Winners of the HOMAGE T-Shirt Giveaway

Congratulations to Jason Malone, Andy Hewitt, Lewis Staubs, Steven Kauffman, and Jay Cee for being selected as the winners of the HOMAGE T-Shirt Giveaway!  Each winner will receive a free T-Shirt inspired by Pittsburgh’s own Willie Stargell courtesy of HOMAGE sports apparel.  Winners should contact Jimmy to claim their prize.

We would like to thank all […]


Final Chance: HOMAGE T-Shirt Giveaway

Last week, we announced a T-Shirt giveaway sponsored by HOMAGE exclusively for BB&G readers.  The shirts have designs inspired by Pittsburgh’s own Willie Stargell.  We will be giving away 5 “Chicken on the Hill” T-shirts. Today is the last day to enter so don’t hesitate!

There are three different ways to enter: 1) Sign up 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 […]


Reminder: HOMAGE T-Shirt Giveaway

A few days ago, we announced the beginning of a T-Shirt giveaway sponsored by HOMAGE exclusively for BB&G readers.  The shirts are designs inspired by Pittsburgh’s own Willie Stargell.  We will be giving away 5 “Chicken on the Hill” T-shirts.

There are three different, simple ways to enter: 1) Sign up for the BB&G Newsletter, 2) Share […]


HOMAGE T-Shirt Giveaway

The Pirates entered the All-Star break leading the NL Central with a record of 48-37.  They are well on their way to their first winning season in 20 years!

To celebrate, BB&G in conjunction with HOMAGE is proud present an exciting giveaway exclusively for BB&G readers!  HOMAGE, a sports apparel company based in Columbus, Ohio, recently released two […]


Contest winners and Reader Appreciation Week wrap-up

Today marks the end of a fun-filled Reader Appreciation Week.  With that, we have also reached the conclusion of the Pittsburgh Spirit Contest and the Social Networking Giveaway.

For the Pittsburgh Spirit Contest, we asked the BB&G faithful to show us how they bleed black and gold.  We a nice mix of….interesting submissions.  After a […]


Reader Appreciation Week: Contest Reminders

For our first ever Reader Appreciation Week, we have two chances for you to enter to win some sweet Pittsburgh gear!

First up, the Pittsburgh Spirit Contest is awarding a Steelers New Era Draft Cap to the best photo showing off how you bleed black and gold!  Submit a picture of your Pittsburgh pride to […]


Guest Column #2: Goals to success for the Pirates – Relegation

In anticipation of Reader Appreciation Week, we asked for article submissions for a guest column spot right here on BB&G.  We got quite a few worthy submissions from which we’ve selected our three favorite.  Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to our selected few.  Today’s guest column is particularly radical and I’m interested […]


Reader Appreciation Week: Social Networking Giveaway

As part of our first ever Reader Appreciation Week, I am pleased to announce the Social Networking Giveaway.  To take part, make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter and signup for the newsletter.  One part of a code will be released on each outlet daily, today until Thursday.  Everyone who completes the 3-part […]


Guest Column #1: Looking back and ahead

In anticipation of Reader Appreciation Week, we asked for article submissions for a guest column spot right here on BB&G.  We got quite a few worthy submissions from which we’ve selected our three favorite.  Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to our selected few.

By Claire Wisoke

It was a cold, windy, and […]


Reader Appreciation Week: Pittsburgh Spirit Contest

Happy Reader Appreciation Week!  BB&G recently hit its 2-year anniversary.  To celebrate, we are dedicated this week to giving back to the readers who make this blog what it is.  We have quite a few events going on throughout the week, so check back frequently!

First off, we want to see how you bleed black […]


Guest Columnist Contest Deadline

It was previously stated that the deadline for the Guest Columnist Contest would be today, though a few people mentioned they could use some additional time.  Luckily for the BB&G Faithful, I’m a pretty easy sell, so we’re extending the deadline to tomorrow, Thursday, April 26th.

If this is the first time you’ve heard about […]


Guest Columnist Contest

Reader Appreciation Week is only a week away!  As part of the fun, we are hosting a contest for a guest columnist spot right here on BB&G.  If you ever thought about being a sports writer or just have something on your mind, this is your chance.  We’ll take the best ones and post them […]


Announcing Reader Appreciation Week and Guest Columnist Contest!

April 2012 marks BB&G’s 2-year anniversary.  We’ve come along way in that time and are currently growing well beyond our expectations.  Of course, we owe this success to you, the readers.  To show how much we love the BB&G Faithful, we are hosting our first ever Reader Appreciation Week starting on April 30th!  As part […]


Steelers leave Offensive Line very vulnerable with RFA Tenders

The Steelers have not released the terms of the RFA Tenders yet but indications point to the Steelers giving everyone but Wallace the lowest tender.  That means they would get a pick from the original draft round that the player was chosen in.  The Steelers were cap strapped and did not have much money to […]