Capitals crush Penguins to force Game 7; Taillon treated for cancer

Holtby save on Sheary

Capitals goalie Braden Holtby makes a save on a Conor Sheary shot in Game 6 at PPG Paints Arena

The Capitals routed the Penguins to force a deciding Game 7 in their Eastern Conference semifinal series, writes Jonathan Bombulie.

Crosby vs Caps Game 6

My column centers on why the Penguins shots went missing.

The Penguins collapsed under the Capitals’ up-ice pressure, writes Bill West.

The Capitals’ refusal to panic has them on brink of completing comeback, writes Jerry DiPaola.

On the Chipped Ice A.M. edition, Jonathan Bombulie writes that it’s a matter of momentum for the Penguins and Capitals.

Backstrom upended by Sheary

PLUS/MINUS (+/-): West breaks down Game 6 of Penguins-Capitals

Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom is upended by Penguins winger Conor Sheary

Check out Trib photographer Chaz Palla’s photo gallery from Game 6.

ON THE DIAMOND

Jameson Taillon v Blue Jays

Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon is being treated for testicular cancer, writes Glenn Rabney.

Doctors say Taillon’s prognosis should be favorable, writes Wes Venteicher.

Yasiel Puig homers off Trevor Williams

Yasiel Puig homers off Pirates pitcher Trevor Williams in the first inning

A big first inning powered the Dodgers past the Pirates, writes Glenn Rabney.

Chris Adamski has the scouting report for Pirates-Dodgers on Tuesday.

ON THE SOUTH SIDE

Brian Allen

A converted wide receiver, Allen made 12 starts at cornerback for Utah and had four interceptions in 2016

The Steelers signed their fifth-round pick, cornerback Brian Allen, writes Chris Adamski.

ON THE COURT

Rozelle Nix

Rozelle Nix averaged 1.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 6.3 minutes for the Panthers this past season

Rozelle Nix to transfer from the Pitt basketball team, writes Jerry DiPaola.