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Vladimir Slepak helped lead his people to freedom, and he paid the price.
His community has rallied around him, his team has supported him, his parents have even leaned on Luke Blanock as he fights Ewing’s Sarcoma.
The strategy that would be removed from National League play is not worth whatever uptick in offense adding the DH might provide.
Witnessing a police arrest can be its own problem.
Their policies have failed black Americans.
In a draft filled with character issues, notably among pass rushers, the Steelers’ first-rounder seems to have a good head on his shoulders.
Baltimore mom is less of a hero than depicted by the media, but she’s surrounded by plenty of villains.
Variables, measurables, immeasurables, character ... they all come into play at NFL draft.
Social media was abuzz with #keepbloomfieldbikeshare. Turns out, the neighborhood council welcomes the service, but suggests better spots.
The U.S. military/industrial complex seems to be itching for more action.
The Really Big Fight returns to the sports stage Saturday night, but the stage and society have changed in so many ways.
Semi-retirement feels like a good time to watch bad movies.
Kris Letang and Pascal Dupuis hope to play again next season, but they know that doctors might make final call on that decision.
Parents might wise up to turning in their children who are real criminals.
A video distribution company has turned the lights back on in one of Spring Hill’s few commercial properties.
Given how poorly Evgeni Malkin just played for the Penguins in their biggest games of the season, maybe he should rest up for next year.
The biggest pay-per-view event ever comes on Saturday, if only we had enough friends to help cover the cost.
In the aftermath of an Earth Day neighborhood clean-up: the best of humanity on display.
She’s the first Democrat in years to be free of their pressures in the primaries.
Wow! Hillary Clinton actually ate a burrito!
Marathon route is getting easier, or maybe it’s just that cars are better.
It might be delusional, but Penguins still have a good starting point.
It's hard to be mad at the Penguins. It wasn't a fair fight against the New York Rangers from the start.
Taken hostage by al-Qaida in 2001 and killed in January by a U.S. drone strike, he lived a life of loving his family and helping others.
The Penguins’ last best hope is the venue tonight, Madison Square Garden, where they’ve won three of their past five playoff appointments.
Anti-gay protesters at McGuffey put themselves on display as modern bullies.
After scoring first, holding a lead through the first period, all at home, the Pens still find themselves at the edge of the playoff cliff.
I stopped by the fabulous public toilet near the corner of 18th and East Carson streets on the South Side, only to find the gate was locked.
With their nations falling apart, responsibility falls on all of us.
If the Penguins have a home ice advantage at the Consol Energy Center, it's not apparent, especially in the playoffs.
Not to be outdone by The New York Times, it is time to file my own report about the situation in drought-racked California.
Don’t be so quick to chalk up the Penguins’ series deficit to bad luck and worse calls; put the blame where it belongs — on the performance.
The 135 steps will be wider and include runnels — flat channels alongside for bikes to be walked up and down. It’s a model for the future.
Here’s something we know from observing human nature: Virtually anything can be a lucrative reality show. ...
The best move Jim Rutherford has made for the Penguins may have been before he was even the general manager here.
Pretty Skinny Blond Women are ruining the world, one rant at a time.
The two newly announced presidential candidates face very different challenges.
Academe treats students like fragile flowers.
With that kind of scoring, the Penguins could make it an interesting firsr-round series against the New York Rangers.
Yinzers are about to get their day on TV, alas. A production group is combing our hills and valleys for a family to misrepresent the region.
With so little offense, perhaps the Penguins need to use Crosby and Malkin together more often if not always.
Counterfeiting cases pose a more serious risk here than once might have been presumed.
Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin must be at the top of their games against top-seeded Rangers in tonight’s playoff game in New York.
It’s nice to have a tie at home to an authentic Civil War hero.
Meanwhile, Obama is making headway in Latin America.
Despite the loss Tuesday night to Detroit, it was something of a special night for new Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli.
Warning: This column’s topic has been known to cause drowsiness in some readers, who are advised not to use heavy machinery after exposure.
He has become a specialist at coming into a game in the sixth or seventh inning and getting his team out of a big jam.
A shooting by a rich law enforcement volunteer is latest injustice done to an unarmed black man.
The Allentown property owner gives away to the neighborhood all the food that’s fit to take from the former diner.