Pittsburgh Sports News and Rumors
Pirates place Lambo on DL, call up Lombardozzi from Triple-Apost-gazette.com 7 hours agoThe Pirates sent Andrew Lambo to the 15-day disabled list because of plantar fasciitis in his left foot.Share Tweet
Steelers: The Good ‘Problem’ That Receiver Talent Has Createdsteelersgab.com 7 hours agoIn a surprise move, the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Sammie Coates in the third round of the 2015 NFL draft. Coates, along with Martavis Bryant and Antonio Brown are proven deep threats. With all this young talent and combined great speed, where does tha…Share Tweet
AFC North writers vote Steelers had division's best draftESPN.com 13 hours agoAFC North writers vote Steelers had division's best draftShare Tweet
Wandy picks up first win since '13 with gemMLB.com 21 hours agoOn Tuesday, Rangers pitcher Wandy Rodriguez earned his first Major League win since May 26, 2013, when he was pitching for the Pirates against the Brewers. He did so pitching against the Astros, his original organization and the team he played for from …Share TweetMarlon Byrd homered and drove in four runs, and Todd Frazier also homered to back Michael Lorenzen's first Major League victory, a 7-1 final over the Pirates on Tuesday night.Share Tweet
Pirates notebook: Hurdle not worried about resting McCutchenDespite acknowledging that Andrew McCutchen’s sore left knee has changed his approach on running to first base, manager Clint Hurdle said Tuesday that resting McCutchen was not “a concerning area right now.”Share Tweet
Steelers draft three defensive backs for first time in 20 yearsAfter years of putting little or no emphasis on their secondary in the NFL draft, the Steelers did something last week they hadn’t done in the past 20 years. For the first time since 1995, the Steelers drafted three defensive backs.Share Tweet
Lemieux's son drafted into United States Hockey LeagueAustin Lemieux, son of Penguins co-owner Mario Lemieux, was drafted by the Omaha Lancers Tuesday in the United States Hockey League draft.Share Tweet
Efficient Lorenzen savors first MLB victoryMLB.com 22 hours agoThe difference between Michael Lorenzen's first Major League start and his second were very noticeable, and it led to his career victory on Tuesday in the Reds' 7-1 triumph over the Pirates.Share Tweetpittsburghlive.com 24 hours agoDoran Grant isn’t interested in experimenting at safety when the Steelers open training camp at St. Vincent College later this summer. The Steelers’ fourth-round pick ...Share Tweet
Steelers scout Ron Hughes retiresThe Steelers announced on their website tonight that Ron Hughes, who spent the past 12 years in the team’s scouting department, is retiring after 34 years in the NFL.Share Tweet
Penguins seek minority-owned developer for housing at former Civic Arena siteWith the new U.S. Steel headquarters locked up, the Pittsburgh Penguins are keying in on another aspect of the 28-acre redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site — housing.Share Tweet
Ex-Steelers Batch, Hoke will replace Edmund Nelson on KDKA next seasonFormer Steelers Charlie Batch and Chris Hoke will replace Edmund Nelson on KDKA-TV Steelers programming next season.Share Tweet
Blast Furnace: Boom or bust for Steelers 2015 draft class?steelersgab.com May 5 (yesterday)While eating lunch Sunday afternoon – a day after all the pomp and circumstance surrounding the 2015 NFL Draft had subsided – my 10-year-old son posed the question that’s surely been weighing on the minds of Steeler fans since late Thursday evening: Is …Share TweetThe Steelers have needed to get younger on defense for some time. But having such a veteran core also has obvious benefits, though Steelers defensive line coach John Mitchell admits he was “spoiled.” Having the trio of Aaron Smith, Casey Hampton and Bre…Share TweetFor veterans, children with disabilities and other special guests of Pirates Charities, a game at PNC Park includes seats in a premium suite, a special spread of munchies and their own rally towel to keep as a souvenir.Share Tweet
2015 NFL draft: Steelers rebuild secondary, take calculated risks...May 2ESPN senior NFL reporter Jeremy Fowler grades the Steelers' draft.
Draft Day 1: Question marks, overrated, underratedMay 1Only 32 names have been called in the NFL draft so far, but already a number are seen as underrated, overrated or question marks.
Best fits for third-round picks from SECMay 1SEC Now discusses how Sammie Coates and A.J. Cann will fit with the Steelers and Jaguars, respectively.
Steelers draft Bud DupreeApr 30Field Yates breaks down the Steelers' first round draft pick.
The Post-Draft MailbagMay 6Before I get to your mail this week, three topics in the wake of the draft that have gotten attention in the three days since the 256th pick was made: The sexual assault case involving Jameis Winston. When I asked Tampa Bay general manager Jason Licht a…
NBA: Memphis Grizzlies grind down the juggernaut Golden State WarriorsMay 5As out-of-date as Memphis' style might be, the Griz are currently just as close to winning a title as any other team in the league after their takedown of the Warriors.
ESPN NowMay 5Noted NBA enthusiast James Goldstein is in Oakland for Warriors-Grizzlies today but was in Houston Monday night, where he said the hotels were full. S...
How Winston Became the Buccaneers' No. 1 HopeMay 4TAMPA, Fla. — Get off the plane here Friday afternoon, and go to the newsstand to see what the local papers say about what was, according to Bucs general manager Jason Licht, probably the most important draft pick in the history of the franchise. Pick u…