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Monday November 24 2014
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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Prospects

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Prospects

The Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins opened their 2014-15 American Hockey League season with a typical AHL blend of NHL prospects and career minor leaguers.

Free Agent Market

Free Agent Market

The pieces are already moving and the money is already flying as baseball's free agent season is underway. Starting pitcher Jon Lester leads another crop of veteran free agents on the open market this winter.

Islanders complete home and home sweep of Penguins

Islanders complete home and home sweep of Penguins

The Islanders scored three times in the third period and turned a 1-0 deficit into a 4-1 win over the Penguins to move into a tie for first place in the Metropolitan Division

Pitt downs Syracuse 30-7 on Senior Day

Pitt downs Syracuse 30-7 on Senior Day

Tyler Boyd caught 7 passes for 126 yards and a touchdown, backup running back Chris James ran for 122 yards and the Pitt defense forced three turnovers as the Panthers hammered Syracuse 30-7.

WPIAL Playoffs: Clairton, South Fayette, Central Valley and Pine-Richland claim crowns

WPIAL Playoffs: Clairton, South Fayette, Central Valley and Pine-Richland claim crowns

Clairton and Pine Richland won going away, South Fayette won a close game and Central Valley needed a last-second score to beat West Allegheny as the WPIAL Playoffs came to a close on Friday.

Alright Without Wright

Alright Without Wright

When Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon heard senior Cameron Wright had gone down with a non-basketball related foot injury, he didn’t think much of it. “You know, I was actually on the road,” Dixon said.

The West Virginia Mountaineers handed their former Big East rival Connecticut Huskies their first loss of the season in the championship of the Puerto Rico Tip-off tournament, winning 78-68.

CHARLESTON, SC (AP) - If Penn State wanted to close the Charleston Classic with a victory, coach Pat Chambers knew D.J. Newbill would have to make the biggest plays.

ABILENE, TEXAS - First-year junior college transfer Jordan Stevens came off the bench to score 27 points - including 18 on 3-pointers - and Duquesne shot 74 percent in the second h

After becoming bowl-eligible last week, Penn State was unable to extend their winning streak to three, falling to Big Ten foe Illinois 16-14 on a last second field goal.

Georgetown center Joshua Smith scored a game high 22 points as the Hoyas downed Robert Morris 80-66. Rodney Pryor led RMU with 18.

Chris Jones led the Panthers with 19 points.

This is not a great time for the National Football League. America's richest and most successful sports league is being taken to task by everyone from media to protest groups to longtime fans.
Editor's DeskFeature One
When the Penguins dealt Jordan Staal to the Carolina Hurricanes for Brandon Sutter, Brian Dumoulin and the No. 8 overall pick on Draft Day 2012, they were coming off a string of disappointing playoff finishes.
Blue LineFeature Two
The six western Pennsylvania quarterbacks in the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Jim Kelly, Dan Marino, Joe Montana, Joe Namath, George Blanda and Johnny Unitas -- will be honored in Pittsburgh next summer.
Feature ThreePure Steel
From 2004 to 2011, the Steelers led the league or finished second in fewest points allowed per game five times. Those squads were marshaled by Steelers greats such as nose tackle Casey Hampton and receiver Hines Ward, who recently made headlines for calling his old team's defense “soft.”
Feature FourPure Steel
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The 2014-15 season is underway and plenty of high-end talent dots the top teams in America. Here is PSR's early peek at some of the best players in the land.
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There were smiles after a Plum football game late last season, for the first time in more than two years. The Mustangs finally came out on the winning end of a game.
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At Pitt Basketball’s 2014 Midnight Madness event, Joseph Uchebo did not win the dunk contest. He did, however, win over the fans.
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Can John Calipari load up for another title run with what is perhaps America's most talented roster? Does UConn have enough to repeat? Will the Tar Heels big men lead UNC to the promised land?
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