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Anatomy of a Cup

Anatomy of a Cup

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.

Pirates sink Mariners 8-1 behind Taillon and potent offense

Pirates sink Mariners 8-1 behind Taillon and potent offense

Sean Rodriguez drove in four runs, Starling Marte had three hits and Jameson Taillon allowed one run over six innings as the Pirates beat Seattle 8-1.

Pirates Post-Draft Analysis

Pirates Post-Draft Analysis

June’s amateur draft is a tool the Pirates have leaned on to turn a downtrodden franchise into an annual playoff contender.

Freese Please

Freese Please

After Monday’s game, the Pirates only have three more home games before the All-Star break, and both the AL and NL rosters will be announced before then.

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.

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.

Scouts love Boyd’s competitiveness, route-running ability and hands, which make up for his lack of elite speed.

Steelers Nation wants the NFL to suspend Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict, ban him or at least throw darts at his likeness in bars throughout the Steel City.

Off the court, Colter had to deal with the death of his older brother JJ during his freshman season and survived a battle with cancer the following year.

Brown has been calling games for 24 seasons and his now-famous “Raise the Jolly Roger” call is something that he has been yelling at the end of every Pirates victory for quite a few years now, but

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

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