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NFL outlines next steps, guidelines for bringing some employees back

In a memo from the NFL to its teams, the league said it’s preparing for the next phase of reopening club facilities. → Read More

Returning to play: NHL, NHLPA release statement about future plans

There has been a lot of speculation about ways that hockey could resume in the NHL amid the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Pitt athletics adjusting to life during COVID-19 crisis

Pitt Athletic Director Heather Lyke took questions from a select group on Thursday, referring to it as “hailing from home,” to update everyone on how the Pitt Athletic family is adjusting to life during the COVID-19 crisis. → Read More

Penguins send message to fans during coronavirus outbreak: ‘Our mission hasn’t changed’

The Pittsburgh Penguins sent a message to season ticket holders on Friday, updating them on the team’s activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Steelers reportedly signing Central Catholic grad Stefen Wisniewski to 2-year deal

The Pittsburgh Steelers haven’t officially confirmed it yet, but Stefen Wisniewski – a Central Catholic grad – announced on Twitter that he’s signing with his hometown team. → Read More

Oakmont Country Club could be backup plan for 2020 U.S. Open due to coronavirus outbreak

The USGA is among all the sports organizations working on contingency plans for major events in 2020, and that could have an impact in the Pittsburgh area. → Read More

Former Steeler Javon Hargrave reaches agreement with Eagles

The Steelers have lost one of their free agents before the official signing period. The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to a deal with nose tackle Javon Hargrave. > Former Steelers’ NT Javon Hargrave reached agreement with the Eagles on a three-year, $39m deal with $26M fully guaranteed, @RosenhausSports tells ESPN. Hargrave becomes the highest paid nose tackle in the NFL. — Adam Schefter… → Read More

NFL owners approve new collective bargaining agreement; players to vote Friday

Things are moving quickly in terms of the NFL and the NFL Players Association agreeing on a new collective bargaining agreement. → Read More

Pirates infielder Pablo Reyes suspended 80 games for PED use

Major League Baseball announced on Thursday that Pittsburgh Pirates utility player Pablo Reyes has been suspended for 80 games without pay for violating the league’s Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. → Read More

Steelers’ GM ‘optimistic’ about Big Ben’s health, offensive rebound for 2020 season

PITTSBURGH — Optimism. That was the key word coming from Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert as he met with the media on Thursday to talk about the state of the Steelers heading into 2020. Colbert answered several questions about Ben Roethlisberger. Last season, he said he was keeping his beard until he could throw again. Wednesday night, he was seen in full beard with the WVU Mascot at their… → Read More

Steelers sign GM Kevin Colbert to 1-year contract extension

Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert will be staying with the team for at least one more season. → Read More

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS: Sidney Crosby, Bryan Rust injured in Penguins preseason finale

Penguins fans are holding their collective breath after two injuries during the final preseason game, a loss to the Buffalo Sabres in a shootout at PPG Paints Arena. → Read More

KYLA NELSON: Pitt basketball player announces cancer diagnosis

Just a few years after a cancer battle for James Conner, Pitt Athletics again has an athlete battling cancer. → Read More

KYRA NELSON: Pitt basketball player announces cancer diagnosis

Just a few years after a cancer battle for James Conner, Pitt Athletics again has an athlete battling cancer. → Read More

PITTSBURGH STEELERS: JuJu joins other football stars at NFL Academy Final Trials

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster joined a handful of current and former NFL stars for the NFL Academy Final Trials at Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium in London. This marked the first-ever NFL event at the state-of-the-art venue and will determine which promising young athletes will earn a spot at the new NFL Academy, which begins at Barnet and Southgate College in September. → Read More

PENGUINS PLAYOFF SCENARIOS: Who could they play in Round 1?

The Pittsburgh Penguins were victorious in their bid to clinch a playoff spot on Thursday night, but they still have something to play for when they host the New York Rangers in the regular season finale on Saturday, and that’s playoff position. → Read More

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS: Penguins playoff tickets on sale now

The Penguins announced that individual game tickets for the Penguins’ first two home playoff games at PPG Paints Arena are now on sale. → Read More

PITTSBURGH STEELERS: Santonio Holmes, Brett Keisel will help usher in Steelers of the future at NFL draft

Santonio Holmes and Brett Keisel will help usher in the Steelers of the future at the upcoming NFL Draft. → Read More

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS: Several key Penguins players hope to return soon

As the NHL season is winding down, the Penguins have yet to clinch a playoff spot. They’re hoping to get two stars back in the lineup to help. → Read More

PLAYOFF SCENARIOS: What will it take for the Penguins to make the playoffs?

For the Penguins, the simplest way to get into the playoffs is to win. Win, and they’re in. But there’s a lot more to the clinching scenarios for Thursday night, including ways to clinch a playoff spot without winning against the Red Wings. → Read More