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Mike Prisuta's Sports Section

Are Steelers Good Enough to Overcome Themselves?

The time has come for the offense to more often resemble what everyone thought it would become this season, as opposed to sinking on occasion to a Cleveland Browns-esque level of ineptitude.

What Steelers Have Experienced Suggests Where They’re Going

Their toughest opponent in the second half of the season, aside from the New England Patriots, might be themselves.

Steelers Will Ultimately Go Where Roethlisberger Takes Them

The Steelers quarterback has yet to make the argument that he should at least still be in the conversation when the likes of Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers are discussed.
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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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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

Matt Murray's Focus is on the Journey, Not the Destination

The Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender already has his name on the Stanley Cup — twice. Matt Murray may be a champion, but he’s still working diligently to improve his game.

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.
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Keith Dambrot Brings the Midas Touch to Duquesne

Duquesne University is betting on a new men's basketball coach with a proven track record and a superstar supporter.

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!
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