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Pitt holds off Buffalo 84-79

Pitt holds off Buffalo 84-79

Six Panthers scored in double digits, led by Cameron Johnson and Michael Young with 17, to lead Pitt over Buffalo 84-79 despite a late scare from the Bulls Wednesday night at the Petersen Events Center.

Paris in Pittsburgh

Paris in Pittsburgh

Paris Ford is a recognizable name not only among his Steel Valley High School teammates, but among major college football recruiters as well.

Rust hat trick leads Penguins over Senators

Rust hat trick leads Penguins over Senators

Bryan Rust had a hat trick, Phil Kessell and Evgeni Malkin had three-point games and the #Penguins stormed back from a 4-2 deficit to beat the Senators 8-5.

Steelers win third straight with 24-14 win over Giants

Steelers win third straight with 24-14 win over Giants

Ben Roethlisberger passed for 289 yards and two touchdowns, Le'Veon Bell rolled up 182 yards of total offense, and Pittsburgh's resurgent defense harassed Eli Manning into a flurry of mistakes in a dominant 24-14 win on Sunday.

Holiday Reading: Gift ideas for sports fans

Holiday Reading: Gift ideas for sports fans

Two books centered on the Steelers will make great gift ideas this winter: Ron Lippock's "Steelers Takeaways" and Tunch Ilkin's "Forged in Steel" are must-reads for local sports fans

Treasure in the Meadows

Treasure in the Meadows

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ 2016 roster was supposed to contain plenty of bright spots.

It was a game with 17 lead changes and 11 ties.

Pitt officially accepted an invitation this afternoon to face Northwestern in the 2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl, played at iconic Yankee Stadium in New York City on December 28.

INDIANAPOLIS -- As Penn State's band played and Lucas Oil Stadium rocked, thousands of fans clad in their traditional white shirts chanted "We Are Penn State."

Rookie netminder Jared Coreau had no chance in that final 20 minut

2000 was a long time ago.

No Pirates fans, Oscar Wilde did not have yinz in mind when he wrote those words, but he probably wouldn’t be surprised at the uncanny parallels it draws to your faithfulness if he were around toda

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Bob Prince was best known as the voice of the PIttsburgh Pirates for 28 years, but it was not the only job he had over his Hall of Fame career. “The Gunner” also called Steelers and Penguins games at different times during his career and was part of the NBC broadcast team for the 1965 All-Star Game.
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When the Penguins hired Jim Rutherford as their general manager in 2014, it seemed like a temporary move. The former Carolina Hurricanes GM would spend his two years in Pittsburgh, and then hand the keys to Jason Botterill; the man whom several people thought deserved the job in the first place.
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Aaron Gray is a familiar name for most Pittsburgh basketball fans. The 7’0”, 270-pound center led the '07 Panthers to an NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance and was one of the most prolific big men to play for coach Jamie Dixon.
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Jeanne Marie Laskas is the New York Times best-selling author of Concussion and the 2009 GQ article “Game Brain,” which inspired the Golden Globe-nominated movie, Concussion, starring Will Smith and Alec Baldwin.
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The college basketball season is underway as local teams finish their non-conference games this month. Will Kevin Stallings re-ignite the Pitt program? Can Jim Ferry recover from losing three seniors at Duquesne? Will Penn State's freshmen class finally produce competitive basketball in State College?
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Exactly four months after the Pittsburgh Penguins raised the Stanley Cup in San Jose, the new NHL season got underway. While the Penguins will look to become the first team in nearly 20 years to repeat as champions, the season will be sure to deliver plenty of twists and surprises during the regular season.
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As much as 80 percent of the Pirates starting rotation could be different next season. Only Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon are locks to return from the 2015 crew. With three spots potentially open, the Pirates could look to add veterans through waivers, free agency and trades. Here are some potential in-house solutions.
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For years, the accomplishments of the Penn State men’s basketball team have been few and far between. Head coach Patrick Chambers has posted a 23-67 overall conference record in his five seasons, one of the worst marks among Power 5 schools. Only TCU, Boston College, Texas Tech and Virginia Tech have a lower in-conference winning percentage than Penn State's .256 mark during that span.
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