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From the Farm: Altoona

From the Farm: Altoona

While the Pirates have mined the talent at Triple-A Indianapolis often this season, their prospects at Double-A Altoona continue to make progress.

Liriano hit hard in 7-4 loss to Seattle

Liriano hit hard in 7-4 loss to Seattle

Just when it looked like Francisco Liriano was taking steps toward turning around his tumultuous 2016 season, he took a huge step back. The lefty allowed seven runs in three and one-third innings as the Seattle Mariners powered past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-4 on Tuesday night at PNC Park.

Re-setting The Bar

Re-setting The Bar

For years, the accomplishments of the Penn State men’s basketball team have been few and far between.

Why 2016 will be a career-defining year for Ben Roethlisberger

Why 2016 will be a career-defining year for Ben Roethlisberger

I know what you’re thinking: Ben Roethlisberger has already had his career-defining year.

Still Waters Run Deep

Still Waters Run Deep

Some of Neal Huntington's best moves were the ones he didn't make.

Lined Up For Success

Lined Up For Success

Expectations are high for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2016.

1. Can the offense stay healthy?

Jordy Mercer: After getting off to terrible starts the last two years, Mercer benefited from not having to compete for his job in spring training and just focused on the season ahe

Mt. Lebanon senior Marie Erickson fits that description so completely it would seem as if the award was patterned after her.

Much of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ success in 2015-16 -- particularly in the latter part of the season -- has been attributed to the coaching change that occurred on Dec. 12, 2015.

No depth.

No speed.

No direction.

No identity.

No chance.

Townsend, of Winchester Thurston School, likely won't be "unsung" very much longer.

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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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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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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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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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