2-minute Drill: Pens Give Up Lead Late, Fall to Flyers in Overtime

| March 18, 2019

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  • When the Pittsburgh Penguins found out they would be without star center Evgeni Malkin on a week-to-week basis because of an upper-body injury, they were down.
  • Duke is the No. 1 overall seed in this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament, and the selection committee also gave top seeds to fellow ACC teams Virginia and North Carolina, as well as Gonzaga.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their trek into free agency Sunday by signing linebacker Mark Barron to a two-year, $12 million contract, according to multiple national reports.
  • Nothing on paper suggested that Penn State should have beaten Ohio State 5-1 like it did on Sunday afternoon in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals. The Buckeyes have always been the thorn in the Nittany Lions’ side. They had lost just nine times to Penn State, the fewest by any member of the Big Ten short of newcomer Notre Dame.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates unveiled a lineup that might be a preview for Opening Day, and their ace looked like he was ready.

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