WTMJ Reporter Doug Russell tells the Cook and Poni Show that Chryst meets all the criteria that Wisconsin is looking for and he is above a 50/50 chance to get the job.
In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the team bringing back Francisco Liriano, the news that the team is in the very early stages of contract talks with Neil Walker and answers questions from the mail bag.
Oregon State lost its head coach to Nebraska last week and today they surprised many by getting Gary Anderson to leave Wisconsin after just 2 seasons and become the Beavers next head coach. This move will start rumors that the Badgers will be interested in former Wisconsin player and coach, current Pitt head coach Paul Chryst.
According to CBSSPORTS.com baseball writer Jon Heyman, the Pirates and Phillies have a deal in place for the Pirates to acquire reliever Antonio Bastardo.
Steelers wide receiver Lance Moore joined Starkey and Mueller to talk about his first year with the Steelers, the relationship between Ben Roethlisberger and Todd Haley and his upcoming toy drive.
Following his 235 total yards from scrimmage and three touchdowns in a key AFC North victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has been named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week.
Coming off a year in which he ran for 1,675 yards and 24 touchdowns on 277 carries and broke longstanding Pitt rushing records, running back James Conner has been named the ACC Player of the Year in the coaches vote.
According to CBSSports.com baseball writer Jon Heyman, the Pirates and Francisco Liriano have come to an agreement to secure Liriano’s return to the team.
According to Fox Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer, the Cleveland Browns will start Johnny Manziel over Brian Hoyer this week.
Following the team’s 42-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in a crucial AFC North divisional matchup, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger joined “The Cook and Poni Show” for his weekly “Ben Roethlisberger Show.”
Steelers guard Ramon Foster joined “The Fan Morning Show” in his regular weekly spot on Tuesday, following his team’s win over the Bengals.
The Pirates have announced they claimed right-handed pitcher Josh Lindblom from the Oakland Athletics.
Pitt announced Sunday its football team will be playing Houston in the Armed Forces Bowl.
Adam Proteau of The Hockey News joined Bob Pompeani to talk about the Pens and the NHL.
NBA legend and hall of famer, John Stockton, called in to the Starkey and Muller show this afternoon. The 19 year player for the Utah Jazz has written an autobiography titled Assisted, with a foreword from his former team mate Karl Malone.