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Young Fan Sends MLB Star Touching Gift After Hospital Visit

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.03.2015 | Sports

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Nationals Star Loses Perfect Game On Final Out

Posted 06.21.2015 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer pitched a no-hitter and came agonizingly close to a perfect game, hitting a batter with two outs in the ninth inning ...

Pittsburgh Pirates Player Gives Two Delightful Young Fans His Batting Gloves

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 05.31.2015 | Sports

Just the best.

Woman Hospitalized After Being Hit In The Head By Foul Ball

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.21.2015 | Sports

In a frightening moment Monday in Pittsburgh, a woman standing behind home plate was hit hard in the back of the head by a foul ball during the Pittsb...

It's Time for MLB to Do More to Celebrate Roberto Clemente

Nicholas Mojica | Posted 06.17.2015 | Sports
Nicholas Mojica

MLB retired Jackie Robinson's 42 back in 1997 and it was a great move that continues to highlight the importance of a legend, but it's time for MLB to honor another legend: Pittsburgh Pirates great, Roberto Clemente. Like Robinson, Clemente's legacy lives both on and off the field as well.

Abhi Sinha of ABC Family's Chasing Life Tells Us What He's Most Afraid Of

Ilana Rapp | Posted 12.14.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Abhi Sinha is a busy guy. Big on sports, Abhi fell into acting during college. Now really, how do you choose between sports and acting? Tough call that Abhi made! But look at him now!

Sport and Society for Arete-Baseball

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.10.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

The playoffs opened September 30 with the Wild Card Game in the American League where the Kansas City Royals showed up as the surprise guest and host. Over and over again came the reminders that the Royals had not been in post-season play since 1985 when they won the World Series.

Pirates Kick Off Celebration By Showering Manager With Booze

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 09.24.2014 | Sports

It feels good to be a Bucco. The Pittsburgh Pirates will be playing playoff baseball for the second year in a row, following a 20-year streak of l...

WATCH: Pirates Player Lost A Bet

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports

When Pirates second baseman Neil Walker smashed a deep home run at Chase Field Saturday night, he was convinced that the ball had landed in the stadiu...

'Just Remember: I Don't Forget'

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.03.2014 | Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks made Andrew McCutchen angry. In the ninth inning on Saturday night, D-Backs reliever Randall Delgado drilled the Pittsbur...

GIF: Reigning MVP Flips Out As Home Run Nearly Leaves Stadium

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports

Out of the 82 dingers hit at the 2014 Home Run Derby on Monday night, one seemed to break Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen. Standing along...

Reds Star Tried To Pull A Fast One

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Sports

Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips tried to pull a fast one and pulled Pirates star Starling Marte's leg off the base after he successful...

Don Zimmer and Baseball Lifers

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Although there will never be another Don Zimmer with his unique collection of baseball memories and experiences, baseball itself will go on and 20 years from now it is possible that few fans will remember baseball without people like Bochy, Righetti, Hurdle or other newer baseball lifers.

WATCH: This Might Be The Worst Baseball Swing Ever

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.07.2014 | Sports

During the San Francisco Giants' matchup against the Pittsburg Pirates, Pablo Sandoval may have won the award for 'Worst Swing Ever'. 'Kung Fu Panda' ...

WATCH: Fight Breaks Out In Pittsburgh After Triple

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports

Benches cleared at PNC Park on Sunday after Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez hit a triple off the center field wall. Gomez appeared to admire the hit a...

PHOTO/VINE: Mike Tyson Pretends To Bite Players Ear Off At Pirates Game Because Of Course

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.18.2014 | Sports

Mike Tyson may not have a second career in the major leagues ahead of him but he did manage to throw something resembling a strike at PNC Park. The fo...

WATCH: The First Walk-Off Home Run Of The 2014 Season

Posted 03.31.2014 | Sports

That didn't take long. The first walk-off home run of the 2014 season came off the bat of Pittsburgh's Neil Walker on Opening Day. With the score ...

First-Ever MLB Replay Challenge Made On Opening Day

AP | Posted 05.31.2014 | Sports

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Major League Baseball has used expanded replay for the first time, and the umpire's call was confirmed in a game between the Chicag...

MLB for Women? Only at Pittsburgh Pirates' Spring Training!

Lee-En Chung | Posted 05.26.2014 | Sports
Lee-En Chung

Armored in athletic gear and mitts galore, the Pittsburgh Pirates began teaching us ladies the precision of pitching and the biomechanics of batting during the 5th Annual "Baseball Basics for Women" event in Bradenton, Florida.

Hall Of Famer Dies

AP | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — The baseball Hall of Fame says slugger Ralph Kiner has died. He was 91. The Hall says Kiner died Thursda...

Live From the Sundance Film Festival: Tuesday, Jan. 21

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I had my mind blown by a movie Tuesday, in the middle of another five-movie day at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. And it was blown in 3D.

NL MVP Proposes To Girlfriend On 'Ellen'

Posted 12.12.2013 | Sports

Andrew McCutchen is the MVP of the National League ... and our hearts. The Pittsburgh Pirates star added another unforgettable moment to his memor...

MVP Shares Heartfelt Messages After Minor Leaguer Dies

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

As the Pittsburgh Pirates mourned the death of 24-year-old prospect Evan Chambers, Andrew McCutchen was prominent among those publicly expressing sorr...

Pirates Minor League Prospect Dies At 24

AP | Posted 12.02.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates minor league prospect Evan Chambers died in his sleep over the weekend. He was 24. Pirates general manager Nea...

Are Sports the Great Equalizer?

Frida Berrigan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Frida Berrigan

Watching him talk baseball, I had a late blooming revelation: Sports are the great equalizer (at least among men). Men can talk to each other across race and class, education and politics, because they can all (an obvious generalization) talk about sports.