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Kovacevic: Who’s better than Cutch?

By Dejan Kovacevic 8:07 p.m.
Andrew McCutchen stepped to the plate for the first time Sunday and faced a pitcher who knew his every hole and who looked ravenously hungry. …

Kovacevic: No measuring Harrison’s heart

By Dejan Kovacevic
If you don’t like Josh Harrison, you don’t like the little guy. Or, for that matter, the really, really little guy. It was summer 1990 …

Kovacevic: How to make Pirates contenders

By Dejan Kovacevic
The not-so-long-ago-left-for-dead Pirates enter this Fourth of July three games above .500, within whiffing distance of the National League wild card and still, somehow, in …

Kovacevic: Penguins come together at table

By Dejan Kovacevic
PHILADELPHIA — It’s hard to imagine how haphazard the Penguins’ table at the NHL Draft must have come across to the casual observer inside Wells …

Kovacevic: Neal trade not pretty, but who wants that?

By Dejan Kovacevic
PHILADELPHIA ­— The restructuring of the Penguins’ front office now complete, the reconstruction of their roster formally began with Jim Rutherford’s shot heard round the …

Kovacevic: Penguins, Johnston could grow together

By Dejan Kovacevic
Mike Johnston’s tenure as the Penguins’ 21st coach won’t be measured by his resume to date. Nor name recognition. Nor the respect he’ll immediately command. …

Kovacevic: Love/hate soccer? Join the crowd

By Dejan Kovacevic
I love soccer. I hate that it’s still such a polarizing subject in our nation — and our nation alone — that any such declaration …

Kovacevic: Steelers’ offensive identity, anyone?

By Dejan Kovacevic
Dri Archer is so quick that, if the Steelers’ coaches have their way, not even their phone-book-thick playbook will contain him. All summer on the …

Kovacevic: Ulf, Penguins a perfect pairing

By Dejan Kovacevic
Jim Rutherford will choose the Penguins’ new coach within the coming week. And he’ll do so by culling from a now-disclosed list of candidates that’s …

Kovacevic: Noll made us all Steelers

By Dejan Kovacevic
A building is reaching for the sky from the heart of Downtown. It’s still just skeletal steel, that PNC headquarters on Wood Street, but it …

Kovacevic: Pouncey pact fine, but his QB?

By Dejan Kovacevic
The six-year, $48 million extension Maurkice Pouncey signed Thursday might well represent the biggest move the Steelers make all summer. That’s terrific and troubling. Don’t …