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MORNING REPORT: SUNDAY SITE UPDATES

We're switching to a new server today, so no lead article. I'll update this section later when we're on the new server, and will have...

PROSPECT WATCH: ALTOONA SWEEPS DOUBLEHEADER; BRAXTON ASHCRAFT STARTS GCL FINALE

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time or loses his prospect eligibility...

 
 
 

PIRATES RECALL NICK KINGHAM; OPTION CLAY HOLMES TO INDIANAPOLIS

The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled right-handed pitcher Nick Kingham prior to Saturday night's game against the Brewers. To make room...

LIVE DISCUSSION: PIRATES AT BREWERS 7:10 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (63-66) take on the Milwaukee Brewers (72-58) in game two of a three-game series at Miller Park. Jameson Taillon...

 
 
 

MORNING REPORT: THE PIRATES COULD USE MORE CLAY HOLMES THE REST OF THE YEAR

I view players a lot differently than most who watch baseball. Most only see a player when he arrives in the majors, and only look...

PROSPECT WATCH: BIG DAY FOR FABRICIO MACIAS; TYLER EPPLER GETS BACK ON TRACK

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time or loses his prospect eligibility...

 
 
 

LIVE DISCUSSION: PIRATES AT BREWERS 8:10 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (63-65) take on the Milwaukee Brewers (71-58) for three games at Miller Park. Joe Musgrove gets the ball in...

SEAN RODRIGUEZ RETURNS FROM DISABLED LIST

The Pittsburgh Pirates reinstated Sean Rodriguez from the disabled list ahead of Friday night's game in Milwaukee. Michael Feliz was...

 
 
 

PIRATES SIGN PITCHER NICK MEARS AS A NON-DRAFTED FREE AGENT

The Pittsburgh Pirates made a late non-drafted free agent signing on Thursday, agreeing to a deal with right-handed pitcher Nick Mears....

MORNING REPORT: THOUGHTS ON THE UPCOMING MINOR LEAGUE FREE AGENTS

The Pittsburgh Pirates have some players of note who are upcoming minor league free agents. Last year, the big name was Edwin Espinal,...

 
 
 

PROSPECT WATCH: ALTOONA MOVES ONE STEP CLOSER TO A PLAYOFF SPOT

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time or loses his prospect eligibility...

PIRATES OPTION MICHAEL FELIZ TO INDIANAPOLIS

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Thursday afternoon that they have sent right-handed pitcher Michael Feliz to Indianapolis. With...

 
 
 

KE'BRYAN HAYES AND WILL CRAIG NAMED TO EASTERN LEAGUE ALL-STAR TEAM

The Eastern League named their season All-Star team on Thursday afternoon, which is voted on by the managers, coaches and media personnel...

WILLIAMS: WHERE SHOULD THE PIRATES UPGRADE THEIR OFFENSE FOR 2019?

After the last week, there are going to be a lot of calls for the Pirates to upgrade their offense this offseason. That's not a bad...

 
 
 

PROSPECT WATCH: STRONG STARTS FROM BRANDON WADDELL AND LUIS ESCOBAR

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time or loses his prospect eligibility...

LIVE DISCUSSION: PIRATES VS BRAVES 7:05 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (63-64) take on the Atlanta Braves (70-55) in the third game of a three-game series at PNC Park on Wednesday...

 
 
 

PIRATES RELEASE 2019 SCHEDULE

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced their 2019 schedule on Wednesday afternoon. The season opens in Cincinnati for a three-game series...

MORNING REPORT: A LOOKS AT HOW THE OPENING DAY ROTATIONS HAVE FARED THIS SEASON

Shortly after the minor league season started, I took a look at how the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired all of their starting pitchers...

 
 
 

PROSPECT WATCH: SOLID START FROM MITCH KELLER; REYNOLDS AND VERA LEAD ALTOONA TO VICTORY

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time or loses his prospect eligibility...

PIRATES RECALL CLAY HOLMES; JORDAN LUPLOW OPTIONED TO INDIANAPOLIS

The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled right-handed pitcher Clay Holmes from Indianapolis. To make room for him on the 25-man roster,...

 
 
 



Cotton Bowl 2018: Updated Odds and Comments for Clemson vs. Notre Dame

Cotton Bowl 2018: Updated Odds and Comments for Clemson vs. Notre Dame

No. 2 Clemson and No. 3 Notre Dame have been locked into the Cotton Bowl matchup for over 10 days, but they just recently returned to the field to prepare for the College... Read more ...

Cris Carter's keys for Chargers vs. Chiefs on TNF on FOX

Cris Carter's keys for Chargers vs. Chiefs on TNF on FOX

Cris Carter and Nick Wright preview the Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night football. Hear what Cris had to say about this Week 15 matchup. Read more ...

USA TODAY Sports college football staff picks for every bowl game

USA TODAY Sports college football staff picks for every bowl game

USA TODAY Sports' Paul Myerberg previews the two upcoming College Football Playoff matchups and explains why Oklahoma was awarded the final spot. It's the most wonderful time... Read more ...

When is the Champions League 2018-19 last 16 draw? Draw date, time, fixtures...

When is the Champions League 2018-19 last 16 draw? Draw date, time, fixtures & all you need to know

The end of the Champions League draw is gearing closer and excitement has started to build over who could face who in the last 16 stage Read more ...

Virgil van Dijk Defends Tackle on Dries Mertens After Carlo Ancelotti Comments

Virgil van Dijk Defends Tackle on Dries Mertens After Carlo Ancelotti Comments

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has defended the tackle he made on Napoli forward Dries Mertens in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday. In the 1-0 win for the Reds, the... Read more ...

Cris Carter explains why the Saints are the team to beat in the NFL

Cris Carter explains why the Saints are the team to beat in the NFL

Cris Carter and Nick Wright discuss which team dominates the NFL. Cris explains why he's confident Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are the team to beat. Read more ...

L'excellent Allonzo Trier reste chez les Knicks, Ron Baker coupé

L'excellent Allonzo Trier reste chez les Knicks, Ron Baker coupé

Allonzo Trier voit son two-way contract se transformer en contrat de deux ans avec les New York Knicks, obligés de libérer Ron Baker dans la foulée. Read more ...

Dodgers signing former Red Sox P Joe Kelly for $25M

Dodgers signing former Red Sox P Joe Kelly for $25M

The Los Angeles Dodgers are signing former Boston Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly. Read more ...

NFL Week 15 questions: Can Chargers come out on top against Chiefs?

NFL Week 15 questions: Can Chargers come out on top against Chiefs?

The Chiefs and Chargers provide plenty of playoff intrigue in Thursday night's matchup as they kick off what should be an eventful week in the NFL. Read more ...

Odell Beckham sounds alarms with another quad checkup

Odell Beckham sounds alarms with another quad checkup

Odell Beckham Jr. is not expected to practice Thursday, instead going outside the Giants facility for “further evaluation” on his bruised quad, coach Pat Shurmur said. The wide... Read more ...