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Picture This: Do the Bucs Stop Here?

Picture This: Do the Bucs Stop Here?

deadspin.com Updated Jul 10, 2013
This summer in Pittsburgh, the Pirates are messing with peoples' hearts again. After countless seasons of sub-.500 finishes, occasional spurts of excellence followed by long stretches of crappy play and, saints preserve us, a decades-long slog of medioc…
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  • Hey, It's 10 Years (And A Day) Since The Randall Simon Sausage …

    Hey, It's 10 Years (And A Day) Since The Randall Simon Sausage Episode

    deadspin.com Jul 10, 2013
    July 9, 2003, found first baseman Randall Simon in the middle of his first season with the Pirates, in the middle of a forgettable career that hovered just above replacement level. Well, not totally forgettable. Simon didn't start on the night of the in…
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  • A.J. Burnett hilariously butchers teammate Pedro Alvarez’s name…

    A.J. Burnett hilariously butchers teammate Pedro Alvarez’s name on Twitter — again and again

    yahoo.com Jul 10, 2013
    A.J. Burnett has mastered spelling Pedro Alvarez's name like he's mastered rosin bags, which is to say not very well. The Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher, eager to stick up for his slugging teammate who was snubbed from the NL Home Run Derby team, had quite …
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  • Straily dominant as A's edge Pirates

    Straily dominant as A's edge Pirates

    MLB.com ESPN.com Jul 10, 2013
    Dan Straily allowed the Pirates just one run on two hits and three walks with seven strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings on Tuesday, and a two-run homer by Brandon Moss was just enough to help the first-place A's snag their second straight 2-1 victory in Pittsbu…
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  • Athletics win to hand Pirates fourth-straight loss

    Athletics win to hand Pirates fourth-straight loss

    CNNSI.com Jul 10, 2013
    Athletics win to hand Pirates fourth-straight loss
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  • Video - Famous Primanti Brothers sandwiches at PNC Park 00:32

    Famous Primanti Brothers sandwiches at PNC Park

    Jul 10
    These famous Pittsburgh sandwiches (since 1933) consist of meat, coleslaw, tomato, and fries packed between two pieces of Italian bread
  • Video - Liriano, Pirates Blank A's 00:32

    Liriano, Pirates Blank A's

    Jul 10
    The Pirates snapped a four-game slide behind seven scoreless innings from Francisco Liriano in a 5-0 win over the Athletics.
  • Video - Pirates Snap Slide Against A's 01:24

    Pirates Snap Slide Against A's

    Jul 10
    Barry Larkin, Manny Acta and Karl Ravech break down the Pirates' first win against the Athletics since 1997.
  • Video - Russell Martin After Bucs' Win 01:11

    Russell Martin After Bucs' Win

    Jul 10
    Tim Kurkjian talks to Russell Martin after the Pirates blank the A's.

Sports Columnists

  • Dwight Howard wanted end to Kobe Bryant era with Los Angeles Lakers

    Jul 11
    A key factor that led the Dwight Howard to the Houston Rockets was the Lakers' refusal to establish a clear timetable for moving on from the Kobe Bryant era, according to sources with knowledge of Howard's thinking.
  • Reggie Williams agrees to 2-year deal with Houston Rockets, sources say

    Jul 10
    The Houston Rockets have added yet another shooter to play alongside new franchise center Dwight Howard.
  • Minnesota Timberwolves close to acquiring Kevin Martin, Corey Brewer in si…

    Jul 10
    The Minnesota Timberwolves are on the verge of adding Kevin Martin and Corey Brewer in separate transactions that the have been pursuing since free agency began, according to sources close to the process.
  • Bill Simmons on what's wrong with the Lakers

    Jul 10
    Bill Simmons knows he shouldn't help the purple and gold, but he's going to do it anyway.