Pitt DB Christian Tries To Make Smooth TransitionPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- It's not easy for a young defensive back to make an impact on a team that has such intense intra-squad competition at that spot, but after a year of playing in a high-profile environment like the one at Michigan, Cullen Christian feels up for the challenge.
"Lumpy" Likes Pitt's New-Look OffensePITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- Paul Chryst wants to take Pitt football back to its roots, which is fine with the young man his teammates call "Lumpy."
Saddler Embraces New Pitt Coaching StaffPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- Last December receiver/return specialist Cam Saddler, in typical fashion, was outspoken about his suddenly departed head coach, Todd Graham, saying he and his teammates "felt betrayed." Now the redshirt senior and former Gateway standout says there was definitely a different vibe in the first training camp of the Paul Chryst era.
Steelers' Veterans Set For 1st Preseason GameThe Fan Morning Show's Gregg Giannotti and Paul Alexander continued to make the rounds at Steelers' training camp this week with Thursday's preseason opener fast-approaching.
Local Radio Host Reflects On Relationship With PaternoReaction over Joe Paterno's death continues to pour in and the calls were non-stop Monday morning on 93-7 The Fan.
Food & Games - The City Game, Pitt vs. DuquesneThe Consol Energy Center was the backdrop for the 80th edition of Pittsburgh's City game featuring Pitt and Duquesne. For me, it was the 1st one that I have witnessed live and in person.
Ben Roethlisberger On Cincinnati, Bye WeekBen Roethlisberger was on hand at the #1 Cochran "Save Big, Meet Ben" event Monday night and talked to The Fan Morning Show's Paul Alexander.
Buccos: Why Not Now?I totally get why so many Pirate fans are very reluctant to hop onboard the Bucco Bandwagon. This has been 18 very long and depressing seasons.
Alexander: Pirates Have A Different LookIt is still very early in the season and the Pirates are still under the ever-elusive .500 mark but doesn't it feel different? It does for me.
ALEXANDER: Here's The Deal With .500There is no way anyone associated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, players, coaches, managers and front office personnel can mention .500 baseball as a goal. I get that.
Alexander: Game 6 A Must Win For PensAt first blush, it appears the Pittsburgh Penguins are still in charge of their best-of-seven series with the Tampa Bay Lightning. They have two chances to win one game and advance to the second round.