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Many factors in play as Pirates weigh McCutchen's future path

SEATTLE — The Pirates eventually have to choose their own adventure in regard to Andrew McCutchen. There are three conceivable paths the Pirates can pick ...

Many factors in play as Pirates weigh McCutchen's future path

SEATTLE — The Pirates eventually have to choose their own adventure in regard to Andrew McCutchen. There are three conceivable paths the Pirates can pick ...

Starkey: NFL commits personal foul on Harrison

If I didn't know better, I would think the NFL was joking with the June 24 letter it sent Steelers linebacker James Harrison, telling him ...

Penguins unlikely to pursue free agents

When the NHL free agent signing period opens at noon Friday, the Penguins probably won't do anything sexy. The fact they are, by general manager Jim ...

Penguins investing in Euros as Swedes, Finns claim key roster spots

Not long ago, the Penguins' dressing room had a reputation as one of the more French-friendly player environments in the league. Marc-Andre Fleury, Kris Letang ...

Penguins notebook: Murray sets bar high for goalie prospects

After working with Matt Murray for a few years now, Penguins goalie development coach Mike Buckley has reached a conclusion about the 22-year-old Stanley Cup ...

LaBar: WWE having 2 world titles is worrisome

I can't think of anything I'm more opposed to in pro wrestling than two world titles in an organization. There is a lot of excitement for ...

Starkey: NFL commits personal foul on Harrison

If I didn't know better, I would think the NFL was joking with the June 24 letter it sent Steelers linebacker James Harrison, telling him ...

Penguins unlikely to pursue free agents

When the NHL free agent signing period opens at noon Friday, the Penguins probably won't do anything sexy. The fact they are, by general manager Jim ...

Penguins investing in Euros as Swedes, Finns claim key roster spots

Not long ago, the Penguins' dressing room had a reputation as one of the more French-friendly player environments in the league. Marc-Andre Fleury, Kris Letang ...

Penguins notebook: Murray sets bar high for goalie prospects

After working with Matt Murray for a few years now, Penguins goalie development coach Mike Buckley has reached a conclusion about the 22-year-old Stanley Cup ...

LaBar: WWE having 2 world titles is worrisome

I can't think of anything I'm more opposed to in pro wrestling than two world titles in an organization. There is a lot of excitement for ...

High school notebook: CW North Catholic's Breen commits to Dayton

Sam Breen, a rising senior at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic, made a verbal commitment to play basketball at Dayton late Wednesday night. The 6-foot-1 forward scored ...

A-K Valley HS notebook: Valley football players to continue careers in college

When Muzzy Colosimo took over the Valley football program in 2014, his top priority was to help the program win. But a very close second ...

New baseball coach Carr taking to Freeport

Ed Carr doesn't have the fondest baseball memories of Freeport. A former player at Penn Hills, Carr's high school career ended when the Indians lost to ...

High school notebook: PIAA champs earn all-state honors

The Hempfield and Yough softball teams made program history by claiming PIAA titles earlier this month. Several members of those teams were recognized for their ...

A-K Valley pair earn all-state honors

While the local softball postseason ended earlier than any other had in the A-K Valley since 2006, individual talent from the area still was recognized ...

Highlands swimmer Bonnett chases Rio dream

Bailey Bonnett's past year went by in a blur, the months spent criss-crossing the country to compete in so many prestigious swimming meets that she ...

Knoch's Geist honored as track and field athlete of year

Knoch junior Jordan Geist has been named Gatorade Pennsylvania boys track and field player of the year. Geist last month broke the WPIAL championship meet shot ...