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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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February 19, 2021 Is it time for the Steelers to hit the reset button?

Steelers insiders Brian Batko and Ray Fittipaldo break down Ben Roethlisberger’s contract status and whether or not this whole situation has become embarrassing for him yet. Plus, we discuss Maurkice Pouncey’s retirement and J.J. Watt’s next move.

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February 18, 2021 Takeaways from the first days of Pirates spring training

Pirates insiders Jason Mackey and Mike Persak share what they’ve learned from the first few days of spring training Zoom calls. Are the Pirates creating a new culture? Is it time for young players to step up to the plate? Plus, we rank the best baseball sounds.

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February 17, 2021 14 biggest things we've learned about Penguins

The Penguins’ season is already a quarter of the way done, so insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo break down the 14 things we’ve learned about the team through 14 games. Plus, we hand out our weekly Stick Taps and much more. 

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February 16, 2021 Panthers face final stretch after losing five of their last six games

College insiders John McGonigal, Craig Meyer and Nubyjas Wilborn discuss Pitt’s downward spiral and the mistakes the team needs to fix as it faces the final stretch. Plus, we take a look at the football coaching movement at Pitt and Penn State.

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


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