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PHILADELPHIA — The kitschy light-up bracelets flickered in the darkened arena and another packed house roared "Crosby sucks! Crosby sucks!" Here's the thing Philly fans haven't yet accepted about Sidney Crosby over the last 13 years, he really doesn't — and especially not against the Flyers.

Crosby matched a postseason-best with four points on a goal and three assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins silence the rauc

04/15/2018 - 20:10
A.P.
MIAMI — When things became testy between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Miami Marlins, Starling Marte kept swinging. And connecting. If the Pirates sought retribution for an inside fastball that sidelined Josh Harrison, Marte provided it by going 5 for 5, including a ninth-inning homer to cap a 7-3 victory Sunday.

Both teams kept their tempers in check even as two Pirates and one Marlin were hit by pitches.

04/15/2018 - 19:59
A.P.
MIAMI (AP) — Corey Dickerson has been one of the hottest hitters in the National League. So when he stepped to the plate for Pittsburgh in the ninth inning of a scoreless game, with runners at the corners and one out, his teammates were sure he'd swing away.

Instead, Dickerson bunted. And it worked, barely.

04/15/2018 - 03:48
A.P.
Philadelphia grabbed three goals to open the game, while keeping the Penguins power play off the board in a dominating 5-1 win at PPG Paints Arena in Game 2 of the First Round Friday night.
04/13/2018 - 22:45
Anthony Jaskulski
MIAMI — Justin Bour homered and drove in two runs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Pirates, 7-2, on Friday night.
04/13/2018 - 22:39
A.P.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered twice to help back a third straight solid start by Trevor Williams, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pulled away from the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Thursday.

Francisco Cervelli lined a three-run shot in the seventh off Cubs reliever Justin Wilson as Pittsburgh scored four times in the inning to break open a tight game.

04/13/2018 - 19:04
A.P.
Sidney Crosby recorded his third-career postseason hat trick, while Evgeni Malkin, Bryan Rust, Carl Hagelin and Jake Guentzel each added goals, as Pittsburgh annhilated the Flyers 7-0 in Game 1 of the NHL playoffs opening round Wednesday night at PPG Paints Arena.

They dazzled.  They dominated.  They were determined.

04/11/2018 - 21:35
Anthony Jaskulski
In terms of betting between the blue lines, the Pittsburgh Penguins are the public darlings of the Eastern Conference, however it is the Vegas Golden Knights who have dethroned the Pens as the top-wagered NHL team this year, and it looks to stay the same way as we enter the 2018 NHL Playoffs.

Like the Steelers, the Penguins get nothing but love from the short-term memory betting public.  They see those Stanley Cups, they get

04/10/2018 - 22:49
Anthony Jaskulski
Ivan Nova pitched seven solid innings, Francisco Cervelli hit a three-run homer and the Pirates ruined the Chicago Cubs' home opener with an 8-5 victory Tuesday.
04/10/2018 - 19:27
A.P.
Jameson Taillon threw his first career complete game, chucking nine innings of one-hit shutout baseball in the Pirates 5-0 win over Cincinnati Sunday afternoon, taking three of four from the Reds at PNC Park.

Jordy Mercer knows a thing or two about facing the heater.

04/08/2018 - 17:00
Anthony Jaskulski
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