Pirates need Josh Harrison’s fire and hot bat in the starting lineup for the National League wild-card game against the Chicago Cubs.
Destiny calls for Cubs ace Jake Arrieta, who becomes first pitcher to throw a postseason shutout with at least 10 strikeouts and no walks.
William Gay will play in his 133rd consecutive regular-season game Monday night; Lawrence Timmons will play in his 93rd game in a row.
Firming up a soft rush defense is one of key tasks for Steelers.
Wednesday’s game received the highest ever TV rating for an MLB wild-card game.
“Sometimes you draw a tough bull,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. “We’ve drawn a tough bull two years in a row.”
The Ducks are the favorites to win the Stanley Cup, earning 55.2 percent of votes. The Penguins did not receive any votes to win the Cup.
Olli Maatta will be appearing in his first game since Dec. 6 when the Penguins face Dallas in the regular-season opener tonight at 8:38.
The Panthers coaching staff is emphasizing possession of the football, not “just killing the quarterback.”
The Pitt offense is still developing, especially when it comes to deep passes, but an improved running game and Tyler Boyd can help that.
Laurel Shymansky and Amanda Nord won the WPIAL Class AAA girls doubles championship, while Zoe Bojalad and Emily Kraus won it in Class AA.
Avonworth quarterback Zach Chandler and Oakland Catholic cross country runner Lauren Finikiotis are this week’s honorees.
Nearly all the trees at Oakmont are gone, but other changes are scarce as the course is prepared to play host to U.S. Open in June.
Skyler Fox, 13, won the 12-13-year-old division in the regional finals of the event, earning a spot in the national championships.
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini were suspended by the FIFA ethics committee in the wake of a Swiss criminal investigation.
Hunt has signed with his old NASL team Tampa Bay Rowdies to help with the playoff push in the final four games of the season.
The camp aims to make a positive impact on area youth with disabilities by teaching football skills and emphasizing a healthy lifestyle.
Samuel Mueller, 23, was the overall winner of the 10K race and 28-year-old Clara Santucci of Dilliner won the women’s division.