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July 10, 2019 - 3:48 am
By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants the hat game fixed. Mindful that it was awkward for draft picks this year who were selected by one team and had already been traded to another — but because of league rules, were unable to be introduced by...
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Penguins forward Samuel Poulin at development camp in 2019
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Josh Rowntree
June 26, 2019 - 3:27 pm
CRANBERRY (93.7 The Fan) - Samuel Poulin has a clear, definitive goal: make the Penguins. No, not Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, the Pittsburgh Penguins. Pittsburgh’s first-round pick in last week’s NHL Draft, Poulin is in his first team activity with his new team, as he is participating in the Penguins’...
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Penguins GM Jim Rutherford at a press conference in 2019
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June 17, 2019 - 11:48 am
Last week it was reported Phil Kessel was not going anywhere at least to start the season and Monday on the Fan Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford said while he is not actively trying to move him at this point, he will listen to offers.
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Pirates first round draft pick Quinn Priester at introductory press conference in June 2019
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Josh Rowntree
June 11, 2019 - 5:13 pm
‘First Round Pick. Work on the Changeup.’ Those words have been on the bedroom mirror of Pirates new first-round pick Quinn Priester for some time now. One of them can be erased. Priester, a tall, right handed pitcher from Cary-Grove High School in Illinois, was taken 18th overall by Pittsburgh in...
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June 03, 2019 - 11:19 am
All-Star starter Dallas Keuchel and imposing closer Craig Kimbrel, the last two top free agents on the market, can sign without their new teams having to forfeit amateur draft picks as compensation.
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May 29, 2019 - 4:22 am
The new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential by allowing them to sign with an agent and still return to school surprisingly doesn't apply to all college players.
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Northern Illinois Huskies defensive end Sutton Smith (15) against the Buffalo Bulls at Ford Field.
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Josh Rowntree
April 27, 2019 - 3:59 pm
The Steelers have drafted Northern Illinois outside linebacker Sutton Smith with the team’s first of three picks in the sixth round of the NFL Draft. “He’s a quick guy off the edge,” Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler said. “He’s going to add some depth to our outside linebackers and help...
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Michigan Wolverines tight end Zach Gentry (83) reacts after getting a first down against the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field.
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Josh Rowntree
April 27, 2019 - 2:19 pm
The Steelers have selected Michigan tight end Zach Gentry with the third pick of the fifth round. Gentry, recruited to the Wolverines as a quarterback, will be one of the largest players in the Steelers’ locker room, at 6-foot-8, 262 pounds. “He’s a good football player, long frame,” said Steelers...
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Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) runs in for the score against the Penn State Nittany Lions during the second half in the 2019 Citrus Bowl at Camping World Stadium.
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Josh Rowntree
April 27, 2019 - 1:21 pm
The Steelers have taken Kentucky running back Benny Snell with the 20th pick in the fourth round of the NFL Draft. “I’m very excited,” Snell said via conference call. “I want to thank (Steelers coach Mike Tomlin) and the rest of the staff for having me. Ya’ll just got one of the hardest-working...
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Jim Colony
April 22, 2019 - 1:18 pm
PITTSBURGH (93.7 the Fan) - As usual, Steelers GM Kevin Colbert and Coach Mike Tomlin revealed very little of their 2019 draft strategy but don’t expect much to change when the annual Player Selection Meeting convenes later this week in Nashville. Colbert says that he and Tomlin (at least try)...
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