Brad Puskar

Class of 2020


  • Bucs look past eventful off-season in Spring Training

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are going into the start of Spring Training with a hefty controversy on their shoulders, and, in a recent interview, third baseman David Freese spoke about the attitude of the team as a whole last season. His comments were ho...

    Sports | February 19, 2018
  • On becoming short-term fans for Winter Olympics

    My parents love watching the Olympics. Doesn’t matter what season it is, winter or summer. They’ll watch it all, and for a while, when I was a little kid, I really didn’t understand the appeal of watching a bunch of athletes that nobody had ever heard of play sports (how do you just become a ski jumper or a curler? Where do they even find people for that?)

    Sports | February 12, 2018
  • Coming to terms with the Pirates post-McCutchen

    When I saw that the Pittsburgh Pirates had traded Andrew McCutchen, face of the franchise and former National League MVP, to the San Francisco Giants for a young, untested relief pitcher and a minor league outfielder, I wasn’t as shocked as I think many Pirates fans were. The general consensus was, especially after the Gerrit Cole trade to the Houston Astros, that McCutchen would be gone for sure ...

    Sports | January 29, 2018
  • Rumors surround Penguins as team off to rocky start

    It’s no secret that the Pittsburgh Penguins aren’t seeing the same success at this point in the season as they have the past two years. The back-to-back Stanley Cup champs are sitting at fourth in the Metropolitan division, sitting at 13–10–3. While not horrible, the Pens are certainly not playing at the same level that they were just a few months ago when they raised the cup, so what’s the probl...

    Sports | December 4, 2017
  • Basketball Preview: look for new players to rise up

    As the calendar winds into the last months of 2017, the temperature goes down, and the excitement goes up — because it’s basketball season, Tartan fans! Let’s take a look at some big names and some big games to watch for this upcoming season.


    Sports | November 13, 2017