Published on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 2:14 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-07-28-15Penguins -The schedules for NBC's and NBC Sports' slates of games next season was released. The Penguins' games on the networks are: (Note: All times are listed as Eastern.) Oct. 28 - Penguins at Capitals, 8 p.m. (NBC Sports)Nov. 11 - Canadiens at Penguins, 7:30 p.m. (NBC Sports)Nov. 17 - Wild at Penguins, 7:30 p.m. (NBC Sports)Dec. 1 - Penguins at ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
trumpnadoDonald Trump has a far better chance of landing a cameo in the next "Sharknado" sequel than he does landing the GOP nomination. That said, until his campaign officially implodes, it will be a cheesy thrill-ride worthy of a made-for-TV disaster movie!  Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 2:05 pm by Craig Meyer
10-for-10-no-3-comeback-win-against-louisville-launches-pat-white-era 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 Monday, 27 July 2015 12:05 pm by Barbara Vancheri
amc-to-air-3-vacation-movies If publicity for the new “Vacation” movie has you hankering for the old, AMC will run a “Vacation Marathon” Friday, July 31, starting at 2 p.m. ET.    Sadly the Christmas movie isn’t part of the line-up but it will turn up early and often come fall. Here is the schedule:   2 p.m.:  “National Lampoon’s Vacation” -- The ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 10:51 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-07-27-15Penguins -Happy 24th birthday to former Penguins defenseman Simon Despres (above). A first-round pick in 2009, Despres spent parts of four seasons with the Penguins. In 2011-12, Despres appeared in 18 games and recorded four points. He played in three playoff games that spring and did not record a point. During the 2012-13 campaign, Despres played ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 26 July 2015 12:38 pm by Barbara Vancheri
ant-man-holds-onto-top-spot-southpaw-grosses-16-5-million “Ant-Man” appears to have eked out a win at the weekend box office.   Early estimates from Rentrak show the Paul Rudd movie earning an estimated $24.7 million, bringing its total to $106 million since release.    “Southpaw,” the boxing drama largely filmed in Pittsburgh by Antoine Fuqua and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 26 July 2015 1:03 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-07-26-15Penguins -Happy 24th birthday to former Penguins defenseman Philip Samuelsson (right). The son of former Penguins defenseman Ulf Samuelsson, Philip Samuelsson was a second-round pick in 2009. His Penguins career amounted to five games and no points in 2013-14. Last season, He was traded to the Coyotes in exchange for Rob Klinkhammer and a draft pick. ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 25 July 2015 3:36 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-07-25-15Penguins -Assistant general manager Tom Fitzgerald (above, with forward Evgeni Malkin) leaves the Penguins for an identical position with the Devils. -"The relationship has always been there and that's there first and foremost. Ray is a friend because of that relationship. But Ray doesn't just hire friends. He wants people who will do the job and ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 7:30 pm by Sam Werner
hargrove-found-his-place-at-pittPitt landed its eighth verbal commitment for the 2016 recruiting class today when Akron, Ohio, defensive lineman Bryce Hargrove gave his pledge to the Panthers. "It’s exciting," Hargrove said. "I feel like I’ve found my place." Hargrove, a two-star recruit according to 247 Sports, chose Pitt over his other two finalists, Rutgers and Cincinnati. He is ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 6:30 pm by Sam Werner
pitt-freshmen-run-drills-at-mel-blount-youth-home The incoming Pitt freshmen made their annual trip to the Mel Blount Youth Home in Claysville this afternoon. This is the eighth year Pitt has done this, and it's generally the first time we get to see all the freshmen together as a group. Going back, I can recall talking to guys like Tyler Boyd a few years ago (Penny Semaia, who runs the event out of ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
bigger-trucksCongress is talking about putting bigger semis on our freeways. Pennsylvania roads, as well as roads in many other states, won't be able to handle the size and weight of these behemoths.  Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 26 July 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
mission-impossibleAnother deadly shooting in a movie theater. When will the politicians realize that the only way to stop these kinds of massacres from happening is to pass sensible gun laws? Mandatory background checks on troubled drifters with a history of mental illness won't hurt anybody's second amendment rights.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 3:39 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
fitzgerald-it-s-the-best-thing-for-my-family-and-i-07-24-15 The Penguins lost assistant general manager Tom Fitzgerald (above) today after he took on an identical position with the new Jersey Devils. Fitzgerald had been with the Penguins in various capacities since 2007. In New Jersey, he will rejoin general manager Ray Shero, previously the Penguins' general manager. Earlier this afternoon, Fitzgerald, who ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 2:44 pm by Barbara Vancheri
Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 1:52 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
fitzgerald-leaves-penguins-joins-devils-07-24-15 The Penguins lost assistant general manager Tom Fitzgerald (above, center) to the Devils. He will be taking on an identical position with New Jersey. Fitzgerald had been with the team in various capacities since 2007. Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford spoke a short time ago about Fitzgerald's departure. NOTE: We just spoke with Fitzgerald ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 12:00 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-07-24-15Penguins -Former Penguins forward Connor James (right) has joined the Straubing Tigers of Germany's DEL. -Happy 54th birthday to former Penguins defenseman Pat Mayer. A free agent signing in the 1987 offseason, Mayer's entire NHL career amounted to one game and four penalty minutes with the Penguins in 1987-88. At the 1989 trade deadline, Mayer was ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 11:10 am by Natalie Bencivenga
settingtheseen-awesome-aspinwallI love a good shopping trip! (I mean, who doesn't?) And I absolutely love combining shopping with delicious organic, vegan food! This week, Sara and I shopped 'til we dropped in Aspinwall, taking in Kristi Boutique, Beautiful Boutique and One Brilliant. After a fabulous day of trying on clothes and accessories, we had worked up an appetite. We headed ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 11:07 am by Craig Meyer
10-for-10-no-4-a-fiesta-bowl-win-gives-rise-to-the-bill-stewart-era 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, 24 July 2015 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
hysteria-translationThe sting operation and distortion campaign against Planned Parenthood has been red meat for anti-abortion activists and right-wing politicians eager to defund Planned Parenthood.  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 23 July 2015 5:42 pm by Barbara Vancheri