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Pittsburgh chosen as site of 2017 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament

NEWPORT NEWS, VA—The Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Basketball Championship will take on a new look and vibe when it moves to CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., in 2017 and to

09/04/2014 - 16:40
PSR Staff
With a brand new playoff system in place this season, it doesn't matter who finishes No. 1 at the end of the regular season -- the top four teams will meet in a two-round tournament to decide the national champion.

1. Florida State Seminoles

08/06/2014 - 15:27
Geoff Pfeil
The 2014 draft is in the rear view mirror, which means it's never too early to start talking about next year's class.

Half a dozen prospects stand out above the rest as top 10 draft picks next spring, and half are quarterbacks.

05/12/2014 - 11:43
Tony DeFazio
Steelers look for receivers and corners, local players play the waiting game

The Steelers main needs heading into this draft were along the defensive line, cornerback, wide receiver and linebacker depth.

05/10/2014 - 10:50
Tony DeFazio
The 2014 NFL Draft is shaping up to be one of the deepest in recent memory. But even in the deepest of drafts, there are studs, duds, snubs and flubs. How is one to know if a draft pick is worth cheering for, or if he should be booed mercilessly?

Injuries, poor fits and simple bad luck can knock any player, no matter how great, off track. But here are four prospects whose future paths may eventually lead to Canton.

04/13/2014 - 12:19
Geoff Pfeil
Shabazz Napier scored 22 points to lead UConn to their fourth national championship in 15 years, beating preseason favorite Kentucky 60-54 in Arlington, Texas.

Several weeks ago, a dejected UConn Huskies squad had just lost its third game of the season to Louisville, and its NCAA Tournament stock crumbled.

04/07/2014 - 23:29
Ryan Bertonaschi
Aaron Harrison's 3-pointer with six seconds left lifted Kentucky to a 74-73 victory over Wisconsin, setting up an 8-seed vs. 7-seed matchup for the national championship.

In the week leading up to the 2014 Final Four, the Kentucky-Wisconsin matchup was being labelled as a collision of two polar opposite squads.

04/05/2014 - 23:51
Ryan Bertonaschi
Taylor Coppenrath. Ali Farokmenesh. Doug McDermott. Every March, someone the average Joe Fan never heard of becomes part of their daily language, for a few days at least.

Here are six players whose names you might not know right now, but you sure will over the next couple days.

03/19/2014 - 23:22
Anthony Jaskulski
The great basketball drama produced by the urgency of a single-elimination tournament is why hardcore hoops fans watch the NCAA Tournament.

The upsets are why so many others tune in. And the challenge of filling out those brackets make it fun for all of us.

03/18/2014 - 22:15
Anthony Jaskulski
Here we are again. It’s the day after Christmas and we get to play with all of our toys. Except it’s nearly 100 days after Christmas and those toys are numbers.

More specifically, the point spread on every game for the first two rounds of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.

03/18/2014 - 10:33
Anthony Jaskulski
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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One week left in the 2014 WPIAL regular season. One week left for teams to prove they’re ready for the playoffs.
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The Baldwin Highlanders (3-6) will look to the Altavilla brothers—Doug and Nick—against the Bethel Park Blackhawks (7-4) in Friday’s Quad A Southeastern Conference battle.
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Perennial regular season leaders rebuild, the West gets stronger, analytics take center stage and the draft is reconfigured. Here are four league-wide storylines to follow as the NHL season gets underway.
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A starter since her freshman year of high school, Brenna Wise has made a name for herself throughout her conference, the greater Pittsburgh area and across the state of Pennsylvania.
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Western PA has long-provided the NFL with some of its top-end talent and that continues to be the case. As of the end of the September, 21 former WPIAL or Pittsburgh City League players graced NFL rosters.
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There is no shortage of great athletes to come out of the Mon-Valley, but perhaps no single institution has produced more great athletes than old Donora High School (now part of Ringgold). The WPIAL Hall of Fame has recognized the following Donora greats.
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Through five games, there are a few teams and a few players who have stood out above the rest.
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