Published on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 1:00 am by Seth Rorabaugh
vacation-post-08-04-15 -There are no Penguins birthdays today but today would have been the 94th birthday of the legendary Maurice "Rocket" Richard: Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 9:27 pm by Craig Meyer
dana-holgorsen-provides-updates-on-first-day-of-preseason-campMORGANTOWN, W.Va -- West Virginia's first game of the 2015 season is still a month away, but on Monday, the surest sign that the season is almost here took place -- the first day of preseason practice. Before the practice, Mountaineers coach Dana Holgorsen spoke with the media for about 10 minutes to discuss the start of camp, some roster moves and ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
honest-debateForget Donald Trump and the nine forced to share the stage with him. Forget the GOP candidates left off the stage because of poll numbers. Forget Hillary of Bernie (fingers crossed) and whoever they face in the general election. Debates don't mean a lot when the real people controlling the show are anonymous donors. We need to get money out of ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 12:44 pm by Kim Lyons
study-pittsburgh-second-to-philadelphia-for-number-of-airbnb-rentals-in-paPittsburgh accounts for about 400 of the nearly 2,000 listings in Pennsylvania on lodging website Airbnb, according to data from analytics website Airdna. That figure is dwarfed by, of course, by Philadelphia, which has 1,650 listings. Slightly more than half of Pittsburgh listings on Airbnb are for a private room, with about 41 percent listing an ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 11:54 am by Sam Werner
2015-training-camp-preview-quarterbacks In the days leading up to Pitt's first training camp under new coach Pat Narduzzi, we'll go over each position to look at where the Panthers sit going into 2015. Up today: Quarterbacks... Projected depth chart1. Chad Voytik (RS Jr; 6-1, 215)2. Nate Peterman (RS Jr; 6-2, 225)3. Adam Bertke (RS Fr; 6-6, 235)4. Ben DiNucci (Fr; 6-2, 190) This is ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 9:58 am by Mike White
maverick-rowan-comments-on-n-c-state-commitment-other-subjectsThe rest of WPIAL Class AA basketball can relax. Maverick Rowan is not coming back to Lincoln Park. Rowan played at Lincoln Park as a freshman and sophomore and became a WPIAL star before leaving the Beaver County charter school and transferring to Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., last August. A few months ago, Rowan's father, ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 1:00 am by Seth Rorabaugh
vacation-post-08-03-15-Happy 35th birthday to former Penguins forward Dominic Moore (right). Acquired from the Predators along with Libor Pivko in exchange for a draft pick in the 2006 offseason, Moore spent part of one season with the Penguins in 2006-07. In 59 games, he contributed 15 points. At the trade deadline, he was dealt to the Wild in exchange for a draft pick. He ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 02 August 2015 12:05 pm by Barbara Vancheri
box-office-on-cruise-control-as-mission-impossible-hits-56-million   As one observer says, the box office was on Cruise control this weekend.    “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation” easily was the No. 1 movie, bringing in an estimated $56 million in North America.   Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for Rentrak, says, “Star Tom Cruise was on a marketing mission over the past couple ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 02 August 2015 1:00 am by Seth Rorabaugh
vacation-post-08-02-15-Happy 51st birthday to former Penguins all-star forward John Cullen (right). Undrafted after spending four years at Boston University, Cullen was a free agent signing by the Penguins in the 1988 offseason. As a rookie in 1988-89, he appeared in 79 games and produced 49 points. Helping the team reach the postseason for the first time in seven years, ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
budget-talksThe budget talks in Harrisburg don't seem to be going anywhere. Hopefully, both sides will look to compromise to get a budget passed.  Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 02 August 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
updated-justiceThe recent body cam video capturing the shooting of an unarmed black man by a University of Cincinnati campus policeman has led to murder charges. Before cell phones and body cams, these kind of cases hinged only on the policeman's account. Videos have revolutionized the way we prosecute excessive force by police.  Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 01 August 2015 8:10 am by Sharon Eberson
doctor-who-in-3d-hits-theaters-sept-15-16-ahead-of-season-premiere The two-part finale of "Doctor Who" from last season will be presented in 3D at U.S. theaters 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, and Wednesday, Sept. 16. The premiere of season 9 -- or series 9, as they say in the U.K., will be on BBC American Sept. 19. The screening includes a "never-before-seen prequel to the first episode of series 9" and Wil Wheaton ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 01 August 2015 1:00 am by Seth Rorabaugh
vacation-post-08-01-15 It's that time of year where Empty Netters goes into hibernation for the remainder of the summer. While we search for a beach where hockey jerseys are socially acceptable for the next five weeks, EN will have daily automatic posts with the birthdays of any former Penguins. In the event of there not being a birthday, we'll just post a video we happen ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 31 July 2015 3:39 pm by Dan Gigler
steel-castings-training-camp-is-underway The Steelers are back in training camp! This week Dan Gigler and sports editor Jerry Micco discuss Le'Veon Bell's reduced suspension, who must step up in camp and check in with beat writer Ray Fittipaldo and columnist Gene Collier in Latrobe. Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 31 July 2015 12:01 pm by Natalie Bencivenga
setting-the-seen-let-s-dine-al-frescoWhat better way to celebrate the warm weather than dining outside at some of Pittsburgh's newest hotspots? Sara and I checked out Tako on Sixth St. and the new Biergarden that is perched on top of Hotel Monaco. Bon appetit! And until next time...we'll be seeing you! Follow @NBSeen on Twitter and @NatalieBenci on Instagram to keep up with ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 31 July 2015 11:44 am by Craig Meyer
10-for-10-no-1-13-9-and-the-death-of-a-dream In this college football desert of July, and with this upcoming season marking the 10th anniversary of West Virginia’s 2005 team that won the Sugar Bowl, I’ve decided to count down the 10 most important Mountaineers games of the past decade. Over the next three weeks, we’ll work from 10 to one, with one entry appearing every few days. Lists like ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 31 July 2015 7:19 am by Sharon Eberson
chris-pratt-wants-your-help-with-his-facebook-page  Chris Pratt, star of "The LEGOS Movie," "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Jurassic World"; perhaps future star of a rebooted "Indiana Jones"; co-star of the new "Magnificent Seven"; lovable Andy of "Parks & Rec," has a task for you. His message via Facebook: Hello friends and fans. I am in the market for a new header for my FB page. I want to ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 31 July 2015 4:28 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-numbers-game-07-31-15Penguins -“Toronto was looking for him to be a leader. We already have a group of leaders. No. 2, I think when you get into an environment where there is a good work ethic, you get on a team where people like [Sidney] Crosby, [Evgeni] Malkin, [Kris] Letang, [Marc-Andre] Fleury, come out early, stay on after practice, practice at a high intensity ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 31 July 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
trophy-hunterYou don't have to be anti-hunting to be disgusted with the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. The world reacted strongly on the internet. I wish people on social media could get half as worked up about the GOP's treatment of the first African American U.S. president.  Read More and Comment