By Aleksander Martich, Point Park News Service: On Sunday, October 9, Point Park University students attended a presidential debate watch party in the Center for Media Innovation. PointNews reporter Aleksander Martich spoke with undecided voters to get a sense of which direction they are leaning towards on Election Day.
Tag: Pittsburgh Penguins
By Phillip Poupore, Point Park News Service: Tom McMillan has made a career out of taking gambles. The vice president of communications for the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team began his career working as a sports reporter for several Pittsburgh newspapers, including the Tribune-Review and the Post-Gazette. He covered the local teams, as well as events including […]
By Marc S. Witkin, Point Park News Service: In 1969, 16-year-old Paul Steigerwald went to almost three dozen Pittsburgh Penguins games for free because of a neighborhood connection with the new hockey club’s general manager. As he fell in love with the team on Pittsburgh ice and studied the game of hockey, he never guessed […]
By Zachary Weiss, Point Park News Service: Tim DeBacco was a boy with an organ and a dream. He wanted to perform the National Anthem at a major sporting event, but it was not until he reached his 20s when he was working as a public address announcer for the Pittsburgh Pirates that they asked […]
By Marc S. Witkin, Point Park News Service: For the categories of fan relations, fan appreciation and stadium experience, ESPN The Magazine’s 2013 Ultimate Team Standings ranked the Pittsburgh Penguins No. 1 in the National Hockey League. When it comes to fan relations specifically, the Pens rank second only to basketball’s Memphis Grizzlies, out of 122 […]
By Trever Sheets, Point Park News Service: Chris White plans to watch the Pirates while catching glimpses of the Penguins when he can. There is no doubt in Joe Komar’s mind either that he will be watching the Pirates’ playoff game instead of the Penguins’ home opener. They are among thousands of fans faced with […]
[photoshelter-gallery g_id=”G0000TZHL.B3syO4″ g_name=”Potash” width=”600″ f_fullscreen=”t” bgtrans=”t” pho_credit=”iptc” twoup=”f” f_bbar=”t” f_bbarbig=”f” fsvis=”f” f_show_caption=”t” crop=”f” f_enable_embed_btn=”t” f_htmllinks=”t” f_l=”t” f_send_to_friend_btn=”f” f_show_slidenum=”t” f_topbar=”f” f_show_watermark=”t” img_title=”casc” linkdest=”c” trans=”xfade” target=”_self” tbs=”5000″ f_link=”t” f_smooth=”f” f_mtrx=”t” f_ap=”t” f_up=”f” height=”400″ btype=”old” bcolor=”#CCCCCC” ] By Stevie Watson Point Park News Service Growing up in Beverly Hills, ROOT Sports personality Dan Potash’s life did not compare […]