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Cullen signs one-year deal with hometown Minnesota Wild

Cullen signs one-year deal with hometown Minnesota Wild

Veteran center Matt Cullen has signed with the Minnesota Wild.

Brewers use long ball to sweep Pirates in two-game set

Brewers use long ball to sweep Pirates in two-game set

Josh Bell had three hits and two RBI but the Brewers hit five home runs off Pirates' pitchers and Milwaukee edged Pittsburgh 7-6 on Thursday afternoon in Miller Park.

Pitt Football Ticket Giveaway

Pitt Football Ticket Giveaway

Enter the contest to win Pitt football tickets from ABODO Apartments

For Francisco Cervelli, the fight for freedom in Venezuela is real

For Francisco Cervelli, the fight for freedom in Venezuela is real

Francisco Cervelli is as passionate about the current state of Venezuela as anybody you'll find. Last month, the Pirates' catcher spoke passionately about the movement, his country's state of affairs and the future of Venezuela.

Youth Athletics: Taking Away Sports as Punishment

Youth Athletics: Taking Away Sports as Punishment

For a lot of young student-athletes, sports are essentially a hobby. They represent an activity to boost a college résumé or a tool to stay active. But for many young athletes, sports mean much more.

Up Close with Jeanne Marie Laskas

Up Close with Jeanne Marie Laskas

Jeanne Marie Laskas is the New York Times best-selling author of Concussion and the 2009 GQ article “Game Brain,” which inspired the Golden Globe-nominated movie, Concussion, starring Will Smith and Alec Baldwin.

The Beaver Falls native was a standout on the football, basketball and baseball teams for the Tigers, regularly dunking in basketball games and earning several offers to play pro baseball after

When the baseball world lost Ralph Kiner at 91 this past February, it unquestionably lost one of its legendary figures.

Snider’s 2009 song “America’s Favorite Pastime” chronicles the day in 1970 that Ellis threw a no-hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates… while under the influence of LSD.

But his life out of the ring and his addictions eventually caught up with him. In 2005, Spadafora served a 13-month prison sentence for attempted murder

They had absolutely nothing to do with Jerry Sandusky’s crimes or the massive, 14-year-long cover-up perpetrated by those in charge of the university. The sanctions are extremely unfair.<

Urruela stands on one leg, not two. His right leg below the knee was lost in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Even though the U.S.

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Chris Kunitz scored in double-overtime, his second goal of the game, lifted the Penguins over the Ottawa Senators in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals Thursday night in Pittsburgh.
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Patric Hornqvist scored with 1:35 left in the game, giving the Penguins the game winner, and boosting the team to its second consecutive Stanley Cup.
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Downtown Pittsburgh streets and Point State Park were filled with a record number of people as the 2017 Penguins Stanley Cup victory parade made its way through the city.
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Josh Bell had not hit a walk-off home run since he was a member of the Altoona Curve in 2015. He changed that Friday with a soaring shot for the left field loonies.
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Francisco Cervelli is as passionate about the current state of Venezuela as anybody you'll find. Last month, the Pirates' catcher spoke passionately about the movement, his country's state of affairs and the future of Venezuela.
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The Pittsburgh Pirates Friday announced they have signed right-handed pitcher Shane Baz, the 12th overall selection in the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
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Monday night was more than a game. For Jameson Taillon, it was another heave in an ongoing push to liberation from a disease that can break down the toughest of men.
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