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Saturday December 20 2014
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Pens beat Avalanche in overtime

Pens beat Avalanche in overtime

Blake Comeau scored midway through overtime and a mumps-free Mark-Andre Fleury recorded his sixth shutout of the season as the Penguins blanked the Colorado Avalanche 1-0 Thursday night.

Steve Pederson out as Pitt AD as Chryst accepts Wisconsin job

Steve Pederson out as Pitt AD as Chryst accepts Wisconsin job

Pitt has relieved athletic director Steve Pederson of his duties, and announced that offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph will serve as interim head football coach.

College Player of the Year: James Conner, Pitt

College Player of the Year: James Conner, Pitt

After a freshman season which saw him share carries with various upperclassmen, Pitt running back James Conner has emerged as one of the premiere players in the nation, carrying the Panthers’ offense in the process.

Pirates Players of the Year: Cutch and J-Hay

Pirates Players of the Year: Cutch and J-Hay

Pirates fans once again had the opportunity to put on their black t-shirts, crowd onto Federal Street, and experience the pandemonium that was playoff baseball in 2014, even if it was abbreviated.

High School Football Player of the Year: Austin Kemp, Thomas Jefferson

High School Football Player of the Year: Austin Kemp, Thomas Jefferson

Austin Kemp, a standout senior running back at Thomas Jefferson High School, made major waves this season in the WPIAL.

Triple Threat

Triple Threat

The 2015 Steelers are closing in on a season of historic highs and historic lows split between two sides of the ball.

Steelers vs Kansas City Chiefs
Steelers: 9-5, second place AFC North
Chiefs: 8-6, second place AFC West

Actually, the fact that the university is willing to eat four years and $2 million of Pederson’s remaining contract is surprising.

For the second consecutive week, the Duquesne Dukes scored a season-low amount of points and lost by double figures to an in-state opponent, this time to Saint Francis University, 67-52.

Toledo shot 51.7 percent (31-for-60) from the field as the Rockets improved to 6-4 on the 2014-15 campaign, while the Colonials slipped to 3-7 on the year.

Cameron Wright registered his best performance of the season in the win, scoring 14 points in only his second game back in the starting lineup.

Le’veon Bell added over 100 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns, as the win inched the Steelers one step closer to securing a playoff spot.

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The only surprising thing about Pitt’s ouster of Steve Pederson as athletic director is the fact that it’s seen as a surprise.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePitt Football
Injuries are a part of sports, but what the Pittsburgh Penguins have faced the past few years seems more like a curse than anything sports-related.
Blue LineFeature Two
In late October and at 4-3 on the season, the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves with a pair of key home matchups against the Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens.
Feature ThreePure Steel
The Pittsburgh Riverhounds took a few big steps toward getting their house in order today, with the announcement of a new president and head coach.
Feature FourPress RoomSports Bites
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The Oakland Zoo erupted. Senior forward Talib Zanna drained a pair free throws to put Pitt up by two points against top-ranked Syracuse.
Custom 1Pitt BasketballPress Room
A new season always brings new challenges and expectations. For the 2014-15 Penguins, this new season brought much more.
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Being a baseball fan requires a great deal of patience.
Custom 3North Shore Notes
In 2011, Lincoln Park was crushed by the Philadelphia Math, Civics and Science Charter School, 70-55, in the Pennsylvania Single A State Championship.
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