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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
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 - 22:51
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 - 22:22
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 - 21:15
Anthony Jaskulski
Neil Walker’s contract expires after the 2016 season. The Pirates second baseman is due for a big raise in arbitration this offseason—likely to $10 million—and signing him to a long-term extension will cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $12-$15 million annually.
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Belle Vernon junior wrestler Jarod Verkleeren has quietly become one of the most decorated athletes in the state.
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And then there was one. Fall 2015 marked the first chapter for Armstrong High School. The new school is the merger of Ford City and Kittanning high schools, which were only five miles away from each other.
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While the recruiting season is usually a time for top schools to scratch and claw for high school seniors, the 2015-16 Pitt Panthers have taken an alternate route.
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Trust the process. Say it with me. Breathe. It’s all part of the transition. Pitt basketball fans have repeated this mantra a lot over the past year.
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Twenty-two years. That is the amount of time that elapsed between wins in the NCAA Tournament for Robert Morris University.
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It’s the Duquesne Dukes 100th season for basketball this year and the pressure to do well is on the line.
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The McConnell family name casts a lofty shadow in Pittsburgh basketball circles.
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