How will the Pirates finish the 2013 regular season?

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NHL Offseason Overview

Since the Chicago Blackhawks hoisted the Stanley Cup in June, the landscape of the NHL has changed as a result of the entry draft, trades, and signings. With tomorrow marking one month since the opening of free agency, Sean Meyers and Patrick Williams provide an overview of  the most notable action of the offseason.


Ilya Kovalchuk decided to walk away from the New Jersey Devils

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MLB Trade Deadline Recap

The 2013 Major League Baseball trade deadline came and went and left much of the landscape intact. Twitter was silent, players and coaches went about their business, and fans in many cities around the country shrugged. Sean Meyers, along with guest contributors John Riggs and Zack Chakan, discuss the ramifications of what transpired.


Peavy’s trade to Boston headlined an otherwise slow deadline

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Pujols’ injury epitomizes Angels’ struggles

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Pujols signed with the Angels after spending 11 seasons with the Cardinals

Albert Pujols was placed on the disabled list with a partially torn plantar fascia yesterday, possibly ending his season. For the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, this injury could be the proverbial nail in the coffin of a massively disappointing season. Heading into action on Monday, the Angels sit in fourth place in the American League West with a record of 48-55. Continue reading

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Phil Takes His Place In History At British Open

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Just five weeks after a crushing disappointment at the US Open, Phil Mickelson captured one of the most improbable victories of his career at the British Open. The win marks the fifth major for Mickelson, cementing his spot among the all-time greats. Continue reading

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Raise the Jolly Roger or Walk the Plank? Pirates Midseason Analysis

So, here we are again. For the third year in a row at the All-Star break, the Pirates are in contention for a spot in the postseason. Do the Buccos have what it takes to hold on the rest of the way this season, or do they sputter out in another epic collapse like last season? Sean Meyers and Patrick Williams break down the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates.


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Highlighting the Future of the Pirates

Sean Meyers discusses the Pirates minor-league system with former contributor to the blog McEffect, Zack Chakan. They highlight some of the top prospects, as well as players Pittsburgh could potentially deal in trades.

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Please End This Dwightmare

Written by Sean Meyers

A nightmare is defined as an unpleasant dream that can cause a strong emotional response from the mind, typically fear or horror. Nightmares usually only last a few minutes in actuality, even though they may seem to last several hours. Luckily, once we awake, the fear or horror subsides.

A Dwightmare also causes fear or horror for many, although it has lasted much longer. Although today marks only the third day of the NBA free-agency period, the Dwight Howard saga has spanned nearly two years. Continue reading

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Rush To Judgment?

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This week the University of Pittsburgh football program saw arguably its most talented player come crawling back after he decided to transfer to UCLA this spring. Sophomore halfback Rushel Shell let it be known that he would like to come back to the Panthers and Pittsburgh after presumably changing his mind about going out west. Not too long after that news broke came word that second year head coach Paul Chryst was not receptive to allowing Shell to return to his Panther squad. Which leads me to wonder, yet again, what in the world is going on at Pitt? Continue reading

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