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 are in the middle of the Larmar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, they had a
buy to the second round and took on the Dayton Dutch Lions Monday night at Highmark
Stadium with a 3-0 win. Nico Brett had 2 goals as Velarde had one in extra time. The hounds
dominate in all aspects of the score sheet and return to USL play this weekend traveling to
Memphis 901 for an 8PM Kickoff.
PGA Tour- Sung-Hoon Kang wonr the AT&t Bryon Nelson last week at Trinity Forest Golf Club
last weekend for his first win on the Tour with a -23, Bruce Kopek was in down the stretch but
fell back 2 spots. This week the Tour has its Second Major of the season for the PGA
Championship that was moved up a few months this season that is typically in August . This
year Bethpage Black Course is hosting. Bethpage fun things to know. Tiger is in a group with
Kopek, and Molinari at 8:24, Rory, Lefty, Zach Johnson are off at 1:38 with lots of great pairings
in the tournament . John Daly Gets a Cart with Osteroarthritis and no Meniscus in his right
Knee. Ranked 1836 in the world and gets to play as a past winner in 1991.
Pirates- The Bucs are on an 11 game road trip (longest of season) after getting shelled 17-4 in
the the first of 4 games with the Cards they came back to win the next 3 of the series , the
Bucs are now in Phenix taking on the Dimond Backs and so far have one loss and one win in
the series with the final game tonight . Last night the Bucs put together a complete game with
Joe Musgrove pitching 7 innings, 1 hit, 2 walks and 5K’s, Josh Bell had 2 HR and Cole Tucker
with a HR. After the series finally the Bucs head to San Diego for 4 games. 7 wins on this road
trip would be great.
AB- Back in Pittsburgh to be at his hearing for his 100MPH ticket. It got dropped to a ridiculous
$125 fine and 2 points on his license . AB told fans to come down to the Court House to say
hello and for his final goodbye.
NBA- The New Orleans Pelicans win the Draft lottery for the number one overall pick
Finals- GS Wins game one over Portland in the west and the east is starting tonight with the
Bucks and the Raptors. The Raptors moved to the finals after Kawhi Leonards last second 4
rim bounce shot.
NHL- The Conference Finals are underway with Boston leading the series 3-0 over Carolina
and the west is tied up 1-1 with game 3 tonight in St Louis with the sharks.
Steelers- all draft picks are signed and Devin Bush gets richest rookie deal from the Steelers,
19 million 4 yrs all guaranteed with 11 million up front.
Get out and enjoy some trails, golf, bike riding and all the fun out door activities out there.
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