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 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
Published on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 9:28 am by Barbara Vancheri
gaga-leo-sly-brie-rooney-matt-and-others-at-oscar-nominees-luncheon  The slight calm before the Oscar storm was Monday when nominees were invited to a luncheon Monday in Beverly Hills. It was a chance for odd couplings in photos and the sort of class photo common in elementary schools. Among the guests:  Lady Gaga and The Weeknd; Leonardo DiCaprio and Sylvester Stallone; Brie Larson and Deniz Gamze ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 6:27 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-recapping-penguins-ducks-02-09-16Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. “With Sid going the way he is, it gives everybody confidence."- Left winger Chris Kunitz on playing with center Sidney Crosby (above). -The Associated Press' recap. "His game is at another level right now. He's a big reason we continue to gain traction in the standings." - Head ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
rubio-droidMarco Rubio's most recent GOP debate performance was stunningly repetitive, despite being taunted by Chris Christie for being stunningly repetitive.  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 1:17 am by Seth Rorabaugh
postgame-thoughts-penguins-xx-ducks-xxx-02-08-16Anaheim's Cam Fowler is everything you want in a modern defenseman simply because he can skate. There aren't many blue liners in the NHL who have a better stride than Fowler who has participated in faster skater competitions at lower levels of organized hockey.  Center Sidney Crosby made him look like Derian Hatcher, the lurching defenseman with ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 29 November -0001 7:00 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
jersey-hunt-ducks-at-penguins-02-08-16The best jerseys at tonight's Penguins-Ducks game. -Dave Schultz: -We'd be suspicious of a John LeClair fan too: -Gary Roberts: -Darius Kasparaitis: -Matt Cooke: -Kevin Stevens with the 1990 All-Star Game patch: -Ruslan Fedoteneko: -Jussi Jokinen: -There's an outright invasion of Ducks fans here. Ryan Getzlaf: -Ryan ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 08 February 2016 5:47 pm by Sam Werner
transcript-barnes-on-ticket-sales-spring-game-future-schedules-and-morePitt athletic director Scott Barnes sat down with a group of reporters this morning to provide an update on Pitt's 2016 football ticket sales (season tickets went on sale to the public today) as well as a number of other topics. The conversation ran just over 40 minutes, so there's a lot to digest below, but there's plenty of good information in there. ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 08 February 2016 5:32 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
pregame-thoughts-ducks-at-penguins-02-08-16After allowing a fairly crucial power-play goal in Friday's 6-3 road loss to the Lightning, the Penguins made some changes to their penalty kill for Saturday's 3-2 overtime road win against the Panthers. The biggest change involved center Sidney Crosby (right) a whole bunch on the penalty kill. Friday, Crosby logged only 15 seconds of ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 08 February 2016 1:03 pm by Mike White
wpial-basketball-bracketology-let-s-talk-playoff-pairings-and-seedingsThe WPIAL basketball steering committee is meeting today to decide playoff pairings and seedings. The matchups and the seeds will be announced tomorrow night at a meeting in Green Tree. But let's talk brackets right now. We already know what teams are in the playoffs, but who will be the top seeds? What will be the first-round matchups? Let's not ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 08 February 2016 12:10 pm by
mean-john-has-a-fetterman-and-a-smileMean Joe Greene in 1979.Mean John Fetterman in 2016.The resemblence is uncanny, right? Mean Joe's commericial is one of the most successful bits of television advertising ever, the winner of a 1979 Clio award as one of the best TV ads of the year.We're not certain that the remake made by the campaign of Mr.  Fetterman, the mayor of Braddock...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 08 February 2016 12:09 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-ducks-02-08-16A preview of the Ducks. When and where: 7 p.m., EST, Consol Energy Center. TV: Root Sports, Fox Sports West. Record: 25-18-7, 57 points. The Ducks are in third place in the Pacific Division. Leading Scorer: Right winger Corey Perry, 35 points (21 goals, 14 assists). Last Game: 5-2 home win vs. the Coyotes Friday. Left ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 08 February 2016 8:40 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-perron-despres-return-02-08-16Penguins -Left winger Carl Hagelin faces each of his former teams this week in the Ducks and Rangers. -"Just having fun playing the game. That's what's it's all about. Finding the confidence back and playing and knowing you're a good player in this league. Maybe I lost that a little bit there [with the Penguins]." - Ducks left winger David Perron on ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 08 February 2016 5:37 am by
just-so-we-re-clearSo, Marco Rubio: Do you think Barack Obama knows what he's doing?...Read more http://earlyreturns.post-gazette.com/home/early-returns-posts/6722-rubio-repeats-lines-in-gop-debate-obama-christie Read More and Comment