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Thursday December 18 2014
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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.

Pitt beats Manhattan 65-56

Pitt beats Manhattan 65-56

Jamel Artis had 20 points, Michael Young 16 and Cameron Wright 14 as Pitt beat Manhattan 65-56 at the Petersen Events Center Wednesday night.

Steelers win 27-20 in Atlanta

Steelers win 27-20 in Atlanta

Ben Roethlisberger threw for 360 yards, Antonio Brown caught 10 passes for 123 yards, Le'Veon Bell scored two touchdowns and the Steelers beat the Falcons 27-20 in Atlanta on Sunday.

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.

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.

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.

Robert Morris freshman Marquise Reed had 18 points but Toledo's Julius Brown went off for 27, including seven 3-pointers, as the Rockets beat the Colonials 83-57.

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.  In addition, it was also learned that they

Two of the league’s top teams, the Penguins and the Lightning, and two of the league’s top players, Evgeni Malkin and Steven Stamkos, met tonight to fight for first place in the Eastern Conference.

D.J. Newbill scored 20 points, Brandon Taylor added 17 and Penn State defeated George Washington 64-51 Sunday for its eighth straight win.

So when the young fan blossomed into a 6’4”, 200-pound high school quarterback, he was excited when former Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien talked to him about continuing his football career

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Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg has had a wild 15 months. One year ago, Hackenberg earned Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors after leading the Nittany Lions to a 7-5 record.
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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.
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Penguins’ goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury was recently presented with a brand new 4-year, 23 million dollar contract extension.
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After a great start to November that saw a second consecutive six-touchdown game for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and a 20-point win over rival Baltimore, the Steelers finished the month with losses in two of their final three games.
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Austin Kemp, a standout senior running back at Thomas Jefferson High School, made major waves this season in the WPIAL.
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Back in September, future Hall of Fame halfback LaDainian Tomlinson raised some eyebrows when he said that the Steelers Le'Veon Bell was the best running back in the league.
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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.
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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.
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