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Rookie Megna lifts Penguins past Canes, 3-1

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Jayson Megna (59) and Brandon Sutter (16) look for a shot against Carolina Hurricanes goalie Justin Peters (35) as Hurricanes’ Justin Faulk (27) defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. Hurricanes’ Andrej Sekera (4), of Slovakia looks for possession at left. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) by Joedy McCrearyAP Sports Writer RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When he eventually tells the story of his first career goal, Pittsburgh rookie Jayson Megna won’t embellish any of the details. Sidney Crosby did set it up, and it did ice a victory that ended a losing streak. That it clicked in off his shin pad? No big deal.

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Duke hosts Pitt in Panthers’ 1st ACC road game

Duke wide receiver Jamison Crowder (3) runs past North Carolina Central’s Darius Spruill (51) to score a touchdown on a punt return during the Bull City Gridiron Classic NCAA college football Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C. Duke beat N.C. Central, 45-0. (AP/The Herald-Sun, Christine T. Nguyen) by Jody McCrearyAP Sports Writer DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke wants to give Pittsburgh a warm welcome to life on the road in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Panthers make their first road trip in the ACC on Saturday when they visit a Blue Devils team looking to get past a discouraging loss to Georgia Tech.