I know…I know. There were a lot of things happening in the Pittsburgh sports world yesterday and last night. The Penguins and the Capitals, the Steelers wrapping up the 2016 draft and the Pirates trying to extend their winning streak at PNC Park. All worthy of mention and please feel free to discuss them as… Continue reading Women In Sports And The Ugliness Of Social Media
There’s been much discussion recently about the Pirates rotation and what might be expected in terms of help from Indianapolis. While the entire rotation of the AAA Indians has gotten off to a great start, Pirates fans expect the cavalry to arrive at some point in June in the form of Tyler Glasnow, Jameson Taillon… Continue reading A Saturday Cornucopia Of Coverage
The guy next to me wearing a tshirt that says “My Wife Regrets Not Picking The Best Available” actually did ask me: –I have said many times that the NCAA is a very poor training ground and feeder system for the NFL. They would be much better served by developing a minor league system where… Continue reading Patrick Connell: The Guy Next To Me…..
We’re now roughly one month into the 2016 MLB season. Give or take a game depending on schedules, most teams have played around 15% of their games. There’s a lot of baseball to be played for certain and players and teams can and will turn around poor play to become contenders and teams that are… Continue reading Updates On Free Agents, The Pens And The Draft
On the heels of yesterday’s “Nobody Asked Me” gem, I have a list of my own. Random things I think I think Out of respect for Peter King, I stopped at nine so as not to completely pilfer his idea. Of course following Bob’s work puts me in the same category as Cliff Stoudt. … Continue reading Nine Things I Think I Think
Don’t fall for cheap imitations (like mine). There’s only one place where you can find the “original” Pittsburgh version of “Nobody Asked Me, But…” and that’s right here. * Has there ever been a team that is a legitimate threat to win the Stanley Cup but in that same season has been so blanketed with… Continue reading Bob Smizik: Nobody Asked Me, But……
So, as I write this prior to the conclusion to the Arizona series, the Pirates are 9-9 which means they have played just over 10% of their games for the 2016 season. As was pointed out by Rum Bunter this morning via Twitter, that is the equivalent of an NFL team being 1-1. The message… Continue reading It’s Early But This Staff Is A Mess