Penguins defenseman Kris Letang considering surgery for undisclosed ailments
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Penguins defenseman Kris Letang considering surgery for undisclosed ailments
During his season-ending press conference with media in Cranberry on Thursday, Pittsburgh Penguins president of hockey operations Kyle Dubas offered updates on several players who finished the 2023-24 campaign with various injuries. Most notably, defenseman Kris Letang may require surgery to correct an assortment of various unspecified injuries. "Kris was
Tim Benz: Penguins brass whistling a familiar tune when it comes to Tristan Jarry
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Tim Benz: Penguins brass whistling a familiar tune when it comes to Tristan Jarry
Here's a quick synopsis of the Pittsburgh Penguins' goaltending situation. Stop me if this sounds vaguely familiar to any other recent sports storyline in Pittsburgh. The Penguins invested a lot of faith in Tristan Jarry and positioned him as their goaltender of the future and the present. As the season
South Korea slows plan to hike medical school admissions as doctors' strike drags on
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South Korea slows plan to hike medical school admissions as doctors' strike drags on
South Korea's government says it will slow down a plan to admit more students to the country’s medical schools from next year, in a bid to end a weeks-long strike by thousands of doctors.
2 suspects detained in Poland after last month's attack on a Navalny ally in Lithuania
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2 suspects detained in Poland after last month's attack on a Navalny ally in Lithuania
Lithuania's president says that two people have been detained in Poland on suspicion of attacking Russian opposition activist Leonid Volkov, an ally of the late activist Alexei Navalny, in Vilnius.
Stock market today: World stocks retreat as Middle East tensions flare
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Stock market today: World stocks retreat as Middle East tensions flare
European markets have opened lower after a retreat in Asia, where Japan’s Nikkei 225 index slumped 2.7% on heavy selling of semiconductor-related shares and other market heavyweights.
First Call: Steelers QB Russell Wilson to throw out Pirates' 1st pitch; watch Paul Skenes sparkle again in Indy
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First Call: Steelers QB Russell Wilson to throw out Pirates' 1st pitch; watch Paul Skenes sparkle again in Indy
In Friday's "First Call," new Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Russell Wilson is getting back to his baseball roots. Paul Skenes makes another minor league start. A local pitcher is tearing up the American League in Oakland, and we preview this weekend's Pirates-Red Sox series at PNC Park. Russ is with us
Breakfast With Benz NFL Draft preview: Front 7 fits and misses for Steelers
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Breakfast With Benz NFL Draft preview: Front 7 fits and misses for Steelers
When the Pittsburgh Steelers were truly elite at team-building, they could afford to spend high draft choices on front-seven defensive players who didn't necessarily have to come in and start right away but could contribute and evolve into long-term defensive stalwarts. Particularly along the defensive line. Cameron Heyward, Stephon Tuitt
Bethel Park's Justin Meis aims to keep climbing Pirates farm system ladder
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Bethel Park's Justin Meis aims to keep climbing Pirates farm system ladder
It's been nearly three years since the Pittsburgh Pirates drafted pitcher Justin Meis in the 10th round (No. 283 overall) of the 2021 MLB Draft, but the euphoria has yet to wear off for the Bethel Park native, who played collegiately at Eastern Michigan. Adding to the still-surreal feeling of
AP Week in Pictures: Asia
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AP Week in Pictures: Asia
April 12-18, 2024 Shoppers are terrified after a lone assailant started stabbing people at a shopping mall in Sydney; people appreciate spring flowers like cherry and azalea blossoms in Tokyo; a King Sejong statue receives a spring cleaning in Seoul, South Korea.
The Latest | Israel targets air defense system in Syria, state news agency says
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The Latest | Israel targets air defense system in Syria, state news agency says
Syria’s state-run SANA news agency quotes a military statement as saying Israel carried out a missile strike targeting an air defense unit in its south, causing material damage.
AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean
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AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean
April 12 - 18, 2024 Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced the creation of two new Indigenous territories.
Pirates farm report for April 18, 2024: Paul Skenes dominant again for Indy
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Pirates farm report for April 18, 2024: Paul Skenes dominant again for Indy
INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 9-9) gave up four runs in the top of the ninth but held on for a 6-5 win over St. Paul (Twins). Paul Skenes (0.00) made his fourth Triple-A start and was dominant again, throwing 3⅓ scoreless innings with eight strikeouts. He allowed a double to 1B Yunior
Group condemns 'humiliating searches' by security at Barcelona stadium
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Group condemns 'humiliating searches' by security at Barcelona stadium
The director of a group that advocates for female sports fans says she and other Paris Saint-Germain supporters were subjected to "abusive” searches while entering Barcelona’s stadium for a Champions League match earlier this week.
Bills' Josh Allen credits Stefon Diggs for development in 1st comments since trade
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Bills' Josh Allen credits Stefon Diggs for development in 1st comments since trade
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. " Impersonal as it might seem to have their dynamic on-field relationship end with an exchange of phone texts, Bills quarterback Josh Allen made it clear Thursday how much receiver Stefon Diggs meant to him during their four seasons together in Buffalo. Allen made no mention of