| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:16 PM
Motosports--MotoGP World Championship, 6 a.m. (FS1); MotoGP, Czech Grand Prix, same-day tape, Noon (FS1)
Auto Racing--Formula One, Belgian Grand Prix, 6:30 a.m. (NBCSN); Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, SFP Grand Prix,...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:18 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and catcher John Buck from the New York Mets on Tuesday, hoping the veterans can bolster a struggling offense as the franchise vies for its first playoff berth in 21 years.
The Pirates, who began...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:01 PM
MIAMI — For a brief moment, it looked like beer league softball.
Well, relatively speaking.
But early-game offense soon subsided and the Miami Marlins mini hot streak came to an end. Pittsburgh out-hit the suddenly, but briefly slugging hosts 7-...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:54 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates weren’t in the mood to celebrate after Andrew McCutchen hit two home runs in a 6-5 win over Washington.
The victory, accomplished Monday night against the skidding Nationals, was meaningless in comparison to the ramifications...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a pair of two-run homers to back a solid outing by right-hander Charlie Morton, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the skidding Washington Nationals 6-5 Monday night.
McCutchen connected in the first...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:18 PM
At the end of a very long day, the Cincinnati Reds were fretting on their bench. How would starter Mat Latos describe the mood?
"Anxiety," he said.
And, with a few 100-mph fastballs, Aroldis Chapman turned the anxiety into instantaneous joy....
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:34 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole's frustration of no longer being perfect was still evident nearly a half-hour after the game ended.
After finishing a post-game interview, the rookie right-hander walked toward the shower room and slapped one of...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:34 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Whether he earns an invitation or not, Francisco Liriano at least is pitching like an All-Star.
The arm problems and struggles that weighed him down in recent seasons appear to be behind him. Now, all he's doing is breezing...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:23 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — With the ball jumping out of Wrigley Field, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle was in search of a reliever who could keep the ball down and help hold a big early lead.
Hurdle was never able to find that reliever.
Anthony Rizzo hit...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:28 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rickie Weeks hit a tying two-run triple and scored the go-ahead run on Aramis Ramirez's single, helping the surging Milwaukee Brewers rally for a 9-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.
The Brewers have won five...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 8:45 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — Drew Sutton scored on a wild pitch in the ninth inning to propel the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 win over the hapless Houston Astros on Friday night.
The loss was Houston’s 11th straight, tying the franchise record for most...