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Nationals beat Pirates 6-1

Nationals beat Pirates 6-1

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.

Michigan routs Penn State

Michigan routs Penn State

Brandon Smith might have been the only Penn State player to score any type of victory in Saturday’s 49-10 beatdown from the hands of Michigan in the Big House.

North Carolina beats Pitt on final drive

North Carolina beats Pitt on final drive

Mitch Trubisky capped a huge day by throwing a 2-yard touchdown pass to Bug Howard with 2 seconds left to help North Carolina rally past Pitt 37-36 on Saturday.

MLB Award Winners and Predictions

MLB Award Winners and Predictions

Another baseball season is almost in the books. PSR passes out our annual awards as the playoffs loom.

Penguins: Additions and Subtractions

Penguins: Additions and Subtractions

The 2015-2016 NHL season concluded with the Pittsburgh Penguins hoisting their fourth Stanley Cup title in franchise history. Unlike the rest of the league, the Penguins’ offseason has seen very little roster movement.

The Right Fit

The Right Fit

A quick glance at the Steelers' wide receiver depth chart heading into this season might raise a few concerns.

Most Valuable Player
Ben Roethlisberger QB, Pittsburgh Steelers

Head coach Mike Tomlin has always carried a “next man up” attitude throughout his years with the Steelers, but it became the mantra of the team in 2015.

This Saturday was supposed to be Francisco Liriano bobblehead night. Thursday was supposed to be his spot in the rotation.

32. San Francisco 49ers – Quarterback controversies never bode well, and the 49ers have one. Blaine Gabbert, likely the starter, hasn’t proven he can lead a team.

Two years later, Rutherford remains with the Penguins. This past June, he stood on the ice at the SAP Center in San Jose, hoisting the Stanley Cup above his head.

Can Le’Veon Bell stay on the field this year?

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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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