8:31 PM EDT, Mon May 21, 2018
1 hour ago

Penguins GM Jim Rutherford made right call on Marc-Andre Fleury-Matt Murray goaltending decision

Three thoughts about Marc-Andre Fleury, who is playing the best hockey of his Hall of Fame-caliber career, has led his Vegas Golden Knights to the Stanley Cup final against overwhelming odds and is the runaway favorite to win the Conn Smythe Trophy as the NHL’s postseason MVP.
7 hours ago

Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Marc-Andre Fleury: ‘I hope he wins’

Don’t expect to spot Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford stumbling along the Las Vegas Strip any time soon.
8 hours ago

Penguins offseason shopping list: depth and defense

As the Penguins face a longer offseason than they’ve grown accustomed to, a pair of needs have bubbled to the surface for general manager Jim Rutherford.
8 hours ago

Paul Zeise: To contend, the Pirates need one more starting pitcher

The Pirates are off to a strong start, but if they want to finish the season as a contender they still need one more starting pitcher. It was an obvious need before the season, and 46 games later it hasn’t changed. The Pirates have a lot of young arms in their system but don’t have enough who are ready to be regular starters on a contending team.
9 hours ago

Penguins GM Jim Rutherford blasts Tom Wilson for avoiding Game 3 fight

The 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs saw Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford frustrated that teams were taking liberties with some of his star players.
9 hours ago

Pirates mailbag: Any reason to worry about Felipe Vazquez's fastball velocity?

Welcome back, loyal Pirates mailbag readers. The Pirates have lost three in a row, are off Monday and will begin a three-game series at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati Tuesday. Which begs the question: What’s the deal with Tyler Glasnow’s glove-flutter? Let’s dig in.
9 hours ago

Steelers spring to action, likely without Le'Veon Bell again

It has become the norm that virtually everyone on the roster attends the Steelers’ voluntary spring practices, which start Tuesday.
12 hours ago

Great moments in Pittsburgh sports history: early days

The Post-Gazette’s Out of the Archives: Sports is a photographic tour through the city’s rich sports history. From the Penguins’ Stanley Cup championship this past June to the Pirates’ World Series victory in 1909, fans can both learn by peering decades into the past and relive more recent glory by flipping through dozens of vivid images that bring these iconic moments back to life.
13 hours ago

Gene Collier: Pirates rotation might be too callow to sustain start

As those who have monitored the mostly deserted intersection of baseball and cinema over the years have come to understand, there are certain inescapable moments in any major league season that can be introduced only by one of Harry Doyle’s hysterical bleatings from the 1989 movie classic “Major League.”
13 hours ago

Questions loom on fringe of Penguins’ defensive depth chart

With the NHL Entry Draft roughly a month away, the Penguins might be getting a hint on which direction they should go.
May 20, 2018

Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Ryan Reaves scored the winning goal, Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights pushed their remarkable expansion season into the Stanley Cup Final, beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday in Game 5 of the Western Conference final.
May 20, 2018

Ron Cook: Pirates welcome back John Harrison's energy and enthusiasm

The Pirates lost a game they should have won Sunday because of a nightmarish ninth inning. It was especially painful because their most dependable players let them down. Felipe Vasquez blew a save. Jordy Mercer had a throwing error. Josh Harrison failed to cover first base in time on a bunt. The San Diego Padres scored four runs to win, 8-5, beating the Pirates for the third consecutive game.
May 20, 2018

Pirates come back late, then blow lead in 8-5 loss to Padres

For half an inning, it looked like the Pirates would avoid dropping a series at home to the last-place San Diego Padres. Austin Meadows helped fuel a comeback with his first major league home run. Josh Harrison, fresh off the disabled list, gave the Pirates a late lead.
May 20, 2018

Billionaire David Tepper tells of overcoming abuse in emotional speech to CMU grads

David Tepper, the hedge fund billionaire from Stanton Heights, went off script to tell the Carnegie Mellon University graduating class of 2018 that he was nervous before giving the keynote address.