It was the most comfortable day of Steelers Training Camp so far, by far, with temperatures around 70 and an overcast sky with a slight drizzle.
Fan Morning Show co-host Jim Colony is reporting from Steelers Training Camp this week, and below are some of his sideline observations.
Going into the 2015 season, outfielder Jaff Decker wasn’t given much of a chance – at least by most Pirates fans – of winning the final roster spot. But, a little over halfway through Spring Training, Decker may now be the favorite to go north.
The crowd of 9,018 is a McKechnie Field record.
It wasn’t that long ago that there were plenty of jobs available during Pirates Spring Training; not so this spring.
Once again, lefthander Jeff Locke finds himself in a battle for a spot in the Pirates’ rotation. But, this time, he is battling from a much different perspective.
The Ice Bucket Challenge is taking the nation by storm, and The Fan Morning Show has been no exception.
You’ve likely heard of The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral movement designed to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as ALS of Lou Gehrig’s disease. 93-7 The FAN Update Anchor Eric Hagman was issued the challenge, and as you’ll see below, does not disappoint.
The Fan Morning Show welcomes in Massage Envy to give Jim a series of treatments while he does the show as usual.
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LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN/AP) — The routine of another last-week-of-training-camp practice was disrupted in a potentially major way when the Steelers saw both of their first-string running backs end up on the sidelines.
LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — The Steelers released their two-deep for their Monday night matchup with the Redskins, and it lists Isaac Redman and rookie Le’Veon Bell as co-starters at tailback.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The topic du jour Wednesday was a dropped fly ball by Pirates leadoff man Starling Marte that opened the door to a 4-3 come-from-behind win by the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in 14 innings Tuesday night.
LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — The second tour of duty for Steelers receiver Plaxico Burress has been halted before he gets to face one of his old teams, as the 36-year-old now faces a career-threatening rotator cuff tear, per multiple reports.
At PNC Park Pup Night earlier in the week, Andrew found himself in the middle of a spirited debate about if a dog could be taught to tag up from third and score on a flyout.