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Pens survive late Caps surge to take series lead

Pens survive late Caps surge to take series lead

Patric Hornqvist, Tom Kuhnhackl and Carl Hagelin scored for the Penguins, who survived a ferocious late Capitals surge to down Washington 3-2 in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference playoff series,

Cole not sharp as Pirates fall to Cubs 7-2

Cole not sharp as Pirates fall to Cubs 7-2

Gerrit Cole struggled against the Cubs on a cold night at PNC Park again Monday, getting chased in the fifth inning in a 7-2 loss.

Western PA Players move on to the NFL

Western PA Players move on to the NFL

Three WPIAL players were drafted into the NFL this past weekend. Former Pitt wide receiver and Clairton standout Tyler Boyd was the first local player off the board when the Cincinnati Bengals made him their second round pick on Friday night.

Ruto, Dakebo win 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon

Ruto, Dakebo win 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon

Kenya's Kipkoech Ruto and Ethiopia's Hailemaryam Dakebo were the winners of the 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon.

Penn State Spring Thoughts

Penn State Spring Thoughts

As difficult as it can be to discern real progress from a spring football game, Penn State’s 37-0 Blue victory over White in the Nittany Lions scrimmage earlier this month provided some clues.

Prospect Spotlight: Forward Teddy Blueger

Prospect Spotlight: Forward Teddy Blueger

For almost a year, there was some skepticism that the Pittsburgh Penguins could sign their 2012 NHL Draft second-round pick, Teddy Blueger, before June 1 of this year.

The Pirates’ bench may not have had their flashiest game Sunday, but they did make several key contributions.

The Pirates committed a season-high four errors and misplayed at least two other outfield hits as a game that started as a clean sprint devolved quickly into a muddled, messy affair as the game slo

After a scoreless first period, the Pens got on the board first on a 12-foot wrist shot by Carl Hagelin assisted by Nick Bonino.

At the end of every game recap that I write, I like to add three “numb3rs” from that game.

John Jaso provided some leadoff pop and Francisco Liriano subdued the Cincinnati lineup as the Pirates won their sixth straight game when they pushed past the Reds 5-1 on a soggy Saturday evening

PITTSBURGH - Many draft experts felt cornerback William Jackson III was the Steelers’ top target as their first pick in this year’s NFL draft, but we’ll never know.

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After an eventful offseason, the Pirates went to Bradenton last month to get ready for the 2016 season. Did Neal Huntington assemble a team that can compete with the Cubs and Cardinals, or did the Bucs take a step backwards?
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Pirates’ manager Clint Hurdle met with the media at Major League Baseball’s winter meetings before the opening of Spring Training.
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The Kansas City Royals won the 2015 World Series over the New York Mets – but who “won” the offseason that followed?
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Spring has arrived. The long cold winter is behind us, and so too are the grueling mid-season months that set up the NHL for its stretch run. Here are the teams that have emerged from the marathon and are well-positioned to make their bids for Lord Stanley.
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The NHL Playoffs are quickly approaching, and the Penguins are battling a spot at the Eastern Conference table. Here are three reasons why they will make a playoff run, and three reasons why they won’t.
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Whenever a hockey team changes coaches mid-season, it’s fair to look at the season in two parts. The beginning of the 2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins campaign was the end of the Mike Johnston era and the remainder marked the beginning of Mike Sullivan’s tenure as head coach.
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Sure, making the playoffs would be nice, but is it really in the Penguins’ best interests?
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