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Morton Loses Control Again, Pirates Fall to Reds

Morton Loses Control Again, Pirates Fall to Reds

After Charlie Morton lost his command three innings into his last start Friday against Milwaukee, the story was the same in his next outing Wednesday night. Morton threw four clean innings in his start against the Cincinnati Reds then allowed three runs to score in the fifth which proved to be a deciding blow in the Pirates’ 5-2 loss.

Late Fleury miscues lead to stunning Penguins loss

Late Fleury miscues lead to stunning Penguins loss

Marc-Andre Fleury left the net and allowed the tying goal late in regulation, then gave up a Nick Foligno goal from 30 feet in overtime as the Blue Jackets came from behind to stun the Penguins 4-3, tying the series at two games apiece.

Pittsburgh Sports Report April Digital

Pittsburgh Sports Report April Digital

Spring means a variety of sports, and PSR has every one covered. From the Pens postseason hopes, to the Pirates upcoming season to the Steelers and the NFL Draft, it's all online in April Digital PSR.

Steelers: Potential Targets

Steelers: Potential Targets

The Steelers’ offseason additions and subtractions have given a peek into what may be going on in the team’s South Side War Room as the team prepares for one of the deepest drafts in years. Several players have emerged as potential targets for the Black and Gold in 2014.

On The Dugout Steps with Charlie Morton

On The Dugout Steps with Charlie Morton

Pirates' righthander Charlie Morton put an exclamation point on his recovery from Tommy John surgery in 2012 with the best major league season of his career, posting 7-4 record with a 3.26 ERA.

Nobody's Favorite

Nobody's Favorite

The Penguins will not win the Stanley Cup this year. That is not opinion or overreaction. It is, according to the numbers, fact. Both the 2013 Chicago Blackhawks and 2012 Los Angeles Kings faired far better in the final stretch of the season than the Penguins are this year.

Can an openly-gay player really fit into a football locker room?

If the answer is Jeff Zatkoff, then that answer is no.

A bevy of NFL players and personalities, past and present, stepped out of the woodwork to offer their support to the man who repeatedly sent racially inflammatory and sexually perverse text message

The Peters Township native with the all-American girl-next-door look has just had the best season of her career, climbing more than 120 places in the rankings to finish as the world number 57 women

He travels the same path as his father, Duke, both in occupation and style.

McConnell-Serio’s success continued beyond her playing days, as she won three state championships coaching at Oakland Catholic High School, was the WNBA Coach of the Year in 2004 and led Duques

It’s all starting to make sense. The Steelers have not made the playoffs the past two seasons. Those two years have seen the team part ways with players who were integral to a sustained run of success that resulted in a pair of Super Bowl championships.
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The play of Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has a tremendous impact on every game the team plays. Whatever success the Penguins have in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will depend largely on the opposition’s ability to contain No. 87. But he is not doing it alone.
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A champion won't be crowned in the NHL for nearly two months, but the quest for hockey's holy grail begins now. Sixteen teams are lacing up their skates and preparing for the upcoming hunt for the Stanley Cup. Here are the four favorites.
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Donation was made possible through sale of the “Remembering Rocco” shirt and by the overwhelming generosity of the Pittsburgh community and beyond.
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The newest crop of rookies will enter the NFL on May 8, when the 2014 NFL Draft gets underway at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The Houston Texans own the first selection, and it's a South Carolina defensive end who sits atop PSR's board.
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The Steelers’ offseason additions and subtractions have given a peek into what may be going on in the team’s South Side War Room as the team prepares for one of the deepest drafts in years. Several players have emerged as potential targets for the Black and Gold in 2014.
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Several local players could be off the board before the second round is completed on May 9. Pitt's Aaron Donald is the top prospect, but Penn State has a pair of players who expect to hear their names called early as well.
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The 2014 NFL Draft is shaping up to be one of the deepest in recent memory. But even in the deepest of drafts, there are studs, duds, snubs and flubs. How is one to know if a draft pick is worth cheering for, or if he should be booed mercilessly?
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