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Sidney Crosby Attempts to Stay Upbeat, but His Optimism Toward Ending the Lockout is Lower than Ever

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Donald Fehr and the NHLPA are ready to get back to the bargaining table at any point, but right now they are waiting for the NHL to step up to the plate. It's late December and we are still without an NHL season. Most players were hoping it didn't get ...

Dan Bylsma Is Staying Patient with the NHL Lockout but Itching to Get Back on the Ice

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Another six-hour meeting between the NHL, NHLPA and federal mediators was held on Wednesday. Once again, no progress was made toward a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. This was the first time the two sides met with mediators since Nov. 28 and 29. For head coaches like ...

Russell Martin Feels He’s the Perfect Fit to Lead the Young and Talented Pittsburgh Pirates

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

It appears Russell Martin wasn't going to wait any longer. The New York Yankees all of a sudden have become budget-conscious for 2014 and weren't ready to commit the amount of money that Martin had envisioned. He's now headed to Pittsburgh. The Pirates' newest addition inked a two-year contract worth $17 ...

Jonathan Dwyer Atones For Prior Mistakes, Steps Up In Career-High Performance Against Cincinnati

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Back in late September, NFL fans remember the name Jonathan Dwyer as the running back whose costly fourth-quarter fumble in Oakland cost the Pittsburgh Steelers a football game. In the first week of October against Philadelphia, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin decided to send Dwyer a message by not only benching ...

Bill O’Brien Explains How Penn State Has Been Able to Right the Ship

Friday, September 28th, 2012

In Bill O'Brien's first season at Penn State, things started a bit rocky. The Nittany Lions lost their opener to Ohio University and then lost a heart breaker against Syracuse to get off to an 0-2 start to begin Bill O'Brien era in Happy Valley. The Nittany Lions have rebounded though. ...

Troy Polamalu on Attending Steelers OTAs: “Obviously it’s another opportunity to get better.”

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Even though Troy Polamalu elaborates about how important it is for the Pittsburgh Steelers to peak at the right time next year, he's getting an earlier start than usual on his training. Polamalu is attending the Steelers voluntary OTAs, something he's rarely done since the early years of his career. ...

Dan Bylsma: “Talking about Sidney Crosby hasn’t been a good thing. I’m not sure if I would be talking too loud.”

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

One of the most anticipated playoff matchups of the NHL postseason is the one between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers. The two teams were separated by just five points in the regular season and a brawl ensued between these opponents on April 1st. The Penguins believe they are hitting their ...

Evgeni Malkin Likes Being Known as the Best Player in the World, but Knows he Must Prove it in this year’s NHL Playoffs

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Evgeni Malkin is becoming widely regarded as the NHL's greatest player, but that is a debate for another time. Malkin is definitely one of the hottest players in hockey right now, leading the league in points. He also scored a goal in the second period to break a scoreless tie ...

Bill O’Brien: “My goals are to make alumni and our letterman very proud of the football team we put on the field in the fall.”

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

It's quite a challenge to replace a legend at any big time college football institution, especially at Penn State University, where the king that was Joe Paterno coached for 46 years before being dethroned by an alleged child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant Jerry Sandusky.  Throw in Paterno's passing, ...

Ryan Clark: “It seems like for the Ravens right now always the bridesmaid and never a bride.”

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

For Ryan Clark it was extremely difficult to watch his teammates go down the way they did at Sports Authority Field at Mile High against the Denver Broncos on Wild Card weekend. As Tim Tebow hit a streaking Demaryius Thomas for an 80-yard touchdown pass on the first play of ...