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Penguins part ways with 3 assistant coaches after loss in qualifiers

The Pittsburgh Penguins' qualifying round loss to the Montreal Canadiens cost assistant coaches Sergei Gonchar, Jacques Martin and Mark Recchi their jobs.

Simone Biles on 2021 Olympic participation: 'Nothing is set in stone'

Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles has finally broken her silence on the year long postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and when asked if she would compete next summer Biles said "nothing is really set in stone."

Crosby collects 800th assist as Penguins snap losing streak by steamrolling Senators

Sidney Crosby scored and collected his 800th career assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins ended a six-game losing streak with a 7-3 win over Ottawa on Tuesday night.

Penguins acquire Zucker from Wild for Galchenyuk, prospect, 1st-round pick

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired veteran forward Jason Zucker from Minnesota, giving the Penguins' top-six forward group a jolt as they prepare for a post-season push.

Penguins' Sidney Crosby returns from 2-month absence with 4 points, nifty assist

Sidney Crosby watched the Pittsburgh Penguins thrive in his absence. The longtime captain pledged he would simply focus on doing his part to keep the Penguins rolling in his return from a two-month layoff. Then, he scored one goal and three assists in his return to action.

Scouting will drive success of Pirates, says new GM Ben Cherington

Ben Cherington earned three World Series rings with the Boston Red Sox, the last as general manager of the 2013 club that raced from worst to first. The challenge that lies ahead for the former Toronto Blue Jays executive with Pittsburgh will be different.

Women's hockey stars say fight for 1 league '100 per cent' worth sacrifices

Six months after saying they wouldn't play this season in North America, the best women's pro hockey players have suited up overseas, strictly for their national teams or not at all. They remain united and hopeful of being part of one league backed by the NHL.

Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez tried to have sex with minor, police say

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was being held Wednesday in a Pennsylvania jail on multiple felony charges after allegedly telling investigators he attempted to have sex with an underage girl during a meeting at her house in 2017.

Pirates' all-star closer Vazquez arrested on child solicitation, porn charges

Pittsburgh Pirates all-star closer Felipe Vazquez has been arrested on charges of pornography and soliciting a child.

Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger out for season with elbow injury

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will undergo surgery on his right elbow and be placed on injured reserve, ending the 37-year-old's 16th season just two weeks in.

Roethlisberger injured as Steelers fall to Seahawks

Russell Wilson threw for three touchdowns, including a 28-yard rainbow to DK Metcalf midway through the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Seahawks held off the Pittsburgh Steelers 28-26 on Sunday.

Steelers sign QB Ben Roethlisberger through 2021

The Steelers and two-time Super Bowl winner Ben Roethlisberger agreed to terms on a contract extension Wednesday that will keep Roethlisberger in Pittsburgh through the 2021 season. His 5,129 yards passing led the NFL last season.

Islanders send Penguins packing in 4 games

Jordan Eberle scored for the fourth time in as many games, and Brock Nelson added the winner Tuesday as the visiting New York Islanders completed a first-round playoff sweep of the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 3-1 win.

Lightning face humiliating end to spectacular season

A fourth straight loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday and the Tampa Bay Lightning will have a chapter of NHL lore all to themselves. And not the good kind.

Islanders ride balanced attack to victory, putting Penguins on brink

The New York Islanders are on the cusp of just their second playoff series win in more than a quarter-century after rolling to a 4-1 victory over the stunned Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday to take a 3-0 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final.