Pittsburgh Sports News and Rumors
Penguins recall defensemen Chorney, Pouliot from Wilkes-Barre/Scrantonpost-gazette.com 2 hours agoThe Penguins have recalled defensemen Taylor Chorney and Derrick Pouliot from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.Upvote Share Tweet
Former Penguins has new on-ice role with Floridapost-gazette.com 14 hours agoThe decision to leave the Penguins as a free agent this past offseason wasn’t easy for Jussi Jokinen.Upvote Share Tweet
Undersized Beachum quietly excels at 1 of game’s pivotal positionspittsburghlive.com 16 hours agoKelvin Beachum quietly goes about his business without fanfare. Then again, he wouldn’t have it any other way. The Steelers’ third-year left tackle has played ...Upvote Share TweetTwo of the Steelers’ three oldest players are doubtful to play Sunday. Their oldest, though, appears as if he will. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and ...Upvote Share Tweet
William Gay re-emerges as a force on defensepost-gazette.com 17 hours agoLate in the 2008 season, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin wore a microphone for NFL Films during a game at Baltimore in which his team clinched the AFC North title. Cornerback William Gay recorded the first interception of his career to thwart a final Ravens …Upvote Share TweetPenguins defenseman Olli Maatta is the latest NHL player to be diagnosed with mumps.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 19 hours agoTired of hearing "Holiday Sweater" over and over again in your head? Probably not, because that San Jose Sharks video is awesome. But the Pittsburgh Penguins sure did give the Sharks a nice run for NHL holiday video awesomeness in their spoof …Upvote Share Tweet
Top 10 Norris candidates: Letang the leader?thehockeynews.com 19 hours agoYear in and year out, one of the most heavily debated awards is the Norris Trophy. The award given to the NHL’s most outstanding defenseman has, in recent years, had a tendency not to go simply to the best defenseman, but rather the one with the most po…Upvote Share TweetThe Pirates are committed to Pedro Alvarez at first base — manager Clint Hurdle recently said it was “Pedro’s job to keep” — but they are aware of his limitations against left-handed pitching, so they added a player Friday to mitigate those shortcomings…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 22 hours agoPittsburgh has set a number of franchise records this season as Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown have lit up the scoreboard.Upvote Share Tweet
Limited tickets for possible Steelers playoff game on sale Saturdaypost-gazette.com 24 hours agoThe Steelers announced today that a limited number of tickets will go on sale Saturday for a potential home playoff game Jan. 3 or Jan. 4.Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Dec 19 (yesterday)Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta is the latest NHL player to be diagnosed with mumps.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Dec 19 (yesterday)Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta has the mumps, the Penguins announced Friday. Maatta, 20, has not played since Dec. 6 because of an upper-body injury. He has one goal and eight assists in 20 games. He also missed time earlier this se...Upvote Share Tweet
AFC North going for rare trifectaIf the top three teams in the AFC North -- the Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens -- all win this week, it would mark just the second time that an AFC division has had three teams with at least 10 wins since the current eight-d…Upvote Share Tweet
Pittsburgh Steelers finally have some depth at outside linebackerPITTSBURGH -- James Harrison did not have to introduce himself to the reporters hovering over him as he sat in front of his locker earlier this week. But the veteran outside linebacker felt the need to do so anyway following a question about whether the…Upvote Share Tweet
Dick LeBeau says Ryan Shazier could play more this SundayPittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau said he expects rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier to play more Sunday when the Kansas City Chiefs visit Heinz Field. Shazier has played primarily on special teams the last two weeks after missing the pr…Upvote Share Tweet
Inside Edge: Chiefs-SteelersDec 18ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Kansas City at Pittsburgh.
Crosby Practices, Could Play vs. AvsDec 18Penguins center Sidney Crosby practiced Thursday for the first time since being diagnosed with the mumps and could return to the lineup tonight against the Avalanche.
Elevated Plays Of The WeekDec 18Check out some of the best goals, saves and hits from this week in the NHL.
Steelers Have A Good Problem On DefenseDec 17ESPN Steelers reporter Scott Brown discusses a potential issue Pittsburgh may have on defense, which is getting enough snaps for everyone on a linebacking corps that is getting healthier.
Dallas Mavericks frontrunners for Jermaine O'Neal after Rajon Rondo acquis…Dec 19The acquisition of Rajon Rondo has given the Dallas Mavericks an undeniable edge in the race to lure veteran big man Jermaine O'Neal back to the NBA, according to league sources.
A New NFC West RivalryDec 19RENTON, Wash. — Remember, oh, about three long months ago, when 49ers-Seahawks was the best rivalry in the NFL? The Niners are 7-7, oddly out of the playoff hunt, and are 1-5 against Seattle since late in 2012. So, is it really such a great rivalry now,…
Source: Seahawks extend Avril four yearsDec 19The Seahawks have signed pass-rusher Cliff Avril to a four-year extension worth $28.5 million, with $16 million guaranteed, a source confirmed to ESPN...
Rajon Rondo trade from Boston Celtics to Dallas Mavericks 'on course' to h…Dec 18A source with knowledge of the Rajon Rondo trade talks says a "deal is on course to happen tonight."