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Tuesday January 27 2015
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Sutter Leads Penguins Over Jets

Sutter Leads Penguins Over Jets

Pittsburgh snapped a four game losing streak Tuesday night thanks to contributions from usual role players and a 17 save performance from backup Thomas Greiss. Steve Downie and Nick Spaling picked up the slack as the Pens' stars were sidelined for the team's 14th consecutive home win over the Jets. The 5-3 victory marked the longest home win streak over a single team in Pittsburgh history.

Pitt loses to Virginia Tech in OT

Pitt loses to Virginia Tech in OT

Virginia Tech's Adam Smith hit a 3-pointer with 4 seconds left in overtime and Pitt lost their third straight game, falling 70-67 to the Hokies in Blacksburg.

Defense leads No. 17 West Virginia over Kansas State

Defense leads No. 17 West Virginia over Kansas State

Tarik Phillip scored 12 points and No. 17 West Virginia forced 25 turnovers to beat Kansas State 65-59 Tuesday in Morgantown.

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Jordan Whitehead is a very big deal for Pitt football. The Central Valley cornerback, who committed to Pitt in October, is the No. 1 prospect in Pennsylvania by and a consensus four-star recruit.

Is There Gas Left in Burnett's Tank?

Is There Gas Left in Burnett's Tank?

When the Pirates re-signed A.J. Burnett this off-season, many fans and media questioned why they would bring in the 2014 league leader in losses.

2015 Pirates: Position by Position

2015 Pirates: Position by Position

While Pirates general manager Neal Huntington has been known to make major moves during spring training or even in April, the Pirates 2015 line-up appears to relatively set.

The former second-round pick out of Michigan State has made Tomlinson look very wise this season, as Bell as proved to be the heart of the Pittsburgh offense in just his sophomore season.

The deal was criticized because of Fleury's inconsistencies, poor puck play behind the net and bad playoff performances.

The Hurricanes, meanwhile, were hoping to shake off their Eastern Conference bottom-dweller status.

Two years later, neither franchise’s bottom line has changed.

“When I was getting recruited the rules were much different. There were no early offers,” said Cherpak, who went on to play at Pitt.

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

After a huge senior season, Ryan’s draft stock soared and the next thing he knew, he was a fifth-round draft pick of the Minnesota Twins.

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The only surprising thing about Pitt’s ouster of Steve Pederson as athletic director is the fact that it’s seen as a surprise.
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The Steelers 2014 draft was a hit or miss proposition after one year in the books: one big hit, a few solid performances with more potential heading into year two, and several swings and misses.
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In an NFL season with no truly dominant teams, there were nonetheless several dominant performances from some very special players. Here's a nod to those players and coaches who stood out above the rest.
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Pitt introduced Pat Narduzzi as their new head football coach last month. The former Michigan State defensive coordinator replaces Paul Chryst, who left for Wisconsin at the conclusion of the Panthers season.
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While the Pirates National League Central rivals, the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs, made major waves this offseason, Pittsburgh was busy making some under-the-radar additions to their roster.
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While Pirates general manager Neal Huntington has been known to make major moves during spring training or even in April, the Pirates 2015 line-up appears to relatively set.
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Being a baseball fan requires a great deal of patience. The 162-game slog of a season is comprised of tens of thousands of individual moments.
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When the Pirates re-signed A.J. Burnett this off-season, many fans and media questioned why they would bring in the 2014 league leader in losses.
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