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Wednesday July 1 2015
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Walker delivers in 14th inning as Pirates beat Tigers

Walker delivers in 14th inning as Pirates beat Tigers

The Pirates picked up their first road extra innings win of the season with a 5-4 victory off of a Neil Walker RBI double in the top of the 14th inning, ending a five-hour, 45-minute long game.

The Penguins' Old Dog

The Penguins' Old Dog

By nature, Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is not a patient man. Despite all arguments to the contrary.

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.

The Incredible Bulk

The Incredible Bulk

Calling Rozelle Nix big is an understatement. He’s the Incredible Hulk in a basketball jersey. The seven foot, 308-pound goliath from Pensacola State junior college often made his opponents in the Panhandle Conference look like toothpicks as he averaged close to a double-double in his second season.

A two-out rally in the bottom of the ninth proved to be not quite enough for the home team.

ROCHESTER, NY - In a game played in a constant, torrential downpour, the Pittsburgh Riverhounds fell to the Rochester Rhinos, 1-0, on Saturday night at Sahlen Stadium.

 Charlie Morton (6-1) went 6-plus innings of four-run ball, giving up 10 hits, hitting two batters and striking out half a dozen along the way.

“That’s when I know I’m at my best, when the ball goes the other way,” Mercer said. “When I’m in a good place, I’m hitting the ball to right field.”

Friend has held political office in Allegheny County, picked up golf as a hobby, watched his son play professionally on the PGA Tour, and rose up the ranks as a freemason.

On June 26, centers Connor McDavid (Erie Otters) and Jack Eichel (Boston University) are expected to be selected first and second respectively in the NHL’s Player Entry Draft by the Edmonton Oilers

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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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