Pittsburgh Sports Now: The best Pitt, Duquesne and WPIAL news and recruiting coverage.
Founded by Mike Vukovcan and Joe Steigerwald in November of 2015, Pittsburgh Sports Now has exploded onto the Pittsburgh sports news scene to become one of the few destination sites for Pitt Panther and WPIAL fans. Using his insider knowledge and connections, Mike has cultivated a dedicated readership who count on him to deliver breaking recruiting news before anyone else. Not just a “fan” blog, Pittsburgh Sports Now goes beyond the amateur analysis sometimes found in the Pittsburgh blogosphere to deliver news and exclusive interviews not found anywhere else.
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Mike Vukovcan – Co-founder, CEO
Graduate of Robert Morris University, formerly KDKA TV. Married with 3 kids. Founded Pittsburgh Sports Now in November, 2015 to provide in-depth coverage of Pitt and WPIAL recruiting.
Email: mvukovcan (at) gmail.com
Joe Steigerwald – Co-founder, Editor-in-Chief
Do-it-all web designer, graphic designer, photographer, videographer, editor, marketer; basically whatever it takes to make Pittsburgh Sports Now great. Allegheny College grad with a degree in one of those useless liberal arts.
Email: jstags2112 (at) gmail.com
The former host of 105.9 the X’s morning show, Tim was a mainstay in the Pittsburgh sports scene before leaving for WEEI in Boston in 2014. Now back in Pittsburgh for a second tour of duty, Tim can currently be heard on TribLive Radio, The Steelers Radio Network, KDKA TV’s Cochran Sports Showdown and his work can be read in various outlets around the city.
Born in Monroeville and raised in Penn Township, Westmoreland County, Alan attended Penn-Trafford High School before heading off to IUP, where he was a contributor to Hockey’s Future. After college, Alan started a sports equipment company, which he ran for 5 years. Since then, he’s been writing full-time. His credentials include covering the Penguins, as an editor for Pittsburgh Sporting News, covering Pitt and Robert Morris, and as college coverage coordinator for DK Pittsburgh Sports. Currently he works as a freelancer for the Associated Press, Pirates Prospects and the Beaver County Times.
Alan is Pittsburgh Sports Now’s Pitt beat writer for football and basketball.
The original Pitt recruiting guru, Harry is Pittsburgh Sports Now’s Pitt basketball insider.
Shrouded in secrecy, our WPIAL insider covers WPIAL football in his weekly power rankings and podcasts.
Born and raised in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Francis graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011 with a degree in English Literature and Non-Fiction Writing. Since then, he has worked in multiple unrelated fields to pay the bills. Pittsburgh Sports Now is Francis’ first noteworthy opportunity to utilize his degree.
Jack of all trades. Duquesne basketball beat writer.