6 Changes I'd Like To See For MLB All-Star WeekThe HR Derby changes were a good start, but more can be done to increase excitement.
Pirates Prevail, But Lose Grilli To Forearm AilmentWASHINGTON (93-7 THE FAN/AP) -- The Pirates gained ground on the idle Cardinals in the NL Central with a 6-5 win at Nationals Park Monday night, but they appear to have lost All-Star closer Jason Grilli indefinitely in the process.
McCutchen Tries To Look Past Bittersweet FinishPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- The Pirates (79-83) finished 2012 with their highest win total in 15 years, though, in doing so, they also finished the most ignominious collapse in MLB history, which center fielder Andrew McCutchen is already trying to forget.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Former SSA Star Receives Summer Baseball HonorThe son of Avonworth High School's athletic director, an erstwhile three-sport star at Shady Side Academy, continues to rack up awards as he chases his dream.
"Mr. High School Sports" - PIHL Rink Report: All-Star Drama, Class A Upset, and MoreWe recap the All-Star games, salute the December Players of the Month, and see what Canon-McMillan's chances are of ending the regular season undefeated...
"Mr. High School Sports" - PIHL Rink Report: More Pond Hockey, New Semifinal Site & MoreWe break down the final Outdoor Charity Series games, along with the 2012 high school hockey All-Star selections, and give you an important announcement regarding this year's playoffs...
2 Pirates Prospects Named All-Stars
Trib's Kovacevic Criticizes All-Star SnubLike several of the Pirates, Tribune-Review columnist Dejan Kovacevic, who was with the team in D.C. over the weekend, does not mask his disappointment that Andrew McCutchen was left off the National League All-Star team.
Post-Gazette's Brink On BucsPost-Gazette Pirates beat writer Bill Brink joined The Fan live from Washington with reaction to the Pirates' split of their weekend series with the Nationals.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Beaver County Stars Skate For CharitySome of the top players from PIHL programs based in Beaver County played in a charity game to raise money for two grief-stricken families.
"Mr. High School Sports" - All-Star AftermathNow that another NHL All-Star Game is in the books, 93.7 The Fan's high school sports reporter takes a look back at how their PIHL counterparts fared...
Puck Talk With Popchock: Universal Antidote93.7 The Fan's hockey commentator has his own "global" vision of how to drum up enthusiasm for the NHL All-Star Game.