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Observations on the Pirates and on their 5-2 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers last night at PNC Park.
Stuck in a dry spell at the plate, Gregory Polanco was given the night off Monday against left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu and the Dodgers.
League media projects Pitt will finish sixth in the ACC Coastal division, but head coach Paul Chryst isn't worried about preseason polls.
Big 12 Conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby said changes in college football will come as a response to cheating, broken enforcement and
After Andrew McCutchen, Mercer has been the team’s most consistent player for nearly two months
Phil Axelrod dreamed of playing second base for the Pirates, but instead became a writer and built a career that spanned four decades.
Starter Edinson Volquez allowed five runs and 10 hits in 5 2/3 innings Monday night
The head coach has sold fans and recruits on the vision of success. Now it‘s time to make that a reality.
Robert Morris agrees to a four-year contract extension with men’s hockey coach Derek Schooley, which runs through the 2019-2020 season.
Pitt announced Monday that its men’s basketball team will play four games against foreign competition Aug. 1-7 in the Bahamas.
It's 10 days to the most fascinating and newsworthy date on the baseball calendar -- July 31, which is the non-waiver trading deadline.
Class AAA Indianapolis' Andrew Lambo and starting pitcher Nick Kingham appear to be on the road to the major league roster.
The Pirates will need first baseman Ike Davis to find his groove at the plate now that the All-Star break has come and gone.
ACC Media Days notebook: Heisman Trophy- and national championship-winning QB eyes a repeat in 2014.
There's no need for the Pirates to trade for a big-name closer; they already have one who is plenty capable in Mark Melancon.
With the trade deadline approaching, a look at what the Pirates might -- or might not -- do to shape their roster for the stretch run.
ACC Media Days: Panthers football leaders set concrete goals, saying that they want at least a 10-win season in 2014.
Pirates starter Jeff Locke got off to a rocky start, but the Pirates rallied as they did in their previous two games against Colorado.
McIlroy led by six shots going into the final round and closed with a 1-under 71 for a two-shot victory.
Perhaps Andrew McCutchen summed up the division race best, saying: “I don’t know what’s going to happen, but it’s going to be fun.”
New research suggests that hard-working canine athletes require special year-round diets and supplements.
The Steelers defense has had new faces before, but not like this — all while a potentially explosive offense has questions to answer, too.
Ed Bouchette offers fans the questions, the trends and the issues facing the team as it sets up camp at Saint Vincent College.
A look at the Steelers 2014 training camp roster.
Third baseman Pedro Alvarez continues taking steps to correct his fielding, something Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is keenly aware of.
Dos, don‘ts and things a fan might need if attending practice at Saint Vincent.
Troy Josephs, Matia Marcantuoni and Adam Payerl combined size, speed and offense to stand out at the Penguins development camp scrimmage.
A few local horses will try to knock off likely favorite McWicked Saturday in the finals at The Meadows Racetrack and Casino.
Of all people, Pirates broadcaster and former star pitcher Steve Blass can relate to Pedro Alvarez's throwing woes at third base.
There are plenty of story lines, for Pitt and elsewhere, as ACC coaches and players gather to preview the football season.
Though surprisingly strong and potentially mobile shortly after birth, fawns know to stay hidden in dense vegetation after birth.
The state Fish and Boat Commission recently purchased stream frontage on both sides of Twelvemile Creek in Erie County.
At 92 years old, the Olympian from Hazelwood still is proselytizing for greatness.
Jordy Mercer’s walk-off double in the 11th gave the Pirates the 3-2 win against the Colorado Rockies at PNC Park Saturday night.
It was widely acknowledged at the All-Star break that the Pirates‘ two biggest weaknesses were at first base and in the bullpen. The
Miles Sanders, who graduates in 2016, is Penn State's first committed recruit for that class.
Today marks the 59th anniversary of one of the greatest individual feats in the more than 100-year history of Pirates baseball.
The return of Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano remains a work in progress but the most recent signs are encouraging.
The Pirates didn't exactly look excellent in their first win of the season's second half. But they got the job done.
Gerrit Cole close to returning to rotation
The Confluence Tourism Association prepares to host its annual Mount Davis Challenge, a 40-mile road race over its highest point, on Aug. 3.
Kristen Obush won her second Women's Golf Association of Western Pennsylvania Championship in as many years over Hall of Famer.
With its playoff position already decided, Power debating whether or not to rest some players for the next two games.
The 21 freshmen on Pitt's football team are spending time in Oakland getting to know each other and preparing for the season.
Penguins 2012 third-rounder Oskar Sundqvist has put his versatility on display in Sweden. But when and where will he fit with the Penguins?
The Pirates committed three errors and missed two more outs on defense. Neither of the Rockies’ runs was earned.
The contract is for two years and $1.8 million.
Recchi, 46, played on the Pens’ first Stanley Cup team in 1991.
As the second half of the baseball season begins, Bill Brink takes your Pirates questions.
Nobody asked me, but . . .