Sports
Starkey: This Game 7 will be different 

If you know anything about Penguins history, you know Game 7s at home have not ...

Crosby's season anything but routine as make-or-break Game 7 looms 

The bulk of the story of Sidney Crosby's 2015-16 season already has been written, and ...

Freese's HR caps rally past Diamondbacks 

David Freese was signed in part as an insurance policy in March as Jung Ho ...

Penguins youngsters play big role with star captain they grew up admiring 

Sidney Crosby used to embody something different to these kids: a hero for Justin Schultz, ...

Steelers LB Jones vows to fulfill potential

It doesn't bother Jarvis Jones. At least that's what the Steelers' 2013 first-round pick is telling himself (and anybody within earshot) over and over during the ...

Gorman: Record-setting Geist chases another idol

Jordan Geist owns the four best throws in the shot put in state history and, ...

Steelers/NFL News
Steelers notebook: Defensive line adjusts to newcomers

Gone are veterans Steve McLendon and Cam Thomas. Added are free agent signee Ricardo Mathews, third-round pick Javon Hargrave and a crop of undrafted rookies. ...

Penguins/NHL
Sharks roll past Blues, earn 1st Stanley Cup Final berth

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Captain Joe Pavelski scored an early goal, Joel Ward added two of his own and the San Jose Sharks advanced to ...

Tampa Bay has history of success in Game 7

TAMPA, Fla. — The Lightning have aced their share of tests the past two playoff ...

Stamkos' status still unknown for Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. — The mystery surrounding Steven Stamkos throughout the Eastern Conference finals comes to the final crescendo Thursday. Will the Lightning captain play, or will ...

Pirates/MLB
Pirates notebook: Diamondbacks' Hale puts 'fault' with beanings on Hurdle, staff

Acknowledging he was reasonably sure that Pirates pitcher Arquimedes Caminero did not intentionally throw at two of his hitters Tuesday, striking both in the head, ...

Scouting report: Pirates vs. Diamondbacks, Thursday, May 26, 2016

THURSDAY vs. Diamondbacks 12:35 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers ...

High School
Defending champion Hempfield returns to WPIAL softball final

Two years ago, after Hempfield didn't make the WPIAL Class AAAA softball playoffs and watched section rivals Penn-Trafford and Latrobe reach the consolation third-place game, ...

Mt. Pleasant upsets No. 1 Thomas Jefferson to reach WPIAL softball final

As a former standout softball pitcher, Mt. Pleasant coach Lauren Shaheen can relate to the ...

Big 7th inning propels Baldwin into WPIAL softball final

With the score tied and Latrobe still batting with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning, Baldwin softball coach Vince Sortino took a ...

West Allegheny softball tops Yough to reach WPIAL Class AAA final

Yough senior pitcher Macy Mularski was attempting to start her team's bid for a second consecutive berth in the WPIAL Class AAA championship on a ...

WPIAL softball roundup; South Park advances to Class AA finals

Laurel softball coach Frank Duddy explained after his team's 11-1 loss in five innings to South Park on Wednesday why the Eagles are such a ...

High School Volleyball
WPIAL Class AA consolation volleyball capsule: Deer Lakes vs. Montour

Class AA consolation No. 3 Deer Lakes (13-4) vs. No. 5 Montour (8-5) 8 ...

Riverhounds
Riverhounds' Vincent rejoins team on loan from D.C. United

Rob Vincent, the Riverhounds' leading scorer in 2015 and an All-USL first teamer, will rejoin the club on loan from D.C. United next week, the ...

Other High School Sports
Mt. Lebanon girls familiar with championship atmosphere

For many athletes, the atmosphere inside Highmark Stadium can be distracting. Whether it's the periodic trains and boats passing by or the city's skyline looming in ...