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Pens, Rangers and sharks ... oh my!

June 2, 2013 PITTSBURGH — Our long regional nightmare ended just past 8 o’clock on Saturday night. more »»

The wait for Pens is too long

May 29, 2013 PITTSBURGH — It’s always nice to have some rest in the middle of the grueling Stanley Cup playoff grind. more »»

The Pirates are good but ...

May 26, 2013 PITTSBURGH—The Pittsburgh Pirates just had an 8-2 homestand that left them with one of the best records in baseball. That left a lot of people saying, “Yes, but…” They’ve earned that skepticism. more »»

Bylsma needs a victory in Game 4

May 22, 2013 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins need a victory in Ottawa tonight for two big reasons: 1. To reclaim control of their Stanley Cup playoff series with a 3-1 lead. 2. more »»

Barmes plays SS for a reason

May 19, 2013 PITTSBURGH — The most valuable asset a sports fan can have is the ability to read between the lines. Total candor is rare from management types, simply because they have little to gain from it. more »»

Fleury should still be starter

May 15, 2013 PITTSBURGH-Tomas Vokoun got the call when the Pittsburgh Penguins opened the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night. It should have been Marc-Andre Fleury. more »»

Mehno: MLB replay needs further review

May 12, 2013 PITTSBURGH — Major League Baseball has a limited replay system in place, which is further limited by the umpires’ inability to make the right call even after watching in slow motio. more »»

Mean Joe Greene was special player

May 8, 2013 PITTSBURGH — Hard as it is to believe, there was a time when the NFL draft was conducted without live TV coverage, without mock drafts and without Mel Kiper Jr. more »»

Pens’ loss may help teach lesson

May 5, 2013 PITTSBURGH — We’ll find out today if the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Game 2 loss was a bump in the road or the beginning of another first-round heartbreak. The vote here is for teaching momen. more »»

Collins may inspire other athletes

May 1, 2013 PITTSBURGH — OK, Jason Collins is out. more »»

This draft matters greatly for Steelers

April 28, 2013 PITTSBURGH — What makes this Pittsburgh Steelers draft unusual is that you’re likely to see some of the new players being introduced out of the tunnel as starters when the season opens on Sept. 8. more »»

Steelers should look for a trade

April 24, 2013 PITTSBURGH — The NFL draft is looming, so let’s count the positions where the Pittsburgh Steelers need help. more »»

NHL outdoors too much

April 21, 2013 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Chicago Blackhawks is a marquee matchup that couldn’t happen this year because the lockout-shortened schedule didn’t allow inter-conference games. more »»

Sanders move made out of desperation

April 17, 2013 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers were 8-8 last season. Their winning percentage in the offseason has been significantly lower. more »»

Winters good, brawls not so good

April 14, 2013 PITTSBURGH — Less than two weeks into the baseball season, there’s been an on-field brawl with serious consequence. more »»

Don’t judge Pirates yet

April 10, 2013 PITTSBURGH — Can you wait a minute? Or maybe a week? The baseball season is one week old, and the Pittsburgh Pirates have had major problems getting hits and scoring runs. more »»

Old-school coaches out-dated

April 7, 2013 PITTSBURGH — Mike Rice could have claimed he was teaching dodgeball to his basketball players. more »»

Crosby injury shakes things up for Pens

April 3, 2013 PITTSBURGH — One of the reasons sports grabs us is the uncertainty. You’re never quite sure what’s going to happen. more »»

Trade makes NHL fans hate Pens

March 31, 2013 PITTSBURGH — It’s fun being on the other side, isn’t it? It’s fun when your team is the one raiding the also-rans and relieving them of good players who are approaching free agency. more »»

Moving and shaking in the Burgh

March 27, 2013 PITTSBURGH —Midweek views on the news: n The Pittsburgh Steelers tell James Harrison they don’t want him back. The Steelers were willing to keep Harrison at a reduced salary, which he rejected. more »»

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