11 Feb

Long Shots by Michael Grau

published in category: Riverhounds
Thursday, February 11th, 2016 – 9:18 am

5000-1. Five THOUSAND to one. If you live somewhere with legalized sports betting, those were the odds you could have gotten by betting on Leicester City to win the English Premier League before the 2015-2016 season began. At this time one year ago, Leicester City was in dead last place in the Premier League; every […]


26 Jan

Riverhounds Schedule by Michael Grau

published in category: Riverhounds
Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 – 7:41 pm

The United Soccer League unveiled their full schedule for the 2016 season, and the ever-expanding league’s 29 teams will contest a total of 435 regular-season matches between March 25th and September 25th. Here are a few things that caught my attention from the Riverhounds schedule: · The Hounds will play 30 regular season games this […]


21 Jan

Riverhounds\USL Update by Mike Grau

published in category: Riverhounds
Thursday, January 21st, 2016 – 8:49 am

January and February are undoubtedly the dog days of the sports fan’s year. The weather is lousy, the Steelers bowed out of the playoffs, pitchers and catchers are still a month away from reporting to spring training, and the Penguins continue to disappointingly grind through their eighty-two game regular season before the games really start […]


07 Jan

Riverhounds Roster shaping up by Michael Grau

published in category: Riverhounds
Thursday, January 7th, 2016 – 9:37 am

Roster turnover is a reality of life in USL, and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds are not immune. As the calendar turned to 2016, most Hounds supporters would tell you that the club needed to improve three areas in particular before the upcoming campaign: goalkeeper, central defense, and striker. Over the last few days, the club has […]


17 Dec

Riverhounds + Columbus Crew!

published in category: Riverhounds
Thursday, December 17th, 2015 – 9:16 am

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds announced a new affiliation with Columbus Crew SC of Major League Soccer for the 2016 USL season. The Riverhounds will be the primary loan destination for players the Crew have in their system that aren’t quite ready to get regular minutes with the big club. In turn, the Riverhounds will help develop […]


09 Nov

TribLIVE Radio Internship

published in category: College Sports, Ike Taylor, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers, Riverhounds, Sports Talk Radio
Monday, November 9th, 2015 – 12:59 pm

Join the TribLIVE Radio team this Spring for an exciting internship opportunity in sports radio! TribLIVE Radio is looking for college students with knowledge of local sports teams and who have an interest in sports broadcasting, journalism, management or marketing. This internship can be for course credit if needed with extremely flexible weekdays. Candidates must […]


01 Oct

Rivalry Week by Mike Grau

published in category: Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers, Riverhounds
Thursday, October 1st, 2015 – 9:26 am

Rivalry games are the best. No matter the sport or the circumstance, a win over a rival feels so much sweeter than a run-of-the-mill victory. That’s not a groundbreaking thought. In fact, it’s stupidly obvious, but I’ve been thinking about rivalries a lot in recent days. Why do we get so much satisfaction from beating […]


25 Sep

Riverhounds Playoff Preview Show

published in category: Riverhounds
Friday, September 25th, 2015 – 10:26 am

http://sportstalk.triblive.com/download/925RIV15.mp3 Playoff Preview Show with Michael Grau, Trib Beat Writer Matt Grubba, leading scorer Rob Vincent, Captain Anthony Arena and Club President Richard Nightingale. The Pittsburgh Riverhounds return to the United Soccer League playoffs Saturday evening with a trip to Harrison, New Jersey to take on the New York Red Bulls II at Red Bull […]