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While the Consol Energy Center hosted no games on Friday, the building was still buzzing with activity, beginning with the presentation of hockey's version of the Heisman Trophy.

Hobey Baker Award

04/12/2013 - 22:55
Alex Nseir
Eric Hartzell dazzled, saving 32 shots as Quinnipiac locked down St. Cloud State in a 4-1 victory. The Bobcats will meet Yale for the NCAA Championship Saturday in an attempt to win their first title in school history.
04/11/2013 - 23:08
Joel Peretic
Andrew Miller scored seven minutes into the overtime period to lead Yale over UMass Lowell 3-2 in the first semifinal game of the Frozen Four.

Andrew Miller scored 6:59 into the first overtime to lift Yale over UMass Lowell and secure a berth for the Bulldogs in the Championship game on Saturday.

04/11/2013 - 20:31
Alex Nseir
One former player accuses ex-coach of abusive behavior

Last Thursday, former Rutgers University Director of Player Development Eric Murdock made allegations about “coaches-versus-player brawls” during Mike Rice’s tenure at RMU, in the course of discuss

04/09/2013 - 08:24
PSR Staff
Luke Hancock scored 22 points, Peyton Siva added 18 and Chane Behanen had 15 points and 12 rebounds as Louisville defeated Michigan 82-76 to win the national championship.

In one of the more memorable national title games in recent memory, the Louisville Cardinals rallied from a 12-point deficit Monday night to win the national championship.

04/08/2013 - 23:58
Sam Oliff
When Pittsburgh hosts the NCAA Frozen Four April 11-13, fans in attendance will be able to scout an ever-growing talent pool for the NHL.

“There was sort of a prejudice against college hockey players when I first got in the league back in the 80's,” said Penguins play-by-play announcer Paul Steigerwald.

04/08/2013 - 20:35
Alex Nseir
Russ Smith scored 21 points as Louisville rallied from a 12-point second half deficit to beat Wichita State 74-68 and advance to the national title game.

The Louisville Cardinals overcame a 12 point second half deficit Saturday evening with an impressive 72-68 victory over the Wichita State Shockers.

04/07/2013 - 00:06
Sam Oliff
Breaking down the upsets, teams and players to watch as the field of 64 starts play

If Webster's had a stat on what word has been looked up more in the month of March, my money would be on “parity.”

03/21/2013 - 07:06
Anthony Jaskulski
The Big East as we know it will come to an end this Saturday night around 11. But now is not the time for a eulogy.

As one Pittsburgh sports media personality eloquently pointed out this past weekend on Twitter, "prepare for 3,527 columns this week from Big East tournament that say this was a great league, s

03/12/2013 - 15:24
John Krysinsky
With National Signing Day in the rear-view mirror, here's a glimpse at the top players and classes in the nation. Georgia defensive end Robert Nkemdiche, the consensus top player in the country, signed with Ole Miss, giving Hugh Freeze one of the best classes in the country.

Breaking down the nation's top players can be a futile exercise, but there are always a select group whose blend of on-field performance, unique athleticism, size and skill lift them above the rest

02/07/2013 - 15:58
Tony DeFazio
I was in a minor league press box in Charlotte, NC, last month, taking in one of Gregory Polanco’s final triple-A games. A colleague, upon learning I was from Pittsburgh, approached me with a question.
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The season is nearing the halfway point and the Pirates are still treading water. After falling a season-high eight games under .500 in early May, the team has actually posted the best record in the National League since May 6.
Feature TwoNorth Shore Notes
Steve Blass was signed by the Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1960 and made his major league debut in 1964. From 1968 through 1972, Blass was one of the National League’s best pitchers.
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It’s an odd thought for Sterling Jenkins. It’s still a year away, but after he finishes his senior year at Baldwin High School, he’ll be playing college football at Penn State.
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In Dr. Pat Farabaugh’s book “An Unbreakable Bond,” he tells the unedited story of Pittsburgh native and St. Francis (PA) grad Maurice Stokes and his NBA teammate, fellow Pittsburgher Jack Twyman.
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When Pittsburgh canine officer Rocco died in the line of duty in January, Chris Benson of Benstonium.com created a design to pay tribute to the fallen officer. When The Black N Gold Girls shared his design on Facebook, their followers decided to help.
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The NHL handed out their annual awards at the end of June, and the Penguins' Sidney Crosby captured a hat trick, securing the Hart Trophy (MVP), Art Ross Trophy (scoring champ) and the Ted Lindsay Award (MVP as voted by the players).
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Pittsburgh is city full of sports heroes and legendary figures. The list of Pittsburgh sports legends is long, but it begins with the following four men.
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