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6 Changes I’d Like To See For MLB All-Star Week

The HR Derby changes were a good start, but more can be done to increase excitement.


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Pirates Prevail, But Lose Grilli To Forearm Ailment

WASHINGTON (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.

93-7 The Fan–07/23/2013

Andrew McCutchen

McCutchen Tries To Look Past Bittersweet Finish

PITTSBURGH (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.

93-7 The Fan–10/04/2012

Tim Giel

“Mr. High School Sports” – Former SSA Star Receives Summer Baseball Honor

The 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.

93-7 The Fan–07/27/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Rink Report: All-Star Drama, Class A Upset, and More

We 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…

93-7 The Fan–01/23/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Rink Report: More Pond Hockey, New Semifinal Site & More

We 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…

93-7 The Fan–01/14/2012

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2 Pirates Prospects Named All-Stars

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Bradenton Marauders outfielder Robbie Grossman and third baseman Elevys Gonzalez have been named to the Florida State League postseason all-star team Grossman’s 2011 season might be the most pleasant surprise of all the […]


Andrew McCutchen

Trib’s Kovacevic Criticizes All-Star Snub

Like 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.

93-7 The Fan–07/05/2011

Pirates celebrate win over Nationals, Sun., July 3, 2011

Post-Gazette’s Brink On Bucs

Post-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.

93-7 The Fan–07/04/2011

Beaver County All-Stars

“Mr. High School Sports” – Beaver County Stars Skate For Charity

Some of the top players from PIHL programs based in Beaver County played in a charity game to raise money for two grief-stricken families.

93-7 The Fan–05/01/2011

Brett Oldaker, Canon-McMillan

“Mr. High School Sports” – All-Star Aftermath

Now 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…

93-7 The Fan–02/03/2011

2002 NHL All-Star Game

Puck Talk With Popchock: Universal Antidote

93.7 The Fan’s hockey commentator has his own “global” vision of how to drum up enthusiasm for the NHL All-Star Game.

93-7 The Fan–01/30/2011

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The Post-Gazette Roundtable with Jerry Micco – Jan. 29, 2011

Hear what Post-Gazette sports editor Jerry Micco and his panel had to say about the biggest topics and issues of the sports week…

93-7 The Fan–01/29/2011