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Encouraging Start Only a Start for The Steelers

The season's first two victories were notched against mediocre competition. Eventually, the degree of difficulty is going to ratchet up considerably.

Mike Sullivan All-In On Penguins Winning It All Again

If the Penguins aren't again hoisting the Stanley Cup next June, it won’t be because anyone doubted such an outcome was possible.

Pitt’s Needs to Make Penn State Rivalry Less One-Sided

Pitt has a chance Saturday to pull an upset reminiscent of last November’s improbable victory at No. 2 Clemson or, given Penn State’s No. 4 ranking, the chance to get humiliated in Beaver Stadium.
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Pirates

Young Slugger: Josh Bell is the Latest Up & Coming Pirate

The rookie first baseman is outpacing the team’s all-time mark for rookie home runs — and fans are taking notice..

How David Freese is Helping to Keep Pirates' on Course

The Pirates’ infielder emerges as a team leader — and an offensive powerhouse.

For Pirates' Jameson Taillon: Pressure is a Privilege

As Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon enters his first full season with the big leagues, the weight of anticipation has given way to a need to deliver.

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.
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More Sports

Global Game on Pittsburgh's South Shore

PUMP and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds bring a global festival to Station Square by way of an open soccer tournament

Your Boat. Cleaner. Cheaper. Better.

Become a Boat Ambassador for Peoples and be the first in the region to have a dual-fuel natural gas engine installed, at no cost to you!

Curling in Pittsburgh: ‘It's Basically Golf and Chess on Ice’

On the eve of its largest annual event, the Pittsburgh Curling Club has plans to increase Pittsburgh’s appreciation for its intricate sport.
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Steelers

Can This Steelers' Defense Hold the Line?

Early in the 2017 campaign, the Steelers’ defense has been tasked with coming together and growing up fast.

Looking Back: Dan Rooney, Remembered

The builder of two stadiums, a billion-dollar football business, NFL labor harmony and racial sensitivity, and bridges between constituencies –– he was an everywhere man whose soft, steady hand was felt everywhere.

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.
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Penguins

Break It Down: Drink from the Cup

Now that the Pittsburgh Penguins have hoisted Lord Stanley’s Cup for a fifth time, we thought we’d look back and break down the Pens’ quintet of championship runs — stats, dates and more (including, always, beating the Capitals).

The Slinky Playing Right Wing for the Pittsburgh Penguins

Winger Conor Sheary emerges as a constant scoring threat and tenacious on-ice presence.

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.

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The 412

Hyperloop One Could Change How You Spend Your Weekends

Hyperloop One plans to use high-speed pods that travel in low-pressure tubes to whisk people and freight at 700 miles an hour, cutting the travel time from Pittsburgh to Chicago to less than an hour.

Watch: Local Beverly's Birthdays Gets National Attention

NBC Nightly News profiled Megs Yunn of Irwin, who doles out birthday cheer 365 days a year.

Penguins Broadcaster Mike Lange Cutting Back This Season

Lange is entering his 43rd season of NHL broadcasting, all but one of which were spent with Pittsburgh

With 50 Shades of Silence, Darieth Chisolm Offers Her Voice and Support

The longtime local newscaster’s website and forthcoming documentary, based on her own experience with non-consensual pornography, aim to provide victims with help and support.

10 Years Later: What Randy Pausch's “Last Lecture” Taught Us

People who were in the audience that day reflect on the importance of Pausch's message and how it is still relevant today.

What the Old Farmer's Almanac Says About Upcoming Winter

The Almanac suggests Pittsburgh might be in for a white Christmas.
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