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Mike Prisuta's Sports Section

Pirates Still Searching For Response to Arrieta-Caliber Dominance

The Bucs’ wild-card failures the last two seasons have cast a shadow of doubt if not impending doom over a season that otherwise ought to be ripe with promise.

A By-The-Numbers Draft Has Its Advantages For Steelers This Time

For the Steelers, this is a draft that’s long on need but short on intrigue.

Third Time Against Rangers Off to Charming Start for Pens

The culture change Sullivan has orchestrated with the Penguins has been confirmed.
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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

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.

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.
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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

Pittsburgh Comic Shop Owners Prepare For Free Comic Book Day

For comic book fans, it's the equivalent of black Friday, only much more fun.

Ross Photographer's Out of This World Picture To Be On Postage Stamp

The stunning photo of a star trail around Mt. Rainier took two hours to shoot.

Is PUC Going Overboard With Its Punishment of Uber

Governor Tom Wolf, Mayor Bill Peduto, and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald say the PUC went too far when it fined the ride-sharing company $11.3 million.

The Story Behind This Epic Picture of Lightning Over Pittsburgh

Most people crawl deeper under the covers during a nighttime thunderstorm, photographer Dave DiCello does just the opposite.

Not Surprising: 'Burgh Among the Best for New College Grads

According to a financial advising site, Pittsburgh is both affordable and a good place to find a job for those fresh out of college.

Harold Hayes' Biggest Retirement Fear, It's Not What You Think

Hayes leaves KDKA TV after nearly 37 years with his legacy as one of the city's most respected, fair and accurate reporters – and his priceless sense of humor – firmly intact.
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