8:06 AM EST, Sat January 31, 2015
Bad Forecast

Bad Forecast

The republican party refuses to recognize what the Affordable Care Act has meant to millions of Americans. They spread lies and false information, fear-mongering their way into killing it. 
Broken Legacy

Broken Legacy

The NCAA recently reinstated Joe Paterno's wins after an overambitious and egregious punishment related to the Jerry Sandusky pedophile scandal. What JoePa knew and when he knew it is up for debate, but his coaching was not. It was the right thing for the NCAA to do, if a little late. 

Ethics, records on Day 1

The first full day of the Wolf administration began with sessions on ethic and open records for top staff, cabinet members and the governor himself.Gov. Tom Wolf, aides and members of the cabinet met in the governor's reception room from 10 a.m. until a little after 1 p.m. for a session on ethics by Lawrence Beaser and one on open records by Ter...Read more http://earlyreturns.post-gazette.com/home/early-returns-posts/6423-ethics-records-on-day-1

Empty Netter Assists - 01-21-15

Penguins -Flyers forward Zach Rinaldo has been offered an in-person disciplinary hearing for his boarding hit against Kris Letang. -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. “With the struggles we’ve been having, I think this was a good game for our group. It’s disappointing that we couldn’t be on the right side of the score, but this game goes a long way in a lot of other fashions.” - Rob Scuderi. -The (Cherry Hill, N.J.) Courier-Post's recap. "Yeah, I changed the game, man. Who knows what the game would have been like if I didn't do what I did? Who knows?" - Rinaldo on his...

Rangers at Penguins - 01-18-15

-Maybe it was Sunday afternoon start. Maybe it was playing another New York team. Regardless, the Penguins just didn't display much of anything which resembled urgency in today's 5-2 loss to the Rangers. -As demoralizing as Friday's 6-3 loss to the Islanders was, they actually played two good periods in that game. Today, they barely pieced together more than a handful of good shifts. -After this weekend, they are now 6-8-3 in Neapolitan Ice Cream Metropolitan Division games. Ick. -Things really started badly from the opening faceoff. With the Penguins trying to establish presence in the...

Empty Netter Assists - 01-18-15

Penguins -The Penguins have a pretty rotten record against the rest of the Neapolitan Ice Cream Metropolitan Division. -David Perron is shooting more since joining the Penguins. -At what point should the Penguins begin thinking about finding a successor to Marc-Andre Fleury? -Steve Downie's slashing minor against Islanders forward Brock Nelson Friday was "unacceptable." -Jim Rutherford is thinking about sticking around longer than the "two or three" year window he mentioned when he took on the Penguins' general manager position this past summer. -Mike Johnston...
White Silence

White Silence

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay was chastised by FOP President Howard McQuillan for posing for a photo while holding a sign reading, "I resolve to challenge racism at work. #EndWhiteSilence". The photo went viral. McQuillan, rather than seeing it as a way to regain public confidence in the police, called it an attack on the police, accusing McLay of calling all police racists. 
New Boss

New Boss

It's a new year and a new congress. The GOP is in the driver's seat. God help us all. 

Empty Netter Assists - 01-04-15

Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. "Overall, as a team, we just didn't have enough guys going." - Mike Johnston. -The Montreal Gazette's recap. “We had a lot of energy tonight, that was a huge challenge. I liked [Canadiens forward Michael Bournival’s] intensity. We changed lines and our guys wanted to be first on the puck.” - Canadiens coach Michel Therrien. -The Associated Press' recap. "With the last couple of days, my energy wasn't as good as I wanted it to be. I was running on adrenalin and trying to push myself as much as possible. I just didn't have...

Mountaineers Player News

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    Daryl Worley

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