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Hitting the Ace Freely

Hitting the Ace Freely

Newsflash: Clayton Kershaw is really good at baseball. Historically good, even.

Pirates edge Dodgers for third straight win

Pirates edge Dodgers for third straight win

David Freese hit a three-run double as the Pirates roughed up Clayton Kershaw early, beating the Dodgers 4-3 to give Chad Kuhl a win in his MLB debut.

Year of the Rookie

Year of the Rookie

For years, the Pirates have been touted as having one of the best farm systems in baseball. It’s finally being put to use in 2016.

NHL Free Agent Watch

NHL Free Agent Watch

With the Stanley Cup beginning its summer tour with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL now turns to the offseason. Teams across the league are looking to re-sign some of their own players, as well as make a splash in the free agent market.

Pitchers in Peril

Pitchers in Peril

In their last 10 losses, the Pirates have allowed 82 runs. Technically, Wednesday’s 7-6 loss where they blew an early 6-1 lead was a better than average performance in that stretch.

Penguins Free Agent Watch

Penguins Free Agent Watch

After winning the fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history earlier this month, the Pittsburgh Penguins should be able to defend their title with most of the roster intact. Pittsburgh has only seven players set to become free agents, two of whom are restricted.

Chad Kuhl, RHP, Triple-A Indianapolis: The Indians starting rotation is the best in the International League.

When the University of Pittsburgh parted ways with football head coach Paul Chryst after the 2014 season, many wondered if the athletic department was going to find someone to reshape the middle of

Kurt Hackimer covers the Pirates and the Penguins for the Pittsburgh Sports Report.

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Cervelli is an elite pitch framer and has remarkable plate discipline that helps rank him among the league’s most productive catchers offensively.

In many ways, Pittsburgh is one of the most fortunate sports cities in America.

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The High School Sports Unsung Hero Award, presented by CoGo's, was created to recognize local student-athletes whose achievements go significantly beyond the athletic arena.
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For the fourth time in franchise history, the Pittsburgh Penguins have won the Stanley Cup. Kris Letang scored the game-winning goal, Sidney Crosby had two assists, and Matt Murray made 18 saves to propel the Penguins to a 3-1 victory and the Stanley Cup championship.
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Was the unanimously negative response of Pitt fans and college basketball experts to the hiring of Kevin Stallings an over-reaction?
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Jeannette High School's class of 2016 officially said goodbye to the Jayhawks during their graduation ceremony earlier this month. Before their June 3 commencement, however, there were some awards to dole out.
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Spring has arrived. The long cold winter is behind us, and so too are the grueling mid-season months that set up the NHL for its stretch run. Here are the teams that have emerged from the marathon and are well-positioned to make their bids for Lord Stanley.
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The NHL Playoffs are quickly approaching, and the Penguins are battling a spot at the Eastern Conference table. Here are three reasons why they will make a playoff run, and three reasons why they won’t.
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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.
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Sure, making the playoffs would be nice, but is it really in the Penguins’ best interests?
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