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 Match last Saturday was postponed due to weather at about the 45 min
mark with the hounds leading 1-0 over the Memphis 901. The two teams will run it back later
this season, no make up date has been set yet. This Saturday the hounds have Charlotte
Independence at Highmark Stadium at 7 pm. Then a nice weekday Match with Indy Eleven
Wednesday third round of the US Open Cup at Highmark then the hounds have a regular
season Match in Indy Saturday June 1st.
International SoccerPGA Tour- Brooks Koepka was the first wire to wire leader winner of the PGA championship
since 1983 Hal Sutton won at Rivera CC in LA. This year at Beth page Black the course was
tough, Tiger didn’t make the cut, Hal Varner the 3rd was in the final group at -5 and finished
+11. Dustin Johnson mad it interesting down the stretch. This week the Fort Worth Invatational
at Colonial Golf Course in Texas
John Daly- played the PGA Championship with a cart due to osteoarthritis. He heard some
cheers and jeers on Thursday and Friday. He had a bare bones cart, but still had room for his
smokes, Diet Cokeand McDonalds. He averaged 290 off the tee, 2 puts, 1 cig, and a Diet Coke
per hole. He has applied to use a Cart at The Open Championship at Royal Portrush in
Northern Ireland in July.
NBA- the Warriors go 4-0 over the Trail Blazers to move on to the Finals. They are awaiting
their opponent between the Bucks and Raptors. Which their series is ??? Game 3 the Raptors
Kauai Leonard was a one man show with 52 mins 36pt, 9R, 5A, and several blocked shots and
NHL- the Boston Bruins punched their tix to the Stanley Cup Finals 4-0 over the Canes
awaiting their Western Conference opponent which the Sharks and Blues series is at ??
Steelers- @KDPomp interview with Big Ben, Ben talked about his contract extension, his
thoughts on JUJU being number 1 WR, as well as what happened with him and AB. Rookie
Camp is over and the team is looking into the next round of OTA’s .
Pirates- The Bucs had a hell of a road trip with 7of 11, 3 of 4 with St Louis, 1-3 with
DiamondBacks, and 3-4 with the Padres. The Pitching was on point, the Offense came alive,
and the Defense didn’t let up to many errors. The Pirates find themselves 3rd in the division at
24-20, and 2.5 games back. Tied for the second wild card spot. The Bucs season is weird
one, 169 runs for, 208 against with a -39 run differential they should have a 18-26 record. The
Bucs are 6-7 in one run games. They are 9-9 at home with -25 RD, and 15-11 road with -14
RD. NL- 14th runs, 14 HR, AVERAGE 8th, OBP 11th, Slugging, 13th, ERA 8th, RD 13th.
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