Stories by Will Graves

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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Ex-Greenbrier star gets no decision in big league debut

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh's Brandon Cumpton, a former Greenbrier and Georgia Tech standout, allowed three runs on seven hits in five innings and got a no decision in his major league debut on Saturday.
By Will Graves

Friday, May 31, 2013

Opposing goaltenders have had ups, downs

PITTSBURGH - The NHL's most unlikely postseason success story is nearly bald, his hairline an unwitting casualty to three decades spent hidden under a goaltender's mask.
By Will Graves

Friday, May 24, 2013

Penguins finish off Senators

PITTSBURGH - Eight playoff wins down, eight to go for Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
By Will Graves

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Georgia Bulldog Jones drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers took Georgia linebacker Jarivs Jones with the 17th overall pick in the NFL Draft.
By Will Graves

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Home runs spark Braves

PITTSBURGH - Pinch-hitter Evan Gattis hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning, one of four Atlanta homers in the game, as Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 on Thursday night.
By Will Graves

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Pirates bucking convention in batting lineup

PITTSBURGH - Clint Hurdle understands he's breaking with baseball convention by moving slugger Garrett Jones to the second spot in the batting order.
By Will Graves

Friday, March 29, 2013

Penguins go all in for Stanley Cup

Over the span of four days, the Penguins acquired forwards Jarome Iginla and Brenden Morrow along with defenseman Doug Murray without touching the roster that has now ripped off 14 consecutive ...
By Will Graves

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013

Penguins' Vokoun OK with backup role

Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun says he just wants to be with a good organization and that starting doesn't matter to him.
By Will Graves

Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

Bengals clinch berth, eliminate Steelers

PITTSBURGH — Cincinnati secured its second consecutive playoff berth with a 13-10 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday.
By Will Graves

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012

Roethlisberger back in Steelers lineup

The Pittsburgh Steelers confirmed Thursday that Ben Roethlisberger will return to the starting lineup on Sunday against San Diego after missing three weeks because of injury,
By Will Graves

Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Ravens knock off rival Steelers

The Baltimore Ravens shut down Byron Leftwich, and Jacoby Jones supplied the offense they needed to grab control of the AFC North.
By Will Graves

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Roethlisberger status in the air after injury

Ben Roethlisberger left Heinz Field on Monday night with his sprained right shoulder in a sling. When he walks back in ready to play is anybody's guess.
By Will Graves

Steelers escape with OT victory, lose QB

The Pittsburgh Steelers came away with a victory. The health of their franchise quarterback is another matter entirely.
By Will Graves

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012

Chipper singles in final regular season game

The storybook ending for Chipper Jones would have been putting a fastball into the Allegheny River. Instead, the Atlanta Braves third baseman had to settle for bookending his 19-year career with ...
By Will Graves

Monday, Oct. 1, 2012

Braves lose, settle for wild card

Atlanta lost 2-1 to Pittsburgh on Monday, allowing the Washington Nationals to clinch the NL East title.
By Will Graves

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012

Wallace does not regret holdout

Mike Wallace's lengthy holdout ended Tuesday as the Pro Bowl wide receiver rejoined his Steelers teammates.
By Will Graves

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Pirates having fun as winners

Want to know the Pittsburgh Pirates’ secret behind their rise to first in the National League Central? It’s all about the Zoltan.
By Will Graves

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Ross to be vital part of US team

Kyla Ross, 15, will be key to the Americans' hopes of holding off Russia and China in London
By Will Graves

Saturday, June 23, 2012

NHL Draft has its second round

PITTSBURGH - Anthony Stolarz tried to drink in the biggest moment of his life, but the crowd inside Consol Energy Center never gave him a chance.
By Will Graves

Friday, June 22, 2012

Russian goes No. 1 in NHL Draft

Nail Yakupov is the first Russian-born player to be taken with the top pick since the Washington Capitals chose Alex Ovechkin in 2004.
By Will Graves

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Taxpayers duck financial hit

Taxpayers dodged a financial punch when a judge ruled this month Augusta doesn't have to pay attorney fees to the company that successfully sued the city over its bidding process.
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