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Crosby, Guentzel lead Penguins over Flyers at Heinz Field

Crosby, Guentzel lead Penguins over Flyers at Heinz Field

Sidney Crosby started the scoring, Jake Guentzel picked up two assists and Matt Murray made 35 saves as the Penguins drew within five points of Metropolitan Division-leading Washington with a 4-2 win over the Flyers at Heinz Field on Saturday night.

No. 8 North Carolina cruises past Pitt on Senior Day at the Pete

No. 8 North Carolina cruises past Pitt on Senior Day at the Pete

Justin Jackson scored 23 points, Joel Berry added 19, and Kennedy Meeks chipped in 18 points and 10 rebounds as the No. 8 Tar Heels took care of Pittsburgh, 85-67. Jamel Artis and Michael Young combined for 24 points on the Panthers' senior day.

Reinforcing the Blue Line

Reinforcing the Blue Line

Even after this week's acquisition of veteran defenseman Ron Hainsey, the blue line appears to be the only position the Penguins plan to upgrade as the trade deadline nears.

Pirates 2017: Offseason Additions and Subtractions

Pirates 2017: Offseason Additions and Subtractions

The Pittsburgh Pirates finished the 2016 season with a 78-83 record, landing them in third place in the National League Central.

The Kid That Saved Pittsburgh

The Kid That Saved Pittsburgh

On Thursday night, Sidney Crosby cemented another brick in his mansion of greatness when he became just the 86th player in NHL history to eclipse the 1,000-point plateau.

St. Elsewhere

St. Elsewhere

A flurry of WPIAL prospects chose to take their talents to South Bend this year, despite rejuvenating seasons by both Penn State and Pitt.

The Penguins struck first in the opening period when Scott Wilson scored on a deflection, assisted by Patric Hornqvist and Matt Cullen.

Fans of both the Penguins and the movie Major League can take solace in a good Rachael Phelps-ism.

Even they can’t win ‘em all.

Welcome to the party, Sheldon.

Inconsistent and underwhelming may very well have fit the profile for Sheldon Jeter’s 2016-17 basketball campaign in Oakland.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets provided a sellout crowd at Nationwide Arena with a captivating look at what the first round of the playoffs

Early in the year, the Steelers struggled with consistency from game to game.

Sports can be an outlet used to forget about an otherwise troublesome life, whether those troubles lie at school, home or both. Sports are all some kids have.

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When the Penguins hired Jim Rutherford as their general manager in 2014, it seemed like a temporary move. The former Carolina Hurricanes GM would spend his two years in Pittsburgh, and then hand the keys to Jason Botterill; the man whom several people thought deserved the job in the first place.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers rode an 11-5 regular season record to the AFC North title and an eventual appearance in the AFC Championship game, where they lost to the New England Patriots by a score of 36-17.
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As much as 80 percent of the Pirates starting rotation could be different next season. Only Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon are locks to return from the 2015 crew. With three spots potentially open, the Pirates could look to add veterans through waivers, free agency and trades. Here are some potential in-house solutions.
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For years, the accomplishments of the Penn State men’s basketball team have been few and far between. Head coach Patrick Chambers has posted a 23-67 overall conference record in his five seasons, one of the worst marks among Power 5 schools. Only TCU, Boston College, Texas Tech and Virginia Tech have a lower in-conference winning percentage than Penn State's .256 mark during that span.
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