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January 22, 2020 How Penguins forged championship identity in first half

Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo head into the NHL All-Star break with an analysis of the Cup-contending Penguins. They evaluate how Sidney Crosby's return has impacted the team, the emergence of Teddy Blueger as a key piece, and an intriguing goalie situation in the season's second half.

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"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
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January 20, 2020 Devin Bush, Benny Snell, Diontae Johnson reflect on rookie season
Steelers insider Brian Batko chats with rookies Devin Bush, Benny Snell and Diontae Johnson about their first NFL season and what they expect for the immediate future, including a potential training camp with "Hard Knocks." 
 
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"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)  
January 09, 2020 Sidney Crosby nears return to Penguins; Evgeni Malkin snubbed again

Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo discuss the impending return of Sidney Crosby and who his running mate will be without Jake Guentzel (hint: probably not Alex Galchenyuk). Plus, did Evgeni Malkin get snubbed for the All-Star game again, this time in favor of Kris Letang?

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"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
January 08, 2020 Steelers offseason preview: Position-by-position breakdown

Steelers insiders Brian Batko and Ray Fittipaldo preview the 2020 offseason. Should Pittsburgh target a veteran backup QB over Mason Rudolph? Will they draft a RB high to replace James Conner? And what's the smart move with Bud Dupree? And finally, who won the year in 2019?

Music from https://filmmusic.io
"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)    
January 02, 2020 Steelers 2019 season recap: Biggest surprises and disappointments
Steelers insiders Brian Batko and Ray Fittipaldo recap the 2019 season, looking at their biggest surprises and disappointments, best wins and worst losses, and project what the team could look like next year. 
 
"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
December 31, 2019 Jake Guentzel suffers Penguins' latest - and biggest - injury
Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo discuss Jake Guentzel's devastating injury and what their options look like moving forward, including the possibility of a major trade. Plus, Sidney Crosby is getting closer to his return, so who will play with him now? We also recap a dominant December for the Penguins and look at who was the biggest All-Star snub. 
 
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"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
December 26, 2019 Steelers playoff scenarios: How will Sunday play out?
Steelers insiders Brian Batko and Ray Fittipaldo discuss the different scenarios that could play out on Sunday and how those outcomes will affect the Steelers. Plus, they take a look back at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's preseason predictions.
 
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"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
 
December 23, 2019 The Penguins are back from Canada — and maybe they have some answers
Penguins insiders Matt Vensel and Mike DeFabo discuss the Penguins trip to Canada, who the No. 1 goalie looks to be, and what GM Jim Rutherford had to say about the situation. Plus, they make bold second half predictions. 
 
Music from https://filmmusic.io
"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
December 16, 2019 Duck Hodges' honeymoon ends; Steelers' playoff path ahead

Our Steelers insiders discuss the rebirth of the quarterback controversy after Devlin Hodges' ugly night against the Bills, while also analyzing if the play-calling is hurting the offense just as much. Plus, the Steelers still control their own playoff destiny, but what do we realistically think of their postseason chances?

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

December 12, 2019 Where did the season go wrong for Pitt football?
Our Pitt insiders look at the upcoming bowl game, revisit their preseason and midseason predictions and hand out their season superlatives. Plus, the basketball team is 10 games into its season and holds a 7-3 record. So what can we expect from them the rest of the way?
 
Music from https://filmmusic.io
"RetroFuture Clean" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
 
 

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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