One guy is a Pittsburgher. One guy is an adopted Pittsburgher. Both guys are tough to beat — on and off the floor.
Over this past week, my compadres and I with The Fan Morning Show spent the days at McKechnie Field dissecting and scrutinizing the Pittsburgh Pirates as they go through the rigors of Spring Training.
You had to be skeptical. I know I was. It’s OK to admit if you were too.
From this place to that place.
Can’t bring myself to think about it that much. And, even more, I can’t bring myself to envision how it would look.
It is during times like these — around the NHL Trade Deadline — when we are reminded that sports fandom isn’t steeped all that much in reality.
If you try to force a connection between the despicable terrors committed by Jerry Sandusky and some Penn State students raising money for pediatric cancer, you are nothing more than an ass going out of your way to look for trouble.
This really isn’t all about James Harrison.
The season of self-renunciation is upon us. Oh yes, Lent.
Pirates pitchers and catchers report Wednesday, and so begins the long trudge through Spring Training, on through summer and, hopefully, a third consecutive trip to the Major League Baseball postseason in October.
At this point, this isn’t about winning and losing — this has to be turned into a teaching point.
In a rare victory for a player against the club, Pirates right-handed pitcher Vance Worley won his arbitration case today, according to a source close to the case.
If there is one thing that has stood above all as the Pittsburgh Pirates have turned into winners, it is this: Neal Huntington has a plan.
What started out as Marshawn Lynch against Roger Goodell has now drifted into Larry Foote against Marshawn Lynch.
The quarterback is in rehab. The receiver is suspended (again) for at least a year. And the general manager might be in trouble for sending illegal texts during a game. Welcome to Cleveland.