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Thursday October 2 2014
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Pirates shut out by Bumgarner, season ends in 8-0 loss

The Pittsburgh Pirates couldn’t solve San Francisco Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner and Brandon Crawford hit a grand slam in the fourth to propel the Giants to a 8-0 victory that ended the Pirates’ season. San Francisco moves on to the National League Division Series to play the Washington Nationals.

Retaining Russell

Retaining Russell

There are not many people in Pittsburgh who will question Russell Martin’s importance to the Pirates.

What’s Next?

What’s Next?

After completing the 2013-14 regular season with a record of 14-16-5, the Robert Morris University men’s hockey team came into the Atlantic Hockey Association Playoff Tournament as an underdog.

Steelers stunned in final seconds by hapless Bucs

Steelers stunned in final seconds by hapless Bucs

Just one week after losing 56-14, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers jumped out to a 10-0 lead, fell behind, but drove 46 yards in 33 seconds to knock off the Steelers 27-24.

CoGo's Feature Matchup: Washington 34, Mount Pleasant 15

CoGo's Feature Matchup: Washington 34, Mount Pleasant 15

The top two teams in the Interstate Conference squared off in Washington Friday night and the Little Prexies used a late-game surge to knock off the Vikings and gain the inside track to the conference title.

US Steel Game of the Week: Elizabeth Forward 42, Uniontown 6

US Steel Game of the Week: Elizabeth Forward 42, Uniontown 6

Uniontown battled Elizabeth Forward hard in the early going, but the Warriors proved to be too much for the Red Raiders and EF came away with a 42-6 win in the U.S. Steel Game of the Week.

“There’s certainly some disappointment,” Pirates second baseman Neil Walker said. “We got outplayed tonight.”

Yes, Derek Jeter received so much praise from everyone not named Keith Olbermann, as he wrapped up his 20th season playing for the New York Yankees. 

There was not much Steeler backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski could do from the sidelines on Sunday as he watched the Tampa Bay Buccaneers squeak out a last-second win at Heinz Field.

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Pirates couldn't stop Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto, who drove in the go-ahead run and got his 20th victory on Sunday, a 4-1 win that gave the NL Central title t

After Northwestern took the ball on the opening drive and went 39 yards to set up a 44-yard field goal attempt, Jack Mitchell’s kick sailed wide right.

The Akron defense held Pitt's rushing game to 129 yards and kept star running back James Conner under 100 yards for the first time in five games.

Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right? Wrong. Domestic violence, like so many problematic subjects, has shades of gray.
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Uniontown battled Elizabeth Forward hard in the early going, but the Warriors proved to be too much for the Red Raiders and EF came away with a 42-6 win in the U.S. Steel Game of the Week.
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The top two teams in the Interstate Conference squared off in Washington Friday night and the Little Prexies used a late-game surge to knock off the Vikings and gain the inside track to the conference title.
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The Steelers traditional powerhouse defense has set a yearly standard for fans and pundits for decades. But an aging Pittsburgh defense has had a rocky time the last couple of seasons.
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Twenty-two WPIAL football teams will have new coaches pacing the sidelines this season, including a few that will be featured in the CoGo's Feature Matchup this season.
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Several of the most coveted recruits throughout the WPIAL have already made their college decisions, most notably Sterling Jenkins of Baldwin. Others, like Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead, are still being recruited.
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Bill Cherpak misses the way it used to be. Back in the 80’s, when the current Thomas Jefferson High School coach was a player at Steel Valley, the recruiting process wasn’t publicized. It was low-key compared to the present.
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The Mon-Valley has put plenty of athletes on Division 1 football teams over the years, including several who made it to the NFL. There are a few Mon-Valley natives playing D-1 ball this season.
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