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For 21 minutes, the Columbus Blue Jackets had Game 1 of the opening-round playoff series against the Penguins exactly where they wanted it.
Beau Bennett's mid-game switch from first line to third line, right wing to left wing pays instant dividends for Penguins.
A man's stroll in the street with a rice cooker in his backpack Tuesday near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols.
Penguins notebook: Penguins coach Dan Bylsma, Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards face off in the playoffs for the first time.
Compared to recent playoffs, first-round opener looked and felt very different from its immediate predecessors.
The recruiting efforts of Duquesne's coaching staff have finally paid off, Butler University point guard Rene Castro will transfer to
Blackhawk pitcher Brendan McKay's impressive scoreless streak goes on, and his almost-surreal statistics continue to mount.
It took the No. 1 team in Class AAAA to finally cool down the WPIAL's hottest hitter as Hempfield edged Norwin, 2-1.
J.J. Matijevic and Maddie Holmberg are the Post-Gazette High School Athletes Of The Week
Johnny Cueto augmented the already great stuff he had Wednesday with deft manipulation of the strike zone.
Game: Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 7:05 p.m., PNC Park.
Jose Tabata leaves game in fifth inning with concussion-like symptoms after running into the wall in left field while making a catch.
Colleges and universities are facing rising criticism over how they deal with sexual assault and athletes.
A Class AAA baseball powerhouse a few years ago, West Allegheny is emerging as a contender once again.
By winning the title at the Koller Classic, Ambridge solidified its position as a state contender and got a little revenge in the process.
Though he's just a sophomore, West Allegheny's Skyler Mason is considered a threat to win the WPIAL Class AAA javelin title.
Beaver lost almost its entire starting lineup from last season, but the Bobcats tennis team is still a section title contender.
It has been 14 years since South Side Beaver has qualified for the WPIAL playoffs, but the drought could end this spring.
Riverside had to replace two key players from last year's PIAA runner-up team, but the Panthers are still winning.
The Quaker Valley girls lacrosse team has sprinted to an 8-0 start to its season and a No. 2 ranking by laxpower.com.
Bethel Park volleyball coach Tom Allman is trying to model his program after the most successful one in the WPIAL, North Allegheny.
Tanya Timko may be small in stature, but she is playing a huge role for the IUP women's tennis team.
Peters Township coach Brandt Bowman knows he has a very young team, but he also knows it is very deep in talent.
The Thomas Jefferson softball team got off to a 6-0 start this season, but the Jaguars are battling through a bit of a slump.
Baldwin took its lumps last year on the baseball diamond, but with its entire starting lineup back, the Highlanders are getting payback.
Gary Wilson returns for second stint as head baseball coach.
David Henderson is a dual threat in the 200- and 400-meter runs.
Chad Kissell focuses on tennis and places second at the WPIAL Class AAA singles tournament.
After a fast beginning, Gators' softball team scrambling to turn things around.
Baseball team is a close-knit unit as it makes a run for first WPIAL title.
Senior vaulter setting records for girls track and field team.
As usual, Mt. Lebanon figures to be a factor when the WPIAL boys lacrosse playoffs roll around.
Volleyball team uses 10-player rotation to establish plenty of depth.
Brandon Mitchell and Brian Papich expected to anchor Foxes' track and field team.
Indians' boys tennis team stacked from top to bottom as it begins quest for another WPIAL title.
Raiders return all nine starters on softball team and jump out to fast start.
Entire starting lineup and pitching staff return for Titans' baseball team.
The Penguins came away from Game 1 of the series with a renewed appreciation of the challenges the Blue Jackets present.
The Reds' starter found the corners in striking out 12 and pitching a complete game as Cincinnati took two of three from the Pirates.
The NFL Draft, the Pirates and the Penguins in the NHL playoffs dominate the lunchtime discussion in Jerry Micco's weekly chat.
The 6-foot-2 freshman point guard will sit out the season, then have three years of eligibility.
Travis Ishikawa has benefited the most so far from the Pirates' platoon at first base, but Gaby Sanchez wants to capitalize on his chances.
With their split last night against Cincinnati, the Pirates are 7-7 and in third place in the NL Central, three games out of first.
The Washington Mystics invited leading scorer in Robert Morris history Artemis Spanou to their preseason training camp.
Unlike last season, Mountaineers coach Dana Holgorsen said the starting quarterback will be clear-cut when the opener rolls around.
The boxer was "scared to death" Tuesday as a black SUV drove him toward Carnegie, past a railroad crossing and a long stretch of warehouses.
With spring practice now wrapped up, coach Paul Chryst is eager to see how his team approaches the next stage of the offseason.
Three reasons the Penguins will win their first-round matchup with the Columbus Blue Jackets, and three reasons why they won't.