Fleury saves the day for Penguins against Sabres

Marc-Andre Fleury v Sabres

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped all 28 shots he faced after replacing Matt Murray with the Pens trailing, 3-0

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Marc-Andre Fleury saved the day as the Penguins rallied past the Sabres, writes Jonathan Bombulie.

Conor Sheary celebrates with Crosby

After missing all of February, Conor Sheary scored the game-winner against the Buffalo Sabres

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In the Penguins notebook, JB writes that the injury absence didn’t slow Conor Sheary’s production.

On the Chipped Ice blog, JB asks who is most responsible for the Penguins comeback.

IN BRADENTON

Austin Meadows with Cutch

Austin Meadows could be the heir apparent to Andrew McCutchen in the Pirates’ outfield

Top prospect Austin Meadows will get a long look as the Pirates outfielders play in the World Baseball Classic, writes Rob Biertempfel.

Tom Prince

Pirates bench coach Tom Prince is acting manager while Clint Hurdle attends a funeral

In the Pirates notebook, Biertempfel writes that Tom Prince is maintaining his routine while filling in as acting manager for Clint Hurdle for two games.

Biertempfel’s breakdown of Yankees 3, Pirates 2

IN INDIANAPOLIS

T.J. Watt

Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Watt, a converted tight end, is the brother of Texans star J.J. Watt

Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Watt is potentially a good fit for Steelers defense, writes Joe Rutter.

ON CAMPUS

Troy Simons 3

Troy Simons 2

Troy Simons, who attended four high schools in five years, led the NJCAA in scoring (26.3) at Polk State

My column on how new Pitt basketball recruit Troy Simons is a story we shouldn’t just appreciate but celebrate.

On the Pitt Locker Room blog, Jerry DiPaola writes that Panthers coach Kevin Stallings isn’t the only one to blame after three players let Pitt down.

Dan  Burt

Duquesne women’s coach Dan Burt led the seventh-seeded Dukes to wins over the Nos. 2 and 3 seeds

Duquesne women’s basketball falls short in Atlantic-10 title game