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June 15, 2021 It's recruiting season — and Pitt is taking full advantage of it

College insiders Craig Meyer, John McGonigal and Nubyjas Wilborn discuss schools’ recruiting efforts now that the dead period is over. Pat Narduzzi and the Panthers are wasting no time getting players in the city, on campus and in the facility. Plus, we discuss the state of Pitt basketball, college football playoff expansion and more.

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June 11, 2021 Will Mason Rudolph be Ben Roethlisberger’s successor?

Steelers insiders Brian Batko and Ray Fittipaldo recap OTAs and discuss what they have learned about this 2021 team. After hearing from Mason Rudolph this week, we might have a better picture of the Steelers’ quarterback plans for 2022. Plus, will Robert Spillane start, and did JuJu Smith-Schuster  really sign out of loyalty?

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June 10, 2021 Just when the Pirates’ lineup was getting healthy...

Pirates insiders Jason Mackey and Mike Persak discuss the return of key injured players and what Colin Moran’s new injury means for the lineup. Will it have an impact on his future with the Pirates? Plus, we break down Ke’Bryan Hayes’ home run gaffe, compare this season to last season and share our minor league scouting reports.

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June 09, 2021 Which Penguins are most likely to leave?

Penguins insiders Mike DeFabo and Matt Vensel discuss the news of Evgeni Malkin’s knee surgery and how that might shape the way the Penguins approach the offseason. Then we break down which players we think are most likely to leave and why.

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June 08, 2021 RMU hockey players wonder what's next; James Franklin appreciates lessons learned in 2020

College insiders John McGonigal, Craig Meyer and Nubyjas Wilborn discuss Robert Morris’ decision to end its hockey programs and Mike Krzyzewski’s retirement announcement. Plus, we get to hear what Penn State head coach James Franklin learned from the 2020 season and what he expects from his team this year.

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June 04, 2021 Steelers OTA takeaways: Is this Ben Roethlisberger’s final season?

Steelers insiders Ray Fittipaldo and Brian Batko share their takeaways from the second week of OTAs. The highlight of this week was getting to talk to Ben Roethlisberger and hearing what he had to say about last season, this year and more. Are we buying what he’s selling? Plus, we discuss Chase Claypool’s comments, Tunch Ilkin’s retirement and more.

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June 03, 2021 Pirates are finally welcoming back Ke’Bryan Hayes

Pirates insiders Jason Mackey and Mike Persak discuss the biggest news for the Pirates: Ke’Bryan Hayes’ return. How will the roster change to accommodate him? Will his return be everything everyone has hoped for? Plus, we take a look at the rotation, the minors and more.

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June 02, 2021 Penguins must answer some key offseason questions

Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo take a quick look back at the Penguins’ quick playoff exit before looking ahead at the difficult offseason questions facing the team. What happens with the core? What do they do in net? And how will the approach the expansion draft?

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May 28, 2021 Steelers tackle Week 1 of OTAs

With Week 1 of OTAs in the books, Steelers insiders Brian Batko and Ray Fittipaldo break down what they’ve learned from the team. Plus, we consider why the Steelers are OK with certain players not attending and introduce a new segment to discuss what we are and aren’t buying from Week 1.

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May 27, 2021 The Pirates are bad right now, but is there hope for improvement?

Pirates insiders Jason Mackey and Mike Persak evaluate the current state of the Pirates, which is, in a word, bad. How are injuries impacting their performance, and how are those injured players progressing? Plus, we take a look at the Pirates’ lack of depth, their starting pitching, expectations and more.

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