthers - Pens Labyrinth

Penguins - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:54

Pens Labyrinth

Pittsburgh Penguins: Keys to Saturday's Game Against the Panthers
Pens Labyrinth
The Pittsburgh Penguins are set to play the Florida Panthers tomorrow in a rematch of last Saturday's game. The Pittsburgh Penguins came away with a 4-3 win against Florida on Saturday. Now we will be facing them again and it's our game to win.
Penguins beat Rangers, 5-4, in overtimePittsburgh Post-Gazette
Game Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins @ New York Rangers 10/17/17PensBurgh
The Buzzer: Malkin paces Penguins, Vegas keeps on winningNBCSports.com
Sports Illustrated -Bluelinestation.com -Newsday
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Pitt center Ilegomah may sit out this year because of NCAA rule - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Pitt Basketball - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:46

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Pitt center Ilegomah may sit out this year because of NCAA rule
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
Pitt basketball center Peace Ilegomah may be forced to sit out this year because of an NCAA rule limiting the number of years student-athletes can spend in high school. According to Sam Ferry, an assistant coach on the team, the NCAA has a rule that ...
Pitt appealing NCAA decision that would sideline Peace Ilegomah for a yearPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Event Notes: Aintree Racecourse To Hold 'Celebration Of Merseyside Sport' - SportsBusiness Daily

Sports Business - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:00

Event Notes: Aintree Racecourse To Hold 'Celebration Of Merseyside Sport'
SportsBusiness Daily
Aintree Racecourse will be presenting a " Celebration of Merseyside Sport " for Grand National Thursday at next year's Grand National Festival. The "newly-renamed Grand National Thursday -- A Day for Champions" will celebrate the "many successes of ...

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Rugby Football Union Considering Additional Security Measures At Twickenham - SportsBusiness Daily

Sports Business - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:00

Rugby Football Union Considering Additional Security Measures At Twickenham
SportsBusiness Daily
The Rugby Football Union confirmed it is "considering installing concrete bollards and other permanent barriers around Twickenham stadium in order to prevent future terror attacks at the home of English rugby," according to Rory O'Callaghan of SKY ...

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Football Notes: FIFA To Pay $600000 To Help Cover Travel Costs For WC Playoff Matches - SportsBusiness Daily

Sports Business - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:00

Football Notes: FIFA To Pay $600000 To Help Cover Travel Costs For WC Playoff Matches
SportsBusiness Daily
FIFA will pay $600,000 to help teams travel to two intercontinental World Cup playoffs next month. It will contribute $150,000 each toward travel costs for the football federations of Australia, Honduras, New Zealand and Peru . There are "no direct ...

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Marketplace Roundup: UEFA Announces Global Deal With Booking.com - SportsBusiness Daily

Sports Business - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:00

Marketplace Roundup: UEFA Announces Global Deal With Booking.com
SportsBusiness Daily
UEFA and Booking.com announced a four-year global partnership for all UEFA national team football competitions from '18-22. Booking.com will be the official accommodation and attractions booking partner for all events, including Euro 2020. With ten ...

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FIA Told To Introduce Whistleblowing System To Prevent Corruption - SportsBusiness Daily

Sports Business - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:59

FIA Told To Introduce Whistleblowing System To Prevent Corruption
SportsBusiness Daily
Formula 1's governing body was "advised to introduce a whistleblowing system to prevent corruption" following an investigation by Deloitte, according to Christian Sylt for the London INDEPENDENT. FIA has been "slow off the mark in this respect compared ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers, Cincinnati Bengals on similar defensive rises - Cincinnati.com

Steelers - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:57

Cincinnati.com

Pittsburgh Steelers, Cincinnati Bengals on similar defensive rises
Cincinnati.com
The results are different. Many players are different. But as the film of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense rolls inside the meeting rooms at Paul Brown Stadium this week, make no mistake, this group ranked third in yards and fourth in points allowed ...
Bengals-Steelers CapsuleWashington Post
John Ross “probably won't go” vs SteelersCincy Jungle
Bengals won't be inviting Steelers for Thanksgiving any time soonESPN (blog)
Behind the Steel Curtain -USA TODAY -PennLive.com
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Why Steelers CBs don't shadow WRs anymore - PennLive.com

Steelers - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:56

PennLive.com

Why Steelers CBs don't shadow WRs anymore
PennLive.com
Steelers cornerbacks Joe Haden and Artie Burns leap over Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. Burns and Haden have taken the Steelers away from shadowing opposing wide receivers. (AP Photo/Don Wright)( Don Wright ).
Team president: Steelers not looking to trade Martavis BryantPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger and coach Mike Tomlin say Martavis Bryant is happyESPN
Chiefs offensive trends from the Steelers gameArrowhead Pride (blog)
CBSSports.com -Behind the Steel Curtain -For The Win
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Ten on the bubble in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Hollywood Casino 400 - Kansas City Star

NASCAR - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:51

Kansas City Star

Ten on the bubble in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Hollywood Casino 400
Kansas City Star
With Martin Truex Jr. and Brad Keselowski already locked into the next round of the NASCAR Cup playoffs by virtue of their wins in the Round of 12, here are the 10 drivers, in order of points, who must win Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400 to guarantee ...
NASCAR Playoffs at Kansas preview: Standings, TV schedule, live stream, previous resultsCBSSports.com
NASCAR at Kansas 2017: Odds, key stats, prediction, sleepers, fantasy drivers to watchSporting News
NASCAR elimination weekend at Kansas Speedway: What you need to knowCharlotte Observer
Nascar -USA TODAY
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Steelers searching for cure to red-zone issues - USA TODAY

Steelers - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:54

USA TODAY

Steelers searching for cure to red-zone issues
USA TODAY
Steelers searching for cure to red-zone issues. The Pittsburgh Steelers have no trouble moving the ball, but scoring touchdowns is another matter. Loading… Post to Facebook. Steelers searching for cure to red-zone issues The Pittsburgh Steelers have ...
Why Steelers CBs don't shadow WRs anymorePennLive.com
Team president: Steelers not looking to trade Martavis BryantPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger and coach Mike Tomlin say Martavis Bryant is happyESPN
Arrowhead Pride (blog) -CBSSports.com -Tribune-Review -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Which drivers will survive Kansas after havoc at Talladega jumbled the standings? - Charlotte Observer

NASCAR - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:38

Charlotte Observer

Which drivers will survive Kansas after havoc at Talladega jumbled the standings?
Charlotte Observer
And while we knew Talladega would lead to some movers and shakers on the NASCAR playoff leaderboard, now we actually know where we stand going into Sunday's elimination race in Kansas City. And where we stand is ... well, anyone could still make ...

The Steelers aren't the only unpredictable team in the NFL - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Steelers - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:32

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Steelers aren't the only unpredictable team in the NFL
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
By doing so, the Steelers beat the last remaining unbeaten and at 4-2 are tied for the second best record in the AFC. Oddsmakers love them again. The betting site Bovada rates them the second-best favorite in the NFL to win the Super Bowl at 7-1 odds, ...

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Pat Narduzzi Says Pitt Will Be Fine - Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Pitt Football - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:56

Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Pat Narduzzi Says Pitt Will Be Fine
Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)
PITTSBURGH — By Week 8 of the 2017 Pitt football season, there's not a lot to be positive about for the Pittsburgh Panthers. Pitt, sitting at 2-5 and 0-3 in the ACC and tied for last place in the Coastal Division, has seen its season run off the rails ...
Pitt football news: Ian Troost explains why he's kneelingClutchPoints
Pat Narduzzi on Pitt's rocky season: 'We will overcome this'Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Prediction: Blue Devils to triumph over PanthersUniversity of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

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Bathurst 1000: Marcos Ambrose moves on from NASCAR, Penske V8 Supercars team - Autoweek

NASCAR - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:15

Bathurst 1000: Marcos Ambrose moves on from NASCAR, Penske V8 Supercars team
Autoweek
Former NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose wasn't on the Mountain on Oct. 8 for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 near Sydney. Instead, Ambrose, who drove for the legendary Wood Brothers and Richard Petty Motorsports from 2006-2014, went fishing at his ...

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John Ross “probably won't go” vs Steelers - Cincy Jungle

Steelers - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:08

Cincy Jungle

John Ross “probably won't go” vs Steelers
Cincy Jungle
The timing seemed perfect with a huge game against the Steelers next on the schedule. If the Bengals were able to win and become 3-3, while knocking the Steelers down to 4-3, the season will have completely turned around after an 0-3 start. The hopes ...

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In January of this year, a group of hockey “experts” took a stage in Los Angeles and declared to the public the 100 greatest NHL players of all-time.
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Chris Kunitz scored in double-overtime, his second goal of the game, lifted the Penguins over the Ottawa Senators in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals Thursday night in Pittsburgh.
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Patric Hornqvist scored with 1:35 left in the game, giving the Penguins the game winner, and boosting the team to its second consecutive Stanley Cup.
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Downtown Pittsburgh streets and Point State Park were filled with a record number of people as the 2017 Penguins Stanley Cup victory parade made its way through the city.
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Josh Bell had not hit a walk-off home run since he was a member of the Altoona Curve in 2015. He changed that Friday with a soaring shot for the left field loonies.
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Francisco Cervelli is as passionate about the current state of Venezuela as anybody you'll find. Last month, the Pirates' catcher spoke passionately about the movement, his country's state of affairs and the future of Venezuela.
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The Pittsburgh Pirates Friday announced they have signed right-handed pitcher Shane Baz, the 12th overall selection in the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
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Monday night was more than a game. For Jameson Taillon, it was another heave in an ongoing push to liberation from a disease that can break down the toughest of men.
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