There was a time when the hockey season didn’t really start and that nobody paid attention to the Penguins until the Steelers season was over.
With pitchers and catchers set to report next week, here’s a tribute to Steve Blass’ amazing performance in the 1971 World Series.
From 1974 to 1989, the Penguins played 42 games at the old Spectrum in Philadelphia, and they didn’t win once.
I never get tired of reading about Super Bowl IX. The idea of the relatively unknown Steelers bursting onto the national scene is just irresistible.
The Steelers’ reward for trouncing Houston in the 1978 AFC Championship Game was a date with Dallas in Super Bowl XIII.
The Penguins have always fared pretty well on New Year’s Eve, and in some important games.
With the Steelers managing to eke out a win Sunday and stay atop the AFC North, I got to thinking about other years in which they had to win out...
There’s almost nothing you can say about the Immaculate Reception that hasn’t already been said.
These past two Steelers game have been pretty dumb … three, really, if you count the Jacksonville game.
Despite a fever well over 100 degrees, Georges Vezina played quite well in his last hurrah, holding the Pirates scoreless for the first 20 minutes.
The Thanksgiving Eve game is one of my favorite Penguins traditions, and it is always a great way to kick off the long holiday weekend.
The Pittsburgh/Detroit Stanley Cup matchup in 2008 and sequel in 2009 were both dramatic, unpredictable thrill rides, and epitomized the absolute best that NHL hockey has to offer.
Les Binkley toiled in the minor leagues for years, finally earning a shot in the NHL when the league doubled in size with the 1967 expansion.
The Steelers of 2004 were on quite a roll with rookie Ben Roethlisberger at the helm.
I’ve created dozens of Cartoon Canon strips since my work began appearing here at DKPittsburghSports.com, but somehow never Evgeni Malkin.
I wrote last week about the Pirates’ crazy victory in the 1925 World Series. Their next championship, 35 long years later, was every bit as extraordinary.
It dawned on my recently that, aside from a few members of the roster, I knew next to nothing about the Pirates’ 1925 World Series championship.
Perhaps due to the disappointing way it ended, it’s easy to forget that Mario Lemieux’s 1995-96 season may also have been his best.
RICHMOND, Va. — You could argue, I suppose, that the Steelers second age of Super Bowl success didn’t begin on September 26, 2004 with Ben Roethlisberger’s first start under center, but...
Six years ago this week, the Pirates finally overcame the ghosts of 1992 and the brutal collapses of 2011 and 2012 to advance to the playoffs.
I watched a good bit of the game referenced in this strip on YouTube and, boy, it really drove home how aesthetically hideous baseball was in the 1970s and '80s.
In a few days, the Steelers will kick off another season in Cleveland, a frequent Week 1 opponent of late.
You can’t deny the significance of the Penguins facing off against their destined, detested rivals in their very first game in uniform!
I never watched a single minute of Pittsburgh Phantoms roller hockey live.
Finding strip-worthy events in the dog days of summer can be a tall order.
The Olympics tend to be out of sight, out of mind in off years, but when I came across John Woodruff’s name in a larger piece about Jesse Owens last...