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There is a baseball player at Louisville who just completed the season with a 9-3 record, 117 strikeouts and a 1.77 ERA in 96.2 innings pitched. There’s also a player who batted .308 with four home runs and 34 RBI in 211 at bats.

The pitcher and hitter are the same guy: Blackhawk High School alumnus Brendan McKay. And this was just his freshman year.

07/10/2015 - 12:44
Aron Minkoff
It's never too early to talk about the NFL Draft. With the 2015 class in the books, here's a look at the potential draft class for next season -- including a couple local products who could project toward the top of the class.

1. Joey Bosa, DE/DT, Ohio State

05/13/2015 - 13:30
Tony DeFazio
Tyus Jones scored 23 points and Duke outlasted Wisconsin 68-63 to win the 2015 national championship in Indianapolis Monday night.

Duke freshmen guards Grayson Allen and Tyrus Jones scored 29 of Duke’s 37 second half points after Wisconsin established a strong nine-point lead early in the second half.

04/06/2015 - 23:26
Leah Nxumalo
Frank Kaminsky had 20 points and 11 rebounds as Wisconsin ended Kentucky's undefeated season with a 71-64 win in the national semifinal on Saturday in Indianapolis.

Sam Dekker scored 16 and Bronson Koenig and Nigel Hay

04/04/2015 - 23:55
Leah Nxumalo
Duke steam rolled into the National Championship game, downing Michigan State by a score of 81-61 in Indianapolis Saturday night.

Freshman Justise Winslow was the leading scorer for the Blue Devils with 19 points and 9 rebounds, while fellow freshman Jahlil Okafor added 18 points, 6 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 steals.

04/04/2015 - 21:57
Matthew DeTitta
NC State upsets top-seed Villanova, and Notre Dame survives overtime with Butler after learning that head coach Mike Brey's mother passed away Saturday morning.

NC State stuns top-seeded Villanova: Trevor Lacey scored 17 points, Abdul-Malik Abu had 13 points and 12 rebounds and NC State rode a stifling defense to an upset of top-seeded Vil

03/22/2015 - 01:20
Tony DeFazio
NC State stunned LSU at the buzzer, Notre Dame held off a Northeastern comeback, Butler won an ugly battle over Texas, and top-seeded Villanova cruised past Lafayette by 93-52 in NCAA Tournament action at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh.

No. 3 Notre Dame 69, No. 14 Northeastern 65

03/19/2015 - 19:58
Tony DeFazio
Signing Day 2015 is upon us and while several of the nation's top prospects have yet to announce their decisions, most teams have their classes relatively set. PSR breaks down the country's top players, top classes and ranks the power-five conferences.

2015 TOP CLASSES

02/03/2015 - 16:55
Tony DeFazio
One man's view of the College Football Playoff process

WARNING: This content may not be suitable for all readers; reader discretion is advised.

11/20/2014 - 16:18
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 - 13:02
Shanna Rose
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Bob Prince was best known as the voice of the PIttsburgh Pirates for 28 years, but it was not the only job he had over his Hall of Fame career. “The Gunner” also called Steelers and Penguins games at different times during his career and was part of the NBC broadcast team for the 1965 All-Star Game.
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Expectations are high for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2016. A revamped defensive line, featuring two of the league's best ends in Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt, is one of the main reasons why.
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Pittsburgh Penguins’ head coach Mike Sullivan has obviously spoken several very kind words about his championship hockey team. Sullivan has complimented his team’s speed, chemistry, and teamwork. But perhaps more than anything else, Sullivan complimented their toughness.
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College football is one week away, as Hawaii and Cal open the 2016 season in Sydney, Australia next Friday. The local teams don't kick things off until Labor Day weekend, but PSR has our preseason rankings together already.
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In the days leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, it was unknown whether University of Pittsburgh tight end JP Holtz would be selected.
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Western Pennsylvania's football recruiting class of 2017 is a strong one, led by Clairton's Lamont Wade -- one of the top recruits in the country. The class also features a multitude of interior line talent.
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It's still the dog days of summer, but college football season is nrarly upon us. Local teams begin to open camp this week and next, and there are several players to keep an eye on.
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