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Where to begin with this latest Pirates’ loss, 6-5 to the Reds, which was a crushing defeat in a game that seemed an almost-certain win?
The Pirates got off on the wrong foot in an important series in Cincinnati.
The undefeated Passion faces a familiar foe in the New York Sharks today. This time, they’re playing for a championship berth.
Cincinnati native goes home as an All-Star for first time, and the attention has been overwhelming
Trail Town Program hopes to collect information on the trail users and their economic impact along the Great Allegheny Passage.
The Cincinnati Reds plated three eighth inning runs off All-Star reliever Tony Watson to cap a 6-5 comeback win under a full moon.
A roundup of what‘s biting on regional waterways.
James, an Ohio native, spent four seasons with the Miami Heat.
Forward Kasperi Kapanen, 17, agrees to entry-level contract days before he arrives for development camp.
Nobody asked me, but . . .
The STP World of Outlaws Sprint Car season is "The Salute to The King Tour," a tribute to Steve Kinser, but Donny Schatz is dominating it.
Agnew, 54, joins former Penguins winger Rick Tocchet and holdover goaltending coach Mike Bales on Johnston’s staff.
Naje Gibson of Seton-LaSalle, a top Pitt recruit, failed to qualify academically at Pitt and will have to go to a junior college.
The redux of “The Decision” for NBA superstar LeBron James presents the possibility of even more sports heartache for poor Cleveland.
Volquez eliminates chance for a St. Louis sweep in first wire-to-wire pitching performance this season.
An excerpt from a book reports that Gaby Sanchez tested positive in October 2004 and was suspended for the Miami Hurricanes' 2005 season.
Jason Megna had five goals, four assists in his first 36 NHL games last season, and also dressed for two playoff games.
Bill takes your questions on the Pirates, who will try to reverse fortunes on their road trip.
Gary Agnew joins former Penguins winger Rick Tocchet on the staff of new coach Mike Johnston.
Clint Hurdle brought Ernesto Frieri into a bases-loaded, one-out situation against the Cardinals with the Pirates trailing by two runs.
Pirates notebook: Outfielder was placed on the bereavement list because of the death or illness of a family member; Matt Hague called up.
Penguins general manager says a determination on arthroscopic surgery for Sidney Crosby’s injured wrist will be made by early next week.
Suspended Yankee star Alex Rodriguez poster boy for everything that is wrong with baseball.
Blackhawk pitcher Brendan McKay produced a season for the ages on his way to many honors.
After a tough high school season, Hopewell has rallied on the diamond under the American Legion banner.
Getting production from many sources, Ambridge runs away with a summer league title.
A two-time state champion in the javelin, Jenna Lucas is one talented athlete.
Despite an amazingly productive junior year, South Fayette‘s Brett Brumbaugh isn’t attracting many college offers.
The West Mifflin American Legion baseball team looked strong before the season started, but it‘s been even better than expected.
Already the owner of the school record for victories, Mt. Lebanon‘ wrestler Kellan Stout works to improve.
Winning a state title as a freshman is just one of many significant goals Franklin‘s Spencer Lee has on his agenda.
Montae Nicholson is a repeat winner of Post-Gazette East Xtra honor.
Unity earned the No. 1 seed for the Westmoreland County American Legion baseball tournament.
The United State ball hockey team won a bronze medal in a world tournament and four Penn Hills men helped achieve that.
Already the Post-Gazette‘s choice as female co-athlete of the year in the daily, she adds East Xtra honors as well.
Gateway graduate Matt Rossi is giving the South Hills offense a boost in Federation League play.
This league offers high school baseball players an opportunity to compete at a high level.
Brett Brumbaugh‘s production on the football field and basketball court earns him special mention.
Sammie Weiss‘ achievements in basketball and softball has earned her a special honor.
Point Park University will honor one of its first standout female athletes in September.
Pine-Richland grad Shea Sullivan is among many local players who hone their baseball skills on the Pittsburgh Pandas summer league team.
A small-school power last winter, Vincentian sharpens its game with a summer league title.
Noah Bostick competed in four sports as a senior at North Hills and did well enough in each to earn special mention.
A short outing by starter Brandon Cumpton put the Pirates behind early in a 5-2 loss at Busch Stadium.
Marte can spend no fewer than three but no more than seven days on the bereavement list. Matt Hague comes from Class AAA Indianapolis.
Nick Spaling, acquired by the Penguins last month in the James Neal trade, made $1.5 million with Nashville last season.
As the Pirates head toward the All-Star break, a heavy round of baseball discussion in this week‘s chat.
Ten random thoughts on the Pirates and their 5-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals last night:
According to a source close to the NHL MVP, a "terrible wrist" hindered Penguins captain Sidney Crosby's performance in the postseason.
The Pirates plan to start Francisco Liriano Saturday or Sunday before the All-Star break, but it's still unclear where the rotation stands.