Pirates http://wesa.fm en After 20 Years of Waiting, a Winning Season is Within Reach for Pirates Fans http://wesa.fm/post/after-20-years-waiting-winning-season-within-reach-pirates-fans <p></p><p>The year 1992 was an exceptional time to be a sports fan in Pittsburgh.</p><p>The Steelers finished first in their division, the Penguins won the Stanley Cup and the Pirates made it to the playoffs. Little did baseball fans know then that it would be two decades before the Pirates would have another winning season.</p><p>Now the Pirates are a handful of games away from ending the skid.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:50:45 +0000 Larkin Page-Jacobs 15232 at http://wesa.fm After 20 Years of Waiting, a Winning Season is Within Reach for Pirates Fans What About Bob? Live From the Pirates Season Opener http://wesa.fm/post/what-about-bob-live-pirates-season-opener <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Our weekly sports contributor <a href="http://bobdvorchak.com/sports-n-at/"><strong>Bob Dvorchak</strong></a> joins us from the Pirates' Season Opener. We'll talk about the upcoming season, the Penguins' push for the Stanley Cup, and even though March is over, the madness continues with the final four.&nbsp; And looking forward to Pittsburgh hosting the college hockey Frozen Four. Sat, 30 Mar 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Heather McClain 7024 at http://wesa.fm What About Bob? Live From the Pirates Season Opener The Star-Spangled Symphony Orchestra http://wesa.fm/post/star-spangled-symphony-orchestra <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Monday is opening day of the Pittsburgh Pirates' 2013 season and before you hear the cry of, “Play ball,” there are some other traditions observe, one being the performance of the national anthem. <a href="http://noahbendixbalgley.com/"><strong>Noah Bendix-Balgley</strong></a>, violinist and concertmaster of the <a href="http://pso.culturaldistrict.org/pso_home">Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra</a> talks about performing the national anthem for the Pirates' season opener. Sat, 30 Mar 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Heather McClain 7025 at http://wesa.fm The Star-Spangled Symphony Orchestra What About Bob? http://wesa.fm/post/what-about-bob <p><span style="font-family: adobe-caslon-pro, Georgia, serif; font-size: 21px; line-height: 33px;">Our sports guy&nbsp;</span><strong style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; outline: 0px; box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-transition: background-color 0.15s linear, border-color, color, opacity; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: adobe-caslon-pro, Georgia, serif; font-size: 21px; line-height: 33px;">Bob Dvorchak</strong><span style="font-family: adobe-caslon-pro, Georgia, serif; font-size: 21px; line-height: 33px;">&nbsp;discusses the Pitt Panthers newly released football schedule, the Penguins slump and the opening of the Pirates exhibition&nbsp;season.</span> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 15:32:47 +0000 Rebekah Zook 1957 at http://wesa.fm What About Bob?