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 Toronto Maple Leafs' Phil Kessel warms up before the NHL All-Star hockey skills competition in Columbus, Ohio, in January.
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Toronto Maple Leafs' Phil Kessel warms up before the NHL All-Star hockey skills competition in Columbus, Ohio, in January.

Johnston says 'dynamic' Kessel will fit in with Penguins

The Penguins coach is excited to figure out how his new winger will mesh with the team’s schemes.


 Pirates second baseman Neil Walker receives congratulations from teammates after he hit a two-run home run in the third inning Wednesday against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

Pirates defeat Tigers, 9-3

Neil Walker hit two home runs, leading the Pirates' 21-hit attack in a 9-3 victory against the Detroit Tigers tonight at Comerica Park.



 "I think they’ll sell that team for between $700 and $800 million in Pittsburgh, and the cupboard will be pretty bare by that time," Carolina owner Peter Karmanos said.

Hurricanes owner Karmanos critical of his former -- and Penguins' current -- GM

Carolina owner Peter Karmanos took numerous shots at the franchise, with general manager Jim Rutherford the primary target.



 "The application is an early step in the bidding process," Steelers president Art Rooney II said in a statement.

Steelers exploring bid to host 2023 Super Bowl

President Art Rooney met with Mayor Bill Peduto Wednesday morning to talk about the team’s bid to host Super Bowl LVII.



 Pitt's Greg Williams and Austin Ransom take down West Virginia's Bradley Starks during a past matchup between the two teams, who haven't met on the football field since 2011.

Return of the Brawl? West Virginia AD says renewing rivalry with Pitt a top priority

“It’s a great thing for college football as a whole,” said West Virginia’s Shane Lyons.



 Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford discusses a trade in which the team acquired Phil Kessel from the Toronto Maple Leafs at a press conference at Consol Energy Center.

Gene Collier: Kessel trade will determine Rutherford's legacy as Penguins GM

Phil Kessel is said to have great hands; now they are Jim Rutherford’s legacy as general manager of the Penguins.



Stephen J. Nesbitt's Pirates baseball chat transcript: 7.2.15

Stephen takes your questions on the Pirates who opened July with a pair of wins after a monster month of June.



Pitt tackle Jones-Smith to miss 2015 season

Jaryd Jones-Smith, projected to start for the Panthers this year, was injured in during an offseason conditioning session.



Duquesne adds bowling to meet Title IX requirements

A women’s bowling team will begin competition in 2016-17 and will be the 17th sport offered at the university.



Riverhounds coaches, players will serve suspensions Saturday

Four Riverhounds, two of them coaches, were suspended for an upcoming game for their conduct in a 1-0 loss last week.


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