Cole, Kang, McCutchen star in game that had everything, including comic relief.
Mariners chase Pirates left-hander in the fourth inning of a start that featured 34 balls and 38 strikes.
David Freese, Matt Joyce and Sean Rodriguez are providing the Pirates with their strongest bench in several years.
Tyler Glasnow might be a terrific pitcher one day, but his lackluster start against Philadelphia proved he isn’t quite there now.
Steelers’ top running back faces four-game suspension from NFL for missing a drug test.
Baseball officer Joe Torre sends message that there is too much whining about balls and strikes this season, and that it needs to stop.
Though professional athletes certainly don’t have an obligation to incite societal change, it doesn’t hurt for them to try.
Of the three terrific general managers in this town’s big-time sports universe, Huntington might be the best.
Francisco Liriano and Andrew McCutchen are making at least $13 million this season. The Pirates aren’t getting their money’s worth.
If the Pirates want to make the postseason for the fourth consecutive year, the rotation must improve.
Josh Bell had a tremendous weekend, but the Pirates are cautious about keeping him up too soon, wanting him to develop further in AAA.
Dynamic coach Pat Narduzzi has energized the Panthers players and fan base.
Pirates’ playoff drive needs pushes from center fielder Andrew McCutchen and pitcher Francisco Liriano.
After all that he has done, Harrison wants to let the NFL interview him about performance-enhancing drug use, but only on his terms.
The decision to postpone a decision on a possible penalty for Dustin Johnson was an embarrassment.
Quest for elusive U.S. Open victory ends when popular left-hander fails to make 36-hole cut.
Does this town know how to do sports celebrations and championship parades or what?
Players such as McIlroy, Day, Fowler and Willett have rough starts at Oakmont.
Three-time All-American at Arkansas got into the tournament through a qualifying tournament in Memphis.
Also give high marks to GM Jim Rutherford, who convinced himself he originally hired the wrong coach in Mike Johnston and reshaped team.
Suddenly, the team that was so bad in December that it had to make a coaching change was champion of the hockey world.
The team blew 3-1 leads in 2011 and 2014, but this is now.
Watching the Penguins lose Thursday was disappointing, but not the end of the hockey world.
The youngest captain to win the NHL championship at age 21 in 2009, a second one might be even more meaningful.
Phil Kessel or Sidney Crosby are in strong contention for the Conn Smythe Award, too.
Coach also knows the task at hand is not completed until his team gets four wins in the Stanley Cup final.
Not only have the Sharks struggled to score against the Penguins so far in the Stanley Cup final, but they’re not even getting many chances.
The trend started with Sidney Crosby, but many other players followed suit.
Rookies Bryan Rust and Conor Sheary score in the first period at Penguins take 1-0 series lead in the Stanley Cup final.
Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has taken everything that has happened since his second concussion in stride; some good karma could be waiting.
After being benched early in the Tampa Bay series the defenseman regained his status as one of the team’s most trusted blue liners.
Veteran LW great fit with Evgeni Malkin and Brian Rust, and the line’s performance against Tampa Bay proved it.
List of Game 7 stars for the Penguins proves the point with traditional nonscorers such as Darius Kasparaitis, Jiri Hrdina and Max Talbot.
No. 1 defenseman was on the ice for all four Tampa Bay goals in overtime loss to Lightning Sunday night.
There still are plenty of reasons to think Pittsburgh will eliminate Tampa Bay in six games.
The Penguins stumbled to a 4-0 deficit before Marc-Andre Fleury replaced Matt Murray in goal and the Penguins started their comeback bid.
Finalist for NHL general manager award is taking playoffs one game at a time.
Coach Mike Sullivan’s faith in goalie Matt Murray was rewarded in the Penguins Game 3 win against Tampa Bay.
With Ben Bishop’s injury and possible suspensions coming for Tampa Bay, the Penguins should have the upper hand for the rest of this series.
Defenseman Ian Cole says light at the end of the tunnel is a long way off.
While other parts of their game have been excellent much of the time, neither star has put up enough goals against Washington.
After the latest events in the Sandusky case, supporters and critics should agree it was a tragedy and we need to comfort the victims.
Coach Mike Sullivan and players are optimistic that they can correct the mistakes that cost them a win in Game 5 against the Capitals.
Both are off to horrible starts and need to turn things around quickly for team to be a serious contender in National League Central.
Kris Letang’s performance is a big reason the Penguins took Game 3, but a hit on Marcus Johansson might earn him a suspension.
The defenseman has had plenty of hits just like that one and worse during his time on the Penguins’ blue line.
The Steelers should take a bit more time before gushing over their new cornerback.
Stars Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Alex Ovechkin face enormous pressure in playoff series.
Kessel wields powerful shot and pinpoint passes and his 3-goal, 6-point series against the Rangers is a big reason the Penguins advanced.
Penguins assistant coach Rick Tocchet defines toughness, and it comes in the form of Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist.