Steelers, Tomlin come to terms on contract extension

The Steelers have given a three year contract extension to Head Coach Mike Tomlin good through the 2016 football season.  Tomlin has been with the Steelers for five seasons, including two Super Bowl appearances and only missing the playoffs once.  Tomlin is 55-25 in his 5 years as head coach and 5-3 in […]


Steelers sign first round pick David DeCastro

Steelers came to terms with their number one draft pick David DeCastro yesterday.  DeCastro who fell beautifully to the Steelers at pick number 24 signed a 4 year contract worth approximately $7.814 million with a 5th year option.  Based on the rookie wage scale the first 3 years are fully guaranteed.  There is […]


Steelers Round Up: Batman, Middle School photos and Manning Welcome Back Party

We are only a few days away from training camp!!!!!!!  So exciting!!!!  I can’t believe the season is right around the corner.  All the guys are gearing up and it’s great to see.  Myself and The Show will be making a trip to training camp this year on August 2nd so keep your eyes out […]


Troy Polamalu admits to lying about concussions

In the last couple of years with all the emphasis put on concussions and the rules about people being out of games because of them, Troy Polamalu has said he’s lied about concussions before to team doctors.  Polamalu was on The Dan Patrick Show the other day and they talked a little bit about concussions […]


McCutchen named NL Player of the Week…again

Andrew McCutchen is just tearing it up right now.  After appearing last week in the Home Run Derby and then in the All-Star Game, he comes back and has a fantastic 3 game series against Milwaukee (even though the Buccos didn’t win the series).  It’s awesome to note that he won this award for the […]


Hines Ward at premiere of Dark Knight Rises

Hines Ward posted a picture of him and his son at last night’s NYC premier of the new Batman film The Dark Knight Rises.  A lot of this film was done in Pittsburgh and some of it filmed specifically at Heinz Field and Ward appears in the movie.  You can see Ward […]


McCutchen represents Pirates in Home Run Derby

Last night Major League Baseball held their annual Home Run Derby and for the first time since 2005 the Pirates had representation at the event.  Andrew McCutchen who is leading the league in batting average was a last minute addition to the derby after Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton could not participate due to injury.

While McCutchen […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


Harrison and Roethlisberger are in the top 30 of NFL’s top 100

Last night the NFL released number 21-30 on their top 100 of 2012 list, and two Steelers made that section of the list.  James Harrion came in at number 29 and Ben Roethlisberger came in at number 30.   This makes 5 Steelers that have made the list to date with still the top 20 players […]


Some early odds for 2012-2013 season have Penguins as favorites

While the Los Angeles Kings are likely still trying to beat the champagne hangover from last night the sports betting world is already figuring out who it’s going to be next year.  And whether it’s a surprise to you or not, the Kings are not the heavy favorites, that  honor goes to the Penguins.  I […]