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 The Penguins reacquired Ben Lovejoy Monday in a trade that sent Simon Despres to the Anaheim Ducks.
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The Penguins reacquired Ben Lovejoy Monday in a trade that sent Simon Despres to the Anaheim Ducks.

Penguins GM adds considerable experience to corps of defensemen

Ian Cole and Ben Lovejoy will join the blue line, but the deals cost the Penguins their biggest hitters – Simon Despres and Robert Bortuzzo.


 The Steelers Jason Worilds intercepts a pass Nov. 2 against the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field.

Steelers pass on tags for Worilds

Outside linebacker can enter free agency next Tuesday; Steelers also release wide receiver Lance Moore.



 Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford.

Ron Cook: Rutherford can rest easy at deadline

General manager Jim Rutherford's work is done, but that of the Penguins' biggest stars is now just beginning.



 Vance Worley throws in the bullpen Sunday in Bradenton, Fla.

Vance Worley ready to compete in second season with Pirates

Right-hander has a renewed mindset as he fights for a starting spot in his first spring with the Pirates.



 Christian Ehrhoff

Penguins notebook: Christian Ehrhoff scratched again

Defenseman Christian Ehrhoff was scratched before Sunday’s 5-3 home win against the Blue Jackets as the Penguins followed team protocol.



 Steelers great Donnie Shell at his induction ceremony to the Black College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

Famed Steeler Donnie Shell enshrined in Black College Football Hall of Fame

Shell and the late L.C. Greenwood were honored in Atlanta as standout graduates of historically black colleges.



 Carlow men’s basketball coach Tim Keefer: “I’m not the best coach for this job, but I’m probably the best guy for this job.”

Carlow men's basketball team endures growing pains in first year

Coach Tim Keefer and members of the Carlow men’s basketball team reflect on a challenging first season of competition in the NAIA.



Pitt women rally for victory on senior day

Star guard Brianna Kiesel was the focal point going into Pitt’s senior day, and not much changed once the game started.



 St. Louis Blues' Ian Cole checks Edmonton Oilers' Derek Roy during a game in Edmonton, Alberta, on Saturday Feb. 28, 2015. Cole was acquired today by the Penguins in a trade.

Seth Rorabaugh's Penguins chat transcript: 3.2.15

Seth discusses the moves the Penguins made today at the trading deadline.



 Antonio Brown celebrates with fans after beating the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field in December.

Ray Fittipaldo's Steelers chat transcript: 3.2.15

Ray takes your questions on the Steelers’ offseason maneuvers.


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    With another sterling effort in a 5-3 win Sunday against Columbus, Marc-Andre Fleury keeps proving his rank among the NHL’s top goaltenders.

    Ron Cook: Of all Penguins stars, Marc-Andre Fleury has shined brightest

    With another sterling effort in a 5-3 win Sunday against Columbus, Marc-Andre Fleury keeps proving his rank among the NHL’s top goaltenders.



    The zany spring of 1995 was certainly one to remember in Bradenton, where the Pirates nearly threw a med school student behind the plate.

    Gene Collier: Recalling the bizarre spring of 1995

    The zany spring of 1995 was certainly one to remember in Bradenton, where the Pirates nearly threw a med school student behind the plate.

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    Mario Lemieux: 30 years in Pittsburgh

    Mario Lemieux has won the Stanley Cup as the Penguins' captain and owner.
    This winter marks 30 years since Mario Lemieux first arrived in Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is marking the milestone by publishing an eight-part special section on Lemieux's three decades in the city.

    Chapter 1: 30 years in Pittsburgh

    Chapter 2: Learning a new city

    Chapter 3: The rise of 66

    Chapter 4: Crises create deeper bond

    Chapter 5: A fortune at stake

    Chapter 6: The double life of 66

    Chapter 7: A test of loyalty

    Chapter 8: It's for them

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    Liberty first-grader is a golf champion

    Mya Morgan, 7, will compete in a national tournament on the U.S. Kids Golf Tour in North Carolina this summer.



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    Tiger's play last week at the Phoenix Open drew some sympathy but experts debate whether it's mental or technical.


     

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    Thrill of the ice: Indoor rinks in demand as hockey's popularity surges

    USA Hockey Inc. has 519,417 players, ages 6-20, and 12,862 of them are playing hockey in Western Pennsylvania, according to USA Hockey.



    South Xtra: Pro hockey team in Rostraver struggling to get by

    The Steel City Warriors have struggled on the ice and off in their first season in the Federal Hockey League.


     

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