The Post-Gazette Roundtable with Jerry Micco - Dec. 3, 2011This week the panel weighs in on Pitt-'Cuse and Steelers-Bengals at Heinz Field, as both football teams have critical games on the horizon, and a controversial play in the Penguins' win at Washington.
Bucco Blogger Breaks Down Contract TalksThe author of a popular Pirates blog gives Chris Mueller his take on the Pirates' ongoing, albeit reportedly stalled, contract talks with All-Star Andrew McCutchen.
Chris Mueller: Forget The "Human Element," Just Get It RightGet it right. That's a simple, three word phrase that illustrates exactly how I feel about the question of replay in baseball.
Why Pirates Should Pursue PenaTim Williams of PiratesProspects.com explains why bringing in Cubs first baseman Carlos Pena at the trade deadline best addresses the Bucs' needs.
Kovacevic: A "Symbolic" Home RunThe Trib's Dejan Kovacevic measures Mike McKenry's three-run blast Friday night against some of the more memorable moments in PNC Park history.
Bucs' Harrison Breaks Down Epic WinThe Pirate third baseman joined The Fan to talk about his role in one of the more exciting wins in PNC Park history.
Pirates' Meek Discusses Comeback WinPirates pitcher Evan Meek joined 93.7 The Fan's Chris Mueller after the team's comeback victory over the Mets Tuesday night to talk about picking up the first win at Citi Field in franchise history in relief of James McDonald.
Mueller: When It Comes To Pittsburgh Sports Villains, Bream Takes The CakeA few nights ago on the show we discussed villainous teams and players in sports--ones that you loved to root against, but also ones that caused you a lot of pain as a sports fan. With that in mind, and because the Miami Heat are now in the NBA Finals, and they're the ultimate sports villain right now, here is my list of the top 5 Pittsburgh sports villains of all-time.
Garrett Jones Analyzes Pirates' Third Straight WinThe Pirates right fielder, who went 2-for-4 with a two-run double and scored twice, joined 93-7 The Fan's Chris Mueller after an interleague victory over the Detroit Tigers.
Post-Gazette's Dunlap Breaks Down Resurgent BucsThe Pirates beat reporter from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette joined 93-7 The Fan's Chris Mueller early Saturday morning to discuss the Pirates' Friday night win over the Tigers.
Mueller: At Least Temporarily, Pirates Show Some ResiliencyAdmit it, you thought the following scenario was going to play out after the Pirates lost to the Nationals to stretch their winless streak to six.
Mueller: Pirates-Dodgers Game Should Have Been An Afternoon StartThere's no excuse for what transpired, or should I say, failed to transpire last night at PNC Park.
Mueller: What's Better Than .500? A Winning StreakMuch has been made of the fact that the Pittsburgh Pirates have climbed back to "average" in the standings, with a 17-17 record.
Mueller: Best Thing So Far About the Pirates? They're CompetitiveSitting one game under .500 about 1/5 of the way through the season is nothing to shout about for most baseball teams. Heck, given that the Pirates have flirted with .500 later than this in some of their recent seasons, it isn't really anything for fans to crow about.
Mueller: Love The Pick of Heyward, But Taylor's Price Just Went UpA few quick thoughts after the Steelers took Ohio State defensive end Cameron Heyward with the 31st pick in the draft.