A Pirates Player Came To Work Today Dressed Like Mario Lemieux

When they travel for their upcoming road trip to Milwaukee and Detroit, the Pirates intend to show their support for the Penguins' playoff run by wearing Pens sweaters. But utility infielder Brandon Inge went further. » 5/23/13 5:28pm 5/23/13 5:28pm

Private Stache: A New Feature In Which We Revisit The Unintentionally…

As keeper of Sports Illustrated's indispensable Vault, Andy Gray spends a lot of his time sifting through the sports photography of another time, when athletes wore short shorts and facial hair, and everyone looked vaguely uncomfortable. Here is one such photo. » 4/30/10 2:15pm 4/30/10 2:15pm

We Will All Work For Mario Lemieux One Day

Steel City patron saint Mario Lemieux and shady creepster Ron Burkle, co-owners of the Pittsburgh Penguins, approached the Pittsburgh Pirates with an "unsolicited offer" to buy the MLB team, according to the Post-Gazette. Yinzers, cross your fingers. » 1/30/10 11:45am 1/30/10 11:45am

One Fan Who Wasn't Invited To Super Mario's Pool Party

No wonder the Penguins won the Stanley Cup. They had a homeless, bipolar man sending them Christian music CDs, notes with dietary suggestions — no sweets! — and vitamin tips. And people say home ice is an advantage. [Post-Gazette/Puck Daddy] » 7/28/09 2:15pm 7/28/09 2:15pm

Lemieux All Set To Announce Retirement

He really means it this time, really really; Penguins Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux is expected to announce his retirement at a 2 p.m. ET press conference today. Lemieux retired in 1997, then again in 2000 after being diagnosed with Hodgkins Disease, then returned to the Penguins after buying the team (and, essentially,… » 1/24/06 10:30am 1/24/06 10:30am