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September 18, 2020 Steelers dealing with controversies on and off the field

Steelers insiders Ray Fittipaldo and Brian Batko break down the Week 1 win over the Giants and talk about why the team won't (and shouldn't) give up on James Conner at running back. Plus we look ahead to the Broncos in Week 2 and offer our predictions and discuss the Al Villanueva helmet controversy. 

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"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)   
September 17, 2020 Will Pirates coaches be punished for putrid offense?

Pirates insiders Jason Mackey and Mike Persak discuss the woeful offense of late and if any coaches are to blame for the struggles. Plus, we analyze why GM Ben Cherington's support of Gregory Polanco is the only option right now.

Music from https://filmmusic.io
"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)   
September 16, 2020 High School Football Huddle: Week 2

Insiders Mike White, Brad Everett and Steve Rotstein break down the first week of high school football in Western Pennsylvania, looking at who shined the brightest and which teams made the loudest statements. Plus we offer our bold predictions for Week 2 and pick our three-pack of games.

Music from https://filmmusic.io and bensound.com
"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)   

 

September 15, 2020 What we learned from Pitt's season-opening dominance

Pitt insiders John McGonigal and Craig Meyer discuss the season-opening win over Austin Peay and share their biggest takeaways. Then we turn our attention to the ACC opener against Syracuse and analyze how the Panthers stack up.

Music from https://filmmusic.io
"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)   
 
 
September 14, 2020 North Shore Drive-Thru chat with Steelers legend Franco Harris

Nubyjas Wilborn talks with Steelers legend Franco Harris to discuss Pittsburgh's heyday, his voting initiative and more

Music from https://filmmusic.io
"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)   
September 11, 2020 NFL Week 1: Steelers-Giants preview, predictions

Steelers insiders Brian Batko and Ray Fittipaldo launch into the NFL's opening week with a preview of Monday night's matchup with the New York Giants. Is the Steelers pass rush destined for a big game? And will Pittsburgh's new-look offensive line hold up? Plus, we offer a revised edition of our season predictions.

Music from https://filmmusic.io
"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)   
September 10, 2020 What 2020 has taught us about Pirates' 2021 plans

Pirates insiders Jason Mackey and Mike Persak discuss what they've learned in 2020 about what the immediate future holds at key positions. Has Erik Gonzalez earned a role at shortstop or become a valuable trade piece? And is Josh Bell's future at designated hitter?

Music from https://filmmusic.io
"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)   
September 09, 2020 High School Football Huddle — Week 1

High school sports insiders Mike White, Brad Everett and Steve Rotstein break down the biggest topics as football season gets ready to kick off Friday night, including:

  • Who will be allowed to games? Will parents for players, band members and cheerleaders get the same access or will everyone have to sit out?
  • The biggest stars to watch in Week 1, including a defensive tackle who plans to play running back, fullback and even quarterback
  • Our Week 1 Game of the Week and a three-pack of picks
  • Bold predictions for the season, including a PIAA champion without a league
Music from https://filmmusic.io and bensound.com
"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)   
September 08, 2020 2020 Pitt football season preview

College insiders Craig Meyer, John McGonigal and Nubyjas Wilborn preview Pitt's upcoming 2020 season. We discuss how Pitt made it to Week 1, the Panthers' biggest questions and what constitutes success with the team's revised schedule.

Music from https://filmmusic.io
"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)   
 
 
September 04, 2020 Breaking down our final Steelers roster projection

Steelers insiders Ray Fittipaldo and Brian Batko discuss the final roster projections ahead of Saturday's cutdown date and look at who might be a surprise cut and training camp darlings that might make the team. Plus, we sit down with JuJu Smith Schuster and Zach Banner to talk about camp this year, social justice initiatives and more.

Music from https://filmmusic.io, "RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com), License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/); and bensound.com

Music from https://filmmusic.io "RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)


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