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One man's view of the College Football Playoff process

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11/20/2014 - 15:18
Joe Lodanosky
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?

1. Kentucky Wildcats: With returning starter Dakari Johnson and newcomers Karl-Anthony Towns and Trey Lyles, the Wildcats look like the favorite to win it all

11/18/2014 - 12:02
Shanna Rose
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.

First Team

11/18/2014 - 11:54
Shanna Rose
CONSOL Energy Center to host NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament preliminary round games in 2018

CONSOL Energy Center has been selected to host preliminary round games of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in 2018.

11/17/2014 - 20:48
PSR Staff
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 - 15:40
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 - 14:27
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 - 10:43
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 - 09:50
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 - 11:19
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 - 22:29
Ryan Bertonaschi
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The only surprising thing about Pitt’s ouster of Steve Pederson as athletic director is the fact that it’s seen as a surprise.
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The Steelers 2014 draft was a hit or miss proposition after one year in the books: one big hit, a few solid performances with more potential heading into year two, and several swings and misses.
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In an NFL season with no truly dominant teams, there were nonetheless several dominant performances from some very special players. Here's a nod to those players and coaches who stood out above the rest.
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Pitt introduced Pat Narduzzi as their new head football coach last month. The former Michigan State defensive coordinator replaces Paul Chryst, who left for Wisconsin at the conclusion of the Panthers season.
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While the Pirates National League Central rivals, the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs, made major waves this offseason, Pittsburgh was busy making some under-the-radar additions to their roster.
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While Pirates general manager Neal Huntington has been known to make major moves during spring training or even in April, the Pirates 2015 line-up appears to relatively set.
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Being a baseball fan requires a great deal of patience. The 162-game slog of a season is comprised of tens of thousands of individual moments.
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When the Pirates re-signed A.J. Burnett this off-season, many fans and media questioned why they would bring in the 2014 league leader in losses.
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