The Penguins’ first Game 7 victory at home ice comes at a pivotal time as they reach the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2009.
Columnist Gene Collier discusses sports of all sorts in his weekly chat with readers.
The Penguins and Lightning go to a deciding game for a berth to the Stanley Cup final.
When hockey playoff series are tied 2-2, the winner of Game 5 goes on to win the series more than 78.2 percent of the time.
Columnist Gene Collier answers questions about a variety of topics in his weekly chat with readers.
Penguins-Lightning has an indefinable quality through two games in the Eastern Conference final.
Sidney Crosby comes through at the right time, and hopefully is headed for another level.
Penguins must create confusion among Tampa Bay’s towering defensemen.
Penguins need to change a few things for Game 2, starting with the defensive lineup.
The big decision on the Penguins’ starting goaltender is approaching its expiration date.
The Penguins scored two quick goals in the second period while the defenseman and ex-Pittsburgh hero cooled his heels in the penalty box.
Capitals need all the A list help they can get to avoid elimination by the Penguins.
Columnist Gene Collier answers questions on a variety of topics in his weekly chat.
Penguins on a roll despite missing Kris Letang in Game 4.
Penguins might have exchanged a Game 3 victory for all the momentum in the Capitals series.
Eric Fehr’s late goal ensured that a great defensive effort from the Penguins wasn’t in vain Saturday night.
A night-long series of little mistakes and some not so little sparked a chance for Capitals to show they might be a little bit better.
The Washington Capitals defeated the Penguins, 4-3, in overtime.
Penguins rookie is a potential X-factor in the Penguins-Capitals conflagration.
The Penguins have won seven of their past eight games against the team that eliminated them from the playoffs the past two years.
Will the Penguins advance past the Rangers? I'll believe when I see it.
Gene Collier answers readers’ questions of all varieties in his weekly chat.
Return of Malkin's halts Penguins momentum, but 2 and 2 don't equal 10.
As Penguins coach Mike Sullivan would say, it’s what 'Playing The Right Way' is all about.
Relive columnist Gene Collier’s always-entertaining all-sports chat.
With Marc-Andre Fleury and Matt Murray out, Jeff Zatkoff stepped up and delivered for the Penguins in Game 1.
Hagelin, a Penguins-killer with Rangers, can turn tables on New York.
But still no definitive NCAA sanction against North Carolina, where an academic scandal has shredded a top university’s reputation.
Columnist Gene Collier answers readers’ questions in his always-humorous weekly sports chat.
Juan Nicasio’s terrific outing helped sealed the sweep Wednesday against the Cardinals as Leake just couldn’t foot the bill.
Josh Harrison’s hopper eventually led to the walk-off single from Jordy Mercer Tuesday night.
Soak in today’s Pirates lineup, because someday it might be one to remember — or forget.
The Penguins have won four in a row and eight of 11, and are 12-3-1 in their past 16 games against Metropolitan Division rivals.
You know you're in trouble when you're falling behind the Pennsylvania Legislature when it comes to stepping into the 21st century.
Major League Baseball and the NFL just can’t save themselves from stupid rules — whether that means doing too much, or not enough.
New tight end Ladarius Green reveres Steeler Nation already after coming over to Pittsburgh from San Diego.
The league should slate the AFC North matchups against the Cincinnati Bengals during Vontaze Burfict’s suspensions.
The Steelers star wideout has as good a chance as Hines Ward five years ago.
The Penguins had their impressive momentum from Thursday night scorched Saturday by a dreadful Calgary Flames outfit.
It was a smart move for Baltimore to ban the post game pie-in-the-face; you never know who will suffer baseball’s next bizarre injury.
In both sports and the Oscars, it’s the season of excess, Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole not excluded.
Could local politician Jim Roddey have done to the Atlanta Braves what he did with the County Executive position?
Interviews with players at the NFL Scouting Combine continue to stretch the boundaries of decorum — as if off-field trouble really matters.
Columnist Gene Collier Pins His Ears Back and attacks this week’s all-sports chat with enthusiasm.
Baseball moves at usual glacial pace when it comes down to doing the right thing for its pitchers.
As more sordid tales pop up, many will continue to thumb their noses at the notion of a Peyton Manning scandal — especially Manning himself.
The similarities between the Penguins and the Detroit Red Wings are striking, so naturally the game ends in a 6-3 blowout, right?
Post-Gazette sports columnist Gene Collier answers questions about the Steelers’ offensive line, the Pirates’ season and ... Kim and Kanye?
Kanye West is down at least $53 million, but he could still take a lesson from some athletes when it comes to blowing through money.
Coming out of McKees Rocks and Sto-Rox High, Dontez Ford could have been another story of failure by now — but he’s headed elsewhere.