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 Pirates' Andrew McCutchen is hit by a pitch from Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Pedro Villarreal as catcher Tucker Barnhart, right, looks on in the eighth inning Sunday in Cincinnati. The Pirates won 3-0.

Adam Bittner: Pirates contribute their fair share to bean ball wars

The Pirates have hit more opposing players than any pitching staff in baseball this season.

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9-year-old Kansas batboy dies after blow to head

The team said Kaiser Carlisle was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and was moving to collect a used bat when he was struck.

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 Victor Espinoza rides American Pharoah to another victory Sunday in the Haskell Invitational.

American Pharoah still reigns supreme

Triple Crown winner victorious in first race since accomplishing the feat, cruising past competitors in the Haskell Invitational.

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 Matt Kenseth celebrates after winning the Pocono 400 Sunday in Long Pond, Pa.

Kenseth victorious at Pocono

After three drivers hit empty, Matt Kenseth takes advantage to win Sunday at Pocono Raceway.

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Local trainer foiled again in Adios Pace at Meadows

Favorite Dude’s The Man keeps Canonsburg’s Ron Burke from winning elusive harness racing gem.

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 Trainer Ron Burke works Full Moon on the track at the Meadows, June 4, 2014. Burke, in May 2014, became the first North American trainer in harness racing history to accumulate 100-million dollars in total purses.

Local trainer has triple the chance to capture first Adios title

One of the sport’s leading harness racing trainers, Ron Burke, has three horses in the final Saturday night at The Meadows.

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Action ready to heat up at PA Motor Speedway

Back-to-back events Saturday and Sunday at PPMS near Imperial.

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North/South/East/West Xtra: Third trip in a row to nationals for Beadling U-19

Team caps successful run in Western Pennsylvania girls soccer.

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North/South/East/West Xtra: Beadling U-18 wins in final game to end strong

Teams follows Region I title with positive effort at nationals.

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North/South/East/West Xtra: Future is bright for Beadling U-16

Team has impressive run through Region I and looks to repeat next year.

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Pro Basketball

Lincoln Park's Rowan picks North Carolina State

Maverick Rowan had committed to Pitt before his sophomore season but re-opened his recruiting in the fall. WVU also was a finalist.

Summer league canceled after Pitt pulls players out

Panthers coach Jamie Dixon cited the number of players recovering from injuries and changes in NCAA rules for the decision to not play.