Mike Prisuta’s Sports Section

A weekly look at the games people are playing and the people who are playing them.

The Steelers Are Ready for FaceTime With Kenny Pickett

Their No. 1 pick knows how to play, otherwise he wouldn’t have been drafted in the first round. But now that he’s demonstrated a grasp of how to be the quarterback, the Steelers have come to a conclusion: Their future is now.

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ Clock Is Ticking Toward Kenny Pickett

The best-laid plans included Mitch Trubisky doing just enough in conjunction with a dominant defense to make the 2022 season a special one. So far, it hasn't worked out that way and if things don't turn around soon, the Steelers must be prepared to make a change.

Pittsburgh Steelers Win By Refusing to Lose in Debut

There’s a lot of work yet to be done for a team that’s just getting started. But commitment to the cause and attention to detail were boxes the Steelers checked repeatedly in their season-opening victory over the Bengals.

No Rest for the Steelers’ Defense

There are possibilities on offense, but there are established stars on defense. So there’s little question regarding which unit is going to have to do the heavy lifting. Cam Heyward isn’t running from that narrative, he’s embracing it.

The Inevitable Finally Catches Up to the Penguins

It’s not the sudden death they suffered at the hands of the Rangers that stings so much. It’s the realization that an era unlike any other has come to a crashing, crushing end along with the 2021-22 season.

March Madness: Confessions of a Coach K Konvert

After what seems like a lifetime of doing the right thing and rooting against Duke, I’m backing the Blue Devils in the Final Four. Blame it on the coach with the name that’s difficult to pronounce and even tougher to spell.

About This Blog

Mike Prisuta is a veteran of Pittsburgh sports reporting since 1985.

Mike can be heard Monday through Friday talking sports with Randy Baumann and the DVE Morning Show.

His favorite sport is whatever’s in season.

Follow him on Twitter @DVEMike

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