Off-Season

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Pirates Spend Quality Time With Kids, Travel To Exotic Locales During Off-Season

Baseball from February to October leaves little time for family, so the off-season is filled with making up for lost time for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

03/26/2014

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Steelers President Art Rooney II Talks About Missing Playoffs, Off-Season Ahead

In his only television interview since the season ended, Steelers President Art Rooney II talked about missing the playoffs for the second year in a row and many of the issues that contributed their second straight 8-8 record.

01/09/2014

A.J. Burnett

Trib’s Sawchik Pessimistic About Burnett’s Return

Bob Pompeani talked about the Pirates offseason with Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

93-7 The Fan–12/07/2013

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Yohe: Letang, Fleury Trade Possibilities

Bob Pompeani wrapped up the Pens elimination from the playoffs with the Tribune-Review’s Josh Yohe.

93-7 The Fan–06/08/2013

(Photo Credit: Jim Colony)

Jim Colony: Houston Still Has A Problem Against Pittsburgh

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.

03/03/2013

(Photo Credit: Jim Colony)

Blog: Check Out The New McKechnie Field

The Fan’s Jim Colony stopped by McKechnie Field before heading to Lakeland for the Grapefruit League game against the Tigers to check out the new and improved McKechnie Field.

03/02/2013

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Karstens Back After All: “I’m Where I Want To Be”

After an injury riddled 2012 season that saw the usually reliable Jeff Karstens in an on-again, off-again role because of health issues, it was expected he would no longer be with the team at season’s end.

93-7 The Fan–02/18/2013

Travis Snider

Travis Snider Healthy, Ready To Compete For Right Field Job

At the trade deadline in 2012, the Pirates sent their 2006 first-=round draft pick to the Toronto Blue Jays’ Brad Lincoln was having a breakout season as a mid-to-late inning reliever and proved to be a formidable force in the Pirates bullpen.

93-7 The Fan–02/15/2013

Jared Hughes

Pirates Pitcher Jared Hughes: There’s No Maybe… It’s Going To Happen

Pirates relief pitcher Jared Hughes joined Paul Alexander, Jim Colony and team play-by-play broadcaster Greg Brown on The Fan Morning Show Friday live from Bradenton, Fla. to chat about spring training, which began this week.

02/15/2013

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Steelers’ President Calls Season “Frustrating,” Expects Changes

By Pittsburgh Steelers’ standards, 8-8 is unacceptable; especially after starting 6-3. So, KDKA’s Bob Pompeani asked Steelers’ President Art Rooney II what word best describes 2012.

01/31/2013

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Steelers’ Wallace Hoping For Positive Offseason

The Steelers end their season this Sunday at Heinz Field against the Cleveland Browns. A playoff run is gone, but avoiding a losing season, not to mention pride, is still on the line.

12/28/2012

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Ed Bouchette Discusses Future Of Many Aging Steelers

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Steelers’ beat writer Ed Bouchette joined The Fan Morning Show Thursday.

93-7 The Fan–01/26/2012

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Former GM Tom Donahoe Previews Steelers’ Off-Season Challenges

Former Pittsburgh Steelers GM Tom Donahoe joins Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan’s Vinnie & Cook.

93-7 The Fan–01/11/2012

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Ed Bouchette’s Instant Steelers Off-Season Analysis

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Steelers’ beat writer Ed Bouchette joins Vinnie & Cook for his final weekly visit on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.

93-7 The Fan–01/11/2012

Ike Taylor

Ike Taylor Reflects On Unusual Off-Season

Ike Taylor got his wish to stay in Pittsburgh. The cornerback signed a four-year contract and talked with 93-7 The Fan Thursday morning about staying with the Steelers.

93-7 The Fan–08/11/2011

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