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Colin Dunlap: Final Play Accentuates Big Flaw In Replay

I mind this strange counterbalance Major League Baseball has attempted to strike in terms of how their game is officiated in 2014.

08/03/2014

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D-backs Top Pirates In 10th When Throw Hits Runner

Nick Ahmed provided the big hit of the day for the Arizona Diamondbacks – with his left forearm.

08/03/2014

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Local Golf Course Offers First ‘Footgolf’ Course In Western Pa.

There was a record Pittsburgh crowd at Heinz Field last weekend, as America’s interest in soccer continues to grow. Meanwhile, the popularity of golf continues to decline. The answer just may be found in the burgeoning sport of “footgolf.”

07/30/2014

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NCAA Settles Head-Injury Suit, Will Change Rules

The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports’ governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn’t go nearly far enough.

07/29/2014

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Former Steelers Wide Receiver Emmanuel Sanders Rips Big Ben

Dropping the ball was something Emmanuel Sanders was very familiar with during his time with the Steelers, now he appears to be dropping the ball in the figurative sense as well.

93-7 The Fan–07/28/2014

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Eager Steelers Fans Brave The Rain At Training Camp

Despite the dance with the raindrops, loyal Steelers fans sought the best spots they could for autographs they hoped would come.

07/28/2014

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Harrison’s 4 Hits Leads Pirates Past Rockies, 7-5

Josh Harrison had four hits, including a tiebreaking homer, to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 7-5 on Sunday.

07/27/2014

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Thousands Pack Heinz Field For AC Milan-Manchester City Game

Less trash made it easier to prepare the parking lots for soccer fans Sunday.

07/27/2014

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Polanco, Walker Lift Pirates Over Dodgers 12-7

Gregory Polanco broke out of a slump with a solo home run and a tiebreaking two-run single, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 12-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.

07/22/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Tony Dungy Way Off Base

Tony Dungy has the freedom to say what he wants.

07/22/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Polanco Grinding Through Growing Pains

Even those projected to be the best pros need to learn how to be pros.

07/21/2014

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Pirates Beat Rockies 5-3 For 3-Game Sweep

Taking the extra base was the key for the Pittsburgh Pirates in completing a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies.

07/20/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Pirates Hinge On Liriano

Takes a team, certainly. Yep — it takes every single guy in baseball.

07/18/2014

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16 Unusual And Weird Sports Facts You Might Not Know

With the slowest week of sports upon us and no professional games being played, it’s been an agonizing few days. So, I’ve decided to reciprocate and share some to help you get through this trying time. Here is a list of 16 unusual and weird sports facts you might not know.

07/18/2014

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Former Steelers & Penguins Face Off In Pittsburgh Sports Trivia Challenge

It’s a difficult dilemma for Pittsburgh sports’ fans.

07/17/2014

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