The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
The Pirates snapped a six-game Grapefruit League losing streak with an 8-6 win over their former divisional rivals, the Houston Astros at frosty McKechnie Field.
A Texas trucker has become the fourth and final person convicted in a cocaine pipeline that also included a former assistant western Pennsylvania high school football coach.
As the end of year nears it is time to take a moment to look back to see what made the top of the best of lists for 2012. Other than the presidential election there have been many other battles this year to score a number one spot in the United States. Companies, writers, public relation experts and cities have all been vying for the golden top spot.
PITTSBURGH (AP) After watching his team collect just five hits and one run against a journeyman starter who hadn’t won a big league game in more than four years, Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle threw up his hands.
A fire spread quickly through a Washington County home with seven people inside overnight, but thanks to one of the residents, everyone was able to make it out safely.
Drew Sutton scored on a wild pitch in the ninth inning to propel the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 win over the hapless Houston Astros on Friday night.
Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Big East’s long-awaited additions are set, with more rebuilding to come.
Chris gates | 93-7 The Fan — Several reports state the Big East will issue formal invitiations to as many as six schools, some by the end of the week.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Big East has reportedly reached out to Houston and SMU about joining the conference, CBSSports.com’s Brett McMurphy reports.
The Pirates were shut out by the Houston Astros, 2-0 on Wednesday night. The Bucs drop to 62-74 as they recorded their third loss in as many nights.
The Pirates managed just four hits in their 8-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Dropping to 62-73, Pittsburgh struck out 11 times.
Despite holding the lead through most of the game, the Pirates lost to the last-place Houston Astros, 7-4 on Monday night. Wandy Rodriguez and company held the Pirates to just five hits.
The Pirates started out strong, but a sixth inning meltdown by Charlie Morton contributed to the team’s 8-2 loss to the Houston Astros.