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Dejan Kovacevic
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Attended Duquesne University
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NEW #Pitt football column -- at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH -- Tyler Boyd and Chris James ran wild in Pitt's 30-7 victory over Syracuse on Saturday at Heinz Field.
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NEW Friday Insider w/ stuff on +Pittsburgh Steelers +Pittsburgh Penguins +Pittsburgh Pirates 
The inside story on the Pittsburgh Pirates final contract offer to Russell Martin, including term and dollars involved.
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Hope you are doing great,DK:) Much love:)
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NEW +Pittsburgh Steelers PATs feature -- at Nashville, Tenn.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't getting much out of their subs on defense, but they hope to get Troy Polamalu and others back soon.
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NEW +Pittsburgh Steelers column -- at LP Field, Nashville, Tenn.
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Definitely has the ability to be one of those leaders both on an off the field. The fact that he hasn't even come close to his full potential, should make other team's defenses worry.
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NEW #Duquesne basketball column -- at A.J. Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh
DEJAN KOVACEVIC, DK ON PITTSBURGH SPORTS No sooner had the basketball been launched from Derrick Colter’s fingertips than his arm was hacked hard by Bluefield State’s Avery Holliday. Hard enough that Duquesne’s gifted junior guard fell back onto the A.J. Palumbo Center court and was completely horizontal by the time that ball hit nothing but twine. Even with the rest of his body prone, Colter’s arms shot up, raised in triumph. Did he see the 3-po...
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NEW Friday Insider on DKonPittsburghSports.com w/ stuff on +Pittsburgh Steelers +Pittsburgh Penguins +Pittsburgh Pirates and more!
DEJAN KOVACEVIC, DK ON PITTSBURGH SPORTS A weekly feature rounding up a lot of randomness from a lot of time around our city’s teams … • Had a fascinating conversation this week about Dan Bylsma’s final couple of years behind the Penguins’ bench, and it shed light on something I hadn’t previously understood: Why, if the people over his head were displeased with his system, did it never change? The answer, according to one individual eminently in ...
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NEW +Pittsburgh Penguins column -- at Consol Energy Center
Mike Johnston and the Pittsburgh Penguins failed the coach's first self-stated exam in falling to the New York Islanders, 5-4, in a shootout Friday.
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NEW +Pittsburgh Penguins news/views entry on Pascal Dupuis and his blood clot -- at Pittsburgh
Pascal Dupuis of the Pittsburgh Penguins will miss at least six months because of a blood clot in his lung, the team announced Wednesday.
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The heart and soul of the Pens is gone again, god speed for a full recovery for him and his family.
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NEW Tuesday 12 Qs chat transcript w/ stuff on +Pittsburgh Steelers +Pittsburgh Penguins +Pittsburgh Pirates and more -- at Nashville, Tenn.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Columnist Dejan Kovacevic takes your questions in a live chat covering the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and more.
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NEW News/views entry on +Pittsburgh Pirates losing Russell Martin -- at Nashville, Tenn.
DEJAN KOVACEVIC, DK ON PITTSBURGH SPORTS NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Russell Martin has agreed to terms with the Blue Jays on a five-year, $82 million contract, according to multiple reports, including the original with Peter Gammons. Views: My God. Just a day earlier, some of the same highly reliable national outlets were reporting that the Cubs were close with a four-year, $64 million proposal. But very, very clearly, Toronto made a conscious decision t...
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+Ed Vidra Yeah they definitely should have overpaid for a soon to be 32 year old catcher coming off of a career year. Fiscal irresponsibility is exactly what World Series Championships are made of!
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NEW +Pittsburgh Pirates column
DEJAN KOVACEVIC, DK ON PITTSBURGH SPORTS “I want to win a ring, and I want to win it with Pittsburgh.” See, that used to be a real hoot around here, spouting stuff like that. Because the ‘ring’ in this statement is a World Series ring. And ‘Pittsburgh’ points to the Pirates, the franchise that was Major League Baseball’s perpetual laughingstock. At least until A.J. Burnett arrived in 2012. Which is precisely why it isn’t funny anymore. Especially...
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I will no longer be following you, DK.
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NEW +Pittsburgh Pirates column
The Pittsburgh Pirates probably won't keep Russell Martin because of money, but don't dare mention a salary cap for Major League Baseball.
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  • DK on Pittsburgh Sports
    Sports columnist, present
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Sports columnist for DKonPittsburghSports.com covering Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and more. Also appear regularly on WPXI-TV's 'Subway Final Word' and TribLIVE Radio.
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Named one of top four columnists in country -- top circulation category -- by Associated Press Sports Editors for 2011. Named one of top three columnists in country by National Headliners Awards for 2012. Named top columnist in Pennsylvania by Keystone Awards for 2013.
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  • Duquesne University
    Journalism, 1984 - 1992
  • Gateway High School
    1982 - 1984
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