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Monday March 2 2015
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Chasing The Cup

Chasing The Cup

Has there been a Penguins team in recent memory that has been as inexplicable, as enigmatic as this year’s incarnation? Don’t think so.

Pens power way past Blue Jackets 5-3

Pens power way past Blue Jackets 5-3

Evgeni Malkin scored twice and the Penguins tallied three power play goals in the second period to win their fourth straight, beating Columbus 5-3 Sunday at the Consol Energy Center.

Top of the Draft

Top of the Draft

The 2015 NFL Draft is quickly approaching and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the clock. There are many important needs the Bucs are facing this offseason, but their main priority is quarterback.

Catching Up With the MLB Offseason

Catching Up With the MLB Offseason

The Nats, Cubs and White Sox went out and added aces to their rotations, the Marlins opened the bank for Giancarlo Stanton, the Red Sox bolstered their infield and the Padres created an outfield: Reviewing the offseason moves.

Young Guns: Seven Under a Quarter

Young Guns: Seven Under a Quarter

The Penguins have become an older team in recent years, as stars like Sidney Crosby (27), Evgeni Malkin (28), and Marc-Andre Fleury (30) are no longer the youthful group that hoisted the Stanley Cup six years ago.

Up Close With Jim Kelly

Up Close With Jim Kelly

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback and East Brady native Jim Kelly will be honored at this summer’s Gridiron Gold, an event recognizing the six native western Pennsylvanians who are Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbacks.

The Penguins have acquired defensemen Ian Cole from St. Louis and Ben Lovejoy from Anaheim.

Mike Young led the Panthers with 22 points, and Jamel Artis added 19 in the loss.

STATE COLLEGE, PA (AP) -- Iowa's Aaron White scored 21 points, including six free throws in overtime, and the Hawkeyes were able to scrape past Penn State 81-77 on Saturday night.<

Robert Morris erased a 12-point deficit in the first half to force overtime and fell behind by eight points in the extra frame before rallying for a 71-70 victory over Saint Francis U.

Freshman Jevon Carter scored 25 points but West Virginia lost 78-66 at Baylor on Saturday.

Marcus Posley scored game-high 29 points - including six 3-pointers - to lead St. Bonaventure to a 92-75 win over Duquesne at Reilly Center.

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This has been a rough basketball season for fans of Division 1 hoops in this part of the state. Usually tough Robert Morris is struggling to stay at .500. Big Ten losses continue to pile up in State College. Even NCAA tourney staple Pitt is under .500 in the ACC.
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When you come across Beau Bennett’s name in a story, it’s typically preceded by compound modifiers like “oft-injured” or “injury-plagued.” Or lately, "healthy scratch."
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With the offseason coming to a close and the Pirates’ spending seemingly ceased, there are two facts that can be gleaned:
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It has been four years since the Pittsburgh Steelers won a playoff game. Fourteen other NFL teams have won in the postseason since the Steelers defeated the Jets for the 2010 AFC Championship.
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The Penguins have become an older team in recent years, as stars like Sidney Crosby (27), Evgeni Malkin (28), and Marc-Andre Fleury (30) are no longer the youthful group that hoisted the Stanley Cup six years ago.
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The Nats, Cubs and White Sox went out and added aces to their rotations, the Marlins opened the bank for Giancarlo Stanton, the Red Sox bolstered their infield and the Padres created an outfield: Reviewing the offseason moves.
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The 2015 NFL Draft is quickly approaching and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the clock. There are many important needs the Bucs are facing this offseason, but their main priority is quarterback.
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When describing Woodland Hills junior running back Miles Sanders, recruiting pundits, WPIAL coaches and high school football writers typically use superlatives like “fast,” “talented,” and “explosive,” or descriptive phrases such as “big-playmaker” and “player to lose sleep over.”
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