Pittsburgh Sports News and Rumors
Liriano searching for answers amid rough stretchMLB.com 5 hours agoThe Pirates haven't seen this version of Francisco Liriano, at least not for this long. The Liriano who pitched for Pittsburgh the last three years was remarkably consistent, reliable and, above all, effective.Share Tweet
Ex-Penguin Recchi misses out on Hall of Famepost-gazette.com 8 hours agoThe Hockey Hall of Fame has bypassed former Penguins winger Mark Recchi for the third year in a row.Share Tweet
Former Steeler wanted by police on criminal mischief chargespost-gazette.com 8 hours agoPittsburgh Police have issued an arrest warrant today for a former member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, who they plan to charge with 30 counts of criminal mischief involving graffiti.Share TweetJames Harrison is eager to sit down with the NFL to discuss the league’s investigation into performance-enhancing drug use among its players. In an interview with the Post-Gazette this afternoon, Harrison said he would like nothing more than to clear th…Share Tweet
Penguins allow Schultz to become unrestricted free agentpost-gazette.com 10 hours agoThe Penguins are going to allow defenseman Justin Schultz to become an unrestricted free agent.Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: All eyes on Steven Stamkos as free agency approachesthehockeynews.com 10 hours agoWith the 2016 NHL draft now history, here’s a look at some notable speculation that emerged from the weekend. All eyes are firmly upon the Tampa Bay Lightning and their contract talks with pending unrestricted free agent center Steven Stamkos. Since Fri…Share Tweet
Penguins re-sign Erixon to one-year dealpost-gazette.com 13 hours agoThe Penguins have re-signed defenseman Tim Erixon to a one-year, two-way contract.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 16 hours agoWide receiver Mike Wallace is coming off of the least productive year of his NFL career and he admitted recently that the speed that made him a star with the Steelers early in his career has slipped. Wallace thinks he’s lost “maybe just a step, a half a…Share TweetJames Harrison does not want to wait until training camp to meet with the NFL about the sixth-month old Al-Jazeera report that linked Harrison to performance-enhancing drugs, but the Steelers outside linebacker has a few stipulations.Share TweetRight-hander Gerrit Cole took a step forward in his rehab Sunday by throwing off a mound for the first time since going on the 15-day disabled list with a right triceps strain June 11. The Pirates ace tossed 15 fastballs, focused on the timing and consi…Share TweetSparked by one rookie on the mound and another in right field, the Pirates beat the seemingly unbeatable Clayton Kershaw on Sunday night at PNC Park, riding a four-run second inning to a 4-3 victory over the Dodgers.Share Tweet
Pirates' Mercer takes knee to the head, exits gameESPN.com Jun 26 (yesterday)Pirates' Mercer takes knee to the head, exits gameShare TweetESPN.com Jun 26 (yesterday)Facing Kershaw may not be worst thing as Pirates try to break outShare Tweet
Numerous factors led to Pirates June swoonWhen manager Clint Hurdle embraced Jeff Locke following Locke’s shutout of the Miami Marlins May 30, the Pirates were 29-21. They trailed the Chicago Cubs by a manageable 6½ games in the NL Central and held one of two NL wild-card spots. They had won si…Share Tweet
A humbling road leads Jordan Zumwalt to another chance with SteelersDuring one of the dog days of training camp last August, in the middle of an afternoon practice at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin ejected rookie linebacker Bud Dupree from practice for fighting with several of the Steelers …Share Tweet
Penguins' newest goalie sees Murray as template for early successBUFFALO — There’s little doubt, at least for now, that Matt Murray is the Penguins’ goalie of the future.Share Tweet
Harrison reveals stipulations for NFL interview at his houseJun 27Steelers LB James Harrison says he is willing to meet with NFL investigators about being linked to PEDs in an Al-Jazeera America report if the interview is done at his house and commissioner Roger Goodell is present.
Where will Bell's health stand heading into training camp?Jun 26Jeremy Fowler shares his thoughts on Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell's recovery from a torn MCL and PCL heading into Pittsburgh's training camp.
NFL to interview players about Al-Jazeera PEDs reportJun 24The NFL Insiders crew reacts to a report that NFL players Julius Peppers, Clay Matthews and James Harrison will be interviewed by the league after they were named in an Al-Jazeera America report linking them to PEDs.
Saturday: Pouncey could be Steelers' best offensive playerJun 17Jeff Saturday says when healthy, Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey could be Pittsburgh's best offensive player. Trey Wingo calls him the "all-time champ" for having so many surgeries.