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Fans are pumped up to recreate intensity of last year’s blackout game. The Pirates play the Giants tonight at 8:07 p.m. at PNC Park.
It's worth revisiting how Edinson Volquez went from a potential $5 million mistake to the Pirates starter for tonight's playoff opener.
The only thing consistent about the Steelers through four games is their inconsistency, which coach Mike Tomlin is still trying to fix.
The status of injured forward Evgeni Malkin, as well as the likely makeup of the Penguins’ opening-night roster, remains unclear.
Coach Mike Tomlin says he liked the play that was called late in the game, but unfortunately his team did a poor job of executing it.
Catcher Russell Martin, one of many Pirates peaking at the right time, said he expects to be in the lineup tonight against the Giants.
The Penguins — some not included — worked out at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit Tuesday in preparation for their final exhibition game tonight.
Despite the Pirates scoring five runs July 28 against Madison Bumgarner in San Francisco, Clint Hurdle is expecting the ace's best.
You might've heard that Giants outfielder Hunter Pence can't parallel park, but you might not know he is one of baseball's brightest stars.
Under the old playoff format, the one wild-card team was reaching — and winning — the World Series frequently; new rules have changed that.
Penguins star Sidney Crosby’s mom wants to expand hockey opportunities for women, including her daughter.
The urgency and simplicity of win-or-go-home is a tasty mix, but things will go sour if the Pirates continue to struggle with men on base.
After Akron raced past Pitt's defense in the second half of a tough loss Saturday, the Panthers focus on rebounding at ACC foe Virginia.
Although Mountaineers coaches might indicate otherwise, Rushel Shell knows Kansas will have fits with wideouts Kevin White and Mario Alford.
Ryan Sproule scored three times to help Class AAA No. 1 Central Catholic clinch Section 4 with a win against Bethel Park.
In a surprising move, Stephon McGinnis, the Bridgers’ leading receiver and top scorer in basketball, transfers to Aliquippa.
From Pirates platoon starter at first base to emergency role as the Giants' starter in left, it has been a strange year for Travis Ishikawa.
Bill Brink compares the Pirates and Giants in seven key areas going into the wild-card game tonight at PNC Park.
The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren't going down without a fight.
“I think I deserve it,” the pitcher said about taking the mound in Wednesday’s playoff game against the Giants.
Manasseh Garner apologizes for his postgame comments about the fans after the loss Saturday against Akron.
Pirates announcer Greg Brown opened the ceremony by proclaiming Wednesday’s wild-card game a "black out."
Ray takes your questions on the Steelers, who look to rebound this weekend against winless Jacksonville.
Once again, the Pirates host a one-game Wild Card playoff at PNC Park -- here’s what Bill has to say about the matchup with the Giants.
Mike Tomlin said that he called the play that led to a poor punt and then a late defensive breakdown that resulted in a Tampa Bay win.
While they welcome the home wild-card game, the Pirates know that duplicating the atmosphere and the win of last year will not be easy.
Another winless team in Jacksonville awaits them, and the Jaguars have a talented rookie quarterback who has to be eager to face their
Penguins assistant coach Gary Agnew knows that penalty-killing starts between the ears.
Starting pitching has been the key to Pirates success against the Giants this season.
But look for the Pirates to win the wild-card game and the Steelers to bounce back from a tough loss. As for Pitt … it might get darker.
New Kansas football coach gets his ‘dream’ job about two decades after predicting he would on his first date with his future wife.
Even since Neal Huntington came on board as general manager of the Pirates, the message delivered was loud, clear and simple.
Lauren Waller fires a personal-best 4-under 68 for crown; Greensburg Central Catholic sophomore Olivia Zambruno takes AA championship.
Penguins lose next-to-last exhibition game; Pascal Dupuis returns after lengthy absence due to major knee injury.
Minnesota scores three times in the third period to hand the Penguins a 4-1 exhibition loss.
Edinson Volquez had a 3.05 ERA in 106 innings at home this season and held opposing hitters to a .225 average at PNC Park.
The question for the Steelers now becomes, if you can’t beat Tampa Bay at home, can you go to Jacksonville and Cleveland and win?
Ed fields the myriad questions following the Steelers upset loss Sunday at Heinz Field.
Sidney Crosby will miss the Penguins’ exhibition game at Minnesota tonight because of his grandmother’s funeral in Nova Scotia.
Gerry Dulac grades the Steelers’ effort Sunday in a 27-24 loss to Tampa Bay.
Pirates notebook: The ultimate plan was, “Let’s win the game.”
Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown had miscues at the wrong times in a loss Sunday to Tampa Bay.
Colorado’s Justin Morneau won the title with a .319 average. Josh Harrison was second at .315 and Andrew McCutchen third at .314.
As the preseason winds down, the backup goalie competition heightens between Jeff Zatkoff and Thomas Greiss.
After a game rife with foolish penalties, missed assignments and lackluster performance, only one thing can be said: Shame on the Steelers.
Pittsburgh nemesis Johnny Cueto did it all Sunday against the Pirates, including sealing their fate as a wild-card team.
A quick look at the top performances from Sunday's game.
Perhaps the most unexpected part of Pitt’s 21-10 loss Saturday to Akron was how the Zips were able to shut down the rushing attack.
After its first loss of the season, Penn State showed signs of weakness on offense — most notably with the fledging line.
In just a little more than one year on the job, Clint Trickett is leading West Virginia’s offense with surgical precision.