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July 30, 2021 Which Steelers are most exciting to watch in training camp?

It’s finally training camp as usual — or the closest thing to it — so Steelers insiders Brian Batko and Ray Fittipaldo are back to discuss what they’ve learned so far. Najee Harris has definitely shown why the Steelers believed in him. But which other players are standing out? Plus, we break down camp battles, the new-look offense, and more.

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July 29, 2021 How the Pirates are handling the trade deadline

Pirates insiders Jason Mackey and Mike Persak break down the Pirates’ week of trades. How should we evaluate the returns? And how do the Pirates’ moves compare to other trades around the league? Plus, we consider how impressive it is that the team had so much success with this draft and share what we’re expecting from the remainder of the season.

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July 27, 2021 Takeaways from college football media days

College insiders John McGonigal, Nubyjas Wilborn and Craig Meyer break down the conversations that came out of this year’s college football media days. We discuss NIL updates, realignments and vaccination numbers. What are the Panthers trying to get out of this season? What are the best college football realignment solutions?

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July 26, 2021 Analyzing the Penguins’ draft picks

Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo are joined by Hockey Sense’s NHL draft and prospect analyst, Chris Peters, to break down the Penguins’ draft picks and prospect pool. How did the pandemic impact this year’s process? What were teams prioritizing in the draft? Plus, we take a look at free agency and discuss whether or not the Penguins will have a busy week.

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July 23, 2021 Steelers training camp full of new faces

Steelers insiders Ray Fittipaldo and Brian Batko break down the first day of training camp. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is back, but he’s surrounded by a sea of new faces. Will the offense be able to adapt? Plus, we discuss the latest signings, Vince Williams’ retirement and other team headlines.

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July 22, 2021 Breaking down where the Pirates are at — and where they will be

Pirates insiders Jason Mackey and Mike Persak take a look at the major league talent and their recent performances. Are we ever going to see a light at the end of thee tunnel? We also dive deeper into the team’s draft picks, signings and potential. Plus, we answer your questions on trades, injury returns and more.

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July 20, 2021 Realistic expectations for Pitt football’s 2021 season

College insiders John McGonigal, Craig Meyer and Nubyjas Wilborn take a big-picture look at the Pitt football program and discuss what we should expect for the upcoming season. Plus, we evaluate Pat Narduzzi’s tenure and Kenny Pickett’s hopes for himself and the Panthers.

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July 19, 2021 Did the Penguins leave Seattle with an obvious choice?

Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo break down the Jared McCann trade and discuss the Penguins' protection list. Did Pittsburgh make the right moves? Plus, we look ahead to Wednesday's expansion draft. 

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July 16, 2021 Did the Steelers avoid drama this offseason?

Steelers insider Brian Batko is joined by digital producer Adam Bittner to revisit the latest headlines about Devin Bush, Dwayne Haskins and Ben Roethlisberger. How quiet was the Steelers’ offseason? Plus, we discuss Pittsburgh’s Hall of Fame honors.

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July 15, 2021 Pirates draft recap: How did Pittsburgh do?

Pirates insiders Jason Mackey and Mike Persak evaluate the Pirates’ draft picks and discuss how the team did. Which picks are the most exciting? Plus, we take look at how this impacts the Pirates’ farm system and analyze MLB rule changes.

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