Listen, this column space is generally reserved for an exploration into topics about the sports world; I use it mostly to relay to you thoughts about the Pirates, Steelers, Penguins or other relevant happenings in such a realm. Today, we’re going in a different direction. Just because, well, because.
Just seconds before 10 p.m. on Friday night, Marc-Andre Fleury was faced with a flurry.
The Pirates have scored two or fewer runs in five of their past six games.
The Columbus Blue Jackets were 27th out of 30 NHL teams in home attendance during the regular season.
Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez has some punkish tendencies. That much isn’t up for debate.
On Wednesday evening, with puck drop of Game 1 of the first round series between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Pittsburgh Penguins about an hour away, my voice (which can take paint off walls) firmly made a pronouncement on 93.7 The Fan.
Don’t mean to sound too harsh here, but close shouldn’t be good enough this season for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sports Editor Steve Ziant joined the Colin Dunlap Radio Programme to talk about his new book “100 Things Pirates Fan Should Know and Do Before They Die.”
Kris Letang is coming back tonight for the Penguins. He’s been out since the end of January. I don’t know, can’t get too much into hockey tonight — I’ll watch, but I will remember it’s just an escape for a few hours.
The NHL regular season is coming to a close and after a few games on the road the Penguins head home to finish the final three games of the regular season at home.
Leave it to Pirates first baseman Travis Ishikawa to find a different viewpoint to the newly-implemented replay system in Major League Baseball.
It’s been quiet a few weeks for the University of South Florida, but after the dust settled the university has finally found their guy to coach the men’s basketball team in former Pitt and current Kentucky assistant coach Orlando Antigua.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have struggled since the Olympic break, but after winning their last two the team appears to be on the right track.
Better late than never. Indeed, the press conference with Barry Bonds and Jim Leyland before Monday’s Opening Day celebration was delayed, getting started about 20 minutes behind schedule.
The Pirates did the right thing. Barry Bonds did the right thing. Now, Monday, the city will experience a great thing.