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 James Harrison blocks rookie Bud Dupree during OTA's at the Steelers' training facility on the South Side.
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James Harrison blocks rookie Bud Dupree during OTA's at the Steelers' training facility on the South Side.

James Harrison hopes his mentoring of Steelers linebackers will pay dividends

Harrison, who turned 37 earlier this month, is trying to have major impact on the young linebackers on the Steelers’ roster.


 Andrew McCutchen celebrates with Starling Marte after Marte's two-run home run against San Diego Padres during the third inning Thursday.

Pirates slug their way to 7th win in a row, 11-5

Three home runs off San Diego Padres starter Ian Kennedy extended the Pirates’ winning streak to seven games.



 Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage watches pitchers during workouts on the second day of camp for pitchers and catchers in February at Pirates City in Bradenton, Fla.

Ron Cook: Pirates pitching coach knows what buttons to push

Ray Searage is an outstanding coach who “drives the bus every now and then and grinds the gears.”



 Penguins coach Dan Bylsma argues with linesman Scott Driscoll in the second period of a playoff game against the Rangers in 2014. Bylsma was fired after the season.

Buffalo hires ex-Penguins coach Bylsma

In parts of six seasons with the Penguins, Dan Bylsma had a 252-117-32 record, including a Stanley Cup victory in 2009.



 FIFA President Sepp Blatter gestures after he was re-elected at the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland, today.

Blatter re-elected as FIFA leader

Sepp Blatter, weakened by the arrests of current and ex-FIFA officials, was opposed by soccer federations in the U.S., Canada, and England.



 Deer Lakes' Maria Taliani is congratulated by head coach Craig Taliani after defeating Mohawk in the WPIAL Class AA softball championship at California University Thursday.

Deer Lakes junior hits three home runs Class AA title game

Deer Lakes ended Mohawk’s perfect season with 13-5 victory, capped by Maria Taliani’s grand slam in the sixth inning.



 Belle Vernon's Emily Frederick (13) is mobbed by her teammates after hitting the game winning single to score two runs against Yough in the WPIAL Class AAA softball championship at California University Thursday.

Belle Vernon turns near certain loss into thrilling victory

Belle Vernon rallies in last inning to beat Yough and win the WPIAL Class AAA softball title game.



Local auto racing: Speeding to a win with a little help from a friend

Tim Shaffer finds some help and wins the Jim Ford Memorial All Star Sprint Car event.



Jefferson-Morgan wins first WPIAL Class A softball title

Jefferson-Morgan rallies past Chartiers-Houston with three runs in the fifth inning to pull out a 3-2 victory.



 Steelers linebacker James Harrison hauls down a pass during practice at the team's South Side facility on Tuesday, May 27, 2015.

Gerry Dulac's Steeler chat transcript: 5.28.15

Gerry takes your questions on the Steelers and what he’s observed thus fair during 2015 OTA sessions.


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    After Charlie Morton made his season debut, he took great comfort from knowing he was giving the ball to Tony Watson and Mark Melancon.

    Ron Cook: Back end of Pirates bullpen as solid as ever

    After Charlie Morton made his season debut, he took great comfort from knowing he was giving the ball to Tony Watson and Mark Melancon.



    Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang continues to win over fans and teammates with his bat, glove, arm, smile and sense of humor.

    Gene Collier: When it comes to playing baseball, Kang needs no interpreter

    Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang continues to win over fans and teammates with his bat, glove, arm, smile and sense of humor.

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    Bob Clarke’s comments on Tuesday aimed at the Penguins for “tanking” are wildly disingenuous in so many ways.



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    The foundation has brought in $23,000 since 2010. The classic will be held July 13 at Southpointe Golf Club in Cecil.



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