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Locke dominant as Pirates blank Indians 1-0

Locke dominant as Pirates blank Indians 1-0

Jeff Locke threw eight shutout innings, retiring the last 19 batters he faced, as the Pirates won a classic pitchers’ duel over the Indians 1-0 on a beautiful 4th of July afternoon at PNC Park.

Pirates Mid-Season Minor League Update

Pirates Mid-Season Minor League Update

Even after the graduation of past blue chip prospects like Gregory Polanco and Gerrit Cole, and injuries to future blue chippers like Jameson Taillon and Nick Kingham, the Pirates are still considered to have one of the upper-echelon farm systems in baseball.

Penguins acquire Kessel from Toronto in multi-player trade

Penguins acquire Kessel from Toronto in multi-player trade

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forwards Phil Kessel and Tyler Biggs and defenseman Tim Erixon from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Kasperi Kapanen, Nick Spaling, Scott Harrington and a 2016 third-round draft pick.

Pittsburgh is Home for Braves Grilli

Pittsburgh is Home for Braves Grilli

The bullpen doors opened and Jason Grilli started to run towards the pitcher’s mound. June 28 is an unseasonably cold, rainy day in Pittsburgh, but the Atlanta Braves’ closer had been in this type of weather plenty of times during his parts of four seasons with the Pirates.

Pirates All-Star Memories

Pirates All-Star Memories

Major League Baseball's All-Star game has often served as a barometer of sorts for the Pirates.

2015 Training Camp Position Battles

2015 Training Camp Position Battles

With Steelers veterans like Troy Polamalu, Jason Worilds and Ike Taylor all retired, there are several positions that may not be decided until the team hits Latrobe for training camp in a couple weeks.

For Pirates starter Jeff Locke, there hasn’t been a whole lot that has gone right so far this season.

A home run from Brandon Moss and a 3-RBI performance from Michael Bourn helped the Cleveland Indians defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on a soggy night at PNC Park.

Walker's four hits gave him a 10-for-17 performance in the series -- with seven RBI -- to raise his batting average from .257 to .278.

To say that there was bad blood between the Tigers and Pirates heading into Wednesday night’s game would be an understatement.

On a busy opening day of free agency that included a blockbuster trade for winger Phil Kessel, the Penguins also signed Russian forward Sergei Plotnikov to a one-year entry-level contract.

As Nix brings his hefty statistics to Oakland next season, Pitt fans wonder if the transition to the ACC will make the much-needed addition to the Panthers’ frontcourt play more like Bruce Banner t

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Imagine this potentially disastrous scenario for the Pirates pitching staff: Veteran A.J. Burnett starts pitching like he's 38-years-old. That's it. That's the entire scenario.
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By nature, Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is not a patient man. Despite all arguments to the contrary.
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Bob Friend has not pitched in a major league game since 1966, but the ex-Pirates ace has kept himself quite busy in the nearly 50 years since he last pitched.
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CoGo's is proud to recognize Hempfield Area Senior High School track and field athlete Maddie Holmberg as the June 2015 High School Sports Unsung Hero award recipient.
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Cole Tucker, the Pirates first-round draft pick a year ago, stands out among his teammates. The Arizona-born Tucker stands 6-3, tanned, curly-haired and slender at 185-pounds.
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The draft and the bulk of free agency are behind us and NFL teams are headed toward OTA's and mini-camps. How do the 2015 Steelers look headed into offseason workouts?
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Franklin Regional sophomore Spencer Lee has a chance to be considered the best wrestler the WPIAL has seen since his hero, Cary Kolat, won four state titles with an undefeated record of 137-0 at Jefferson-Morgan in the early 90’s.
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It’s rare and exciting for fans of any sport to watch one transcendent player begin his career as a professional. This year, hockey fans may get to see two.
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