Penguins coach back after Olympic disappointment
Coach Dan Bylsma knows that the disappointing finish of the U.S. Olympic men’s hockey team in Sochi will linger.
But now he has shifted his focus back to the Pittsburgh Penguins and looks to get his first-place team to make a deep run in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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Steelers GM impressed with talent in this year’s draft
Kevin Colbert’s eyes light up when he talks about the 2014 NFL draft.
“I’ve been doing this for 30 years and this is the deepest draft that I’ve ever seen.” the Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager said Thursday on the opening day of the NFL Scouting Combine.
Owner says Pirates moves "strong"
Although the Pittsburgh Pirates were not major players in the free-agent and trade markets this winter, owner Bob Nutting is optimistic the team can build on last year’s success.
After making the playoffs for the first time in 21 years, the Pirates lost in five games to the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Division Series. This offseason, three key players – A.J. Burnett, Marlon Byrd and Justin Morneau – left via free agency.
Canadians not worried about scoreless Crosby
When Sidney Crosby went through the entire preliminary round of the Olympic men’s hockey tournament without scoring a goal, it set off waves of concern back home.
Canadians should know better than anybody that Crosby is more into big Olympic finishes.
McCutchen arrives early, eager to get started
Andrew McCutchen was almost as busy this winter as he was last season, when he helped the Pittsburgh Pirates reach the National League playoffs.
McCutchen batted .317 and set career highs with 38 doubles and a .404 on-base percentage. The center fielder earned his third straight All-Star berth, won his second Silver Slugger and was the NL Most Valuable Player.
Former Penn State guard now intent on NFL career
John Urschel is all about football now.
During an outstanding career at Penn State, Urschel was one of the most accomplished multitaskers in college sports.
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