Fan Of The Pittsburgh Pirates? Prove It By Paying Them Money To Join Their Stupid Fan Club. [UPDATED]

The Pittsburgh Pirates are at last contenders again, but they're still the Pittsburgh Pirates. They finally have fans excited again because they're actually winning. But they're still not above showing some degree of contempt for those fans by offering them something they're calling the Fan Advisor Network. And what… » 8/08/12 3:15pm 8/08/12 3:15pm

Pirates' Flagship Radio Station Has Instructed Its Sports-Talk Hosts Not To Discuss Team President's DUI [UPDATE]

Put aside the fact that Frank Coonelly, the president of the Pittsburgh Pirates, was cited for DUI just before Christmas, only to have the news of it finally see the light of day today. The Pittsburgh sports-talk station that reached an agreement in September to broadcast the Pirates' games has now told its hosts they… » 2/23/12 8:35pm 2/23/12 8:35pm

Pittsburgh Pirates President Charged With DUI

Frank Coonelly's blood-alcohol level was allegedly at least twice the legal limit when he was pulled over in suburban Pittsburgh on Dec. 22. He was also charged with one count each of drunken driving, careless driving, and driving the wrong way, the last of which the Pirates have been doing for 20 years. [SB Nation] » 2/23/12 3:50pm 2/23/12 3:50pm