3:48 AM EST, Tue March 02, 2021
9 hours ago
Vi Ripken, matriarch of Baltimore Orioles family, dies at 82

Vi Ripken, matriarch of Baltimore Orioles family, dies at 82

Violet R. “Vi” Ripken, the widow of former Orioles manager Cal Ripken Sr. and mother of Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. and former Oriole Bill Ripken, died Friday, a day short of her 83rd birthday.
9 hours ago
Irv Cross, former Eagles cornerback and pioneering Black TV analyst, dies at 81

Irv Cross, former Eagles cornerback and pioneering Black TV analyst, dies at 81

Irv Cross, a former NFL defensive back who became the first Black man to work full time as a sports analyst on national television, died Sunday. He was 81.
19 hours ago
The Pirates’ infield could actually become a strength in 2021

The Pirates’ infield could actually become a strength in 2021

The Pirates tied for the MLB lead in errors last season, yet their team defense could improve for a few reasons in 2021.
Feb 28, 2021
Scoring outburst has Kris Letang back near the top of NHL's blue-line leaderboard

Scoring outburst has Kris Letang back near the top of NHL's blue-line leaderboard

Add it all up and Letang had four goals in 18 games entering Saturday’s rematch.
Feb 28, 2021
Oneil Cruz keeps focus on improvement, earning a spot

Oneil Cruz keeps focus on improvement, earning a spot

After a turbulent offseason that included his involvement in a fatal car accident, Oneil Cruz is thrilled to shift his focus to baseball.
Feb 27, 2021
Penguins beat the Islanders in OT, 4-3

Penguins beat the Islanders in OT, 4-3

The Penguins on Saturday continued their domination of the New York Islanders in February, fighting back to beat them, 4-3, in overtime at Nassau Coliseum.
Feb 27, 2021
Eager to flush 2020, Kevin Newman sets sights on regaining shortstop job

Eager to flush 2020, Kevin Newman sets sights on regaining shortstop job

Kevin Newman struggled with a couple things in 2020. He’s hoping to move past that and again become the Pirates’ starting shortstop.
Feb 26, 2021
After eventful offseason, Pirates' Cole Tucker shifts focus to baseball

After eventful offseason, Pirates' Cole Tucker shifts focus to baseball

Cole Tucker is dating actress Vanessa Hudgens, but he’s hoping that relationship is one of several big things he started this offseason.
Feb 25, 2021
Ray Fittipaldo's second seven-round Steelers mock draft

Ray Fittipaldo's second seven-round Steelers mock draft

With team needs more focused after this week’s developments, the Steelers focus on fixing the offense. 
Feb 24, 2021
Todd Frazier embracing his role as Pirates’ elder statesman

Todd Frazier embracing his role as Pirates’ elder statesman

Todd Frazier has been around the block. He said he’s looking forward to helping the Pirates by sharing some of his experiences.
Feb 24, 2021
Steelers president Art Rooney II commits to having Ben Roethlisberger return for 2021 season

Steelers president Art Rooney II commits to having Ben Roethlisberger return for 2021 season

“I told Ben we would like to have him back to help us win a championship.” 
Feb 23, 2021
Players feel the impact of Zucker injury

Players feel the impact of Zucker injury

Jason Zucker’s injury clearly detracted from the Penguins’ impressive win, their fourth in five games against the Capitals this season.
Feb 23, 2021
Ke’Bryan Hayes stays grounded, motivated after stellar debut

Ke’Bryan Hayes stays grounded, motivated after stellar debut

Focusing on Ke’Bryan Hayes is natural, but the Pirates third baseman is trying to keep things in perspective and focus on his work.
Feb 22, 2021
Adam Frazier has become an expert in ignoring trade talk

Adam Frazier has become an expert in ignoring trade talk

Adam Frazier has been a Pirates trade candidate for more than a year now. He’s used to the drill and more focused on performing in 2021.
Feb 22, 2021
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin tested positive for COVID-19

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin tested positive for COVID-19

Tomlin and other members of the organization were sent home last week after a small outbreak at the UMPC Rooney Sports Complex.