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March 05, 2021 Steelers still have a lot of work to do

Steelers insiders Brian Batko and Ray Fittipaldo break down Ben Roethlisberger’s new contract. That was a big step for the Steelers, but they still have plenty of work to do. Which free agents are inching back into the picture? Plus, we discuss which teams might end up on the Steelers’ schedule.

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March 04, 2021 Takeaways from Travis Williams’ defense of the Pirates

Pirates insiders Jason Mackey and Mike Persak dissect Travis Williams’ latest comments about the team, Bob Nutting and the organization’s plans. Plus, we discuss spring training battles, answer reader questions and rank top places in Pittsburgh.

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March 04, 2021 What does Sidney Crosby’s absence mean for the Penguins?

Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo discuss the return of fans — and the absence of Sidney Crosby. Can Evgeni Malkin elevate his game again with the captain sidelined? Plus, we break down some team inconsistencies and how the defense is finally getting healthy.

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March 02, 2021 Breaking down the Panthers’ tumultuous week

College basketball insiders Craig Meyer, John McGonigal and Nubyjas Wilborn discuss Pitt’s recent high-profile departures. What is going on with the Panthers? Is this the most trying stretch of Jeff Capel’s time at Pitt? Plus, we preview Duquesne’s upcoming Atlantic 10 Tournament matchup and break down LaVar Arrington’s thoughts on Penn State’s spending.

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March 01, 2021 Pick ’n Roll podcast: WPIAL playoff edition

High school insiders Mike White, Brad Everett and Steve Rotstein break down how the WPIAL basketball committee determined playoff seeds. What is going on with these selections? Plus, we’re joined by New Castle coach Ralph Blundo to discuss playoffs and coaching tactics.

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February 26, 2021 Ben Roethlisberger is back. What are the Steelers’ next moves?

Steelers insiders Brian Batko and Ray Fittipaldo break down the latest Ben Roethlisberger news. Is the height of the drama behind us? Plus, we go through Ray’s second mock draft and get an idea of what the Steelers could go after.

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February 25, 2021 How the Pirates are building from here

Pirates insiders Jason Mackey and Mike Persak break down how the Pirates are marking success in 2021 and what their building process looks like. Plus, we discuss what Ke’Bryan Hayes means to the team and the fans.

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February 24, 2021 How do the Penguins weather a Jason Zucker injury?

Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo break down what Jason Zucker’s injury means for the team. How will the Penguins adjust? Plus, we discuss what Kasperi Kapanen and Tristan Jarry have done to bounce back and talk about Sidney Crosby's 1,000th game.

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February 23, 2021 Justin Champagnie’s future — at Pitt or in the NBA

College insiders Craig Meyer, John McGonigal and Nubyjas Wilborn break down Justin Champagnie’s options: Will he stay or try his luck in the draft? Plus, we discuss local basketball teams wrapping up their regular seasons and the start of the FCS spring season.

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February 22, 2021 Pick ’n Roll: Which WPIAL teams should get the top seeds?

High school basketball insiders Mike White, Brad Everett and Steve Rotstein pick the WPIAL teams they think should get the top playoff seeds. Plus, we're joined by Upper St. Clair coach Danny Holzer to discuss the season and playoffs.

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