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.
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
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.
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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.