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In early May at Slippery Rock University, a season’s worth of lessons about winning and losing—perhaps even a short lifetime of such lessons—was playing out on the basketball court.

As part of an Amateur Athletic Union tournament, an under-16 boys team was about to clinch the tournament championship and the corresponding trip to the national tourney in Indianapolis.

02/12/2011 - 10:28
Steve Sampsell
It is a phrase repeatedly heard in every sport, every season, every year: “I quit!”... So what’s a parent to do when these words ring out across the playing field?

Their decision could be as vital as an umpire’s call in a close game. The determination could make a difference in a child’s life.

01/18/2011 - 14:55
Vee Matisko
Ahh… the holidays! Did I just see you cringe at that thought? If so, you are not alone… and if not, you’re in good company. The problem is that whatever company you keep, they are probably tempting you with delicious morsels or calorie-packed nogs to sip by the glow of the fire. And who can turn down that warm and fuzzy moment?

But why do those cozy moments have to involve food? And, why is it so difficult to politely refuse the bounty of temptations our well-intending family and friends offer to us?

12/04/2010 - 10:05
Debbie Mancini-Wilson
Led by a historic ground campaign, the Panthers humiliated Virginia Tech, running their way to a 52-22 demolition of the Hokies Saturday afternoon at Heinz Field, maintaining first place in the Coastal division.
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CHARLOTTESVILLE — With an opportunity to separate itself in the race for the ACC Coastal title, the Virginia football team failed to overcome myriad mental and physical errors and its depleted defense was unable to hold up in the second half of a 23-13 loss to Pittsburgh on a soggy Friday night.
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Casey DeSmith stopped all 39 shots he faced, while Sidney Crosby racked up a goal and an assist as the Penguins dominated Arizona in a 4-0 shutout win at PPG Paints Arena Saturday night.
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NEW YORK (AP) — After setting a career high for points last season, Josh Bailey has picked up right where he left off. Bailey scored a short-handed goal in the second period and then the only goal in a shootout to lift the New York Islanders over the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Thursday night.
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