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Penguins notebook: Defensemen dealing with Daley's absence

Penguins notebook: Defensemen dealing with Daley's absence

post-gazette.com Updated 1 hour ago
The loss of Trevor Daley to a broken left ankle has created more opportunity for the Penguins’ other defensemen.
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  • Penguins’ midseason coaching changes yield results

    Penguins’ midseason coaching changes yield results

    With eight words back in December, Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford changed the course of his team’s season.
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  • Staying out of the market: Foster, Gay find comfort zones with …

    Staying out of the market: Foster, Gay find comfort zones with Steelers

    post-gazette.com 4 hours ago
    Steelers guard Ramon Foster enjoyed the best season of his seven-year NFL career last season. And it just happened to be in the final year of his contract. NFL players wait their entire lives for the chance to cash in on free agency, and Foster had an o…
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  • Ron Cook: Penguins Maatta comes through in the clutch

    Ron Cook: Penguins Maatta comes through in the clutch

    post-gazette.com 4 hours ago
    The game was on the line. The Penguins led the Tampa Bay Lightning, 2-1, Thursday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final with little more than a minute to play. The crowd noise in throbbing Consol Energy Center was deafening, but Penguins coach…
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  • Five things you should know about the Sharks

    Five things you should know about the Sharks

    Here are five things you need to know about the San Jose Sharks, the Penguins’ opponent in the Stanley Cup final:
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  • Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen looks to reduce his strikeouts

    Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen looks to reduce his strikeouts

    post-gazette.com 4 hours ago
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Andrew McCutchen has a pretty simple explanation for why his strikeouts are up so far this season.
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  • On The Pirates: Polanco showing shades of fellow Dominican Orti…

    On The Pirates: Polanco showing shades of fellow Dominican Ortiz

    post-gazette.com 4 hours ago
    Gregory Polanco was 5 when David Ortiz broke into the big leagues with the Minnesota Twins. Polanco, like Starling Marte and so many other kids in Santo Domingo, the capital of Dominican Republic, cheered as the native slugger Ortiz, dumped by the Twins…
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  • Pirates fall, 5-2, to Rangers in Darvish's return

    Pirates fall, 5-2, to Rangers in Darvish's return

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Even though it had been almost two years since Yu Darvish last took the mound at Globe Life Park, it didn’t take long for him to offer a reminder as to why a full house showed up to watch his return.
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  • Yu, Adrian! Pair leads Rangers past Pirates

    Yu, Adrian! Pair leads Rangers past Pirates

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    Yu Darvish struck out seven and allowed one run through five innings in his first start back from Tommy John elbow reconstruction surgery, and Adrian Beltre passed a milestone RBI mark, as the Rangers beat the Pirates, 5-2, Saturday night at Globe Life …
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  • Stanley Cup Final Preview: Who has the better celebrity fans?

    Stanley Cup Final Preview: Who has the better celebrity fans?

    yahoo.com 7 hours ago
    Leading up to Monday's Game 1, Puck Daddy is previewing every facet of the Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the San Jose Sharks — on the ice and off the ice. Celebrity sports fans are like super delegates in a presidential election.…
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  • Stanley Cup Final Preview: Who has the better special teams?

    Stanley Cup Final Preview: Who has the better special teams?

    yahoo.com 8 hours ago
    Leading up to Monday's Game 1, Puck Daddy is previewing every facet of the Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the San Jose Sharks — on the ice and off the ice. POWER PLAY As you’d suspect, the special teams for both of the Penguins an…
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  • Steelers cornerbacks corps gets near-complete overhaul

    Steelers cornerbacks corps gets near-complete overhaul

    pittsburghlive.com 9 hours ago
    Steelers cornerbacks are well aware of the team’s passing defense statistics from last season. Even if few of them were here when those statistics were ...
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  • Murray ready to start in goal for Stanley Cup final

    Murray ready to start in goal for Stanley Cup final

    post-gazette.com 12 hours ago
    Three rounds into the postseason, Penguins goalie Matt Murray is finally the unquestioned starter for Game 1 for the Stanley Cup final.
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  • Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Calls out ESPN’s Skip Bayless over rec…

    Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Calls out ESPN’s Skip Bayless over recent comments

    steelersgab.com 16 hours ago
    Before I start this article let me remind you that we are talking about the infamous Skip Bayless. On Thursday, Bayless and his partner Stephen A. Smith talked about Le’Veon Bell and how his comment about the Bengals injuring him on purpose was “unbecom…
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  • Stanley Cup Final Preview: Who are Conn Smythe favorites? (Vide…

    Stanley Cup Final Preview: Who are Conn Smythe favorites? (Video)

    yahoo.com 19 hours ago
    The Stanley Cup Final has arrived, as the Pittsburgh Penguins will face the San Jose Sharks for the big silver chalice. Both team have had stellar performances from individual players to help them reach the final round. But which ones have really stood …
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  • Hamels' 12-Game Win Streak Ends as Pirates Top Rangers 9-1

    Hamels' 12-Game Win Streak Ends as Pirates Top Rangers 9-1

    nytimes.com May 28 (yesterday)
    Clint Hurdle and his Pittsburgh players and coaches tipped their caps as a show of respect toward Jeff Banister before the Texas manager's first game against the organization he called home for 29 years.
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  • Ron Cook: Chris Kunitz makes big impact after rocky first round…

    Ron Cook: Chris Kunitz makes big impact after rocky first round against Rangers

    post-gazette.com May 28 (yesterday)
    His tape-to-tape pass was wonderful. It set up the first of Bryan Rust’s two goals, which sent the Penguins flying Thursday night, not just past the Tampa Bay Lighting in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final, but all the way to the Stanley Cup final a…
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  • No pulse, no problem: Steelers serve as beta testers for mobile…

    No pulse, no problem: Steelers serve as beta testers for mobile tackling dummies

    post-gazette.com May 28 (yesterday)
    A week before organized team activities (OTAs) began, the Steelers welcomed a group of guests to UPMC Rooney Sports Complex practice field.
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  • Pirates notebook:  Close friends, former colleagues in opposite…

    Pirates notebook: Close friends, former colleagues in opposite dugouts this weekend

    post-gazette.com May 28 (yesterday)
    ARLINGTON, Texas — For four years, Jeff Banister’s seat was next to Clint Hurdle.
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  • Video - Skip: Bell should have kept quiet 01:32

    Skip: Bell should have kept quiet

    May 25
    Skip Bayless proclaims it was very un-Steeler like for Le'Veon Bell to publicly say the Bengals and other teams in the AFC North have aimed to hurt him on the football field.
  • Video - Big Maurkice Pouncey coming back in big way 01:02

    Big Maurkice Pouncey coming back in big way

    May 24
    ESPN Steelers reporter Jeremy Fowler reports from Pittsburgh, where Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey looks explosive coming off an injury.
  • Video - Steelers happy to have Bell back at practice 01:15

    Steelers happy to have Bell back at practice

    May 24
    ESPN Steelers reporter Jeremy Fowler explains how the team is happy to have RB Le'Veon Bell back on the field, but are taking a cautious approach to his workload during practices.
  • Video - What is the benefit of practicing with a mobile virtual player? 00:51

    What is the benefit of practicing with a mobile virtual player?

    May 24
    Jeremy Fowler explains why the Steelers are experimenting with a mobile virtual player, with enhanced player safety being the main concern.