Pittsburgh Sports News and Rumors
Charlie Morton is like most starting pitchers. He wants to finish his work. He wasn’t especially thrilled about leaving the game Monday night against the Miami Marlins after seven innings. In his first start since Sept. 16, he had thrown just 87 pitches…Share Tweet
Steelers begin OTAs with questions surrounding defensepost-gazette.com 2 hours agoSteelers coach Mike Tomlin will put his team through a practice for the first time in more than four months today when the Steelers begin organized team activities (OTAs). It’s the first of four consecutive weeks of workouts that conclude with a week of…Share Tweet
No major changes expected in Steelers defensive schemeprofootballtalk.com 16 hours agoThe Steelers kick off organized team activities this week and they’ll be getting to work without Dick LeBeau for the first time since 2003. The longtime defensive coordinator is in Tennessee now, leaving longtime Steelers assistant Keith Butler in charg…Share TweetFrom late in the 2008-09 season until the culmination of the 2013-14 campaign, GM Ray Shero and coach Dan Bylsma were the architects behind the Pittsburgh Penguins club that won one Stanley Cup and fell just a few wins short of returning to the final. N…Share Tweet
Roster situation a tricky one for Rutherford, Penguinspost-gazette.com May 25 (yesterday)Jim Rutherford has done a lot in his many years in the NHL.Share Tweet
Pirates notebook: Huntington says Harrison having fun againpost-gazette.com May 25 (yesterday)Pirates general manager Neal Huntington suggested May 10 that struggling third baseman Josh Harrison, who had stumbled to a .178 batting average in 28 games, might be trying too hard to justify a four-year contract extension he signed the first week of …Share TweetThe Mets struck out 32 times during their three straight losses in Pittsburgh.Share Tweetsteelersgab.com May 24 (yesterday)The talk of the recent few days among the Steelers and Steelers Nation is a quote from Cameron Heyward about how much the defense under new defensive coordinator Keith Butler won’t change much after the departure from Dick LeBeau. Is that a good thing? …Share TweetSteelers president Art Rooney II said he is interested in having the Steelers play a regular-season game in Mexico or Germany in the near future, Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. The Steelers would welcome an opportunity to play out…Share Tweet
5 Stanley Cup-winning goalies who were “just OK”thehockeynews.com May 24 (yesterday)A hot goalie can take his team deep into the playoffs, but a cold one can also go pretty far with a strong enough team in front of him. A goaltender has won the Conn Smythe Trophy six out of the last 20 years, but we’ve also seen some pretty mediocre pe…Share Tweet
Kang's emergence gives Bucs defensive versatilityMLB.com May 24 (yesterday)During Spring Training, the Pirates set a few smaller goals that, they believed, would help push them toward their ultimate goal of getting back to the postseason. They wanted to add depth, become a more versatile team and keep their stars fresh enough …Share Tweet
LeVeon Bell Showing Greatness In A Short Span Of Timesteelersgab.com May 24 (yesterday)LeVeon Bell in his short career has put together some impressive games. In just two years, Bell has ascended to the top of the list as one of the elite running backs in the NFL. Steelers Gab takes a look at Bell’s five best games so far. No.5 – Week 7, …Share Tweet
Penguins pursuing a first-round draft pickThe Penguins have sacrificed early-round draft choices for short-term personnel upgrades repeatedly in the past decade.Share Tweet
On the Pirates: The evolution of A.J. BurnettPick any fact or statistic you like to illustrate that A.J. Burnett has been around a while — there are plenty available — but here is one with particular relevance this week: The man who caught Burnett in his major league debut, Mike Redmond, has not o…Share TweetThat sharp and smart and instantaneous single Josh Harrison sent toward left field on a trolley wire to start the bottom of the first Saturday wasn’t terribly remarkable in and of itself, but theatrically it was a loud slap in the face in the opening se…Share Tweet
Cam Heyward, Lawrence Timmons lead new Steelers defenseMay 19ESPN reporter Jeremy Fowler discusses the state of the Steelers' defense after the departure of several key players.
SC Conversation: Le'Veon BellMay 14Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell discusses his three-game suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy and recovery from a knee injury.
Bengals defense most likely to improve?May 12ESPN NFL Insider Phil Savage discusses why he picks the Bengals as the AFC North team defense that is most likely to improve in 2015.
2015 NFL draft: Steelers rebuild secondary, take calculated risks...May 2ESPN senior NFL reporter Jeremy Fowler grades the Steelers' draft.
2015 NBA playoffs - Golden State Warriors eye finishing touch against Hous…May 25For all intents and purposes, these Western Conference finals are over. The only question that remains: How quickly will Steph Curry and the Warriors seal the deal?
2015 NBA playoffs - Golden State Warriors learning what it takes to be cha…May 21Steve Kerr is trying to impress upon his inexperienced Warriors just how hard the playoffs can be, without them actually proving it by adding to the degree of difficulty.
NBA Playoffs 2015 - Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets going small …May 21The Western Conference finals are downsizing. And while Houston has no problem going small, it might be playing right into Golden State's hand.
What About Frank Clark?May 20What About Frank Clark?