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PITTSBURGH (AP) – Mike and Maurkice Pouncey were born together. They leave the NFL the same way. The 31-year-old twin brothers have retired after spending a decade among the best centers in the league. The Pounceys made the announcement on their respective Instagram pages. Maurkice Pouncey was twice all-pro and nine times pro bowler in Pittsburgh. Mike Pouncey made four Pro Bowls playing for Miami and the Los Angeles Chargers.
CINCINNATI (AP) – Jeremiah Davenport scored 12 points, eight rebounds and six assists as Cincinnati narrowly defeated Temple 71-69. Brendan Barry led the owls with 17 points.
MOON TOWNSHIP, PA (AP) – Kahliel Spear had 16 points and 15 rebounds to lead six Robert Morris players in double digits as the Colonials ended their eight-game losing streak, beating Oakland 88-82 in double overtime. Enoch Cheeks added 15 points for the colonial masters. Charles Bain was 12, Trayden Williams 10 and Dante Treacy 10. Daniel Oladapo led the Golden Grizzlies with 25 points. Robert Morris was without Senior AJ Bramah, who announced earlier Friday that he would be entering the transfer portal. The 6-foot-7 forward averaged 21.0 points, 10.3 rebounds and 1.4 steals in 12 games this season – all team highs.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – College gymnasts across the country are using their voices to influence social change. The Pitt women’s gymnastics team wears jerseys with the abbreviation for “Black Lives Matter” and sequins on the left sleeves. At UCLA, Nia Dennis and Margzetta Frazier’s floor routines, which highlight the influence of black culture, have gone viral. Pitt trainer Samantha Snider says the sport is undergoing a major cultural shift that puts power in the hands of the athletes rather than the coaches.
NEW YORK (AP) – The Philadelphia Phillies will defer $ 9.5 million of the $ 28 million owed to Didi Gregorius under the two-year $ 28 million shortstop deal. Gregorius will receive a $ 1.5 million signing bonus under the contract announced on Wednesday, payable in installments of $ 500,000 every February 1 from 2024 to 2026. He has a salary of $ 12 million this season, of which $ 7 million is on deferral, and a salary of $ 14.5 million in 2022, of which $ 1 million is on hold.
CHICAGO (AP) – Jake Arrieta returns to the Chicago Cubs and agrees to a $ 6 million one-year deal. A person familiar with the situation confirmed the deal on condition of anonymity, since a physical one is pending. Arrieta, 34, won the 2015 NL Cy Young Award with Chicago and helped the Cubs win the 2016 World Series for their first championship since 1908. He went 68-31 with a 2.73 ERA in 128 starts over five years in his first stint with the team.