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Jake Arrieta kept the Pirates scoreless while the Cubs hammered Gerrit Cole for four runs in five innings as Pittsburgh's season ended with a 4-0 Wild Card loss.

Wednesday night’s Wild Card Game began with a crowd of 40,889 fans, mostly clad in black, teeming with optimism as the 98-win Pirates prepared to take on the Chicago Cubs and their indomitable star

10/08/2015 - 00:07
Kurt Hackimer
Despite posting the third most wins in club history, the Pirates once again find themselves in a do or die Wild Card game, this time against a Cy Young favorite in Jake Arrieta.

So what’s the lineup that can beat Arrieta, and does that lineup have Pedro Alvarez in it?

10/06/2015 - 21:33
Alex Stumpf
After he notched his 51st save of the season in a critical late-September game in Chicago, Pirates closer Mark Melancon celebrated by pumping his fist and tearing his hat off of his head.

The win was important because it allowed the Pirates to put more distance in the standings between themselves and the Cubs, who were trying to overtake the Pirates and host the Wild Card Game at Wr

10/05/2015 - 21:43
Kurt Hackimer
Armed American forces have fought in 85 out of the 194 countries in the world (excluding the USA itself) or 44 percent of the total.

Over the course of this amazing history, filled as it is with heroic liberations and a few tragic blunders, we Americans have had one undeniable achievement – we have exported the game of baseball

10/05/2015 - 21:03
Christopher Kelly
J.A. Happ put an exclamation point on his dominant stretch run in Pittsburgh with six shutout innings to lead the Pirates over the Reds 4-0, clinching home-field advantage in Wednesday's Wild Card game.

"I know it sure does make things a little more seamless for us,” Hurdle said about the home field advantage. “We love playing at home. Our guys love pitching at home.

10/04/2015 - 18:36
Alex Stumpf
All eyes were on A.J. Burnett as he took the mound for his last regular season start, but the Cincinnati Reds spoiled Burnett’s exit and beat the Pirates 3-1 on Saturday night at PNC Park.

A seventh-inning homerun by Reds left fielder Adam Duvall and a solid outing by rookie Brandon Finnegan helped Cincinnati end their 13-game losing streak and disrupted the Pirates’ plans to clinch

10/03/2015 - 22:17
Kurt Hackimer
If you ask Pirate fans when the club’s string of 20 consecutive seasons started to show a sign of stopping, there could be a variety of answers.

If you ask Pirate fans when the club’s string of 20 consecutive seasons started to show a sign of stopping, there could be a variety of answers.

10/03/2015 - 22:08
Alex Stumpf
The Pirates overcame a four run deficit and frigid weather via a two-run home run by Starling Marte in the 12th to beat the Reds 6-4 Friday night.

With the win, the Pirates’ magic number to host their third straight Wild Card game dropped to one with two games to go.

10/03/2015 - 00:04
Alex Stumpf
With a sub-.500 winning percentage against every team in the National League Central Division, the Pirates may have wasted an opportunity to make their great season even greater.

After the Pittsburgh Pirates were spectacularly eliminated from division title contention after being clubbed by the St.

10/02/2015 - 23:22
Kurt Hackimer
Tyler Lyons threw seven shut out innings as the Cardinals clinched the N.L. Central with a 11-1 rout of the Pirates in Game 2 of Wednesday's twinbill.

Heading into this final series against the Cardinals, there was a palpable buzz in the city of Pittsburgh as their Pirates attempted to take over first place in the National League Central for the

09/30/2015 - 22:28
Kurt Hackimer
Pirates general manager Neal Huntington added five pieces to the roster before the trade deadline at the end of July.
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Mt. Pleasant senior student-athlete Madison Kromer was honored with the CoGo's High School Sports Unsung Hero Award Friday night at Vikings Stadium.
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In March, when the United States Women’s National Team announced their 23-woman roster, Gibsonia’s Meghan Klingenberg made her first World Cup team with very little fanfare.
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Over the summer, Belle Vernon Area upgraded their football field to a gold surface that had the Mon-Valley buzzing. Now, as the warm weather turns brisk, the only buzz is about the undefeated team playing on that gold field.
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Only the Bengals were winners Week 1 in the AFC North, as the Steelers had no defense, the Ravens had no offense and the Browns did not have very much on either side of the ball.
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On the heels of a dismal 4-8 season in 2013—and seated firmly upon the hotseat—head coach Dana Holgorsen was able to steer the West Virginia football program back in the right direction in 2014.
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In western Pennsylvania, football is the sport that the natives follow most closely, and with two major programs, Pitt and Penn State, most of the attention is divided among the two of them.
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With Week 1 in the books, there are plenty of storylines to keep an eye on as the 2015 season chugs along.
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