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:
Riverhounds- The hounds had a 0-0 draw with Saint Louis FC Seemed to be a pretty even
Match in all catigories. This Saturday the Hounds take on Nashville at Highmark Stadium at
7pm. 2 for 20 tix.
NHL- The Playoffs move into the second round ( Pull Matchups)
PGA Tour- Last week at Harbour Town Golf links in Myrtle Beach C.T.Pan won the RBC
Heritage Classic holding off Matt Kucher . There weren’t a lot of big names in this being the
week after the masters. This week the Tour Heads to TPC Louisiana for the Zurich Classic .
Lots of the big names here, but some are still sitting out.
Local golf- get out and play, all the courses are open, they are a bit soft, but its awesome to
play. Most are in great shape. Golf now app, and BoGo coupons.
Penguins – the season is over and the players are cleaning out their lockers and heading to
wherever they go in the off season. Some of the guys hang here, and some go back home.
Things to watch this off season is. will coach Sullivan get an extension ? And movement with
Letang, Malkin, and Kessel.
NFL- with the Draft less the 24hrs away, there are moves being made. Big Ben gets a
contract extension of 2 years locking hime up for 3 total at 37 yrs old. Marshawn Lynch retires,
Seahawks trade DE Frank Clark to KC for 1st rd pick this year and second next year. Then, KC
Signs him to 5yr, 105.5 mill contract. Josh Gordon signs Restricted tender, un certain on his
playing status, OBJ defends himself that he was considered a cancer in the locker room.
(pull Draft predictions )
Pirates – the Bucs were leading the division and all of the NL for about 24 hrs. The bucs
dropped a few close games and had a 4-0 lead in the 7th turn into a 12-4 loss with a serious
injury to Nick Burdi after throwing a 96mph fast ball then crumbled to the ground holding his
bicep and arm, it looked ugly, and is listed as strained biceps and flexor mass, he is seeking
second opions. He had Tommy John in may of 17. Gregory Polanco made his season debut
Monday night after having late season shoulder surgery, he has 8 AB, 4 hits and scored twice.
(before tonights game) the Bucs brought up Cole Tucker at Short after the injury to Gonzales
and is now on the 60 day DL, Tucker had his first AB and HR with a curtain call Saturday night.
Attendance woes hitting PNC Park.
NBA Playoffs- the east is set for the second round with Milwaukee and Boston, and Philly and
Toronto , the west is still up for grams for movement into round 2 with Portland punching their
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