Pirates' losing run reaches the record book
PITTSBURGH -- Nobody loses like the Pittsburgh Pirates do.
At least the Los Angeles Clippers reach the playoffs every decade or so. The Arizona Cardinals, the NFL's most consistent losers, may be on the upswing. In the NHL, it's not uncommon for a last-place team one season to go deep into the playoffs the next.
For the Pirates, it must seem as if life stands still. They haven't been a winner since Barry Bonds was a slender 28-year-old with more steals than home runs and Chuck Noll ...
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