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Saturday September 5 2015
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Brewers rookie Taylor Jungmann stifled the Pirates as the Brewers swept the Bucs out of Milwaukee with a 5-3 win on Thursday night.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Taylor Jungmann pitched six strong innings and the Milwaukee Brewers swept Pittsburgh 5-3 Thursday night, beating the Pirates for the sixth straight time.

09/03/2015 - 22:54
The Steelers dropped to 1-4 in preseason Thursday night after being thoroughly dominated on both sides of the ball by visiting Carolina, who left Heinz Field with a 23-6 win. Most of the Steelers' starters on both sides of the ball sat out the entire game.

PITTSBURGH—Mike Vick started the game at quarterback for the Steelers and played most of the first half, but was unable to put together any sustained drives.

09/03/2015 - 22:50
Steve Flinn
Aramis Ramirez homered and drove in four runs, but Jeff Locke allowed five in just 3 2/3 innings as the Pirates fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 9-4 in Miller Park on Wednesday.

Facing rookie pitcher Zach Davies—making his major league debut—the Pirates went down with relative ease in the top of the first inning.

09/02/2015 - 23:34
Michael Kiwak
Former Dayton administrator assumes control of athletic department

PITTSBURGH - David Harper has been named director of athletics at Duquesne University.

09/01/2015 - 22:48
PSR Staff
Pirates expand roster for stretch run

The Pirates Tuesday recalled outfielder Jaff Decker, pitcher Bobby LaFromboise and catcher Elias Diaz from Triple-A Indianapolis.

09/01/2015 - 22:24
PSR Staff
Charlie Morton and the Pirates’ offense struggled against the Rockies Sunday afternoon, losing 5-0 in a failed attempt for the series sweep.

PITTSBURGH - “They took advantage of balls up over the plate and found gaps,” manager Clint Hurdle said.

08/30/2015 - 20:33
Alex Stumpf
J.A. Happ was outstanding for a fourth consecutive start, Aramis Ramirez hit a three-run homer and the Pirates beat the Rockies 4-3 on Saturday night at PNC Park.

PITTSBURGH - “He had to pitch out of some traffic. Had to spend a little more time out of the stretch today,” manager Clint Hurdle said about his lefty’s performance.

08/29/2015 - 22:18
Alex Stumpf
When the Pirates lost Russell Martin in free agency this past offseason, the team seemed to lose an irreplaceable piece. Enter Francisco Cervelli.

PITTSBURGH - It is the end of August and the Pirates, at 79-49, are 30 games over .500 and are running full bore toward their third straight "Buctober."

08/29/2015 - 22:08
Kurt Hackimer
Josh Harrison drove in the game-winner, Gregory Polanco had three hits and Jung Ho Kang added a pair of RBI as the Pirates beat the Rockies 5-3 at PNC Park on Friday night.

PITTSBURGH - When Gregory Polanco assumed his position in right field at the start of the ninth inning, he was welcomed by a standing ovation from the fans sitting in the bleachers

08/28/2015 - 22:32
Kurt Hackimer
Gerrit Cole pitched into the eighth-inning, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pirates took three of four games over the Marlins with a 2-1 win in Miami.

After a scoreless first inning, Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli tripled and scored on a Neil Walker flyball to right field to put the first run on the board.

08/27/2015 - 22:09
Francesca Fronzaglio
The Steelers started the offseason by signing franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a significant contact extension. A day before training camp opened, they capped the offseason by extending the contract of general manger Kevin Colbert.
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There is a dynamic duo on the Pittsburgh sports scene, but they’re not playing at PNC Park. They play high school football in Pittsburgh’s City League. Brothers Timothy and James Jackson of Allderdice Dragons may be two of the most dangerous weapons in western Pennsylvania this fall.
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As the leaves start to fall and the temperature begins to drop, it’s clear that high school football season is finally here. Western Pennsylvania is loaded with talent, which should make the next three months quite entertaining for high school football fans in the region.
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The Penn-Trafford Warriors kick off their 2015 season at home Foothills Conference rival Kiski Area Friday night at 7:30.
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Pitt football’s forgettable Paul Chryst era ended at 19-20 when the Madison native returned to Wisconsin to coach the Badgers, leaving the program in the same state of mediocrity in which he found it.
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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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Stepping into Beaver Stadium sporting traditional, nameless navy blue and white jerseys, Penn State football intends to chase a championship under second-year head coach James Franklin.
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