A.J. Burnett Wins 8 Straight

Bucs starter A.J. Burnett won his 8th straight start against the Phillies on Thursday.   Put simply, he  is dominating the mound right now.  Burnett is 9-2 this season with a 3.31 ERA and 69 strike outs.  Only 5 pitchers in the league have more wins.

After 81.2 innings so far this season, Burnett has given […]


Steelers 2012 Position Battles: Nose Tackle

The next position battle on the list is at Nose Tackle.  The Steelers have a had a stud in this position for years.  Casey Hampton is expected to be sidelined at the beginning of the season though with his knee injury.  Hampton would like to be ready but he is still most likely going […]


Steelers Sign Ryan Baker and Release Brandon Lindsey

The Steelers made a roster move.  They released outside linebacker Brandon Lindsey of Pitt and signed OLB Ryan Baker in his place.  Baker like Lindsey was an undrafted free agent.  He played for LSU last season.  Baker will hope to make this team due to his special teams play.


Penguins, Crosby agree to 12 years, $104.4 million contract extension

The Penguins announced today that they have agreed to terms with Sidney Crosby on a contract extension.  The extension is for 12 years for $104.4 million.  This will take them to the 2024-2025 season (that even felt weird to type those years).  The annual cap hit is merely $8.7 million.

“This is a great day […]


Penguins to announce huge contract extension for Crosby

Darren Dreger of TSN posted a tweet this morning saying that the Penguins will announce a contract extension for Sidney Crosby worth over $100 million and about $9 million annually on Sunday.

 

Expect the Penguins to announce Sidney Crosby’s contract extension on Sunday. Over $100 million dollars with an AAV of close to $9 […]


Malkin and Crosby both nominated for ESPYS

The ESPYS are coming up on July 11th and the city of Pittsburgh doesn’t have many nominated this year.  But a couple of Penguins were nominated in two different categories.  Evgeni Malkin was nominated for Best NHL Player.  His competition is Steven Stamkos, Henrik Lundqvist, Jonathan Quick and Claude Giroux (barf).

Sidney Crosby was also […]


Vote for McCutchen for All-Star Weekend!

The MLB All-Star game is right around the corner.  The Pirates are making a big push to get Andrew McCutchen in the All-Star game.  You can help by going to the link below and voting for McCutchen too.  And if you want to give the rest of your Pirates some love vote for them too.

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Steelers 2012 Position Battles: Left Defensive End

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The Steelers are going to have an all out battle on their hands at the left defensive end position during training camp.  Fourth year player Ziggy Hood will take on second year player Cameron Heyward for the spot that has been held down by Aaron Smith for so many years.  Both players have high […]


Steelers release QB Troy Smith

The Steelers have released QB Troy Smith according to ProFootballTalk.com.  The team was going to need to release one quarterback heading into camp.  Smith was the choice.  The Steelers could not have that many QB’s on the roster.  They barely have enough reps to go around for 3 quarterbacks, let alone five.  It would just […]


Steelers 2012 Position Battles: Overview

The Steelers are in a different situation then usual this season.  They have had their starting 22 set for the most part since Mike Tomlin took over.  This year that is not the case.  The team has 9 potential starting spots up for grabs.  There are also 5 other spots that will contribute that are open for […]


Steelers Round Up: Hip Hop, weird poses and mentors

That’s right the round up is back!  It feels good to have to time to do this again.  I know I’ve missed so much since my last round up!  So, let’s dive right in.

James Harrison hasn’t changed one bit since my one.  The NFL has all kinds of crazy things going on now with […]


NHL releases 2012-2013 schedule

Busy week for the NHL, and it keeps coming.  Today the NHL released the entire 2012-2013 schedule.

The Penguins will open the regular season at home on Friday, October 12th against the Islanders.  The first game against the Flyers who kicked us out of the playoffs is not a long wait, it happens on Thursday, […]


Troy Polamalu Named NFL’s 19th Best Player

THe NFL Network continued down their list of the 100 Best NFL Players of 2012.  They were in the category of 20-11.  The final Steeler player on the list was named at number 19.  That guy was Troy Polamalu.

Polamalu fell 13 spots from last season.  He was the number 6 player on last years […]


Malkin wins three awards in Vegas including Hart Trophy

Evgeni Malkin arrived in Vegas knowing that he would absolutely be taking home the Art Ross Trophy for the most points scored in a season.  But Malkin walked away with two more trophies.  He also won the Ted Lindsay award which is the trophy for an outstanding player voted on by his peers and he […]


Mike Wallace will be a part of Steeler Nation in 2012

Mike Wallace has been very quiet about what has been going on with his contract negotiations thus far.  He is holding out but he hasn’t made any real public comments about how good or bad it is going.  Most people feel that Wallace wants to be with the team, especially his teammates.

This is […]