New, Unusual Team Rule Stems From Private Meeting By Veteran SteelersPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- These are strange times for sports fans here; the baseball team is drawing positive national attention this fall, and the football team is not. Apparently, after several veteran Steelers held a private meeting Wednesday, the strange got a little stranger.
Kiski Area High School Jams The Gym For Cause Close To Community’s HeartEllen Toy was not about to miss this. Even after receiving chemotherapy treatment for hours that morning. Even after having to carry a portable chemo unit. Nothing was going to keep her away, from Jamming the Gym.
A Look Back To 1992, The Last Time The Pirates Had A Winning SeasonIf you were like many Pirates fans last night, after the Bucs won their 81st game of the season, you got on social media. Maybe you posted a tweet or texted a friend. But what if none of that existed?
Female Boxer Hopes To Make It Big At The 2016 Olympics On the 9th floor of the BNY Mellon building downtown, you’ll find the desk of Jennifer Chieng. As she calmly types away, you’d never know there’s a fire brewing.
Steelers Gearing Up For 1st Preseason GameThe Steelers are gearing up for their first preseason game of the year this Saturday night. They'll host the New York Giants at Heinz Field.
Steelers Keeping Eye On Bucs' SuccessWhen he’s on the field, Brett Keisel dons the black and gold of the Steelers, but his summer when he’s off the field Keisel is wearing a different team’s black and gold.
Youth Football Campers Inspire, Energize TomlinThursday was a busy day for the Steelers’ head coach. After closing out minicamp, Tomlin came to Brashear High School to help out hundreds of kids at the Mike Tomlin Youth Football Camp.
Local Couple Switching Allegiances For Pens-Bruins SeriesAt first glance, you’d think you’re in a suburb of Boston. Bruins’ jerseys and pictures adorn the walls, and a Bruins’ shirt sits on the back of Beth Bartkowski - wife of Rick and mother of Matt, Boston Bruins defenseman.
Man Running Pittsburgh Marathon BlindfoldedAbout 6,300 runners will take part in this year's Pittsburgh marathon, and 6,299 of them will see every one of the 26.2 miles of the course.
The Lighter Side Of Marc-Andre FleuryMarc-Andre Fleury and his wife, Vero, will soon welcome their first child into the world and little baby Estelle will quickly find out what his Penguins teammates have known for years - Fleury likes to have fun.
Helmet Cam Captures Pitt QB’s Perspective Of Football FieldIt’s a first-person view of exactly what it's like to be a Division 1 quarterback.
Pirates' Alvarez Not Changing His ApproachA little over a week away from Opening Day and Pedro Alvarez is rocking a .143 batting average this spring. It’s the exact same average Alvarez had 15 games into last regular season.
Pens To Welcome Special Guest For Game Against FlyersWhen the Penguins host the Philadelphia Flyers at Consol Energy Center on Sunday night, they'll have a special guest in attendance.
McKeesport Native Becoming Force For University Of Akron BasketballAt seven-feet tall with a 7-5 wingspan, McKeesport native Zeke Marshall has become a force at the University of Akron. He led the Zips this season to a MAC championship, averaging 13 points, seven rebounds per game and a school record 109 blocks for the year.
Cole, Taillon Best Friends Off The Field, Future Of Pirates On The FieldTogether, they’re considered the future of the Pittsburgh Pirates: Jameson Taillon, selected second overall in the 2010 MLB Draft, and Gerrit Cole, taken first overall in 2011. By May of next year, they could both be in the Pirates’ starting rotation.