Published on Friday, 12 February 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
dirty-tricksThe primaries move on to South Carolina, the home of Lee Atwater, known for his dirty tricks in the 1988 election where he introduced the world to Willie Horton. His tactics helped G.H.W. Bush win against Michael Dukakis.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 12 February 2016 10:00 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-02-12-16Penguins -If Trevor Daley's "upper-body" injury keeps him sidelined tonight, defenseman Ian Cole is ready to fill in. Daley is a game-time decision. -"I've got quite a bit of confidence right now. The coaching staff seems to like me. I've been playing pretty well." - Right winger Bryan Rust. -The Penguins are doing their "dads trip" this ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2016 8:29 pm by Megan Ryan
rapid-reaction-robert-morris-57-saint-francis-68Another day, another setback for the Colonials. This time, it's freshman guard Isaiah Still's three-game suspension for violating athletic department policy. He had been averaging 22 points in the three games leading up to the Saint Francis clash. Robert Morris' fragile offense wasn't the same without his spark. Turning point: After Robert Morris' ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2016 8:12 pm by Megan Ryan
robert-morris-falls-68-57-to-saint-francis-sans-still A huge sign hanging in Robert Morris’ locker room reads, “If the force is greater than the resistance, motion will result.” It’s the definition of momentum, or rather, MO-mentum, the team’s catchphrase. “It’s really clever,” coach Andy Toole said. “Our guys never read it.” Despite a rare strong start in the first half and a 12-0 comeback run in the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
bernie-s-faceI was watching Bernie Sanders give his victory speech in New Hampshire and I was amazed that even in the best of times he looks angry. Smile, Bernie!  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2016 2:03 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
rust-s-ice-time-and-confidence-each-on-the-rise-02-11-16 It's been over a month since Bryan Rust's latest recall from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Given how his ice time has steadily increased during that time, it's might be his last recall for the foreseeable future. After logging a tidy 8:46 of ice time (and a goal) in a 3-1 road win in Montreal Jan. 9, Rust has played over 15 minutes in each of ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2016 8:03 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-recapping-penguins-rangers-02-11-16Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. “We played pretty well. We just didn’t the put the puck in the net. They had their scoring chances, and they did.” - Penguins right winger Bryan Rust. -The Associated Press' recap. "We had some good chances. They capitalized on theirs and we didn't. That was the difference." - ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2016 1:42 am by Seth Rorabaugh
postgame-thoughts-rangers-3-penguins-0-02-11-14 Observations from the Penguins' 3-0 loss to the Rangers: First things first. Head coach Mike Sullivan had no update on defenseman Trevor Daley who did not record a shift after the 13:36 mark of the first period.  Daley appeared to be injured 10:24 into the game. Racing back to defend an offensive rush by the Rangers, he got tangled with ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 29 November -0001 7:00 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
jersey-hunt-rangers-at-penguins-02-10-16The best jerseys at tonight's Penguins-Rangers game: -It could be a good night for Kevin Porter. No. 11 is popular. Darius Kasparaitis: -And Jordan Staal: -Richard Park: -Nick Bonino: -It's a good night for No. 25. Randy Carlyle: -And Kevin Stevens: -Jarkko Ruutu: -Brooks Orpik Team USA: -Larry Murphy: -There are several ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 6:58 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
pregame-thoughts-rangers-at-penguins-02-10-17 In the Penguins' exciting 3-2 comeback overtime win against the Panthers Saturday, center Sidney Crosby and defenseman Kris Letang got the bulk of the attention, and justly so. They were primarily responsible for dragging the team to that win as they each had a hand in all three of their goals. Defenseman Trevor Daley shouldn't be overlooked ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 5:07 pm by Barbara Vancheri
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 2:52 pm by Craig Meyer
what-s-going-on-with-eric-james (Photo: Duquesne Athletics) For as much sympathy and emotional turmoil that came from Jeremiah Jones’ season-ending torn ACL, one that also ended his college career, the relative lack of panic on Duquesne’s part spoke to the confidence most everyone had in Jones’ backup, Eric James. Throughout the non-conference schedule, the sophomore had proven ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 1:24 pm by Edgar Ramirez
steelers-and-penguins-release-valentine-s-day-cards-who-did-it-best You are the Olli one for me. Yes, the Penguins are Fehr real. The organization — along with the Steelers — have really outdone themselves this time. With Valentine's Day coming up, the teams have released printable cards to give to your favorite yinzer.  "My heart's BEN aching for you," reads one from the Steelers. "Your love ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 12:00 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-rangers-02-10-16A preview of the Rangers. When and where: 8 p.m., EST, Consol Energy Center. TV: NBC Sports. Record: 30-18-5, 65 points. The Rangers are in second place in the Neapolitan Ice Cream Metropolitan Division. Leading Scorer: Center Derick Brassard, 40 points (18 goals, 22 assists). Last Game: 2-1 home win against the ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 10:55 am by
surprise-funny-or-die-launches-fake-trump-filmIf you've found yourself drifting off into a neverland where the words President Trump actually sound plausible, you'll want to visit the video comedians at Funny or Die as soon as possible. They've released a fake movie about The Donald, based on his book "The Art of the Deal." Our Maria Sciullo has the story about the 50-minute video, ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 9:43 am by Maria Sciullo
grammys-grammycam-offers-a-new-point-of-view Let's just hope none of the winners takes their GRAMMY award into the bathroom. This year's GRAMMY event on CBS (Monday night) features a new twist on the notion that pointing a live video camera at something must always be a good thing. We'll see. Because winners of the Recording Academy's biggest tribute don't take home the actual ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 8:33 am by
perry-on-politics-finding-parallels-in-1972Sen. Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump speak to supporters following their wins in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries. (Todd Heisler/The New York Times; David Goldman/Associated Press)Just a few weeks ago, 17 candidates were seeking either the Republican or Democratic nominations for president. After Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, won in...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 7:17 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-02-10-16Penguins -Center Evgeni Malkin's (above) "lower-body" injury will keep him sidelined the next three games. -Center Sidney Crosby has scored a few goals as of late. -The Penguins unveiled their 50th anniversary logo: -“I guess he can say whatever he wants. But, no, I don’t have any comment on that.” - Crosby on claims by Rangers coach Alain ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
brewed-on-grant-bull-connorThe tragic incident that led to the death of Bruce Kelley, Jr. and police dog Aren is very troubling. It has left the community with more questions than answers. Why are we still using police dogs to attack people? Yes, the suspect had a knife and was violent and defiant but why did they need to shoot him 12 times? Why aren't police being trained to ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 3:32 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
the-cradle-of-nhl-coaching-02-09-16 Generally speaking, the primary role of a farm team is to develop major league players. While they have sent their fair share of players to the NHL, the Wilkes-Barres/Scranton Penguins have developed a unique distinction for springboarding coaches to the NHL.  Five of the NHL's 30 head coaching positions (16.7 percent) are currently held by ... Read More and Comment