Published on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 1:12 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-05-24-16Playoff StuffPenguins - Lightning -So ... Marc-Andre Fleury or Matt Murray (right)? -“We’re coming back to Pittsburgh for sure.” - Center Evgeni Malkin. -Head coach Mike Sullivan believes in his team as it faces elimination. He has ever since he took over. -"If he’s looking for the next-best player or better play, sometimes he gets himself in ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
gun-loverThe NRA endorsed Donald Trump last week. Trump gave a speech to the NRA membership where he not only bent over backwards to appease gun lovers, he also accused Hillary of wanting to take guns away from poor women who live in dangerous neighborhoods.    Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 23 May 2016 4:41 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
penguins-believe-going-into-game-6-05-23-16 Less than a week into Mike Sullivan's tenure as head coach, the Penguins, reeling from a mid-season coaching change and injuries, were blasted at home, 6-2 by the Bruins Dec. 18 in a game which wasn't as competitive as that lopsided score would suggest. After that game, Sullivan used that "B" word prominently. “I mean let's face it. There's a lot ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 23 May 2016 4:49 pm by Edgar Ramirez
trendsburgh-what-were-yinz-tweeting-n-at-this-week-may-23-27 (Dominique Hildebrand/Post-Gazette) Welcome to Trendsburgh! Every Monday-Friday at 4:30 p.m., we'll give you a quick recap of what was trending on Twitter and/or Facebook here in the 'Burgh and U.S. throughout the day. This week: May 23-27. Monday Fleury (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette) The veteran goalie had a rough return to the net as a starter ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 23 May 2016 1:42 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-recapping-penguins-lightning-05-23-16Playoff StuffPenguins - Lightning -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. The Penguins lost a game in which they were leading after two periods for the first time this season. -The Associated Press' recap. "It wasn't the best I have felt in a game. Still, I have been practicing a lot, so I should have been better." - Goaltender ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 23 May 2016 10:05 am by Scott Mervis
wiz-khalifa-wins-two-billboard-music-awards-gives-classy-speech  From Wiz Khalifa Twitter pageAfter having to settle for nominations for the Grammy and Golden Globe awards, and being snubbed by the Oscars, Wiz Khalifa won two Billboard Music Awards Sunday night for  “See You Again,” his collaboration with Charlie Puth on "Fast & Furious 7" soundtrack. The rap ballad, a tribute to the late Paul ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 23 May 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
guilty-dogIf you ever look at FaceBook then chances are you've seen those "Guilty Dog" memes where pet owners post pictures of dogs that clearly know they are in trouble. Sometimes the pets have signs around their necks that say things like, "I just peed on the carpet." Ed Rendell looked a little like that after making his "there are more ugly women in America" ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 23 May 2016 3:20 am by Seth Rorabaugh
postgame-thoughts-penguins-xx-lightning-xx-05-22-16 Less than five minutes after this game ended, Marc-Andre Fleury sat in front of a cluster of reporters, microphones and cameras politely answering questions about a crucial and ugly overtime loss. As he usually does, he fielded every query honestly and earnestly. It was hardly an ideal situation for him but completed his postgame media obligations ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 22 May 2016 9:00 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
jersey-hunt-lightning-at-penguins-game-5-05-22-16The best jerseys at tonight's Penguins-Lightning game: -Chris Tamer: -Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins T.J. Kemp: -Christian Ehrhoff: -Nick Bonino: -No. 17 is popular. Bryan Rust: -And Petr Sykora: -Rick Tocchet: -No. 27 is popular. Alexei Kovalev: -Georges Laraque: -And Gilles Meloche: -Tom Barrasso: -Conor ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 22 May 2016 7:00 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
pregame-thoughts-lightning-at-penguins-game-5-05-22-16 Head coach Mike Sullivan has been pretty tight-lipped with any sort of injury or lineup information from even before the playoffs. Approximately two weeks before the postseason started, he started being brief with any of that content. So when he announced goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury would start tonight's Game 5 at his pregame press conference, ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 22 May 2016 1:23 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-lightning-game-5-05-22-16A preview of the Lightning. When and where: 8:10 p.m., EDT. Consol Energy Center. TV: NBC Sports, CBC. Leading postseason scorer: Right winger Nikita Kucherov, 16 points (9 goals, 7 assists). Last Game: 4-3 home win against the Penguins in Game 4. Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy made 35 saves for the Lightning. Probable ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 22 May 2016 12:46 pm by Mike White
neshannock-s-one-of-a-kind-one-two-punch-wpial-baseball-semifinal-preview-predictionsNeshannock's Frank Fraschetti is one of the winningest pitchers in WPIAL history. But Fraschetti has a sidekick - and the two are a combination for the ages. Near the end of the season, Fraschetti became only the sixth pitcher in WPIAL history to win 30 games. He tacked on a WPIAL playoff win and is now tied for third on the all-time list with 31 ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 22 May 2016 9:56 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-daley-s-status-uncertain-05-22-16Playoff StuffPenguins - Lightning -Defenseman Trevor Daley's status after suffering a suspected left leg injury remains uncertain. -The Penguins have a good history when series are tied 2-2. -So... Marc-Andre Fleury or Matt Murray? -"We can't worry too much about what they do with their goalie. It doesn't change anything we do." - Lightning ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 22 May 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
security-waitThe security lines at airports are getting longer and longer and longer ...  Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 21 May 2016 9:04 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-recapping-penguins-lightning-05-21-16Playoff StuffPenguins - Lightning -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. Defenseman Trevor Daley left the game in the second period due to an undisclosed injury. -The Associated Press' recap. "It wasn't the start we wanted for sure. but we still had our chances to get back into the game before it became 4-0." - Captain/center Sidney ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 21 May 2016 3:16 am by Seth Rorabaugh
postgame-thoughts-lightning-xxx-penguins-xxx-05-20-16 Observations from the Penguins' 4-3 loss to the Lightning:  First things first, head coach Mike Sullivan had no updates on defenseman Trevor Daley who left the game at 10:32 of the second period. Battling for a puck in the Penguins' left corner, Daley and right winger Ryan Callahan collided. Daley went down in a heap and had trouble recovering ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 20 May 2016 9:03 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
jersey-hunt-penguins-at-lightning-05-20-16The best jerseys at tonight's Penguins-Lightning game: -There are a ton of Penguins fans here: -Darius Kasparaitis is popular: -Ben Lovejoy: -Chris Kunitz: -Tyler Kennedy: -Kris Letang: -Evgeni Malkin: -Patric Hornqvist: -Phil Kessel: -Sidney Crosby: -Crosby Team Canada: -Zach Duke?!? -T-shirt of the Night: Back to ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 20 May 2016 7:06 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
pregame-thoughts-penguins-at-lightning-game-4-05-20-16 For all the attention the Penguins' HBK Line has been getting, and deservedly so, the team's fourth line has been overlook a bit. The KFC Line, if you will of right winger Tom Kuhnhackl, centers Eric Fehr and Matt Cullen has been teamed together the last two games and it has played a pretty hard game.  "I don't think we've changed a whole lot ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 20 May 2016 2:26 pm by Brody Miller
meet-the-steelers-new-mvp-a-robotic-tackling-dummy The Steelers have a new practice member, one they won't have to worry about injuring. The team has been experimenting with a robotic dummy called "MVP," short for Mobile Virtual Player. The dummy was originally made famous by Dartmouth last year and is now being tested in the NFL. These robots can run at a reasonable speed and provide the Steelers ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 20 May 2016 1:08 pm by Scott Mervis
those-gorgeous-bastards-play-it-cheap-fast-and-pretty Taking cues from the New York Dolls, Richard Hell and the Voidoids, The Cramps and other glam-punks from the glory days, These Gorgeous Bastards will unveil “Cheap, Fast, and Pretty,” a loud, brash debut EP tonight (May 20) at the Bloomfield Bridge Tavern. The Pittsburgh band, formed in 2013, is fronted by singer-guitarist Reverend Rocky Turbeaux, ... Read More and Comment