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Catcher Russell Martin moves into the No. 2 spot in the batting order in an attempt to boost the Pirates offense.
Sidney Crosby shrugs off Columbus' tactic of using Brandon Dubinsky and Jack Johnson to try to shut him down in their first-round series.
Young defenseman Olli Maatta finds that after a slow, nervous start, his first playoff game was pretty much what he expected.
New DB Virgil Gray has helped the Power make a sharp turnaround so far, but game Saturday night at Arizona will be a big test.
To a man, the Panthers players say new strength and conditioning coach Ross Kolodziej already has made a big difference.
The Penguins know familiarity breeds many hacks and slashes in the NHL playoffs, even if that was not obvious in Game 1 against Columbus.
Kris Letang was criticized by coach Dan Bylsma for his play Wednesday night, and the defenseman acknowledged he made a lot of mistakes.
Hank Parke receives well-deserved recognition after years of dedicated public service in Somerset County.
Gerald E. Hart, who officiated NFL games for 10 years after playing football at Notre Dame and West Point, died of natural causes at age 83.
In an effort to bolster a struggling offense, the Pirates trade for Mets first baseman for a minor league pitcher and a player to be named.
Charlie Morton’s quick work during the first three innings gave way to an uneven final three as his command wavered.
The Pirates took a positive step toward solving their first base problem tonight by trading for Ike Davis of the New York Mets.
What was more surprising in the Pirates' 11-2 win over Milwaukee last night?
After six years, Bloomfield Hockey is getting what officials say will be a state-of-the-art Dek Hockey rink to surpass any in the region.
The Pirates' Jose Tabata does not have a concussion after running into the left-field wall in Cincinnati Wednesday afternoon.
The PIAA may ask for charter school athletics reform, which would have sweeping effects on the boys basketball landscape in the state.
The Quips earned their first win on the softball diamond in almost nine years Thursday by edging Western Beaver, 10-9.
Hard-working great-grandfather is remembered for many attributes, including his passion for Pirates.
Columbus center Ryan Johansen was quiet in the opener, but the Penguins will be wary of him as their first-round series continues.
A fierce postseason series could help develop a rivalry between the Penguins and their 'neighbors,' the Columbus Blue Jackets.
A celebrity runner in this year's Pittsburgh Marathon, Ming Chen of the reality show has a charity to run for and his own motivation.
Ovie Soko discusses what's next for him after his one season with the Dukes, an integral stop on his whirlwind basketball odyssey.
It's not just a publicity stunt -- Mike Tyson's production tonight in Monroeville will feature top fighters with plenty of story lines.
Game situations likely will determine the left winger on the third line for the Penguins throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury handled the spotlight Wednesday night, but the pressure isn't not going away anytime soon.
Check Southwest Pennsylvania trout stocking schedules at the Post-Gazette Rod & Gun Club blog at http://www.post-gazette.
In the one-sided win, the Pirates may have exacted some measure of revenge after the Brewers swept them last weekend at Miller Park.
The prospects include defensive tackle Shede Hageman of Minnesota, a possible late first-round pick.
Pirates beat writer Bill Brink answers your questions about Jose Tabata, Jason Grilli and more.
Nobody asked me, but ...
For 21 minutes, the Columbus Blue Jackets had Game 1 of the opening-round playoff series against the Penguins exactly where they wanted it.
Beau Bennett's mid-game switch from first line to third line, right wing to left wing, pays instant dividends.
A man's stroll in the street with a rice cooker in his backpack Tuesday near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols.
Penguins coach Dan Bylsma and Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards face off in the playoffs for the first time.
Compared to recent playoffs, first-round opener looked and felt very different from its immediate predecessors.
The recruiting efforts of the Dukes' coaching staff have finally paid off with Butler University point guard Rene Castro coming on board.
Blackhawk pitcher Brendan McKay's impressive scoreless streak goes on, and his almost-surreal statistics continue to mount.
It took the No. 1 team in Class AAAA to finally cool down the WPIAL's hottest hitter as Hempfield edged Norwin, 2-1.
J.J. Matijevic and Maddie Holmberg are the Post-Gazette High School Athletes Of The Week
Johnny Cueto augmented the already great stuff he had Wednesday with deft manipulation of the strike zone.
Game: Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers, 7:05 p.m., PNC Park.
Jose Tabata leaves the game with concussion-like symptoms after running into the wall in left field while making a catch.
Colleges and universities are facing rising criticism over how they deal with sexual assault and athletes.
A Class AAA baseball powerhouse a few years ago, West Allegheny is emerging as a contender once again.
By winning the title at the Koller Classic, Ambridge solidified its position as a state contender and got a little revenge in the process.
Though he's just a sophomore, West Allegheny's Skyler Mason is considered a threat to win the WPIAL Class AAA javelin title.
Beaver lost almost its entire starting lineup from last season, but the Bobcats tennis team is still a section title contender.
It has been 14 years since South Side Beaver has qualified for the WPIAL playoffs, but the drought could end this spring.
Riverside had to replace two key players from last year's PIAA runner-up team, but the Panthers are still winning.
The Quaker Valley girls lacrosse team has sprinted to an 8-0 start to its season and a No. 2 ranking by laxpower.com.