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Moroff’s walk-off single leads Pirates over Brewers

Moroff’s walk-off single leads Pirates over Brewers

Max Moroff's bloop single in the 10th inning helped the Pirates pull out a 3-2 win over the Brewers to move within 4 games of first place.

For Francisco Cervelli, the fight for freedom in Venezuela is real

For Francisco Cervelli, the fight for freedom in Venezuela is real

Francisco Cervelli is as passionate about the current state of Venezuela as anybody you'll find. After Monday's unofficial referendum, in which over 7 million Venezuelans voted against the current government, condemning its rule, the Pirates' catcher spoke passionately about the movement, his country's state of affairs and the future of Venezuela.

Despite jockey differences, Irap continues to win

Despite jockey differences, Irap continues to win

After a brutal Kentucky Derby, Irap has rallied back to win the Ohio and Indiana Derby's, winning under all circumstances and making his case as the best three-year-old racehorse in North America.

Bell's growth has been fun to watch

Bell's growth has been fun to watch

Josh Bell had not hit a walk-off home run since he was a member of the Altoona Curve in 2015. He changed that Friday with a soaring shot for the left field loonies.

Penguins coaching news: Recchi replaces Tocchet, Gonchar hired as full-time assistant

Penguins coaching news: Recchi replaces Tocchet, Gonchar hired as full-time assistant

The Penguins lost assistant Rick Tocchet to the Arizona Coyotes, but added two long-time NHL stars and team standouts when they hired Mark Recchi and Sergei Gonchar.

Penguins celebrate Stanley Cup with 650,000 fans in Pittsburgh

Penguins celebrate Stanley Cup with 650,000 fans in Pittsburgh

Downtown Pittsburgh streets and Point State Park were filled with a record number of people as the 2017 Penguins Stanley Cup victory parade made its way through the city.

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Starling Marte could feel the jitters as he darted out of the dugout and onto the field in a major league game for the first time in three months.

THE BIG STORY: The Pirates were carried Monday by Gregory Polanco, who went 4-4 with a pair of runs and run scoring doubles.

Here are the notes of a game that had plenty of firsts.

THE BIG STORY

Taillon was pulled after five innings, allowing all four runs on eight hits- three of which came with two outs in the fifth.

Maybe Seung Hwan Oh didn’t get his copy of the scouting report Friday night.

ELMONT, N.Y.— With 12,667 on hand, the Stars & Stripes Festival went off Saturday at Belmont Park with two grade 1 races highlighting an 11-race program. 

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In January of this year, a group of hockey “experts” took a stage in Los Angeles and declared to the public the 100 greatest NHL players of all-time.
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Chris Kunitz scored in double-overtime, his second goal of the game, lifted the Penguins over the Ottawa Senators in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals Thursday night in Pittsburgh.
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Patric Hornqvist scored with 1:35 left in the game, giving the Penguins the game winner, and boosting the team to its second consecutive Stanley Cup.
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Downtown Pittsburgh streets and Point State Park were filled with a record number of people as the 2017 Penguins Stanley Cup victory parade made its way through the city.
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The Pirates need McCutchen more now than ever to stay competitive
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Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith stole the show Saturday at Belmont Park, winning five races, including three Grade 1 performances.
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The Pittsburgh Pirates Friday announced they have signed right-handed pitcher Shane Baz, the 12th overall selection in the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
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Monday night was more than a game. For Jameson Taillon, it was another heave in an ongoing push to liberation from a disease that can break down the toughest of men.
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