Pittsburgh Sports News and Rumors
With eight words back in December, Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford changed the course of his team’s season.Share Tweet
Staying out of the market: Foster, Gay find comfort zones with SteelersSteelers 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…Share Tweet
Ron Cook: Penguins Maatta comes through in the clutchThe 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…Share TweetHere are five things you need to know about the San Jose Sharks, the Penguins’ opponent in the Stanley Cup final:Share Tweet
Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen looks to reduce his strikeoutsARLINGTON, Texas — Andrew McCutchen has a pretty simple explanation for why his strikeouts are up so far this season.Share Tweet
On The Pirates: Polanco showing shades of fellow Dominican OrtizGregory 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…Share TweetARLINGTON, 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.Share Tweet
Yu, Adrian! Pair leads Rangers past PiratesMLB.com 5 hours agoYu 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 …Share Tweetyahoo.com 7 hours agoLeading 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.…Share Tweet
Stanley Cup Final Preview: Who has the better special teams?yahoo.com 8 hours agoLeading 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…Share Tweet
Steelers cornerbacks corps gets near-complete overhaulpittsburghlive.com 9 hours agoSteelers 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 ...Share Tweet
Murray ready to start in goal for Stanley Cup finalpost-gazette.com 12 hours agoThree rounds into the postseason, Penguins goalie Matt Murray is finally the unquestioned starter for Game 1 for the Stanley Cup final.Share Tweet
Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Calls out ESPN’s Skip Bayless over recent commentssteelersgab.com 16 hours agoBefore 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com 19 hours agoThe 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 …Share Tweetnytimes.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.Share Tweet
Ron Cook: Chris Kunitz makes big impact after rocky first round against RangersHis 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…Share Tweet
No pulse, no problem: Steelers serve as beta testers for mobile tackling dummiesA week before organized team activities (OTAs) began, the Steelers welcomed a group of guests to UPMC Rooney Sports Complex practice field.Share TweetARLINGTON, Texas — For four years, Jeff Banister’s seat was next to Clint Hurdle.Share Tweet
Skip: Bell should have kept quietMay 25Skip 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.
Big Maurkice Pouncey coming back in big wayMay 24ESPN Steelers reporter Jeremy Fowler reports from Pittsburgh, where Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey looks explosive coming off an injury.
Steelers happy to have Bell back at practiceMay 24ESPN 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.
What is the benefit of practicing with a mobile virtual player?May 24Jeremy Fowler explains why the Steelers are experimenting with a mobile virtual player, with enhanced player safety being the main concern.