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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania sports news from The Associated Press

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CINCINNATI (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 last night, completing two days full of homers and delays. Earlier in the day, the NL Central rivals completed a game that was suspended in the sixth inning because of rain on Monday night. The Pirates beat the Reds 8-7.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies has been postponed because of rain. No makeup date has yet been announced for yesterday's matchup between NL East rivals.

VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) - Steve Mason kept the Philadelphia Flyers afloat when they struggled early in the season. Now, they may start the playoffs tonight without their Number 1 goalie. Mason practiced for 15 minutes before leaving the ice yesterday, three days after he sustained an upper-body injury during a collision against Pittsburgh.

(AP) - The Florida Panthers bucked the odds by jumping up a spot to win the NHL draft lottery and earn the right to the top pick in June. The Panthers finished 29th in the league. They vaulted ahead of the last-place Buffalo Sabres, who had the best odds of winning the lottery held in Toronto last night. The draft will be held in Philadelphia on June 27th-28th.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed punter Adam Podlesh to a one-year contract. The Steelers are looking for a new punter after deciding not to re-sign Mat McBriar, who averaged a career-worst 41.3 yards per punt during the 2013 season.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Penn State assistant Maren (MAHR'-ehn) Walseth is the new head women's basketball coach at North Dakota State University. NDSU named Walseth to replace Carolyn DeHoff, who resigned after six seasons. Walseth has been at Penn State the past seven seasons.

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