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Steelers select Artie Burns in the first round of 2016 NFL Draft

Steelers select Artie Burns in the first round of 2016 NFL Draft

The Steelers used the 25th pick of the first round to select Miami cornerback Artie Burns with their first pick of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Oshie has hat trick as Capitals beat Penguins 4-3 in overtime

Oshie has hat trick as Capitals beat Penguins 4-3 in overtime

T.J. Oshie's hat trick lifted the Capitals over the ‪Penguins‬ 4-3 in overtime in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series.

Penn State Spring Thoughts

Penn State Spring Thoughts

As difficult as it can be to discern real progress from a spring football game, Penn State’s 37-0 Blue victory over White in the Nittany Lions scrimmage earlier this month provided some clues.

Prospect Spotlight: Forward Teddy Blueger

Prospect Spotlight: Forward Teddy Blueger

For almost a year, there was some skepticism that the Pittsburgh Penguins could sign their 2012 NHL Draft second-round pick, Teddy Blueger, before June 1 of this year.

2016 Local NFL Draft Prospects

2016 Local NFL Draft Prospects

There may not be a player with local connections selected in the opening round of this month's NFL Draft, but the region will nonetheless be well-represented once again when the NFL comes calling.

Up Close with Joe Namath

Up Close with Joe Namath

Joe Namath was the NFL’s first true media superstar.

DENVER (AP) -- Jordy Mercer's defense helped get the game to extra innings and his offense put Pittsburgh over the top.

McCutchen, who only had three hits in his prior 23 plate appearances, put himself in pretty impressive company with Roberto Clemente and Willie Stargell as the only Pirates with at least 10 multi-h

A day after it took 13 innings and 12 runs to help Pittsburgh get past the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Pirates got one of their most efficient starts of the season from Locke (1-2, 5.03 ERA).

Pirates starter Francisco Liriano’s solid outing went unnoticed as the Pittsburgh bullpen struggled again, surrendering three leads before the Bucs’ offense simply proved to be too much for the Dia

Herrman, who was batting .050 as the backup catcher, got the aforementioned home run as well as a double in the second inning to tie the score at one.

Q: Has someone stepped up to replace departed wide receiver Tyler Boyd?

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The NHL Playoffs are quickly approaching, and the Penguins are battling a spot at the Eastern Conference table. Here are three reasons why they will make a playoff run, and three reasons why they won’t.
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Whenever a hockey team changes coaches mid-season, it’s fair to look at the season in two parts. The beginning of the 2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins campaign was the end of the Mike Johnston era and the remainder marked the beginning of Mike Sullivan’s tenure as head coach.
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