Matt and Steve are bringing you this week’s news and updates in Pittsburgh sports. From NCAA hoops coverage to major league content for NFL, NHL, and MLB, if it’s happening in (or in some cases affecting) Pittsburgh, this is where you’ll find out about it. If you’re a fan of soccer or golf, Matt and Steve have some highlights there as well.
This week’s show notes:
Penguins- Are Currently 1 point behind the Caines for the 3rd position in the Metropolitan
division as well in the last position for the 8th seed in the playoffs. The Pens Picked up 5 points
in the last 3 games. With two road wins and a tie. The Pens are back home this week with
Florida tonight and the Blue jackets on Thursday. The Pens have 17 total games left in the
season and all are important. Crosby gets 3rd star of the week and Jake Guentzel is on fire
with a team leading 31 goals. Crosby leads the team with Assists and total points.
Riverhounds- The Hounds had a 1-0 win over Akron Zips on Friday and had a 2-0 win over
Lansing Ignite Sunday Afternoon. The Hounds Sign Sammy kashai to a one year deal with a
club option for next season. Sammy is a Midfielder who spent 3 season with UMBC for his
collegiate career 15-17 his senior year he had 5 goals 2 asst and first team American East
Conference . Sammy was at the open tryouts held in December, made an impression and grew
during camp and the pre season. The CW is partnering with the hounds to air 15 games total.
14 road games and the Home 4th of July game. Ticket packages still available as well as
PGA Tour- Kevin Mitchell wins his first ever of his career at the Honda Classic at Palm Beach
Gardens on the Champion Course. This course is known for the Bear Trap from Holes 15-18
with water on all four holes with 2 par 3, a par 4 and finishing on a par 5. Bruce Kopka and
Ricky Fowler made it interesting down the stretch . This week the PGA goes to the Arnold
Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill CC and resort in Orlando. Tiger was slated to Play, but has
withdrawn due to Neck Soreness .
Fucking AB- with his interview on ESPN and his Appearance on Then Shop with LeBron he is
just looking like even a bigger dick and diva and is ruining his career and definitely his trade
potential . discussion commence …
Ovechkin- crazy ending to the Caps Rangers Game with shootout goal.
Jaguars- Expected to sign Nick Foles
Zion Williamson return tonight.
NCAAPitt-took a big loss to #2 Virginia Saturday . The Panthers have 2 games left In the season, on
the road to Miami and home to the Irish .
Duquesne- took a bad loss to the Bonnies, and had a good win over UMass. The Dukes have
St Louis on the road and Dayton at home to finish up the season
Bobby Mo-Bobby Mo took a bad loss to Scared Heart with a rebound win over Wagner. They
host the last game of the season with St Francis coming in.
WVU- have Iowa St at home and finish on the road at OK St.
Next week starts Conference Tournaments with the ACC on Tuesday . Smaller, conferences
with more teams start Sunday and Monday.
Bryce Harper- 330 million 13 yrs, Good for him and bad for Philly and Scott Boras.
Pirates Spring ball- Handing out Minor league deals like candy at a parade. This is in hopes to
buy on the cheep with hopes of potential upside. And also trying to resurrect somer career
especially with Pitchers like Robbie Ross. Ross 29yr old starting pitcher who was drafted by
the Rangers and traded to the Red Sox. He had Back Surgery in 17, the Red Sox released him,
the white sox signed him during his rehab and then walked away from him after the 18 season.
Ross has upside as a middle reliever . Keone Kela announcement of not talking to Media this
season. Jung Ho Kang apparently having a good spring at 3rd on the defensive side as well as
his hitting is doing well, 12 ab, 4runs, 3 hits all homers, .250average, .357obp,
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