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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.
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 best move Jim Rutherford has made for the Penguins may have been before he was even the general manager here.
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.
Despite the loss Tuesday night to Detroit, it was something of a special night for new Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli.
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.
Fleury was strong again and showed why he’s the Penguins’ MVP and the winner of their Players’ Player Award by stopping 28 shots.
There is no good excuse should the Penguins lose tonight and be eliminated. The Sabres are the NHL’s worst team, but the pressure is on.
Steelers star running back Le’Veon Bell pretty much got what he deserved from the NFL with a potential three-game suspension.
The Pirates’ mistake with Neil Walker was waiting to take a serious run at a long-term deal with him. Chances are the opportunity passed.
Young, talented outfield continues to climb on list of Pirates all-time best, and that is saying a lot.
Pirates reliever Tony Watson won’t include Great American Ball Park on his list of favorite places.
“World Series or bust” likely isn’t a realistic mantra for the Pirates or their fans this year, but a return to the playoffs seems probable.
Bob Nutting and the Pirates have 43.6 million reasons to love Major League Baseball just the way it is.
Chicago is doing the right thing with Kris Bryant under the collective bargaining agreement, and the Pirates must be smiling in light of it.
Even with veterans Paul Martin and Rob Scuderi, a Penguins defense corps minus star Kris Letang likely isn’t capable of winning it all.
Veteran winger Chris Kunitz could be snapping out of his funk at just the right time for the Penguins.
The Pirates are working to make ESPN’s Buster Olney a prophet for his World Series champions prediction.
Jung Ho Kang’s lack of offense in spring training might trouble some critics, but not the Pirates organization.