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Thursday November 27 2014
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Back to the Drawing Board

Back to the Drawing Board

When the Pirates signed Edinson Volquez to a one-year $5 million contract last offseason, they probably didn’t expect that he would be starting in the National League Wild Card game six months later.

Malkin and Comeau lead Penguins to overtime win over Leafs

Malkin and Comeau lead Penguins to overtime win over Leafs

Blake Comeau had a hat trick, including the game-winner in overtime, Evgeni Malkin had a three-point night and the Penguins beat the Maple Leafs 4-3 at Consol Energy Center.

Pitt rebounds with blowout win over Kansas State

Pitt rebounds with blowout win over Kansas State

James Robinson had 14 points, five assists and four steals, the Pitt defense clamped down on Kansas State and the Panthers beat the Wildcats 70-47 in the third place game at the Maui Invitational.

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.

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.

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Robert Morris wrapped up play in the Battle 4 Atlantis as well as a five-game road trip Thursday afternoon with a 71-54 victory over the University of Louisiana a

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Robert Morris shot just 27.8 percent (15-for-54) from the field in dropping its second consecutive game Saturday afternoon with a 61-46 setback against Chattanoo

Trey Kell scored 15 points and 15th-ranked San Diego State shot its way into the Maui Invitational championship game, routing Pitt 74-57 Tuesday night.

STATE COLLEGE, PA (AP) - D.J. Newbill scored 29 points, Penn State outscored Akron by 19 points in the second half and the Nittany Lions defeated the Zips 78-72 Tuesday night.

The Pens got just enough offense from Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin -- and a pair of close no-goal calls -- to sink the Bruins.

Pitt dominated the glass, outrebounding Chaminade 51-17 and scoring 34 points on 27 offensive boards. Randall joined Young with a double-double with 11 points. James Robinson added 15 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 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.
Feature TwoPitt Basketball
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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