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  • West Virginia Women’s Basketball to Host Tennessee in 2020 Big 12/SEC Women’s Challenge

    West Virginia Women’s Basketball to Host Tennessee in 2020 Big 12/SEC Women’s Challenge

    May 29, 2020 9:42pm

    Dominion Post - 2020 The Mountaineer will welcome one of the most prestigious collegiate women’s basketball programs for the inter-conference showcase. The Big 12 and Southeastern Conference revealed the matchups for the 2020 Big 12/SEC Women’s Challenge, giving West Virginia women’s basketball one of its most prominent non-conference matchups ever. WVU will host Tennessee at…
  • Huge Georgia DL Commits to Mountaineers

    Huge Georgia DL Commits to Mountaineers

    May 28, 2020 11:59pm

    Brayden Dudley The Mountaineers secured their ninth 2021 commitment The West Virginia Mountaineers have secured their ninth pledge to the 2021 class in Georgia defensive lineman Brayden Dudley. Dudley helps revive the Georgia pipeline that former head coach Dana Holgorsen tried to build. Brayden is a 6’-3, 250 pound defensive end who shows great burst…
  • West Virginia Athletics Department Leaders Prepare for Student-Athletes, Staff, and Fans to Return

    West Virginia Athletics Department Leaders Prepare for Student-Athletes, Staff, and Fans to Return

    May 28, 2020 3:15pm

    Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports College sports will be returning in the fall, and WVU is getting ready. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor, and daily distractions. Football WVU’s Wells Planning For College Football This Fall Matt Wells, West Virginia’s senior associate athletics director for external affairs, was…
  • Could West Virginia’s COVID-19 Plan Reduce Season Tickets?

    Could West Virginia’s COVID-19 Plan Reduce Season Tickets?

    May 27, 2020 10:00am

    Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports Iowa State issued a statement for the upcoming season, could WVU follow their lead? Iowa State selling 30,000 season tickets for games. Only season-ticket holders will be able to go to games. No single-game tickets sold. https://t.co/NJCDenPFQT pic.twitter.com/MCQhJ2tlOv— Christopher Heady (@heady_chris) May 26, 2020 As we enter our third month of…
  • Linebacker Shea Campbell Transfers

    Linebacker Shea Campbell Transfers

    May 27, 2020 2:37am

    Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports Shea Campbell has entered the transfer portal and will leave the Mountaineers According to a report from Mike Casazza of EerSports.com, senior linebacker Shea Campbell has entered the transfer portal and would be immediately eligible at his next school. A tweet from Sean Manning of the Domion Post indicates that Campbell…
  • College Basketball Expert Jeff Goodman Suggest the Idea of a Bob Huggins Documentary

    College Basketball Expert Jeff Goodman Suggest the Idea of a Bob Huggins Documentary

    May 21, 2020 1:30pm

    Photo by Porter Binks/Getty Images Following the great response to “The Last Dance” about Michael Jordan, Jeff Goodman suggests the idea of a series about West Virginia’s Bob Huggins. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor, and daily distractions. Football Tight End Treylan Davis joins WVU Class of…
  • West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee says “We are going to play football in the fall”

    West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee says “We are going to play football in the fall”

    May 20, 2020 1:00pm

    Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports The outspoken WVU President believes that his Mountaineers will be playing football this fall, even if he has the suit up. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor, and daily distractions. Football Gee believes ‘we will play football in the fall’ West Virginia University…
  • Arizona Safety Scottie Young Transfers to West Virginia

    Arizona Safety Scottie Young Transfers to West Virginia

    May 17, 2020 12:47pm

    Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images Immediately eligible, Young gives the Mountaineers a playmaking safety for 2020 Arizona Wildcats safety Scottie Young announced yesterday via Twitter that he was transferring to the West Virginia Mountaineers. 110 % committed to West Virginia university trust the climb #trusttheclimb pic.twitter.com/zzKUkWQZTz— (@_scottieoo) May 16, 2020 Young, a three-year starter at…

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  • Pierre McGuire Reacts To Evander Kane Calling Out Sidney Crosby

    Jun 1, 2020 8:56pm

    PITTSBURGH (93.7 The FAN) - NHL on NBC analyst Pierre McGuire joined The PM Team with Andrew Fillipponi and Chris Mueller for his weekly segment and talked about the controversy that Evander Kane has caused for Sidney Crosby. Kane called out Crosby and Tom Brady to speak out about what we're seeing happening in our…
  • Penguins executive David Morehouse credited with helping cameraman who was attacked during protests

    Jun 1, 2020 11:13am

    David Morehouse, the president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Penguins, was credited with helping save a cameraman after he was attacked during the George Floyd protests in the city. Ian Smith, a KDKA photojournalist, was dragged on the ground near the Penguins’ PPG Paints Arena and Morehouse helped Smith get inside the arena, KDKA personality…
  • Pittsburgh Penguins 2019-20 superlatives

    Pittsburgh Penguins 2019-20 superlatives

    Jun 1, 2020 10:00am

    And while Malkin did lead the Pens with a 2.9 5v5 P/60 (and 72 points in 69 games) in 2018-19, the big turnaround in his game an offensive explosion. The Pens scored 3.3 goals/60 at 5v5 with Malkin on the ice last year, but allowed 2.9 goals. As good as he was managing to go…
  • May 31 flashback: Penguins light up Rinne to take 2-0 SCF series lead

    May 31 flashback: Penguins light up Rinne to take 2-0 SCF series lead

    May 31, 2020 10:00am

    After the Pens fell behind 1-0, Conor Sheary would setup Jake Guentzel for a goal to get Pittsburgh on the board. It looks like we may just get to see Sheary and Guentzel rising again if the NHL can get the season going again. After two periods shots were 32-19 in favor of the Predators.
  • Evander Kane calls for athletes 'like Tom Brady and Sidney Crosby' to speak out against racism

    Evander Kane calls for athletes 'like Tom Brady and Sidney Crosby' to speak out against racism

    May 30, 2020 4:42pm

    As more people have begun to take to the streets, more athletes and celebrities are lending their voices and resources to those people in an effort to support their clause and accentuate their plight. One of those athletes has been San Jose Sharks winger Evander Kane. Kane has always been vocal about the mistreatment of…
  • Living Room Sports: Max Talbot And Colby Armstrong Talk Stanley Cup Memories And Rooming With Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin

    Living Room Sports: Max Talbot And Colby Armstrong Talk Stanley Cup Memories And Rooming With Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin

    May 29, 2020 9:12pm

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Former Pittsburgh Penguins Max Talbot and Colby Armstrong joined KDKA’s Bob Pompeani and Rich Walsh on Friday’s edition of “Living Room Sports. Talbot played in Pittsburgh for six seasons, registering 108 points and was a member of the 2009 Stanley Cup championship team. Armstrong recorded 98 points during his three seasons in…
  • Pittsburgh Penguins: Mock Draft Choices and Reasoning

    May 29, 2020 8:55pm

    Due to various moves, the Penguins only added four players in this mock draft. However, I am confident that I found some solid pieces despite the lack of draft capital, and that began, fittingly, with pick 87. What was I thinking?
  • Kris Letang Feels It's Safe For Him To Play

    May 28, 2020 8:32pm

    Pittsburgh (93.7 The Fan) - The health and safety of the NHL's players is the priority for the league as it prepares to resume play in July. Few players have a medical history as extensive--and serious--as Penguins defenseman Kris Letang. In 2014, at the age of 26, Letang suffered a stroke.
  • Systems Analyst Classics: Babchuk Blasts the Canes Back to the Playoffs

    Systems Analyst Classics: Babchuk Blasts the Canes Back to the Playoffs

    May 28, 2020 1:00pm

    With the NHL officially set to return to action in the coming months, the Carolina Hurricanes have now qualified for the “postseason” in consecutive years for the first time since 2002. Today we’ll take a look back at how the Canes qualified for postseason play in 2009. Late in the regular season Carolina played host…
  • Pittsburgh is a finalist to be an NHL 'hub' city for Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Pittsburgh is a finalist to be an NHL 'hub' city for Stanley Cup Playoffs

    May 28, 2020 5:09am

    Pittsburgh is among 10 cities being considered as a "hub" for Stanley Cup Playoff games when the NHL season resumes after being put on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic. "I think there's a lot of positivity that would come from this," Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said Wednesday. "I know the hotel industry would…

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  • Pirates unfazed by pitch clock in Spring Training

    Major League Baseball will use pitch clocks during Spring Training games, Commissioner Rob Manfred said on Sunday, which possibly paves the way for the introduction of a pitch clock during the regular season. The Pirates don't seem too worried about the idea.
  • Bucs challenge Bell to get back to basics in '19

    Josh Bell stepped to the plate on Field 1 at Pirate City late Tuesday morning and assumed his left-handed stance.
  • Bell reunited with 'Million Dollar Arm' pal Singh

    Bell reunited with 'Million Dollar Arm' pal Singh
  • The Pirates' Spring Training battle to watch

    The next five weeks will see lots of shuffling on Major League rosters. Here are the most intriguing positional battles on each of the 30 MLB clubs.
  • Eckstein, Cruz work to fuel Pirates' bats

    The Pirates hired hitting coach Rick Eckstein and assistant hitting coach Jacob Cruz this winter to get more out of their bats, and their work begins in earnest this week. Eckstein and Cruz have set out to extract more power and consistency from a lineup in need of improvement.
  • Hurdle urges Pirates to 'sharpen each other'

    Before the Pirates took to the back fields of Pirate City for their first full-squad workout on Monday morning, manager Clint Hurdle addressed the team. He finished his speech with a call to action.
  • Reasons for optimism for each MLB club

    On this opening week of Spring Training, all 30 Major League teams have one thing in common: optimism. Here's an optimism cheat sheet for each of them.
  • Melky grateful for his opportunity with the Bucs

    This season is already off to a better start than 2018 for Melky Cabrera. At this time a year ago, he was still waiting to sign. He kept waiting until late April before finding a match with the Indians on a Minor League contract. So the veteran outfielder felt like he was arriving early when…
  • Archer 'can't wait to experience' home opener

    Chris Archer is scheduled to start the Pirates' home opener against the Cardinals. When manager Clint Hurdle announced Pittsburgh's opening series rotation on Saturday, he also gave Archer the nod for the season's first game at PNC Park.
  • Frazier prepares to thrive as everyday 2B

    Adam Frazier is set to be the Pirates' starting second baseman this season. So unless there's an unexpected development, he doesn't have to worry about following his work at second with fly balls in the outfield or grounders at another position. The Bucs hope that kind of consistency will bring out the best in him.