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Mike Prisuta's Sports Section

Pat Narduzzi Has Pitt Headed in the Right Direction

Narduzzi credits his players and especially his 11 seniors for this year’s Pitt team being able to do so many previously un-Pitt-like things.

Why the Steelers' Mike Tomlin Finally has a Reason to Smile

The leap from surviving to thriving doesn’t appear to be one these Steelers are incapable of making as the games grow in importance and significance.

It's Time for Sidney Crosby to Answer Questions, Quiet Critics

It would be reassuring and then some for Crosby to do something substantial if not magical against the Canadiens and in the measuring-stick games to follow.
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Working the Count

Steelers Offense Too Strong to Bet Against

Conditions look bleak for the black-and-gold, with unfortunate injuries and suspensions ruling the pre-season. Just remind yourself: In Ben We Trust.

Four Reasons the Pirates’ Best is Yet to Come

I'm clearing my calendar for October (and early November) — and you should, too.

Why Pittsburgh is the Perfect Place for the Summer Olympics

The 1992 Summer Games transformed Barcelona, Spain, in the eyes of the world; the Olympics could do the same for Pittsburgh.
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Aggressive and Adaptable: Pirates' All-Star Gerrit Cole

Entering into the final weeks of the 2015 regular season, pitcher Gerrit Cole has emerged as the Pirates’ ace.

Loud & Proud: In the Booth with Voice of the Pittsburgh Pirates

Greg Brown knows anything is possible for his beloved Buccos. His career has had its share of surprise turns as well.

Pittsburghers Expect Results from Confident Gregory Polanco

Unlike previous top prospects, the Dominican-born outfielder joined the Pirates when they were playoff bound. This season, he knows he must find his place in the big leagues to help the team win a pennant.

Getting Better Over Time: PNC Park at 15

Adoration for PNC Park is near-universal. But would the park be the cherished baseball palace it is today if a few early proposals instead had become reality?
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More Sports

Bicyclist Danny Chew: He Runs Pittsburgh's 'Dirty Dozen' Race

Longtime, award-winning cyclist Danny Chew never expected his homegrown bike race to become so big. But now the annual Dirty Dozen Race -- a trek up 13 of the city's steepest hills -- draws hundreds each year, threatening to outgrow its quirky creator's original vision.

Pittsburgh is Witnessing The Colonial Era

With nationally recognized basketball and hockey programs leading the way, Robert Morris University is staking its claim as a budding athletic powerhouse.

Belief and (Tough) Love Drive Pitt's New Football Coach

Pitt football head coach Pat Narduzzi is determined to make the Panthers believe in themselves and their program.
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Why Steelers Chose Keith Butler to Succeed Dick LeBeau

The new defensive coordinator of the Pittsburgh Steelers is already proving that he's up to the task of replacing perhaps the most beloved coach in team history.

Pittsburgh Steeler Le'Veon Bell Has Record-Book Ambitions

Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell doesn’t merely want to win in 2015. He wants to set marks few NFL players have reached.

Finally Home: How Pittsburgh Won Over Troy Polamalu

Troy Polamalu came to Pittsburgh craving the California sun. Nearly a dozen years later, he shares a rare glimpse of the relationships he developed here — with his God, the Steelers Nation and the city he and his family now call home. One thing is certain: he never wants to leave.
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Bill Guerin on Hockey, Family, The Stanley Cup & Crosby

Penguins Assistant General Manager Bill Guerin and his family have adopted Pittsburgh as their home as he embarks on his second career — helping the team he once assisted in a Stanley Cup win to succeed again.

Gotta See: Sidney Crosby Joins NHL Rivals for Unforgettable Sledge Hockey Game

Gatorade unveiled the video as part of a new commercial campaign during the world junior championship.

Penguins Profile: The Fearless Patric Hornqvist

The Penguin winger fits in easily with the team, thanks to his infectious personality and his mad dedication to confounding opposing goaltenders.

Mike Johnston’s Plan for Bringing the Cup Back to Pittsburgh

Via Nova Scotia, Australia, Vancouver, Los Angeles and Portland, the new Penguins coach arrives with championship expectations.

Why Can’t the NHL Stop Punching Itself in the Face?

Hockey’s unwritten code is hurting the league and its players.

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The 412

Kennywood Shines With More Than 1.5 Million Holiday Lights

New this year, the state's tallest Christmas tree will be the focal point of the amusement park's celebration of the holiday season.

Take a Look: Pittsburgh-Area's Newest Holiday Light Show

Going through Light Up Night withdrawal? You may want to head north.

Pittsburgh's Joe Manganiello Weds Sofia Vergara

The A-list couple tied the knot at a Florida beach resort Sunday.

Where are Pittsburgh's Hottest Neighborhoods for Real Estate?

In one neighborhood, the average sale price of a house has jumped 369 percent since 2000.

Which Pittsburgh Restaurants are Open on Thanksgiving

If you don't want to cook, these eateries are more than happy to do all of the work for you.

Your Guide to Pittsburgh's Light Up Night 2015

A handy reference so you're in the right spot at the right time for your favorite events.
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