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Paul Skenes wins his fourth straight decision and leads Pirates over Reds 4-1

By JOHN PERROTTO Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Paul Skenes pitched one-run ball over six innings to win his fourth straight decision and lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Monday night. Skenes (4-0) allowed six hits in six innings with seven strikeouts ...

Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins signs 1-year franchise tender

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins signed his one-year franchise tender for the 2024 season. However, his long-term future with the team remains in doubt. The fifth-year wideout received the franchise tag in February and didn't ...

Ryan Blaney wins inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race at Iowa Speedway

By JOHN BOHNENKAMP Associated Press NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ryan Blaney had his concerns heading into the final laps Sunday night in the inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race at Iowa Speedway. The problem was he didn't hear his crew chief's reassurance. There was no need to worry, though, with ...