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Chris Mack
January 16, 2019 - 8:27 pm
If you're a Pittsburgh Steelers fan hoping that the organization will take the lessons of 2018 and learn from them, you may want to watch 2019 through your fingers. Or perhaps with a clothespin on your nose. At the very least, I'd recommend against hiding your head in the sand - even though that...
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Chris Mack
January 03, 2019 - 9:37 pm
It's so hard to wrap your head around why. Since the news broke earlier this week that Antonio Brown had gone AWOL on the Steelers following a mid-practice tantrum last Wednesday, if you're like me, you've been trying to figure out just what would drive him to that kind of boldly disobedient snub...
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Evgeni Malkin
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Bob Grove
December 14, 2018 - 12:02 pm
Malkin simply has to do more.
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Pittsburgh Pirates baseball on field
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
December 12, 2018 - 10:14 am
Ask baseball managers what they think about the dreaded shift, and most of them have the same answer.
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Chris Mack
December 11, 2018 - 2:05 pm
After a third consecutive loss this past Sunday, Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin, despite continuing to mangle the clock and any challenge opportunities, continuing to watch his defense blow leads, as well as his kicker whiff, thought he'd save his most nonsensical move of the day for an...
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Jake Guentzel
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Bob Grove
December 07, 2018 - 10:17 am
That's exactly what he and the Penguins needed to happen.
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Chris Mack
December 07, 2018 - 5:31 am
While a 4-point game last night that ended a seven game goal-less drought should have Phil Kessel back in Head Coach Mike Sullivan's good graces, the lack of warm fuzzies between the two is well documented. As trade rumors swirled earlier this week regarding Kessel, I don't know about you, but my...
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Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang
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Bob Grove
November 27, 2018 - 11:11 am
The Penguins’ franchise has had a strong lineage of Quebec-born stars running through its 51-year history. Let’s add Kris Letang to that list.
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Chris Mack
November 27, 2018 - 8:03 am
Hold your breath, Steelers fans. This could get hairy. With five games to go, the most difficult remaining schedule of any AFC playoff contender, and matchups against Philip Rivers, Tom Brady, and Drew Brees on the docket in the next month, dreams of home field advantage and a first round bye may...
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Colin Dunlap
November 26, 2018 - 1:15 pm
There's a point that comes every once in awhile when it's time to take the cutesy out of things and simply be meaner, stronger and nastier than that guy across the ball.
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