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Monday July 6 2015
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US defeats Japan 5-2 for third Women's World Cup title

US defeats Japan 5-2 for third Women's World Cup title

Carli Lloyd scored 3 first-half goals and the USA routed Japan 5-2 to win the Women's World Cup.

Big fifth inning carries Pirates over Indians

Big fifth inning carries Pirates over Indians

A five-run fifth inning and another strong start by Gerrit Cole propelled the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday afternoon in front of a sellout crowd 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.

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.

With Sunday’s 5-3 win over the Indians, the Pirates officially reached the midway point of the season.

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds defeated the New York Red Bulls II, 3-0, before a lively Fourth of July crowd at Highmark Stadium in one of their strongest performances of the year. 

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

 Indians’ starter Cody Anderson went eight innings of one run ball and pitched a complete game, but was saddled with the loss.

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.

As he finished his warm-up pitches and his name was announced, some half-hearted boos came raining down.

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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.
Feature ThreeNorth Shore Notes
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.
Feature FourHigh School
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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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