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Martinez, Holliday, Cards stay close in race, blank Pirates

Martinez, Holliday, Cards stay close in race, blank Pirates

Carlos Martinez pitched seven sharp innings, Jedd Gyorko hit his 29th homer, Brandon Moss homered to break out of a big slump and the St. Louis Cardinals stayed in the middle of the NL wild-card race.

Season's end still meaningful to Pirates' Bell

Season's end still meaningful to Pirates' Bell

On Thursday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates completed their final home game of the season. In the past few years, there was palpable buzz around the ballpark as the seasons shifted from summer to fall. The Pirates were in it, PNC Park was full, and the games were important.

2016 Pirates: 10 Worst Losses

2016 Pirates: 10 Worst Losses

With the Pirates now officially eliminated from playoff contention, it seems only fitting to look back at their 10 worst losses of 2016.

In the Penalty Box with Jim Rutherford

In the Penalty Box with Jim Rutherford

Jim Rutherford was named the Penguins general manager in June 2014. Just 18 months later, after another early playoff exit and a slow start to his second season, Rutherford fired his head coach, a move that had many wondering if the GM would be next on the chopping block.

Wentz leads Eagles over Steelers in 34-3 rout

Wentz leads Eagles over Steelers in 34-3 rout

Carson Wentz tossed a pair of touchdowns en route to his first 300-yard performance, leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a 34-3 rout over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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.

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?

NFL preseason games may be meaningless from a win-loss standpoint, but it gives coaches the opportunity to put together the best possible team. It’s like a job interview.

The new-look Lions may find themselves finishing with a similar record from 2015, but the latest edition of James Franklin’s Penn State squad is sure to get there differently.

The 2016 Panthers must move forward without their all-time leading receiver.

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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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