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The Washington Nationals took advantage of an error-riddled fourth inning as they toppled the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 and clinched the National League East on Saturday night at PNC Park.

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.

09/25/2016 - 11:43
Kurt Hackimer
Sean Rodriguez smashed a two-out double off Mark Melancon in the bottom of the ninth to force extra innings and Jacob Stallings drove in the winning run in the 11th to lift the Pirates over the Nationals 6-5 on Friday night at PNC Park.

The Pittsburgh Pirates needed more than four and a half hours, nine pitchers, and every single position player on their bench to overcome two multi-run deficits en route to defeating the Washington

09/23/2016 - 22:32
Kurt Hackimer
Scooter Gennett's two-run homer in the first inning was enough to lift the Brewers over the Pirates 3-1 in Milwaukee on Thursday night.

Despite a winning record on an 11-game road trip, it did not end the way that the Pittsburgh Pirates would have preferred.

09/22/2016 - 23:20
Joel Norman
Another baseball season is almost in the books. PSR passes out our annual awards as the playoffs loom.

AL Most Valuable Player
Mookie Betts OF, Boston Red Sox

09/22/2016 - 06:07
Brandon Walker
Sean Rodriguez homered and drove in three runs, Andrew McCutchen added a homerun and Chad Kuhl pitched six strong innings as the Pirates beat the Brewers 4-1.

House of horrors no more.

09/21/2016 - 23:21
Joel Norman
Andrew McCutchen, Josh Bell and Jordy Mercer all drove in two runs to lead the Pirates over the Brewers 6-3 Tuesday night in Milwaukee.

Adam Frazier, who added three hits in the win, led off the game with a single, and reached home off an Andrew McCutchen double, which also scored Josh Bell, to put the Pirates ahead 2-0 early.

09/20/2016 - 21:33
Casey Chafin
Joey Votto had four hits, including his 25th home run of the season, as the Reds got to Ivan Nova for five runs on nine hits in three innings, beating the Pirates 7-4.

The Pirates were unable to complete a four-game sweep of the Reds Sunday afternoon in Cincinnati, as they fell in the series finale, 7-4.

09/18/2016 - 16:50
Chris Hayes
Sean Rodriguez homered, Adam Frazier had three hits and Juan Nicasio pitched two scoreless innings of relief as the Pirates swept a doubleheader from the Reds with a 7-3 win in the nightcap.

The Pirates beat the Reds for the second time of the day in Cincinnati Saturday when they took the second game of their doubleheader 7-3.

09/17/2016 - 22:42
Casey Chafin
Andrew McCutchen drove in three runs and Jameson Taillon pitched five strong innings to lead the Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 10-4 Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader.

Saturday’s Pirates-Reds doubleheader was scheduled to make up a rainout on May 10.

09/17/2016 - 17:20
Joel Norman
Jung Ho Kang and Gregory Polanco homered as the Pirates beat Reds 9-7 Friday night in Cincinnati.

Tied at 6-6 in the seventh inning, the Pirates and Reds needed ten innings to decide a winner on Friday night.

09/16/2016 - 22:30
Cassie Putt
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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