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Justin Upton drove in five runs and B.J. a sixth while the Braves rolled to a fifth consecutive win and pushed the Pirates toward the plank.
This latest social media fad on behalf of Lou Gehrig’s disease is all wet.
The return of McCutchen and Cole expected to reinvigorate the Pirates pretty quickly ... in fact they will have to for playoff run.
Police antagonism toward innovative gang violence program points to ongoing concern with department’s attitude.
Old World deli finds new lease on life in Polish Hill, where more residents want local produce, vegan and gluten-free fare.
Let me share with you the Tale of the Wrong Number. Perhaps you can rescue a star-crossed couple.
The new tourism slogan is good, but there’s always room for tweaks.
It’s an odd election cycle when the Democrats have one and the Republicans don’t.
The Penguins and Hill District leaders are searching for agreement on developing former Civic Arena property. They’ve got a ways to go.
The president still doesn’t understand the terrorist threat.
Collier: Halfway through this preseason, you might presume the Steelers are halfway toward presenting themselves as a finished product.
Police act like the military in Missouri, to the detriment of peace in the streets.
If only there were a drug to take when watching TV commercials.
Some baseball purveyors say manning first base is easy, others difficult, but it will likely be somewhere in the middle for Pedro Alvarez.
The governor’s special adviser on higher education exits and an excuse mill is shut down.
Why should America fight for the Kurds and Iraqi Shiites?
It was a fitting night to think about shortstops, and by the end of it, it was a great night to be Pirates shorstop Jordy Mercer.
History teaches that war is contagious.
Connecticut judicial candidate’s extremist husband makes her judgment a reasonable question.
Often forgotten and underused, Kite Hill Park in Garfield has a resurgence of interest as the neighborhood draws more young families.
Tensions around the world have escalated to such a violent level that it might dissuade any rational individual from stepping outside.
Injuries to some of the team's offensive stalwarts have the Pirates between a rock and a hard place at the worst possible time.
A Whitehall man has learned how to profit from his own love of pop culture nostalgia. (And he gets to hang out with Eddie Munster.)
As Cold War II threatens to descend on the world, Berlin reminds us what we stand for.
Obama is letting the world get away from us.
Between the advent of replay, new rules and bigger and faster players, good luck to the NFL finding officials who fully embrace the job.
Owners and GMs of pro teams across the country likely cringed when Indiana Pacers star Paul George was hurt scrimmaging with Team USA.
Another production of “Roots” is in the works, due in no small part to TV industry’s laziness.
With Neil Walker and Andrew McCutchen out with injuries, the Pirates starting pitchers have carried them through the series against Miami.
Where Dick LeBeau's defense toiled Wednesday at Steelers camp below the S-A-I-N-T V-I-N-C-E-N-T topiaries, things weren't exactly bucolic.
Most dogs will eat anything, and some will chase trucks, so it’s little wonder they dig treat trucks.
It's refreshing; the hot issues are what to do about the ferry boat and lobster taxes.
With Andrew McCutchen out, the Pirates will have a punchless lineup for the time being, but there is at least one spot they can improve.
The naked truth about reality is blurred.
U.S. is losing its sense of compassion, and Donald Trump is the best/worst example.
Big kids and little kids help each other nurture a love of reading in city group’s Reading Warrior program.
Tight end Heath Miller has to be great for the Steelers to have their best chance of making the playoffs for the first time in three years.
It’d be nice if everybody would talk to everybody -- maybe.
The Penguins were supposed to begin developing part of the 28-acre site by Oct. 31. They've asked for another year to start and to finish.
He left a legacy of enduring cynicism, for which he deserves to remain forever unforgiven, argues PG executive editor David Shribman.
A daily message along Greentree Road brightens the route for some motorists.
Hamas targets civilians while Israel tries to protect them.
Simply put, now former chancellor Mark Nordenberg helped Pitt's athletic programs achieve much more good than bad throughout his tenure.
If the NFL wants to make the extra-point attempt more exciting that's all well and good, but why not go all in on the idea?
Shame on you if you expected the Pirates to make a major move Thursday before the non-waiver trade deadline. That’s just not their way.
Time to set some limits on the terms of federal officials, for everyone’s betterment.
Gov. Tom Corbett hopes not to break cycle in which political parties take turns holding Pennsylvania governor’s seat for eight years.
The American population is paying a heavy price for natural gas extraction and is almost certainly destined to pay even more dearly.
Making entrepreneurs is like making lemonade.
No one knew it then, but 40 years ago the members of the best NFL draft in history showed up at Steelers training camp.