PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN/AP) — In 2013 the Pirates improbably shed their loser label. If they wish not for that label to be replaced by the word “fluke,” they must meet higher expectations in 2014, and both players and executives are comfortable raising the bar.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN/AP) — As badly as this past spring ended for the Penguins, what followed immediately could have been worse. They may have been embarrassed in another Stanley Cup quest, but thanks to general manager Ray Shero, they were not gutted.
A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation says a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings is about to be arrested.
American Airlines and US Airways will merge and create the world’s biggest airline. The boards of both companies approved the merger late Wednesday, according to four people close to the situation.
Whitney Houston, who ruled as pop music’s queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48.