9:23 PM EDT, Sat March 25, 2017
5 hours ago

Glasnow strikes out nine Tigers in victory

BRADENTON, Fla. — Tyler Glasnow had the Detroit Tigers off balance Saturday, striking out nine batters in four innings of work at LECOM Park.
9 hours ago

Polanco removed from lineup; slight groin strain for Stewart

BRADENTON, Fla. — The Pirates removed Gregory Polanco from Saturday’s lineup because he has a sore left shoulder.
Mar 24, 2017
Steelers favor a quicker pace of play in the NFL

Steelers favor a quicker pace of play in the NFL

Steelers president Art Rooney II said Friday the NFL is concerned about the pace of regular-season games and owners have to adapt to the times and today’s viewing habits to make their product less “choppy.”
Mar 24, 2017

McCutchen and Harrison return to Pirates camp — and they brought medals

BRADENTON, Fla. — Wearing his gold medal around his neck and a baseball cap with an American flag velcroed to the front, Andrew McCutchen was in the Pirates’ clubhouse shortly after it opened to the media at 7:30 a.m. Friday. Before he spoke, though, he needed some coffee.
Mar 24, 2017

Report: Jung Ho Kang denied visa to enter United States

BRADENTON, Fla. — According to an unconfirmed South Korean report, Jung Ho Kang has been denied a visa to enter the United States after a DUI conviction, his third, resulted in a suspended sentence.
Mar 24, 2017
Tomlin, Colbert to watch Jabrill Peppers at Michigan pro day

Tomlin, Colbert to watch Jabrill Peppers at Michigan pro day

If the Steelers are trying to be subtle about their level of interest in Michigan safety Jabrill Peppers, they’re not doing a very good job, as the NFL Network’s Andrew Groover reports both coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert were in attendance at the Wolverines’ pro day Friday.
Mar 23, 2017

Jung Ho Kang won't be ready for opening day, Pirates GM says

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Asked about whether it is reasonable to rule out Jung Ho Kang for opening day, Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said, “We’re pretty much there.”
Mar 23, 2017

Paul Zeise: A Jose Quintana trade still makes sense for the Pirates

Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan reported Wednesday that the White Sox are still trying to shop pitcher Jose Quintana.
Mar 23, 2017

Pirates pitcher Tyler Webb has never been to a professional sporting event

BRADENTON, Fla. — It wasn’t until his college days at South Carolina that Tyler Webb realized he was an outlier. While teammates talked about their stashes of ticket stubs and autographs, Webb admitted he had never attended a major professional sports contest.
Mar 23, 2017

Elias Diaz, Edgar Santana among Pirates roster moves

BRADENTON, Fla. — The Pirates optioned or reassigned nine players, including reliever Edgar Santana and catcher Elias Diaz, Thursday morning. 
Mar 23, 2017

With defensive work still needed, Jose Osuna continues to hit

BRADENTON, Fla. — It’s easy to say now that Jose Osuna has a chance of making the major league club, after his spring performance and the possible absence of Jung Ho Kang to begin the season. The path to a roster spot did not appear as obvious before spring. But Osuna believed.
Mar 22, 2017

On the Clock: Who will fill the back end of Pirates' rotation?

On this episode of “On the Clock with Zeise and Gentille,” Paul Zeise and Sean Gentille debate in two minutes which pitcher will fill the Pirates’ fourth and fifth starter spots. (Video by Melissa Tkach)
Mar 22, 2017
Sean Gentille: NFL decides to make its product quicker, less awful

Sean Gentille: NFL decides to make its product quicker, less awful

There are so many things to hate about the NFL. So, so many things.
Mar 22, 2017

Report: Jose Quintana remains possible trade target for Pirates

Chicago White Sox starter Jose Quintana remains available to be dealt elsewhere, Yahoo! Sports MLB columnist Jeff Passan wrote Tuesday evening.