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Former Pittsburgh Pirates Owner Kevin McClatchy Opens Up About Being Gay

Former Pittsburgh Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy talks candidly for the first time on local television about being gay, owning the Pirates, and how it’s time for sports to change.


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Fallout Continues Over Controversial Comments About LaMarr Woodley

Taking private problems and disputes and playing them out in the national spotlight is not the style of the Pittsburgh Steelers. However, that’s what’s happening this off-season, and another key player is now talking about the recent LaMarr Woodley incident.



TTYM: How Athletes Blow Their $ And Is Torri Hunter Bitter?

Torri Hunter answers the question “is he bitter about the Josh Hamilton Deal?”  An ESPN commentator takes things too far.  No, this time we really mean it.   And find out some of the ridiculous ways […]



Primetime Matchup Has Steelers Fired Up to Face Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3) will host the flailing Kansas City Chiefs (1-7) in a game that the Steelers insist isn’t a ‘trap game’. See how the Steelers can effectively shut down KC and continue their winning ways.



TTYM: Stephen A. Smith Said What?? And People Like Mike Vick

Stephen, Please! ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith came under fire Thursday for using a racial slur on Thursday’s edition of First Take.  The comment happened during a discussion of whether or not Kobe Bryant will play in […]


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College Football Guru Beano Cook Dead At 81

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Beano Cook, the college football commentator with an encyclopedic knowledge of the sport he dearly loved, has died.


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Shea-ved Ice: ESPN Has No Love For Lokomotiv

It is not often that I use this forum to get up on a soapbox, but there are times when things must be brought to light. In this case, it revolves around ESPN’s complete disregard for the game of hockey.


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Backyard Brawl Set For 7 p.m. On ESPN

(93-7 The FAN) — Pitt and West Virginia will play in prime time Nov. 25 in Morgantown, as the game has been moved to a 7 p.m. kickoff and will be broadcast nationally on ESPN.

93-7 The Fan–11/15/2011

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ESPN’s John Buccigross Talks About Penguins

ESPN Sports Anchor John Buccigross talks hockey with Bob Pompeani.

93-7 The Fan–10/22/2011

Rushel Shell

“Mr. High School Sports” – Shell Ready to Play–and Decide–in Week 7

Rushel Shell confirms he will play and publicly announce his college choice this approaching Friday.

93-7 The Fan–10/08/2011

Submit Your Terrible Towel Photos

ESPN wants your Terrible Towel pictures for a commercial. Get more details by visiting:


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Details Of ESPN GameDay In Morgantown

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- ESPN’s College GameDay Show will broadcast live from the West Virginia University Mountainlair Plaza this Saturday. GameDay Show tapings for various ESPN Networks will begin on Friday, Sept. 23, at 8 a.m., and […]


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ESPN’s GameDay Coming To WVU

West Virginia’s upcoming game against the LSU Tigers will be getting national attention.


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Pitt Entire 2012 Basketball Schedule Released

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Pitt released its entire 31-game 2011-12 basketball schedule today. Combining Pitt’s Big East and non-conference schedules, the Panthers will play 16 games against teams that advanced to postseason play in 2010-11 and 13 […]



“Mr. High School Sports” – Eye on the WPIAL: Ten Games Worth Televising

93-7 The Fan’s high school sports blogger proposes this mock schedule of games he’d like to see when ROOT Sports resumes its WPIAL football coverage…

93-7 The Fan–08/19/2011