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Articles tagged with 'pittsburgh'


Fantasy football picks week 7

Published Oct. 15, 2014

If it isn't injuries, it's a bye week. If it isn't a bye week, it's your top draft pick that hasn't performed like one. This fantasy season has been a strange one, but fear not, we're here to help. There's a defense out there due for a rebound performance, and even a Jacksonville player that might be a sneaky play. Read on to see how you can win your fantasy matchup this week.


Marquette looking to make history

Published Feb. 19, 2013

On Saturday, Marquette University honored the 2002-03 squad that made a memorable Final Four run. This Golden Eagles team wants to create their own legacy.


Is this really the best sandwich in the United States?

Published April 23, 2010

People in Pittsburgh are justifiably proud of their sports teams, and the parks, arts and museums that enhance the quality of life. One of the biggest points of civic pride, however, is a sandwich. Not just any sandwich, but the famous Primanti Brothers sandwich that features meat, cole slaw and French fries piled high between two slices of Italian bread.


NCAA Notebook: A little bit of peace and tranquility

Published March 20, 2010

It was quiet outside the Bradley Center on Saturday. The bars settled down, parking lots were barren and fans rested up after a long night of celebration -- or mourning. Inside the arena, players worked out in preparation for Sunday's Second Round games.


A courtside seat for the NCAA tourney in Milwaukee

Published March 19, 2010

The place to be in Milwaukee today is the Bradley Center, where hoop dreams are living and dying in the first round of the NCAA Tournament's West Regional. sports scribes Drew Olson and Andrew Wagner are on the scene to provide updates, notes, and quotes.


NCAA Notebook: Day 1

Published March 18, 2010 staff writers Andrew Wagner and Drew Olson bring you the stories, sights and sounds from the NCAA Tournament -- in and around the Bradley Center.


NCAA Tournament alumni and fan gatherings guide

Published March 17, 2010

Want to cheer on your alma mater but don't have tickets? Several of the schools headed to Milwaukee this weekend are organizing official pep rallies and viewing parties.


Don't throw in the towel on city's 26th sports ranking

Published Oct. 13, 2009

Last week, The Sporting News released its rankings of 399 great sports cities. Milwaukee was a respectable 26th, but sports columnist Dave Begel thinks that the magazine's logic was flawed -- particularly because Milwaukee didn't get credit for the Packers or Badgers. With a little vetting (and a lot of venting), Begel found a way to move the city up in the rankings.


Like Milwaukee, Pittsburgh feels like home

Published Sept. 3, 2008

I was more than caught off guard as my eyes welled up with tears. This was a place I wanted to leave and now I was overcome by emotion upon my return.


A Tale of Two Cities: Milwaukee vs. Pittsburgh

Published Aug. 23, 2008

With the Pirates in town, FSN Wisconsin's Trenni Kusnierek compares the charms of the Steel City, where she spent five years, and her own hometown, Milwaukee.


Milwaukee Talks: FSN reporter Trenni Kusnierek

Published May 3, 2008

Only a month into her new job as a FSN Wisconsin sideline reporter, kids are asking for autographs and grown men are asking if she's the Trenni they went to grade school with. We caught up with the Muskego High School and Marquette alum.


Trenni is back on your TV

Published Jan. 26, 2008

After five years in Pittsburgh, Milwaukee native Trenni Kusnierek is back in town.


Capuano added to NL all-star team

Published July 9, 2006

Brewers lefty Chris Capuano, who finished second in the fan balloting for the final spot on the NL all-star team, was named to the team today to replace injured Tom Glavine.