Event the 1927 Yankees would have had trouble with Arrieta, Bob Smizik argues.
The Ducks are the favorites to win the Stanley Cup, earning 55.2 percent of votes. The Penguins did not receive any votes to win the Cup.
The rap star and Pittsburgh native will be on hand for Friday’s Midnight Madness event at Petersen Events Center.
The Panthers coaching staff is emphasizing possession of the football, not “just killing the quarterback.”
Scheduling changes impacting the LSU-South Carolina game prompted a broadcast change with Saturday’s Penn State game.
Olli Maatta will be appearing in his first game since Dec. 6 when the Penguins face Dallas in the regular-season opener tonight at 8:38.
Wednesday’s game received the highest ever TV rating for an MLB wild-card game.
“Sometimes you draw a tough bull,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. “We’ve drawn a tough bull two years in a row.”
William Gay will play in his 133rd consecutive regular-season game Monday night; Lawrence Timmons will play in his 93rd game in a row.
The Penguins are one of a handful of favorites to compete for a division title in what might be the most competitive group in the NHL.
Firming up a soft rush defense is one of key tasks for Steelers.
“It burns. It stings,” Cole said after Wednesday’s game. “All the negative things you can come up with, that’s how it feels right now.”
A look at the personnel with which the Penguins will enter the season.
USA Today released its annual database of college coaching salaries, and local coaches pull in millions.
National League wild-card game was marred by a bench-clearing altercation in the top of the seventh inning.
A young Chicago lineup solved Pirates ace Gerrit Cole, sending Joe Maddon and the Cubs to the NLDS.
Destiny calls for Cubs ace Jake Arrieta, who becomes first pitcher to throw a postseason shutout with at least 10 strikeouts and no walks.
Injured rookie star Jung Ho Kang makes his return to PNC Park in a wheelchair for a warm ovation from a big, raucous crowd.
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini were suspended by the FIFA ethics committee in the wake of a Swiss criminal investigation.
Sam takes your questions on the Panthers, who take on Virginia this weekend at Heinz Field.
Defensive tackle Anthony Zettel continues throwing his focus into football just weeks after losing his father to cancer.
The Pitt offense is still developing, especially when it comes to deep passes, but an improved running game and Tyler Boyd can help that.
Laurel Shymansky and Amanda Nord won the WPIAL Class AAA girls doubles championship, while Zoe Bojalad and Emily Kraus won it in Class AA.
Avonworth quarterback Zach Chandler and Oakland Catholic cross country runner Lauren Finikiotis are this week’s honorees.
Robert Morris senior center Nick Faraci has endured a lot during his time in college, both on and off the field.
Will the Steelers get back on track this week? See what Gerry has to say.
Past performance does not always hold in athletic contests. Big games often do not unfold as expected. History is full of stars who flopped
A crowd of 40,889 fans -- largest ever at PNC Park -- watched the decisive game. The Pirates lost their second wild-card game in a row.
Pirates fans, Cubs fans co-mingling peacefully as the excitement builds for tonight's do-or-die NL wild-card game.
Stats Geek Brian O’Neill has five guesses why Sean Rodriguez is starting at 1B in the wild-card game instead of Pedro Alvarez.
Rodriguez was selected to start at first over Pedro Alvarez and Michael Morse and will bat eighth.
"It was just for fun. Just a prank," said Steve Mpistolarides, a Cook County police officer who and drove to Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
Saturday’s game was stopped by the game officials in the third quarter after an altercation on the field, WPIAL officials said.
Since the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League started state playoffs in 1988, there have been four classifications in football.
One-game playoff between Pirates and Cubs will generate millions in direct spending and provide the city with free national promotion.
The second- and third-best teams meet in a one-game playoff at PNC Park for the right to play on. Is it fair, a flaw, or ‘the way it goes’?
Since the loss to Iowa, Pitt’s O-line has improved its fundamentals, and Qadree Ollison is beginning to run like the big-sized he is.
With the club in a do-or-die situation, questions arise about how many more chances it will get at October glory.
Even fans from Berlin are weighing in with questions about the Pirates’ wild-card game tonight.
With first pitch nigh, Stephen takes your questions on what to expect tonight at PNC Park.
Gerry takes your questions on the Steelers who head to San Diego for a Monday night game against Phillip Rivers and the Chargers.
This year’s Pirates are one of only six clubs in franchise history to win 98 games. Here are four in order of wins. Three went all the way.
The Pirates starter for tonight’s game -- and every other pitcher in the playoffs -- have been overshadowed by Jake Arrieta’s historic run.
The Cubs manager has a reputation for being a fun-loving manager who keeps things light and loose in the locker room.
The Penguins assigned defenseman Olli Maatta to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and recalled center Oskar Sundqvist for salary-cap purposes.
Like Clint Hurdle, Cubs manager Joe Maddon also made a few curious decisions about who he wanted to start the game.
Nearly 20-25 percent of tickets for tonight’s game are being sold through StubHub.
FanDuel said today that there’s no evidence showing the contest was compromised.
The Pirate Parrot changed allegiances in 2014, becoming Clark, the new mascot of the Chicago Cubs.
A manager who has gone to explicit lengths to keep his teams loose, Joe Maddon knows as well as anyone how teams succeed in games like this.