Published on Monday, 20 April 2015 6:10 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
rangers-at-rangers-game-3-chat-04-20-15PREGAME -The Penguins have been disciplined so far this series. -That's a bizarre statement to make considering they've allowed the Rangers to see 12 power plays. But we're talking about a different type of discipline. We'll let Ben Lovejoy explain: “We felt [center Sidney Crosby] got a high hit during the game and it went uncalled. Four weeks ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 20 April 2015 4:05 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-rangers-game-3-04-20-15A preview of the Rangers. When and where: 7:08 p.m., EDT. Consol Energy Center. TV: Root Sports (Pittsburgh market), MSG (New York market), NBC Sports (rest of the United States), CBC, TVA. Leading postseason scorer: Left winger Rick Nash, 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist). Last Game: 4-3 home loss in Game 2 Saturday. Nash and center Derek Stepan ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 20 April 2015 3:22 pm by Barbara Vancheri
see-poster-for-me-and-earl-and-the-dying-girl-coming-in-juneJust out:  The poster for "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," set and filmed in Pittsburgh and coming to theaters in June. Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 20 April 2015 12:28 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
hagelin-explains-crosby-hit-04-20-14  During the third period of Game 2, Penguins center Sidney Crosby was shaken up after colliding with Rangers left winger Carl Hagelin. Hagelin appeared to make contact with Crosby's jaw. Crosby returned to the bench after the hit and remained in the game. Hagelin spoke with media for the first time since the collision following today's ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 20 April 2015 10:56 am by Craig Meyer
spring-practice-notes-april-18Prior to West Virginia's practice Saturday at The Greenbriar, Mountaineers coach Dana Holgorsen met with the media to discuss a handful of topics about his team and its parts. On the Quarterbacks and Skyler Howard He is the clear-cut No. 1 right now. Not even close. He’s a different kid. He’s operating well. I sure hope I am not jinxing him right ... Read More and Comment
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14th-ward-dems-back-fitzgerald-but-not-his-slateAllegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner, left, and challenger Mark Patrick Flaherty speak April 16, 2015, during their appearances in front of the Post-Gazette's editorial board. (Bob Donaldson/Post-Gazette)They don't call themselves "independent" for nothing: The 14th Ward Independent Democratic Club backed Rich Fitzgerald this weekend, but ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 20 April 2015 6:00 am by Doug Oster
tulip-river-cruiseThe faces of Amsterdam. Can you find Mick Jagger? Photos by Doug Oster Cold wind and blowing rain greeted a small group of travelers who broke away with me for quick side of Amsterdam. We had just landed with a total of 26 people joined me on a Tulip River Cruise of the Netherlands last week, I blogged every day about our adventures and wanted to wrap ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 20 April 2015 5:05 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-04-20-15Playoff StuffPenguins-Rangers -“Anytime you have success, you feel a little more confident. Getting a couple of goals makes everyone feel more comfortable, that we’re going to put up more goals than one or two a night.” - Chris Kunitz (right) on his effort in Game 2. -“If we can get a lead in the series it will be huge for us.” - Marc-Andre Fleury on ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 19 April 2015 8:57 pm by Mike White
he-pitched-six-innings-at-blackhawk-and-now-he-s-a-major-league-pitcherMaybe more than any other sport, baseball is hard to predict how a high school kid will do in the future. Even high school seniors who are drafted in the first few rounds don't always make it big. On the other hand, there are plenty of kids who weren't maybe great prospects in high school, but have big success later on in their careers. Adam ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 19 April 2015 12:05 pm by Barbara Vancheri
furious-nears-300-million-in-north-america-crossed-1-billion-globally    By this time next week, “Furious 7” likely will have passed the $300 million mark in North America.  In 17 days, it hit the $1 billion mark globally — that happened on Friday — a record for the fastest ascent to that milestone, senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian of Rentrak says.    “Furious 7” picked up another ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 19 April 2015 5:28 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-recapping-penguins-rangers-game-2-04-19-15Playoff StuffPenguins - Rangers -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. "We played under control. We were patient with the puck. We [made] the plays we had to make." - Sidney Crosby. -The (New York) Daily News' recap. “I wish I had an answer for you. I just don’t know.” - Rangers forward Rick Nash on his team going 1 for 7 on the power ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 19 April 2015 1:20 am by Seth Rorabaugh
penguins-rangers-game-2-postgame-04-18-15POSTGAME "They're a really good team. We knew that going in. We can't just look at what they did the last couple of weeks of the season. They had a great season for the most part. So we knew they were going to come in with more energy. And they have some really skilled players. You have to respect that." - Henrik Lundqvist on the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 18 April 2015 5:44 pm by Sam Werner
stats-and-notes-from-the-2015-blue-gold-gameAnd with that, Pitt's 2015 spring football season is in the books. The Panthers wrapped up their first spring under coach Pat Narduzzi Saturday with a 17-10 Blue Team victory. Here are the stats from today's game, with (B) or (G) to denote Blue or Gold team: Passing:(B)Chad Voytik: 11/25, 177 yds, 1 TD, 0 INT(G)Adam Bertke: 14/30, 162 yds, 1 TD, 1 ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 18 April 2015 4:00 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
penguins-at-rangers-game-2-04-18-14PREGAME -Crosby explained,"Yeah, I thought he was going to dump it [into the offensive zone]." -Patric Hornqvist had a pretty interesting thought on the Penguins' forecheck: “We have to get our forecheck going. [Game 1] was not good enough. We were too spread out and that's why we didn't create a lot of scoring chances. We have to get that ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 18 April 2015 2:30 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-rangers-game-2-04-18-15A preview of the Rangers. When and where: 825 p.m., EDT. Madison Square Garden. TV: NBC, CBC, TVA. Leading postseason scorers: Center Derrick Brassard and defenseman Ryan McDonagh, 1 point (1 goal, 0 assists) each. Last Game: 2-1 home win in Game 1 Thursday. Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist made 24 saves for the Rangers. Probable goaltenders: ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 18 April 2015 1:08 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
hornqvist-on-lundqvist-we-didn-t-even-touch-him Yesterday, Rangers coach Alain Vigneault was critical of the Penguins for making contact with goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (above, with Penguins center Maxim Lapierre) during Game 1. Vigneault said, "There's a willingness to go there and disturb. There was a lot of stuff from certain of their players we knew that was going to happen after the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 18 April 2015 9:31 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-04-18-15Penguins -“We’re trying to shoot from everywhere, so, hopefully, we catch him off-guard." - David Perron on shooting against Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. -“In that line, you had a good combination of guys with speed, they were good on the forecheck. Obviously, they scored the goal but I thought generally, the shifts they played, they really ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 18 April 2015 12:10 am by Doug Oster
pure-magic-in-the-colors-scale-and-blooming-tapestry-of-the-keukenhof-gardens After close to an hour on the road, our tour bus filled with myself and 26 other travelers arrived and the legendary Keukenhof Gardens. It was a good sign when our guide suggested to the bus driver to take a little spin around the bulb fields. As the intoxicating aroma of hyacinths filled the cabin we were awed by the rainbow of colors which ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 17 April 2015 9:27 pm by Barbara Vancheri
batman-v-superman-trailer Zack Snyder tweeted the teaser trailer for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice"  after a leaked version surfaced. He noted that his version is not blurry and not pirated. And yes you see Ben Affleck as Batman alongside Henry Cavill as Superman. Plans are proceeding for an IMAX debut with a few extra shots and perhaps a little swag. ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 17 April 2015 3:40 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
vigneault-unhappy-with-penguins-crashing-lundqvist-04-17-15 Just about every playoff series has some form of gamesmanship. The rules get skirted a little bit here to throw an opponent off. Coaches or players say something in the media to get under the skin of the other team or to get the officials' attention. Rangers coach Alain Vigneault offered the first chapter of gamesmanship today when he criticized the ... Read More and Comment