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Jaso hits for cycle as Pirates beat Cubs 8-4

Jaso hits for cycle as Pirates beat Cubs 8-4

John Jaso made history on Wednesday night as he hit for the first cycle at PNC Park. The Pirates first baseman also drove in five runs in Pittsburgh’s 8-4 victory over Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs.

2016 Pirates: 10 Worst Losses

2016 Pirates: 10 Worst Losses

With the Pirates now officially eliminated from playoff contention, it seems only fitting to look back at their 10 worst losses of 2016.

In the Penalty Box with Jim Rutherford

In the Penalty Box with Jim Rutherford

Jim Rutherford was named the Penguins general manager in June 2014. Just 18 months later, after another early playoff exit and a slow start to his second season, Rutherford fired his head coach, a move that had many wondering if the GM would be next on the chopping block.

Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Arnold Palmer charged across the golf course and into America's living rooms with a go-for-broke style that made a country club sport popular for the everyman. At ease with presidents and the public, he was on a first-name basis with both.

Wentz leads Eagles over Steelers in 34-3 rout

Wentz leads Eagles over Steelers in 34-3 rout

Carson Wentz tossed a pair of touchdowns en route to his first 300-yard performance, leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a 34-3 rout over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

MLB Award Winners and Predictions

MLB Award Winners and Predictions

Another baseball season is almost in the books. PSR passes out our annual awards as the playoffs loom.

The Pittsburgh Pirates rallied in the ninth inning, but ultimately fell short as the Chicago Cubs won 6-4 on Tuesday night at PNC Pa

Pirates’ starter Chad Kuhl (5-4) loaded the bases three times in his 3+ innings. He wriggled off with just a sacrifice fly in the first.

The benches cleared in the bottom of the third when Washington starter AJ Cole threw at Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang behind his head.

After their victory over the Pirates and the New York Mets’ loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, the Nationals secured the N.L. East crown for the third time in the past five years.

Smith, who was the breakout star in last week’s victory over Temple, found himself heading back to the locker room early in the second quarter after being ejected for targeting.

Trubisky threw for career highs of 453 yards and five touchdowns for the Tar Heels (3-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who never led until the final play and trailed by 13 midway through the four

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Bob Prince was best known as the voice of the PIttsburgh Pirates for 28 years, but it was not the only job he had over his Hall of Fame career. “The Gunner” also called Steelers and Penguins games at different times during his career and was part of the NBC broadcast team for the 1965 All-Star Game.
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Expectations are high for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2016. A revamped defensive line, featuring two of the league's best ends in Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt, is one of the main reasons why.
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The Steelers opened the preseason as the odd-on favorite in the AFC North, but injuries and suspensions could open the door for a still-talented Bengals team and Ravens squad looking to rebound from a disappointing 2015.
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Pittsburgh Penguins’ head coach Mike Sullivan has obviously spoken several very kind words about his championship hockey team. Sullivan has complimented his team’s speed, chemistry, and teamwork. But perhaps more than anything else, Sullivan complimented their toughness.
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College football is one week away, as Hawaii and Cal open the 2016 season in Sydney, Australia next Friday. The local teams don't kick things off until Labor Day weekend, but PSR has our preseason rankings together already.
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In the days leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, it was unknown whether University of Pittsburgh tight end JP Holtz would be selected.
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Western Pennsylvania's football recruiting class of 2017 is a strong one, led by Clairton's Lamont Wade -- one of the top recruits in the country. The class also features a multitude of interior line talent.
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Five of the top seven Heisman vote-getters are back on the college football field this fall, making this season's Heisman watch one of the most heated in recent memory.
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