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Tuesday September 1 2015
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Riske falls to Bouchard in U.S. Open

Riske falls to Bouchard in U.S. Open

Pittsburgh native Alison Riske lost in the opening round of the U.S. Open to 25th seeded Canadian Eugenie Bouchard.

The Kang Show

The Kang Show

Early in the summer, Pirates shortstop Jung Ho Kang stood in front of his locker with his translator, H.K. Kim, and fielded questions from the local media.

Dice's Dynamic Duo

Dice's Dynamic Duo

There is a dynamic duo on the Pittsburgh sports scene, but they’re not playing at PNC Park. They play high school football in Pittsburgh’s City League. Brothers Timothy and James Jackson of Allderdice Dragons may be two of the most dangerous weapons in western Pennsylvania this fall.

2015 Heisman Trophy Candidates

2015 Heisman Trophy Candidates

Will one of the the four candidates on the Ohio State offense take home the trophy? Will another favorite take home the hardware? Or will a new name appear on the college scene?

Huntington talks Burnett, Glasnow

Huntington talks Burnett, Glasnow

Pirates general manager Neal Huntington met with the press before Sunday afternoon’s game to discuss a variety of pertinent issues including A.J. Burnett’s road to recovery, the Pirates plan for roster expansion, and the potential promotion of top prospect Tyler Glasnow.

Cervelli making fans forget Martin

Cervelli making fans forget Martin

When the Pirates lost Russell Martin in free agency this past offseason, the team seemed to lose an irreplaceable piece. Enter Francisco Cervelli.

PITTSBURGH - “They took advantage of balls up over the plate and found gaps,” manager Clint Hurdle said.

PITTSBURGH - “He had to pitch out of some traffic. Had to spend a little more time out of the stretch today,” manager Clint Hurdle said about his lefty’s performance.

ORCHARD PARK, NY (AP) -- Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel made his case to reclaim the starting job by going 7 of 8 for 170 yards and two touchdowns in a 43-19 preseason win ove

PITTSBURGH - When Gregory Polanco assumed his position in right field at the start of the ninth inning, he was welcomed by a standing ovation from the fans sitting in the bleachers

PITTSBURGH - According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the 11 consecutive victories are the second-longest for a Pirates’ pitcher in the last 44 years, only topped by a 12-ga

On the Hot Seat: Mike Adams, OT: Adams started the season on the physically unable to perform list after back surgery in July, and has yet to take a snap.

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The Steelers started the offseason by signing franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a significant contact extension. A day before training camp opened, they capped the offseason by extending the contract of general manger Kevin Colbert.
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There is a dynamic duo on the Pittsburgh sports scene, but they’re not playing at PNC Park. They play high school football in Pittsburgh’s City League. Brothers Timothy and James Jackson of Allderdice Dragons may be two of the most dangerous weapons in western Pennsylvania this fall.
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Todd Haley is entering his fourth season as the Steelers' offensive coordinator. After a bumpy start to his tenure in Pittsburgh, Haley directed one of the most explosive offenses in team history in 2014.
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Time moves faster in the NFL. Players seem to age more rapidly and rosters turn over more quickly than in any other sport. Nowhere else is this more evident than the Steelers defense, where nine of 2011’s opening day starters are no longer with the team.
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Pitt football’s forgettable Paul Chryst era ended at 19-20 when the Madison native returned to Wisconsin to coach the Badgers, leaving the program in the same state of mediocrity in which he found it.
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On the heels of a dismal 4-8 season in 2013—and seated firmly upon the hotseat—head coach Dana Holgorsen was able to steer the West Virginia football program back in the right direction in 2014.
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In western Pennsylvania, football is the sport that the natives follow most closely, and with two major programs, Pitt and Penn State, most of the attention is divided among the two of them.
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Stepping into Beaver Stadium sporting traditional, nameless navy blue and white jerseys, Penn State football intends to chase a championship under second-year head coach James Franklin.
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