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THE BLACK-N-GOLD NEWS
Our Pens season has only just begun but so have the injuries. D Derrick Pouliot was placed on IR last week. In his place, our Favorite Black-N-Gold Hockey Team called up D David Warsofsky from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Get well soon, Derrick!
The Pens have look lackadaisical, of late, especially in last Saturday's 5-1 loss in Nashville. They returned home on Tuesday and C Sidney Crosby returned to the lineup. Sid's return helped spark the Pens in a 3-2 come-from-behind win over the Panthers. Sid lit the lamp again last night with the game-winner in a 4-2 victory over the Islanders.
The Pens hit the road tomorrow night to faceoff with the Flyers in Philly. Let's Go Pens!!!!
Our Steelers were short-handed for their games versus the New England Patriots this past Sunday. The injury-bug continued to hit our Favorite Black-N-Gold Football Team as they fell to the Pats 27-16.
Now it's time to get rested and healed during the bye week. Then they'll hit the road for a division matchup with the Baltimorons on November 6.
In the meantime, TE Ladarius Green actually practiced with the team as he attempts to come back from ankle surgery. QB Ben Roethlisberger also practiced, although it was more individual drills than team activities.
Hopefully they'll start feeling better and help the team get back in the win column next week. Let's Go Steelers!!!!!!
Our Pirates made some moves within the coaching staff this week. Our Favorite Black-N-Gold team dismissed 3B Coach Rick Sofield and re-assigned 1B Coach Nick Leyva. Altoona manager Joey Cora is expected to take Sof's place at 3B.
LF Starling Marte was named to the Sporting News NL All-Star Team. Congrats to the Marte Partay! Our man Marte may garner more accolades this offseason. He's been named a finalist for a Rawlings Gold Glove. If he wins, it will be for the 2nd straight season. Good luck, Marte.
Hopefully the Pirates will produce a whole lot more All-Stars in the 2017 season. Let's Go Bucs!!!!!