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Sunday column: Call him the Pirates’ ‘glue’

By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media

The Sunday column from PNC Park does the exact opposite of what we so often get accused of doing in journalism: It won’t sell a single paper, it isn’t sensational, and there really is no special hook to the story.

All it does is credit one outstanding performer on these Pirates who doesn’t get nearly enough.

And here’s a little more from my video ambush of Tony Watson this weekend …

Game coverage of the 2-1 edging of the Cubs is by Travis Sawchik.

Here’s our full Pirates coverage from Rob Biertempfel, Karen Price and Sawchik.

Here’s Cubs news from the Chicago Tribune.

Here are official game highlights from MLB.com.

Also, tonight at 11:35 p.m., WPXI-TV’s Subway Final Word will be front-loaded with baseball, but we’ll also have segments on the Steelers and Penguins. I’ll be joined by Alan Robinson, Mark Kaboly, Mark Madden and Alby Oxenreiter.

Author: Dejan Kovacevic

Dejan Kovacevic, a lifelong Pittsburgher, is an award-winning sports columnist for Trib Total Media covering the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and, recently, his fourth Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He also appears on WPXI-TV's 'Subway Final Word’ and hosts a weekly show on TribLIVE Radio. For 2011, he was named one of the country's top four columnists by the AP Sports Editors. For 2012, he was named one of the country's top three columnists by the National Headliners. For 2013, he was named the state's top columnist by the Keystone Press Awards and top columnist in Western Pennsylvania by the Golden Quills.

 
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