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Mike Tyson throws 1st pitch for Pittsburgh Pirates


Mike Tyson threw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night. Watch him bring the heat, ladies and gentlemen.

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Sorry For All the Football from Fox Sports 1


Do you dream of bathing in an unending wave of college football goodness? Do you ever feel like you just see too much of your girlfriend, the sun or your Jack Russell, Bo?  If so, do we have...

Russell Martin's defensive excellence


Russell Martin may not come to mind when discussing baseball's best catchers, but he's worthy of a mention based on his elite defense.

Minor League Baseball Player Comes Out

John Dillinger (Photo by: Robbie Quinn) John Dillinger did a double-take as he walked through the lobby of the Seaport Marina Hotel in Long...

Ex-Baseball Owner Comes Out

Friday night was restless for Kevin McClatchy. His identity since his early 20s had been in part defined by the closet he hid in. With Saturday’s approaching dawn, that closet door would be flung...

Pittsburgh Pirates release It Gets Better video, to work with gay youth to fight bullying


Jeff Karstens (Photo: Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE) The Pittsburgh Pirates released an It Gets Better video last Friday before a home game...

Worst call ever? Umpire blows game-ending call in Pirates-Braves


Last night the Pirates and Braves played 19 innings...that ended with what looks to me like one of the worst officiating calls ever in pro sports. It's one thing to miss a 90 mph strike or get it...

Baseball at the All-Star break: Time to get serious!


Buster Posey The Major League Baseball All-Stars have been announced so that means if you wear Yankee pinstripes then you are going to the...

Seattle Mariners to say 'It Gets Better'; Equality Pennsylvania pushing Phillies & Pirates


It's officially a groundswell. The Seattle Mariners announced today they will produce an 'It Gets Better' video encouraging gay youth to hang in there and focus on their positive future. The San...

Pirates Prospect Has a CRAZY Wife


It's not often we can write about the Pittsburgh Pirates, because, well quite frankly writing about how poorly managed a once proud franchise is, can be grating. So it's always fun when get to a...


The Pirates "Collapse" Part I: The Pitching

From April till the end of July the Pittsburgh Pirates looked like playoff contenders, and on July 31st their record stood at 59-44. They had just added Wandy Rodriguez, Gaby Sanchez,...

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