Pittsburgh Sports News and Rumors
Pirates manager Hurdle has strategy for challenging calls
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ST. LOUIS — Entering Busch Stadium for a three-game series a day after a strange ending involving a missed call and a too-late attempt to challenge, manager Clint Hurdle said the Pirates have strategies in place for such a scenario.Share Tweet
Carlos Martinez pitched seven sharp innings, Jedd Gyorko hit his 29th homer, Brandon Moss homered to break out of a big slump and the St. Louis Cardinals stayed in the middle of the NL wild-card race.Share Tweet
Steelers on pace for a record they don't want to breakpost-gazette.com 3 hours agoWhen the Steelers allowed 272 passing yards per game in 2015, it set a franchise record for futility when it came to stopping the pass. Not only that, they shattered the previous record, which was set the previous season, by 19 yards.Share Tweet
Pirates lose to Cardinals in Glasnow's final startpost-gazette.com 3 hours agoST. LOUIS — As Sean Rodriguez’s throw found its way into John Jaso’s glove, Tyler Glasnow walked off the mound, his season in the books. Displaying both the tantalizing talent and the rough edges still in need of work, Glasnow’s rookie year exemplified …Share Tweetpost-gazette.com 4 hours agoOf the pressing issues confronting the Penguins, goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury’s performance is not particularly high on the list.Share Tweet
Penguins defenseman Pouliot bounces back after "shaky" preseason debutpost-gazette.com 5 hours agoIn a preseason where the Penguins brass has made no secret about its expectations for him, Derrick Pouliot knew he didn’t meet his own standards in the team’s preseason opener in Detroit earlier this week.Share Tweet
Receiving balance is chief concern for Steelerspittsburghlive.com 7 hours agoThe Steelers talked incessantly about achieving offensive balance. They didn’t come close to reaching that goal in an embarrassing loss to Philadelphia last Sunday. Surprisingly, ...Share Tweetyahoo.com 9 hours agoSorry, Pittsburgh Pirates, your World Series trophy is in another castle. And she’s trapped in the NL Central too! The Pirates won’t make their fourth straight playoff trip this season, which has to be looked upon as a disappointment since many pundits …Share Tweet
Emmanuel Sanders not fined for Antonio Brown-style moveprofootballtalk.com 10 hours agoKey & Peele got it right; two pumps are allowed. Two weeks after Steelers receiver Antonio Brown drew a flag and a fine for a pelvic-thrust celebration that included three (maybe four) pumps, Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders escaped both by stoppin…Share Tweet
Antonio Brown planning to wear Arnold Palmer’s image on his cleatsprofootballtalk.com 12 hours agoSteelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was fined after Week One for wearing blue cleats, which is a violation of the league’s uniform rules, and he changed cleats at halftime last weekend after an official told him he wouldn’t be allowed to return to the …Share Tweet
Jamaal Charles questionable, Charcandrick West out for Chiefsprofootballtalk.com 13 hours agoThe Chiefs have good news and bad news at running back. Jamaal Charles is listed as questionable for Sunday night’s game against the Steelers. That means he has a shot at playing for the first time this season, after missing Weeks 1-3 while recovering f…Share Tweet
Bet On The Steelers To Iron Out The Kinkssteelersgab.com 13 hours agoTouted as the Super Bowl contenders entering the 2016 NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers are currently on the fringe of actualizing that forecast. Though they won two of their first three games and still possess the third best Super Bowl odds in the le…Share TweetThe Steelers had a lengthy list of injuries coming into the start of this week’s practices and the list remains long heading into Sunday night’s game against the Chiefs. Pittsburgh has ruled out seven players for the game, including several starters. Li…Share Tweetpittsburghlive.com 13 hours agoAntonio Brown has decided to stop breaking the rules when it comes to wearing different-colored shoes. That doesn’t mean he won’t keep modifying his gameday ...Share Tweet
Penguins notebook: Malkin, Cullen, Hornqvist return to practicepost-gazette.com 14 hours agoMatt Cullen cracked a joke with Eric Fehr. Evgeni Malkin squatted to stretch in front of his stall.Share Tweetyahoo.com 14 hours agoRain storms have been wreaking havoc on baseball games this week, and the Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs are the weather’s latest victim. On Thursday night, they played a game that actually resulted in a tie. Not a suspended game or one that has to…Share Tweet
Paul Zeise: Pirates third base coach Rick Sofield's job is tougher than it seemspost-gazette.com 14 hours agoPirates third base coach Rick Sofield has been criticized a lot over the past two seasons because of his perceived penchant for being over-aggressive in sending runners home and getting them thrown out.Share Tweet
Examining great ties in Pittsburgh sports historypost-gazette.com 18 hours agoThe Pirates and Chicago Cubs played to a 1-1 tie Thursday night at PNC Park, which got us thinking about the great stalemates of Pittsburgh sports history. Here’s a list of our favorites.Share TweetTodd Haley: Steelers don't want to be 'slapped around' againShare Tweet
Steelers notebook: New defensive contributors hope to fill void left by injuriespost-gazette.com Sep 30 (yesterday)There was no hesitation in defensive coordinator Keith Butler’s voice Thursday when he was asked what the Steelers defense must correct Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Steelers need a stronger pass rush, he replied, better tackling and …Share Tweet
Goaltender Leland Irving is learning about Pittsburgh and hoping for another win in his lifepost-gazette.com Sep 30 (yesterday)In Penguins training camp on a pro tryout contract, Leland Irving is beginning to find what Pittsburgh is all about.Share Tweet
Brown focused on bettering game, not contractJul 31Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown explains how his focus is not on a contract, but getting better at his game. He also offers his take on some of the Steelers' top playmakers facing suspensions or possibility of suspension in two consecutive year
SC Cartoons: DeAngelo Williams and GoliathJul 29Former Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams tells the story of his battle with Kris Jenkins from his rookie year.
Steelers' plans to offset loss of Le'Veon BellJul 29ESPN Steelers reporter Jeremy Fowler explains the team's mentality without Le'Veon Bell and how they're going to focus their efforts on Antonio Brown.
Riddick wants to see improvement from Steelers' DJul 29Louis Riddick says his focus in Pittsburgh is on the defensive side of the football and improving the pass rush as the start of the season nears.