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Mike Prisuta's Sports Section

Dave Hanson and the Enduring Legacy of Slap Shot

The Hanson Brothers and other stars of the classic hockey film will return to Johnstown this weekend for a 40th anniversary celebration.

Love Affair Between Pittsburgh & Keisel is a Two-Way Street

Where else but Pittsburgh would a football player, two years removed from his playing days, be able to raise about $85,000 in one night for the staging of an event that involves the gathering of a crowd to watch a man shave?

Hard Sell by Bucs Implies Complications with McCutchen

Moving Andrew McCutchen to right field should’ve been a routine matter; the way the Pirates handled it suggests it may have been anything but.
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Pirates

A Clear Head, A Cannon for an Arm

After his first taste of big-league ball, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Tyler Glasnow is ready for his close-up.

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.
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More Sports

Pittsburgh Penguins Share Tips for Parenting on Ice

In a year when youth-hockey participation is expected to increase, Pittsburgh Penguins players weigh in on the role of the hockey parent.

She is Robert Morris University's Colonial Ace on Ice

RMU women’s hockey star Brittany Howard is racking up points and school records — and could lead her team to an NCAA title.

Pitt Forward Kauai Bradley: ‘She is a Playmaker’

The sophomore carries a basketball legacy onto the court.
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Steelers

Pittsburgh's Eli Rogers: In The Slot and Here to Stay

Steelers wide receiver Eli Rogers went undrafted and struggled through injury en route to his first NFL game. Now, he looks to be a fixture of the team’s offense for seasons to come.

Chuck Noll: A Man for All Seasons

Two years after Chuck Noll’s death, University of Pittsburgh Press prepares to publish the first definitive biography of the legendary Pittsburgh Steelers coach. Pittsburgh Magazine is proud to share an interview with author Michael MacCambridge and an exclusive excerpt of “Chuck Noll: His Life’s Work,” scheduled for release in October.

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.
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Penguins

2016 Pittsburghers of the Year: The Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins' hoisting of Lord Stanley’s Cup in June year speaks to the ability of the team and the organization to persevere, to dig deep when things looked bleak, and to roll up their sleeves and go to work when tough jobs had to be done — traits Pittsburghers have always appreciated.

The Big Guy with the Big Voice

After joining the Penguins in mid-season, head coach Mike Sullivan instills the focus needed to win the Stanley Cup.

Timeline: The History of the Pittsburgh Penguins

As the team begins its 50th anniversary season, a look back through pictures and videos of the big moments in the Pens' first 49 years.

Chris Kunitz: The Penguins' Unassuming Hitmaker

Chris Kunitz wants to dish out a couple hundred more hits, play a couple hundred more games and win a couple more Cups.

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.

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The 412

Mike Feinberg Company Says Goodbye to Pittsburgh

After 60 years of supplying Pittsburgh oddities and party favors, the staff of Feinberg’s in the Strip District says they’ll miss the love the city has shown them.

Friday Night Sleep Out to Raise Money for Homeless

If you’re on the hunt for Friday night plans with a purpose, consider sleeping outside to benefit those in Pittsburgh who have to spend every night on the streets.

The Fascinating History of the David McCullough Bridge

More than 80 years after its demise was erroneously reported, the David McCullough Bridge still stands as an engineering and architectural highlight among the city’s many spans.

Gone Viral: Duquesne Students Score Big With Rat Slapshot

Their tic-tac-toe passing would impress Mike Sullivan.

1,000 Points Earns Crosby His Own Primanti Bros. Sandwich

Unlike previous Penguins-inspired sandwiches, Crosby’s “The Captain” could be on the menu for years to come.

Pittsburghers Get Fewer Robocalls Than The National Average

Next time you get a call from a telemarketer, just be thankful you don’t live in Atlanta.
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