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Mike Prisuta's Sports Section

Resurrected Penguins Writing Their Story Their Way

These Penguins have been downright unrecognizable, individually and collectively, on the way to the Stanley Cup Final.

Crosby’s Long-Awaited Signature has Pens Pondering The Possibilities

For Sidney Crosby and for the Penguins, happy days are here again. But the emotion of the moment won’t mean much if Crosby and the Penguins aren’t able to build upon it as the series progresses.

Imperfect Penguins More Than Good Enough So Far

What’s delivered the Penguins into their first Eastern Conference Final since 2013 is the realization that imperfections need not be deal-breakers if you just keep coming.
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Pirates

Pirates' New First Baseman: ‘Never Give An At-Bat Away’

Pirates leadoff hitter John Jaso is ready for the challenges that come with a new team and a new position.

Why ‘That’s Amore’ is The Perfect Walk-Up Song for Cervelli

Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli has become loved by fans and teammates alike — and the feeling is mutual.

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.
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More Sports

U.S. Open at Oakmont: Will The Town Finally Be a Player?

The U.S. Open is returning to Oakmont — and unlike previous tournaments, this one could make the community a vital part of the action.

15 Daring Adventures for Thrill-Seekers

Push yourself to the limit with 15 adventurous experiences close to home. We take you into the air, through the waves and across rugged ground for feats you’ll never forget.

He Transformed Fear into Fortitude to Become an Ironman

After suffering a life-altering injury in Afghanistan, former U.S. Marine Capt. Eric McElvenny has become a top competitor at one of the world’s most grueling sports.
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Steelers

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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Penguins

Penguins' Ben Lovejoy Says His HBO Days Are Over

After a stint with the Anaheim Ducks, Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy returns to the team as an effective and tenacious player.

Family's Extraordinary Support Puts Rookie in the NHL

Daniel Sprong, the Penguins’ rookie winger, has made quite a journey for an 18-year-old.

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.

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The 412

5 Reasons PyroFest Will Light Up Your Memorial Day Weekend

PyroFest will also include live music, food, a Kids Zone and more.

8 Things You Might Not Know About Kennywood’s Jack Rabbit

When you compare what it cost to build the coaster in 1920 to what it would cost today, it's obvious Kennywood's owners got their money's worth.

Second New Restaurant Moving into Union Trust Building

The upscale seafood eatery is expected to open in late 2016 or early 2017.

Local Filmmaker Celebrates Pittsburgh Food

Artist David Bernabo creates a series of films that track various aspects of Pittsburgh's food culture.

Crosby's Breakaway Goal, Yeah You Want to Watch it Again

Sidney Crosby's unassisted goal was his third game-winning score in the series against Tampa Bay.

Cyclists Say PennDOT's Bike Map a Start, but Could Be Better

The state's new interactive bike map displays the speed limit and traffic flow of state route bike paths.
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