Pitt lands two recruits from Wisconsin

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New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said it's possible third baseman Alex Rodriguez could miss the entire season while recovering from hip surgery.

Cashman said "there's no guarantees in this stuff" that Rodriguez will be able to play this year.

Rodriguez, 37, had surgery on his left hip last week. The team said the rehabilitation time was expected to be six months, which would keep him out until the All-Star break.

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The Seattle Mariners signed catcher Ronny Paulino to a minor league deal with an invite to the major league camp.

• The Chicago White Sox agreed to a one-year contract with reliever Matt Lindstrom that includes a club option for 2014. Lindstrom will receive $2.3 million next season. The White Sox can then pay him $4 million in 2014 or buy him out for $500,000.

College football

Two players from Wisconsin gave Pitt verbal commitments this week. Jester Weah, a receiver from Madison Memorial High School, gave the Panthers a verbal commitment Friday. Zach Poker, a linebacker from Oconomowoc, gave a verbal commitment earlier in the week. They can sign binding letters of intent Feb. 6.


The Robert Morris men's team outshot host Air Force but did not score in a 2-0 loss to the Falcons. The Colonials, who fell to 12-8-2, had 30 shots compared to 25 for Air Force.


The Pittsburgh Riverhounds will open their United Soccer League PRO home schedule April 13 against the Harrisburg City Islanders at new Highmark Stadium, Station Square. Their season opener is April 6 at Richmond, Va.


The Washington Wild Things of the independent Frontier League acquired first baseman Corey LeVier of San Dimas, Calif., to complete a previous trade with the River City Rascals.

Harness racing

The Meadows canceled a live card Friday because of snow. All facilities remain open for simulcast viewing and wagering. The next live racing card is 12:55 p.m. Monday.

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