7:20 PM EST, Thu January 27, 2022
3 hours ago

Report: O'Connor recovering from collapsed lung

Drew O'Connor remains sidelined for the Penguins with what Mike Sullivan has only disclosed as being an "upper-body injury." O'Connor played limited fourth-line minutes in the Penguins' win in San Jose on Jan. 15, then was put on long-term injured reserve shortly after.
4 hours ago

Steelers can officially begin process of replacing Roethlisberger

Internally, the Steelers were pretty sure Ben Roethlisberger was going to retire after this season. But there's always a level of doubt until it actually happens.
4 hours ago

Joseph 'disgusted' by recent racist gestures, wants to 'keep talking about it'

P.O Joseph paused and gathered his thoughts for a moment after being asked about the racist incidents that took place in minor-league hockey recently. "There's so much I would say right now but I legit can't," he said.
5 hours ago

Hextall hopes to keep Penguins' roster largely intact

Ron Hextall doesn't know if he'll be able to keep the core of their roster largely intact after this season. But he made it clear Thursday, one day after reaching agreement on a two-year contract with 37-year-old center Jeff Carter, that that is his objective, at least for now.
6 hours ago

Up next for Roethlisberger, the Pro Football Hall of Fame

With Ben Roethlisberger having officially announced his retirement Thursday, the clock now begins ticking on Roethlisberger to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame in five years. Roethlisberger is sure to headline the 2027 Pro Football Hall of Fame class as a first-ballot inductee. Or, will he?
8 hours ago

Clines, member of 1971 World Series team and first all-minority lineup, dies at 75

Gene Clines, a 10-year major-league vet who spent his first five seasons with the Pirates and was part of their 1971 World Series winning team, has died. He was 75 years old.
8 hours ago

Roethlisberger officially announces retirement via video

Ben Roethlisberger officially announced his retirement from the Steelers on Thursday, bringing to an end an era of quarterback stability previously unseen in the franchise's history. Roethlisberger, a first-round draft pick 2004, had been the Steelers quarterback for the past 18 seasons, finishing his career as the longest-tenured quarterback with one team in NFL history.
17 hours ago

Coming tomorrow: The ALL-NEW (and yet not at all new) Point Park University Friday Insider!

Recognize that logo up there? If so, that qualifies anyone reading this for Original Lunatic status ... in more ways than one, because it'd also require remembering some pretty arcane things.
17 hours ago

Drive to the Net: Boyle's nine lives coming via size

After not playing a single game during the 2020-21 NHL season, it was fair to wonder what Brian Boyle had left in the tank. Now, he's proving to be a more than capable depth option for the Penguins.
19 hours ago

Podcast on Fifth Ave: Big Jeff Carter's big extension

Jenna Harner and Taylor Haase talk about Jeff Carter signing a contract extension, the Penguins' win over the Coyotes, backup goaltender options, the Flyers reaching a new low, and more.
19 hours ago

Duquesne fails to finish rally against Saint Joseph's

Despite double-digit points nights from Duquesne's duo of freshmen guards, the Dukes fell to Saint Joseph's 72-61 Wednesday night.
Jan 26, 2022

Carter signs two-year contract with Penguins

There shouldn't be much speculation about Jeff Carter's future this summer. He was scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent July 1, but has signed a two-yer deal that has an average salary-cap hit of $3.125 million.
Jan 26, 2022

Crosby closing in on goal-scoring milestone

It's not as if Sidney Crosby needs to hit another major milestone to secure his legacy. Not when he has captained three Stanley Cup winners, earned two Olympic gold medals and done so much at such an elite level for so many years.
Jan 26, 2022

Horton's criminal charges dropped in plea deal

Ithiel Horton's criminal charges were dropped as part of a plea deal Wednesday morning at the Pittsburgh Municipal Courthouse, opening the door for the Pitt guard to return to the team.
Jan 26, 2022

Add Cowboys DB coach Whitt to Steelers DC search

Mike Tomlin has added another name to his interview list for the Steelers' vacant defensive coordinator search. Cowboys defensive passing game coordinator/secondary coach Joe Whitt Jr. is the latest person with whom Tomlin has spoken regarding replacing Keith Butler as the team's defensive coordinator.