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Penguins Pregame Story Lines: Murray holds the net as Penguins scorers look to light up the Lightning

Penguins Pregame Story Lines: Murray holds the net as Penguins scorers look to light up the Lightning

Goaltender Matt Murray will be back in net against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday. Murray, who started nine games in November, backstopped the Penguins to a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday.
Dec 9, 2016
Steelers Insider: Offensive line awaits complex Rex Ryan defense

Steelers Insider: Offensive line awaits complex Rex Ryan defense

Rex Ryan defenses are complex in nature, and the Steelers offensive line is well aware of the challenge that awaits on Sunday.
Dec 9, 2016

Steelers Week 14 GamePlay: For 100th win, Tomlin needs team to beat quaterback from his hometown

Times Steelers Writer Chris Bradford takes you behind today's game against the Buffalo Bills. Notes, quotes, numbers, his prediction and more.
Dec 9, 2016
Mark Madden: Get used to Marc-Andre Fleury as a Penguin all year

Mark Madden: Get used to Marc-Andre Fleury as a Penguin all year

Expect Marc-Andre Fleury to play the whole season with the Penguins. But if GM Jim Rutherford tries to deal him, Tampa Bay might also be shopping Ben Bishop.
Dec 9, 2016
Rosie Nix, Le'Veon Bell go from little league to the Steelers backfield

Rosie Nix, Le'Veon Bell go from little league to the Steelers backfield

Rosie Nix and Le'Veon Bell uniquely share the same Steelers backfield after growing up together in Columbus, Ohio.
Dec 8, 2016
Sidney Crosby's goal-scoring tear continues in Penguins' win over Florida

Sidney Crosby's goal-scoring tear continues in Penguins' win over Florida

Sidney Crosby got his 18th goal and added an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Florida Panthers 5-1 on Thursday night.
Dec 8, 2016
Steelers Insider: Javon Hargrave's misfortune another's opportunity

Steelers Insider: Javon Hargrave's misfortune another's opportunity

The Steelers will likely dust off their base 3-4 defense against Buffalo's top-ranked defense. The Steelers defensive line, already down Cam Heyward, could be without Javon Hargrave.
Dec 8, 2016
Penguins Pregame Story Lines: Matt Murray gets start, Eric Fehr may not

Penguins Pregame Story Lines: Matt Murray gets start, Eric Fehr may not

It was confirmed Thursday morning that Murray will be in the net against Jaromir Jagr and the Panthers.
Dec 8, 2016
Pirates Analysis: Could Tony Watson be on shopping list as teams make pitches for closers?

Pirates Analysis: Could Tony Watson be on shopping list as teams make pitches for closers?

With trade talks for Andrew McCutchen seemingly on hold and the market for relievers picking up, it’s possible that the Pirates will offer closer Tony Watson instead in their search for starting pitching. Watson is currently eligible for arbitration and…
Dec 8, 2016

There's nothing subtle about Buffalo lineman Richie Incognito

The Steelers' composure should be tested Sunday when they take on Buffalo Bills guard Richie Incognito.
Dec 8, 2016
Redeeming road wins await Roethlisberger, Steelers

Redeeming road wins await Roethlisberger, Steelers

Ben Roethlisberger's has played better at home, but his road "struggles" are similar to those of other star quarterbacks.
Dec 7, 2016
Pitt fails to close out Buffalo in first half, hangs on for 84-79 victory

Pitt fails to close out Buffalo in first half, hangs on for 84-79 victory

Pitt’s offense, aided by the return of Jamel Artis, started the first half on fire, opening up a 26-point lead, but just like against Duquesne, the Panthers allowed the Bulls to get back into the game with a big run…
Dec 7, 2016
Steelers Insider: Le'Veon Bell and LeSean McCoy have mutual respect

Steelers Insider: Le'Veon Bell and LeSean McCoy have mutual respect

Le'Veon Bell and LeSean McCoy will face off on Sunday in a matchup of top-tier NFL running backs.
Dec 7, 2016
Versatility of Steelers tight ends paying off for the offense

Versatility of Steelers tight ends paying off for the offense

Since Ladarius Green has returned, offensive coordinator Todd Haley has implemented two- and three-tight ends sets into the Steelers offense. And it's paying off.
Dec 7, 2016
Mueller: Penguins offense taking the NHL back to its pond-hockey roots

Mueller: Penguins offense taking the NHL back to its pond-hockey roots

Thankfully, the Penguins are bringing the game back to the 1980s, back to its pond-hockey roots. It isn’t likely a recipe for playoff success, but the Pens know that, and it is fun as hell to watch. At this point,…