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.
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.
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,…