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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,


05/02/2016 - 23:12
Kurt Hackimer
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.
05/02/2016 - 23:03
Alex Stumpf
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.

Scouts love Boyd’s competitiveness, route-running ability and hands, which make up for his lack of elite speed.

05/02/2016 - 12:54
Tony DeFazio
Kenya's Kipkoech Ruto and Ethiopia's Hailemaryam Dakebo were the winners of the 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon.

Ruto pulled ahead of Werkuhah Aboye Seyoum of Ethiopia during the 25th mile to finish with a time of 2 hours, 17 minutes 27 seconds. Seyoum finished second in 2:18:42.

05/02/2016 - 09:07
Tony DeFazio
As hundreds of runners finished their 26.2-mile journey through the Pittsburgh Marathon, the Pirates failed to finish their own extra-innings marathon as the Cincinnati Reds outlasted Pittsburgh en route to a 6-5 victory in 11 innings.

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

05/01/2016 - 22:20
Kurt Hackimer
Eric Fehr scored the tiebreaking goal against his former team with about 4 1/2 minutes remaining Saturday night, giving the Pittsburgh Penguins a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals that tied the Eastern Conference second-round playoff series at a game apiece.

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.

05/01/2016 - 00:15
Brandon Walker
Francisco Liriano allowed one run in six innings, John Jaso and Sean Rodriguez homered and the Pirates beat the Reds 5-1.
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
04/30/2016 - 23:50
Kurt Hackimer
Sean Davis of Maryland and Javon Hargrave of South Carolina State are the team's latest draft picks

PITTSBURGH - It was no secret the Steelers needed to stock up on defensive backs this draft. In the first two rounds, they did just that.

04/30/2016 - 09:53
Steve Flinn
Matt Joyce and Josh Harrison homered, Juan Nicasio threw seven shutout innings and the ‪Pirates‬ beat the Reds 4-1 at PNC Park on Friday night.

It was the Bucs’ fifth straight win and their seventh out of their last eight.

Nicasio (3-2) was just the second Pirate to toss seven innings in a start this year.

04/29/2016 - 23:45
Alex Stumpf
The Steelers used the 25th pick of the first round to select Miami cornerback Artie Burns with their first pick of the 2016 NFL Draft.

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.

04/29/2016 - 01:04
Steve Flinn
It's not very often that a Steelers season ends with a last-second playoff loss and most fans are satisfied.
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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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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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