Published on Saturday, 28 May 2016 4:12 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-penguins-and-sharks-similar-05-28-16Playoff StuffPenguins - Sharks -“It’s a team that’s very well-balanced, similar to us. And I think it’s a team that’s very dangerous. Similar to us.” - Defenseman Ian Cole on the Sharks. -“I’m so thrilled. I, I, I don’t even know what to say. This is a huge moment in my career." - Right winger Phil Kessel on reaching a Stanley Cup Final for the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 27 May 2016 4:14 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
san-jose-s-jones-is-really-composed-05-27-16The San Jose Sharks have reached the Stanley Cup final for the first time in franchise history. They did it with a first-time starter in net. After two seasons as the backup to all-star goaltender Jonathan Quick with the Los Angeles Kings, goaltender Martin Jones was acquired by the Sharks in an offseason trade through the Bruins. In his first season ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 27 May 2016 2:13 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-recapping-penguins-lightning-05-27-16Playoff StuffPenguins - Lightning -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. The Penguins return to the Stanley Cup final. -The Associated Press' recap. "I'm in that mode where I'm getting the bounces and the breaks right now." - Right winger Bryan Rust. -The Tampa Bay Times' recap. "They deserved to advance. They played better ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 27 May 2016 1:46 pm by
perry-on-politics-donald-trump-is-a-pessimistThe United States Military Academy at West Point posted on Facebook the other day a photograph of one of its cadets, in full uniform, at its graduation ceremony, tears streaming down his cheeks. It went viral almost immediately....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 27 May 2016 1:46 pm by
perry-on-politics-donald-trump-is-a-pessimistThe United States Military Academy at West Point posted on Facebook the other day a photograph of one of its cadets, in full uniform, at its graduation ceremony, tears streaming down his cheeks. It went viral almost immediately....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 27 May 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
hillary-s-new-hatEvery news report about the 2016 campaign mentions how unpopular both candidates are. Maybe Hillary should take a page from Trump's playbook by creating her own trucker's cap with a catchy slogan.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 27 May 2016 3:34 am by Seth Rorabaugh
postgame-thoughts-penguins-xxx-lightning-xxx-05-26-16 Observations from the Penguins' 2-1 win against the Lightning: Right winger Phil Kessel is a pretty low-key personality in his dealings with the media. He is usually brief and offers few words beyond the bare minimum wheather his team wins or loses. He's introverted and slow to reveal much in the way of a personality.  Tonight, the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 8:58 pm by Alex Iniguez
steelers-ben-roethlisberger-wife-ashley-welcome-third-child-bodie Big Ben's family just got a bit bigger. Ben Roethlisberger and his wife, Ashley, had their third child, a boy named Bodie, Thursday night. The birth was announced on BigBen7.com. Bodie joins sister Baylee and brother Ben Jr. as members of the Steelers' quarterback's clan. As the website points out, and the photo proves, the birth came just in time ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 8:53 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
jersey-hunt-lightning-at-penguins-05-26-16The best jerseys at tonight's Penguins-Lightning game: -Denis Herron: -Matt Niskanen: -Alex Goligoski: -No. 6 is popular. Trevor Daley: -And Ben Lovejoy: -Matt Cullen: -Jordan Staal: -Richard Park: -Nick Bonino: -Dave Tippett: -Randy Cunneyworth: -Craig Adams: -Phil Bourque: -Matt Murray: -Ken ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 6:26 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
pregame-thoughts-lightning-at-penguins-game-7-05-26-16 Every playoff game is overly intense right? So what makes Game 7 different from any other game in playoff series? Five players from the Penguins and Lightning were asked if anything feels different heading into a Game 7 compared to a Game 1 or 2. Here are their answers: Penguins center Eric Fehr - “We know each other. We know what to expect from ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 1:29 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-lightning-game-7-05-26-16A 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, 19 points (11 goals, 8 assists). Last Game: 5-2 home loss to the Penguins in Game 6 Tuesday. Center Brian Boyle (right) had two goals for the Lightning. Probable ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 9:16 am by
obama-world-leaders-are-rattled-by-trump-s-ignorance-love-of-tweetsISE CITY, Japan -- President Barack Obama said today that world leaders have been surprised by Donald Trump’s emergence as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee and remain uncertain “how seriously to take some of his pronouncements.”...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 9:53 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-there-s-no-feeling-like-playing-in-a-game-7-05-26-16Playoff StuffPenguins - Lightning -“There’s just no fun, there’s no atmosphere, there’s no feeling like playing in a Game 7. It is the ultimate." - Center Matt Cullen. -Three wins. Three game-winning goals by captain/center Sidney Crosby. -“When Sid’s playing that way, I think it certainly gives our bench a big lift." - Mike Sullivan on ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
conspiracy-theoriesDonald Trump says a lot of crazy stuff that should have eliminated him as a candidate a long time ago. But this is America, where even a reality TV star who spews nutty conspiracy theories can win the GOP nomination. Yay.  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 2:58 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
seven-defensemen-a-normal-look-for-the-lightning-05-25-16For five of the six games in the Eastern Conference final, the Lightning has dressed 11 forwards and seven defensemen. Most teams only use this unusual alignment in the event of something along the lines of an injury or other player unavailability. The Penguins used 11 forwards and seven defensemen in Game 1 of their first-round series against the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 12:10 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-recapping-penguins-lightning-05-25-16Playoff StuffPenguins - Lightning -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. “They made a push. We bent, but we didn’t break.” - Right winger Phil Kessel. -The Associated Press' recap. "They had a certain mindset going into this tonight: 'We're going to leave it all out there and do everything we can to bring this back to ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 9:58 am by
anti-trump-protests-turn-violent-outside-new-mexico-rallyALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In one of the presidential campaign year’s more violent demonstrations, Tuesday night protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump’s candidacy threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers trying to contain them, injuring several, and toppled trash cans and barricades....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 9:41 am by
john-baer-hey-hillary-normal-what’s-normalHave you noticed Hillary Clinton’s fixation on what she sees as the dangers of Donald Trump becoming “normal?”...Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/05/25/john-baer-early-returns-Hey-Hillary-clinton-What-s-normal/stories/201605250146 Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 7:33 am by
trump-clinton-win-washington-state-s-presidential-primariesWASHINGTON — Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump each won primaries in Washington state Tuesday....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/ernational/2016/05/25/Trump-Clinton-win-Washington-state-s-presidential-primaries/stories/201605250136 Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
brewed-on-grant-adaptive-reuseIf you have driven through the Strip or Lawrenceville lately then you've see all of the new construction. Who is going to be occupying all of those trendy, expensive lofts and condos? I guess we will see.  Read More and Comment