Tampa Bay captain returns in Game 7 against Penguins after blood-clot surgery and issues.
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.
Thursday night the Penguins celebrate their first trip to the Stanley Cup Final since 2009.
The first of two Fish for Free Days will be Sunday; no fishing license is required and all public waterways are open for anglers.
MT. Lebanon girls feature balanced game in winning the WPIAL Division 1 title against Chartiers Valley.
Bryan Rust is a good locker room presence and can put pucks behind goalies.
On his first day of practice star receiver takes rookie cornerback to school.
Penguins left winger Conor Sheary recorded an assist in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final against the Lightning.
The Pirates will play the Rangers for the first time since former bench coach Jeff Banister got the Texas manager’s job.
Seth Rorabaugh answers Penguins questions in his weekly chat with readers.
The Panthes have cruised into the WPIAL championship behind almost equal parts stingy pitching and consistent hitting -— and toughness.
Pitt football recruit Kaezon Pugh is making a historic run on state championship participation
Penn-Trafford, Bethel Park to battle for their first WPIAL championship.
Madison Stoner helps Spartans into the WPIAL Class AAAA semifinals.
The Crusaders nearly pulled off a significant upset against No. 1 Greensburg Central Catholic with coach Dale Checketts following from home.
North Allegheny, Mt. Lebanon collide with WPIAL crown on the line.
A top WPIAL running back, Zane Dudek shows his speed by winning the WPIAL Class AAA 100-meter dash.
Third baseman John Sansone has emerged as a top player at Florida State and strong candidate for the MLB draft.
Chris Gladden of Canon-McMillan one of several strong contenders from WPIAL who could win it all.
Two local players, Plum outfielder Alex Kirilloff and Pitt pitcher T.J. Zeuch, are expected to go high in the June 9 draft.
Since the 1970s, the Thorpe family has been a dominant force in local sports and it has given no indication of slowing down.
Interim boys basketball coach Dale Chapman was promoted to head basketball coach, and David Harhai was hired to be the girls varsity coach
The victory puts the Penguins into the Stanley Cup final for the fifth time in team history, and the first since they won the franchise’s
Pirates broadcaster Greg Brown responded on air Thursday to comments Tony La Russa had made about their confrontation Tuesday.
The Pirates ace homered and doubled in addition to allowing one run in five innings.
Steelers receiver Sammie Coates has a major opportunity to fill the void left by Martavis Bryant.
Eli Rogers and Demarcus Ayers are in contention to replace Antonio Brown as the punt returner for the Steelers
Bella Luna Trattoria in Monroeville is offering customers their money back on food purchases if the Penguins lose tonight.
Columnist Gene Collier discusses sports of all sorts in his weekly chat with readers.
Locker room scene is typical of most game days, but the intensity is ratcheted up a notch
Gregory Polanco ranks seventh in MLB in Wins Above Replacement.
David Freese will play first base and Sean Rodriguez will play second.
Hempfield’s Morgan Ryan leads the charge past North Allegheny and into the Class AAAA title game.
The state’s interscholastic governing body also voted to keep its basketball championships in Hershey for the next four years.
The Penguins were near the bottom of the league in December, but now they are one win away from the Stanley Cup Final.
List of Game 7 stars for the Penguins proves the point with traditional nonscorers such as Darius Kasparaitis, Jiri Hrdina and Max Talbot.
Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning collide tonight for the Eastern Conference crown and a spot in the Stanley Cup final.
Team captain Sidney Crosby is only the second player in franchise history to score three game-winning goals in one series.
Plum pitcher Zach Nolan and Butler sprinter Emily Horstman are the athletes of the week.
It will be the 15th Game 7 in franchise history for the Penguins. They are 2-7 in them at home, 5-0 on the road.
If you’ve got a question for next week’s mailbag, email firstname.lastname@example.org or shoot them my way on Twitter @stephenjnesbitt.
After winning the NCAA Division III Mideast Region Sunday, La Roche will make its College World Series debut on Friday.
Manager Clint Hurdle earned win No. 457 with the Pirates to tie Pie Traynor for sixth on the Pirates all-time wins list.
The leading scorer from a season ago will play again at Highmark Stadium at 7 p.m. June 4 against the Charleston Battery.
Earlier today, the Pirates placed Arquimedes Caminero on the 15-day disabled list and Tony Watson on the paternity list.
Veteran cornerback William Gay wears No. 43 in honor fo former teammate Troy Polamalu in practice Wednesday
Fans encouraged to show up at courthouse courtyard at noon to cheer on the Penguins.
Caminero was 0-2 with a 5.19 ERA in 19 appearances, with 13 walks and three hit by pitch over 17 1/3 innings.
The Steelers decided three weeks ago not to pick up the fifth-year option that would have put Jones under contract through 2017.
Assistant Managing Editor/Sports Michael Sanserino answers questions about sports of all sorts in his weekly chat.