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Tuesday April 28 2015
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The Pirates managed just four hits as Jason Hammel and the Cubs snapped Pittsburgh's‬ five-game winning streak with a 4-0 shutout at Wrigley Field.

Coming off an 8-0 win and a series sweep against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Pirates were looking for sixth consecutive win Monday night at Wrigley Field. 

04/27/2015 - 23:08
Emily Stock
Francisco Liriano took a shutout into the seventh inning, Gregory Polanco scored three runs, Neil Walker and Pedro Alvarez each had two RBI and the Pirates swept the Arizona Diamondbacks with an 8-0 rout on Sunday afternoon.

Gregory Polanco had three hits and scored three runs for the Pirates, who have won five straight. Walker also had three hits while Josh Harrison and Starling Marte each had two.

04/26/2015 - 19:40
Emily Stock
A.J. Burnett allowed just one run over seven innings, Starling Marte drove in the winning run in the ninth and the Pirates beat Arizona 2-1 for their fourth straight win.

The Pirates needed a two-out rally in their final at bat to win their fourth straight game.

04/25/2015 - 23:48
Tony DeFazio
Josh Harrison and Neil Walker each drove in two runs, Gerrit Cole pitched into the eighth inning and Mark Melancon earned his second straight save as the Pirates beat the Diamondbacks 4-1.

Cole (3-0) allowed one run and seven hits in 7 2/3 innings. He struck out seven and walked two.

04/25/2015 - 00:30
PSR Staff
Carl Hagelin scored in overtime as the Rangers eliminated the ‪Penguins‬ from the playoffs with a another 2-1 win -- the Rangers fourth win in the series by that score -- at Madison Square Garden.

NEW YORK (AP) -- Teammate J.T. Miller looked at Carl Hagelin and shook his head in admiration.

"The guy is at his best in games like that," Miller said.

04/24/2015 - 23:33
Coppin State transfer joins Panthers

The University of Pittsburgh men's basketball program announced today that Coppin State's Sterling Smith (Chico, Calif./Redemption Christian Academy-Troy, N.Y.) has signed a financial aid agreement

04/24/2015 - 21:50
PSR Staff
Former Utah State AD tabbed to fill position at the University of Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH—Scott Barnes has been named the new athletic director at the University of Pittsburgh by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher.

04/24/2015 - 14:12
PSR Staff
Gregory Polanco’s RBI single off of lefty Brian Schlitter capped a comeback victory for the Pittsburgh Pirates as they defeated the Chicago Cubs 5-4 and split the four-game series.

With one-out and a man on first in the seventh inning, Schlitter (0-2) intentionally walked right-handed pinch hitter Corey Hart to get to Polanco, who fell behind 0-2 before poking a single to lef

04/23/2015 - 16:02
Kurt Hackimer
Kevin Hayes scored in overtime and the Rangers‬ beat the ‪Penguins‬ 2-1 to take a 3-1 series lead.

Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury has probably already compiled a lengthy to-do list this offseason. He might want to consider making goal-scoring a point of emphasis.

04/22/2015 - 22:23
Matt Jacobs
Vance Worley and Tony Watson both successfully stifled Kris Bryant’s bat as the Pittsburgh Pirates hung onto a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs, ending a two-game losing streak.

Bryant doubled in the fourth-inning and scored a run, but he twice failed to deliver important RBIs in crucial innings.

04/22/2015 - 22:18
Kurt Hackimer
In June, George Blanda—along with the late Johnny Unitas and living legends Joe Namath, Joe Montana, Dan Marino and Jim Kelly—will be honored in Pittsburgh.
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The popular pitching coach tandem of Ray Searage and Jim Benedict have significantly changed how the media perceives pitchers the Pirates have brought in as reclamation projects.
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Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux were 27. Jaromir Jagr was 20. Bobby Orr was 24.
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CoGo's is proud to recognize Butler High School's Megan Paul as the April 2015 High School Sports Unsung Hero award recipient.
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It's no secret that the Steelers need help in the defensive secondary and at outside linebacker, but there are also needs elsewhere. Here's a breakdown of the team’s potential targets in the upcoming NFL Draft.
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West Virginia's Kevin White will be the first local player off the board, but Pitt's TJ Clemmings looks like a first-rounder as well. Penn State has several players expected to go in the second and third days of the draft.
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Prospects are constantly moving up and down teams' draft boards as players visit and work out for teams during the month of April. Two quarterbacks and two receivers make up four of PSR's top five players available.
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While the Steelers, Bengals and Ravens are coming off playoff appearances and look to fill specific needs in this month's draft, the Browns are once again in need of help all over the roster, particularly on offense.
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