The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 3 Mar 2015 07:30:14 EDTTue, 3 Mar 2015 07:30:14 EDT adding experience - Jim Rutherford spent his first nine months on the job as Pittsburgh Penguins general manager reassembling the team around franchise cornerstones Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. The final touches brought back a familiar face.Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTExpectations even bigger this year, Fla. - Amazing what a couple of winning records will do for you. After 20 consecutive losing seasons, the Pittsburgh Pirates put together back-to-back winners in 2013 and 2014 and made playoff appearances both times.Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTMcCutchen ready to take next step in helping Pirates Associated Press BRADENTON, Fla. - The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 95 games in 2005, the year they drafted outfielder Andrew McCutchen in the first round. Four years later, when McCutchen made his major league debut, they lost 99 games.Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTPirates' Burnett ready for one more try Associated Press BRADENTON, Fla. - As he watched the National League wild card game on television last October, A.J. Burnett realized he'd made a mistake by leaving the Pittsburgh Pirates. "That's when it really hit me," Burnett said.Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTReport: McCort choice had domestic violence charge - Retired NFL player Artrell Hawkins Jr.'s alma mater has rescinded its decision to hire him as football coac.Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDT