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Penn State head coach James Franklin and a contract extension have been linked since the Nittany Lions appeared in the Rose Bowl in January. Friday, the extension was finally agreed upon and according to Sports Illustrated, will be worth $5.8 million per year for 6 years with a buyout of $2 million this year.

By Jarrod Prugar

08/18/2017 - 19:42
The Pirates allowed 10 unanswered runs in an 11-7 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in a rain filled Thursday night, pushing their losing streak to five games.

HOW THEY SCORED: Josh Harrison opened the scoring with a two run home run down the left field in line in the first.

08/18/2017 - 01:26
Alex Stumpf
Veteran center Matt Cullen has signed with the Minnesota Wild.

Matt Cullen is returning home to play his 20th season in the NHL.

08/17/2017 - 06:48
PSR Staff
Josh Bell had three hits and two RBI but the Brewers hit five home runs off Pirates' pitchers and Milwaukee edged Pittsburgh 7-6 on Thursday afternoon in Miller Park.

Two former Pirates, Neil Walker and Keon Broxton, were among four Brewers to hit home runs.

08/16/2017 - 17:48
Tony DeFazio
Ivan Nova allowed just four hits and one earned run over six innings, but the Pirates lost their third straight, falling to the Brewers 3-1.

Ivan Nova allowed just four hits and one earned run over six innings, but the Pirates lost their third straight, falling to the Brewers 3-1.

08/15/2017 - 22:26
A.P.
Justin Thomas shot a 3-under 68 on Sunday at Quail Hollow to win the PGA Championship.

Justin Thomas remembers hearing the roar before he ever saw the shot.

08/14/2017 - 06:58
A.P.
The Blue Jays scored five runs in the first inning against Chad Kuhl and cruised to a 7-1 victory over the Pirates on Sunday in Toronto.

TORONTO (AP) -- After a forgettable July, J.A. Happ has been unbeatable so far in August.

08/14/2017 - 06:45
A.P.
Chris Rowley, a former first lieutenant in the United States Army, pitched 5 1/3 innings to win his major league debut as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Saturday.

Rowley is the first graduate of the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, to reach the majors.

08/12/2017 - 19:11
A.P.
Jameson Taillon pitched six innings to snap a three-start winless streak, Josh Harrison had two hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Friday night, their seventh win in nine games.

Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen limped off because of a sore left knee one batter after hitting an RBI double in the third. McCutchen was replaced by Starling Marte.

08/11/2017 - 22:46
A.P.
Veteran linebacker Arthur Moats had three sacks and an interception, rookie quarterback Josh Dobbs threw a 28-yard touchdown pass to give Pittsburgh the lead for good in a 20-12 preseason win over the New York Giants on Friday night.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (AP) -- Watching T.J. Watt and Josh Dobbs in their first NFL game, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin got what he expected from the draft picks.

08/11/2017 - 22:34
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