Stories by Will Graves

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Much has changed since Penguins, Lightning last met

PITTSBURGH - On the calendar, the gap between the last time the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning met and tonight's Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals is less than three months.
By Will Graves

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Spieth moves on from Masters meltdown

Jordan Spieth understands his meltdown at the end of the Masters will follow him.
By Will Graves

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Pirates top Cardinals on Opening Day

PITTSBURGH - Francisco Liriano tied a Pirates Opening Day record by striking out 10 and singled home the first run of the 2016 Major League Baseball season for good measure, sending Pittsburgh ...
By Will Graves

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Douglas takes American Cup

NEWARK, N.J.-Gabrielle Douglas grabbed the American Cup with her right hand, the silver chalice offering tangible proof to her doubters that her bid for another run at glory is very much A Thing.
By Will Graves

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016

Steelers edge Bengals in wild-card matchup

CINCINNATI — Chris Boswell kicked a 35-yard field goal with 14 seconds remaining as the Steelers somehow pulled out an 18-16 victory in the AFC wild-card game Saturday night.
By Will Graves

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Steelers try to look ahead after frustrating loss

After a loss to Seattle, whatever semblance of control Pittsburgh had in the playoff race is long gone.
By Will Graves

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Biles keeps her gymnastics win streak going

GLASGOW, Scotland - Simone Biles. of the United States, won third consecutive world title, in the all-around.
By Will Graves

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

US men solid in world gymnastics qualifying

GLASGOW, Scotland - The U.S. men's gymnastics team advanced to the world championship finals with a gritty performance in qualifying on Monday.
By Will Graves

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

US women build lead in gymnastics' world championships

GLASGOW, Scotland - The chasm between the U.S. women's gymnastics team and the rest of the world shows no signs of closing less than a year before the 2016 Summer Olympics.
By Will Graves

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Cubs blank Pirates in NL wild-card game

PITTSBURGH - Jake Arrieta allowed four hits in nine dominant innings and the Chicago Cubs rolled to a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild-card game on Wednesday night.
By Will Graves

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

NL wild-card rivals have followed same path

Two years ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates were baseball's new darlings. This year, the role is played by the Chicago Cubs
By Will Graves

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Vick gets another chance with Steelers

PITTSBURGH - Michael Vick's faith never wavered.
By Will Graves

Sunday, Aug 16, 2015

Mikulak wins 3rd men's gymnastics title

Sam Mikulak felt his hands slip off the high bar and knew trouble was coming. A split second later the best male gymnast in America found himself face down on the mat. What better time for a ...
By Will Graves

Saturday, Aug 8, 2015

'Bus' heads class inducted into hall

CANTON, Ohio - The humbled men in gold jackets were unmistakable. So were the unending seas of yellow Terrible Towels there to greet them.
By Will Graves

Hall of Fame Game likely to be short on star-power

CANTON, Ohio - The guys in the gold jackets roaming the sideline during Sunday night's Hall of Fame game will be the latest member of the NFL's Who's Who. The guys on the field will be more Who's ...
By Will Graves

Friday, Aug 7, 2015

Diverse eight-man group to enter football hall

The diverse eight-man group Jerome Bettis headlines entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame represents the value of patience.
By Will Graves

Friday, July 24, 2015

Gymnastics star Douglas is back on the beam

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Olympic gymnastics star Gabby Douglas insists her return to competition isn't a comeback at all.
By Will Graves

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Braves end five-game skid

PITTSBURGH - Atlanta's Alex Wood pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and Jace Peterson hit his third homer for the Braves as they ended a season-high, five-game losing streak with a 2-1 ...
By Will Graves

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Pirates hand Braves fifth loss in a row

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Pirates ripped off five runs in the first inning en route to an 8-4 victory over the Atlanta.Braves on Saturday night.
By Will Graves

Friday, June 26, 2015

Pirates edge Braves

PITTSBURGH - Jordy Mercer doubled home Andrew McCutchen with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
By Will Graves
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