Published on Thursday, 25 December 2014 8:51 am by Sharon Eberson
the-interview-filmmakers-get-their-wish-it-s-being-seen-even-by-meI was personally offended by the movie I saw on Christmas Eve. It took aim at broadcast journalists who are depicted as either being stuck in ivory towers or idiots. Nah, not really. I'm not easily offended. For my $5.99 at www.seetheinterview.com and the twinge of nervousness spending it, I got the gross, irreverent "The Interview," which like ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 25 December 2014 4:15 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-12-25-14Penguins -Who are the Penguins' top 10 prospects? -From Jaromir Jagr to Dominik Uher. The Penguins have had at least one Czech on the roster since 1990-91. -Happy 44th birthday to former Penguins forward Stu Barnes (right). Acquired early in the 1996-97 season along with Jason Woolley in a trade which sent Chris Wells to the Panthers, Barnes spent ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 25 December 2014 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
shirtless-russiaPutin is in trouble. Oil prices have dropped, the Ruble is tanking and he is not very popular outside of Russia. I hope he doesn't take off any more clothes.  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 24 December 2014 4:55 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
czech-up-12-24-14 This is a list we dust off every time it needs updated. Dominik Uher (above, battling Tampa Bay's Radko Gudas) quietly made his NHL debut last night by logging 7:17 of ice time on 12 shifts. In the process, he continued a streak reaching back to franchise's first championship seasons. Uher's recall yesterday ensured the Penguins would have at ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 24 December 2014 1:13 pm by Barbara Vancheri
how-to-watch-the-interview-today-online  Here is the official press release from Sony about renting or buying "The Interview":   Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that The Interview will be available online across the United States starting today, Christmas Eve.   As of 10:00 a.m. PST (1 p.m. Pittsburgh time), the film will be available to rent in HD on Google ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 24 December 2014 10:26 am by
christmas-breakfast-sausage-5-stories-to-read-todayStudio Lambert/CBSOne more work day before there are Christmas morning mimosas. In the meantime, here's your breakfast sausage.1) Although some of the donors that allowed Mayor Bill Peduto to hand out cash to city workers in need during his "Undercover Boss" appearance prefer to remain anonymous, the mayor told reporters on Tuesday his office...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 24 December 2014 7:01 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-12-24-14Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. "They put us in a hole early. We just have to be better prepared." - Chris Kunitz. -The Tampa Tribune's recap. “That line hasn’t really been together for a couple of weeks now, but they are finally back healthy. They showed what they can do, and it was pretty impressive.’’ - Lightning coach ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 24 December 2014 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
hands-up-santaPeace on earth, good will toward Santa.  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 7:31 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
Published on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 7:21 pm by John Hayes
reader-deer-photosSubmit your deer photos to outdoors@post-gazette.com. Include name, age (for minors), town, county of hunt, points if antlered and optional details. Please include phone number (not for publication).   Greg Traynor of Canonsburg. I harvested this great 8-point with my crossbow and adaptive hunting setup. The guys from Whitetail ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 5:50 pm by Barbara Vancheri
where-you-can-see-interview-on-christmas-in-pittsburgh   As reported in a news story on our site, the SouthSide Works Cinema will open “The Interview” on Christmas Day. So far, it appears to the be the only Pittsburgh theater taking the plunge.    If seeing the most talked about movie of the year weren’t enticement enough, the theater will give patrons who wear an American flag (pin ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 5:29 pm by Mike White
dinucci-brumbaugh-named-state-players-of-the-year Quarterbacks Ben DiNucci of Pine-Richland and Brett Brumbaugh of South Fayette had record-breaking seasons, and it earned them the Pennsylvania players of the year for their respective classifications. The Pennsylvania Football Writers All-State teams were released Tuesday, and DiNucci (pictured to the left) was selected the Class AAAA Player ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 3:57 pm by Dan Gigler
heinz-field-gigapan-an-island-in-the-sun The Pittsburgh Gigapanorama project took another cool, huge and interactive photo from during Sunday's game at Heinz Field (after the sun finally made an appearance in the second half.  Read the description below then click on the photo above to check it out. IF YOU WERE THERE THEN, FIND YOURSELF! This highly detailed gigapixel panorama ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 5:15 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-lightning-12-23-14A preview of the Lightning. When and where: 7:30 p.m, EST, Amalie Arena. TV: Root Sports, Sun Sports, TVA. Record: 20-11-4, 44 points. The Lightning is in second place in the Atlantic Division. Leading Scorer: Center Steven Stamkos, 36 points (19 goals, 17 assists). Last Game: 3-1 road loss to the Islanders Saturday. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 45 ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 1:41 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-12-23-14Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. Blake Comeau left the game in the third period due to a suspected wrist injury. -The Miami Herald's recap. “This was a big win for us. The past two games have been like playoff hockey.” - Panthers forward Aleksander Barkov. -The (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) Sun Sentinel's recap. "They're two of ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 9:38 am by Doug Oster
local-seedsman-offers-tastiest-and-most-unique-tomatoes-along-with-other-heirlooms'Grungy in the Sky Bicolor' is tasty, beautiful and has a great name too. Photos courtesy of Good Mind Seeds Phil Seneca's Good Mind Seeds is a local company offering some of the most unique tomatoes and other plants too. One tomato with an interesting name won first place in the annual Buffalo/Niagara tomato tasting competition. 'Grungy in the Sky ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 3:06 am by Seth Rorabaugh
penguins-at-panthers-12-23-14 -First things first. Things don't sound good for Blake Comeau: Sounds like a wrist injury for Comeau. Not sure of severity, but early indications don't sound encouraging for Penguins. — Dave Molinari (@MolinariPG) December 23, 2014 -Comeau left the game after sliding into the Florida end boards. He braced for the crash by putting his hands ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
sacrificeNew York City is mourning the shocking assassination of two police officers. It is a reminder of the risks that police take every day. We should be thankful for their sacrifice.  Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 December 2014 10:50 pm by Craig Meyer
uneven-performance-enough-for-robert-morris-in-win-against-delawareConsistency can be a tired and even trite topic for an inexperienced team that hasn’t looked the same in any two games it has played in a season. It’s an issue that Robert Morris nonetheless must face, even after a game in which it never trailed and ultimately won. Against a Delaware team statistically ranked among the worst 40 squads at the Division ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 22 December 2014 10:47 pm by Craig Meyer
rapid-reaction-robert-morris-84-delaware-81Robert Morris won a game it really seemed like it had to Monday night, defeating a winless Delaware team, 84-81, in a contest that was largely not close to its final score, but somehow found a way to get there. Here's what helped decide the game and what it means in the context of the Colonials' season: Turning point: It's kind of hard to choose ... Read More and Comment