Here is the latest Pennsylvania sports news from The Associated Press



Charlotte at Temple, Noon

Princeton at Lehigh, 12:30 p.m.

Kennesaw St. at Duquesne, 1 p.m.

Penn at Fordham, 1 p.m.

VMI at Bucknell, 3 p.m.

Penn St. at Michigan, 3:30 p.m.

Pittsburgh at North Carolina, 3:30 p.m.

Villanova at Lafayette, 6 p.m.

Malone at Robert Morris, 7 p.m.

St. Francis (Pa.) at Albany (NY), 7 p.m.


Washington (J. Ross 7-5) at Pittsburgh (I. Nova 12-7), 7:05 p.m.

Philadelphia (A. Asher 1-0) at NY Mets (S. Gilmartin 0-0), 7:10 p.m.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Jacob Stallings' pinch-hit single in the 11th inning lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over Washington 6-5 Friday night, preventing the Nationals from clinching a postseason berth. Pittsburgh's seventh win in nine games kept the Pirates on the fringe of the NL wild-card race.

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto hit a three-run homer that capped a six-run rally in the fifth inning, Hansel Robles gave a big boost from the bullpen and the New York Mets beat Philadelphia 10-5 Friday night. The Mets began the day tied with San Francisco for the NL wild-card lead.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Penn State has settled a court fight with its insurer over payments to victims of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. The insurance case revealed new details about how early Penn State football coach Joe Paterno knew that his assistant coach had been accused of sexually abusing boys. A one-page document filed with a Philadelphia court on Thursday states the action against the Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association Insurance Company is settled.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina improved enough defensively last season to edge Pittsburgh on the way to winning an Atlantic Coast Conference division championship. The teams that finished 1 and 2 atop the Coastal Division last year meet in their league openers Saturday, with the Tar Heels facing the familiar challenge of trying to hold up physically against the Panthers' pounding ground game.