7:59 AM EDT, Fri March 24, 2017
4 hours ago
Mark Madden: Best leader in hockey? It's no myth: Sidney Crosby

Mark Madden: Best leader in hockey? It's no myth: Sidney Crosby

The myth of leadership helps further the myth of Jonathan Toews, a real good hockey player but not remotely comparable to Sidney Crosby. Heck, Toews isn’t even the best player on his team.
8 hours ago
Penguins fall in a shootout in Ottawa, remain in second in Metropolitan Division

Penguins fall in a shootout in Ottawa, remain in second in Metropolitan Division

Kyle Turris and Bobby Ryan scored in the shootout to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.
14 hours ago
Another rough outing from Drew Hutchison has Pirates considering going north with four starters

Another rough outing from Drew Hutchison has Pirates considering going north with four starters

Steven Brault and Tyler Glasnow remain the other two primary options for Huntington as the fifth starter, with Chad Kuhl having an “inside track” on the fourth starter spot. There also exists an opportunity for the team to use a…
15 hours ago
Brian Metzer's Penguins Pregame: Sidney Crosby gets another new winger, Pens avoid Mark Stone

Brian Metzer's Penguins Pregame: Sidney Crosby gets another new winger, Pens avoid Mark Stone

Scott Wilson, welcome to the top line ... and more to preview the Penguins at Ottawa Thursday night.
Mar 23, 2017
Pirates corner infielder John Jaso getting reps at third base

Pirates corner infielder John Jaso getting reps at third base

With the Pirates' situation at third base less settled, John Jaso is taking the field at third base. If only he could get a ball hit his way.
Mar 22, 2017
Chris Mueller: Like all before her, Pitt's new AD Heather Lyke has to balance expectations of Panthers' football program with reality

Chris Mueller: Like all before her, Pitt's new AD Heather Lyke has to balance expectations of Panthers' football program with reality

Pitt AD Heather Lyke must find a way to get people to come to football games when the Panthers are playing a team other than Penn State, West Virginia, or Notre Dame. She must find a way to drum up…
Mar 21, 2017
Nick Bonino's clinches 11th straight playoff berth

Nick Bonino's clinches 11th straight playoff berth

Sidney Crosby and Conor Sheary also scored, and Matt Murray made 29 saves. The Penguins (46-17-9) improved to 8-1-1 in their past 10 and are in the hunt to finish with the NHL's best record.
Mar 21, 2017
Penguins make playoffs for 11th straight season

Penguins make playoffs for 11th straight season

Nick Bonino scored the go-ahead goal with 5:29 left and the Pittsburgh Penguins clinched their 11th straight playoff berth with a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.
Mar 21, 2017
Gregory Polanco, Starling Marte return to Pirates after different experiences in WBC

Gregory Polanco, Starling Marte return to Pirates after different experiences in WBC

While Polanco made strides at the plate in the World Baseball Classic, Marte barely played after suffering an ankle injury early in the tournament.
Mar 21, 2017
Brian Metzer's Penguins Pregame: Pens need to slow Sabres' top-ranked power play

Brian Metzer's Penguins Pregame: Pens need to slow Sabres' top-ranked power play

The Buffalo Sabres sit nine points outside the playoff picture, but their top-ranked power play make them a formidable opponent for the Penguins on Tuesday.
Mar 21, 2017
Analysis: New Steelers DL Tyson Alualu brings pedigree, flexibility

Analysis: New Steelers DL Tyson Alualu brings pedigree, flexibility

The Steelers added another depth piece in free agency on Tuesday, signing defensive lineman Tyson Alualua, formerly of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Mar 21, 2017

The final four: Predicting future of Williams and others

Nearly two weeks after the start of the NFL’s free agency signing period, the Steelers still have four of their own who remain unsigned as of Tuesday morning: Defensive lineman Ricardo Mathews, safety Shamarko Thomas, center Cody Wallace and running…
Mar 20, 2017

Davis, Sensabaugh bring depth but little sizzle

It’s not that Knile Davis and Coty Sensabaugh -- or Justin Hunter, for that matter -- aren’t capable NFL players or that they won’t be contributors to the Steelers in 2017.
Mar 20, 2017
Brian Metzer: HBK part deux? Injuries help craft dominant first line

Brian Metzer: HBK part deux? Injuries help craft dominant first line

Since Jake Guentzel has moved up to the top line with Sidney Crosby and Conor Sheary, the trio has averaged 4.33 points per game.
Mar 20, 2017
Steelers sign running back Knile Davis

Steelers sign running back Knile Davis

The Pittsburgh Steelers bolstered their depth behind running back Le'Veon Bell, signing former Kansas City back Knile Davis to a one-year contract.