Blog 'n' Gold | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 47 mins ago
Penguins -Penguins defenseman Ian Cole (right) got paid. -“I wanted to go nowhere else and, fortunately for me, they wanted me to come back, too.” - Cole. -Don't expect the Penguins to re-sign any of their pending unrestricted free agents prior to the start of the free agent signing period Wednesday. -The Penguins extended qualifying offers to restricted free agent forwards Beau Bennett, Bobby Farnham, Dominik Uher, defensemen Brian Dumoulin and Reid McNeill. -The Penguins will not extend qualifying offers to restricted free agent defenseman Nicholas D'Agostino, goaltender Eric Hartzell...
Plain Dealer 4 hours ago
The Steelers' offense is loaded with draft picks from the past five years, including Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown.
Browns Beat | Plain Dealer 4 hours ago
Pittsburgh Steelers' Bud Dupree hopes to put the fear back in opposing quarterbacks: AFC North rookie spotlight
Bud Dupree, the Steelers' first-round draft pick, is aware of the franchise's rich history of terrorizing quarterbacks and hopes to be part of its revival.
Beaver County Times 13 hours ago
In the past homestand of six games, Hurdle used six different lineups. The Pirates won three.
Blog 'n' Gold | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 15 hours ago
Fifteen months before he will face voters in the November 2016 general election, Sen. Pat Toomey is airing the first television commercial of his re-election campaign beginning Tuesday. The Republican's ad highlights his efforts to enact legislation designed to make it easier for schools to identify sex...Read more http://earlyreturns.post-gazette.com/home/early-returns-posts/6569-first-toomey-commercial
Chipped Ice | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 16 hours ago
The deadline just passed for teams to make qualifying offers to retain the rights of their restricted free agents. The Penguins had nine to start the day, but that number dropped to eight when Ian Cole signed a three-year deal. …
Beaver County Times 22 hours ago
The Penguins and defenseman Ian Cole have agreed to a new three-year contract.
Bucco Blog | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun 29, 2015
SOUTH HILLS – After Tuesday’s win vs. the Reds, Gerrit Cole stared up a flat-screen television hanging from the ceiling in the PNC Park clubhouse in disappointment, seeing the Cardinals had won yet another game. Cole jokingly — well, half-jokingly — wondered …
Plain Dealer Jun 29, 2015
Ravens reportedly jumped ahead of Steelers to select Williams in the second round.
Beaver County Times Jun 29, 2015
Madden: Has Toronto had their Phil of Kessel? Or are they waiting for the Penguins to fatten them up?
Winger Phil Kessel is still a Toronto Maple Leaf. Despite lots of trade speculation, much of it involving the Penguins, Kessel hasn’t moved. Perhaps that’s because no one wants him.
Beaver County Times Jun 28, 2015
Steve Lombardozzi and Gorkys Hernandez played in Sunday’s 2-1 loss to Atlanta. Neither got a hit, but the move wasn’t made for just one day.
Overall, Pirates first basemen are sixth in the National League in home runs (12), 10th in RBIs (35) and 12th in OPS (.704). Those numbers need improvement.
Looking at the batting statistics by position, Pirates center fielders top the league in batting average (.302) and runs-batted-in (46), and are second in OPS (.884).
The Penguins came up empty-handed in pursuit of a trade during draft weekend.
After scoring more than four runs only once in the last 10 games, the Pirates offense came alive in the very first inning, scoring five runs and the pitching staff made it stand up.