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Baylor quarterback emerges as college football's top player

Robert Griffin III is Baylor's Superman and when he won the Heisman Trophy he was wearing the socks to prove it.

12/11/2011 - 08:11
PSR Staff
Northern Illinois erases 20-point halftime deficit to win MAC crown; Oregon rolls over UCLA to capture innaugural Pac-12 title

Northern Illinois erases 20-point halftime deficit to win MAC title

12/03/2011 - 00:33
PSR Staff
The Penn State University Board of Trustees has relieved President Graham Spanier and head football coach Joe Paterno of their duties effective immediately.

"These decisions were made after careful deliberations and in the best interests of the university as a whole,” said John Surma, vice chair of

11/10/2011 - 01:38
Tony DeFazio
Something repulsive has been brushed up from under the rug in State College. Something that will gut the most prestigious, illustrious football program in America to its core.

With the Penn State board of trustees currently working on coach Joe Paterno's exit from a program he's held the reigns to for 45 years, th

11/09/2011 - 11:22
Anthony Jaskulski
The NBA made $4.2 billion dollars last season. That's billion with a B. Currently, the owners have locked out the players as both sides negotiate over what comes down to $100 million per season.

The two sides are $100 million apart, but as Chris Sheridan points out on his excellent new website sheridanhoops.com, they seem wi

11/08/2011 - 21:40
Ray Mernagh
I remember when I was 12 years old, playing basketball in the 6th grade on the JV team. On one particular night, in a span of about three minutes, I shot three straight air balls in a loss.

After the game I overheard my coach talking to a parent: “Did you see Joe’s shooting today? Maybe tomorrow he’ll be able to hit rim.”

11/08/2011 - 16:28
Joe Giardina
Although there is nothing I can say that has not already been expressed by others, I felt compelled to comment on the nightmare unfolding at Penn State.

Everyone involved—from the janitors to the graduate assistant to the head coach to the athletic director to the head of finance to the President of the University—made a fully conscious, well thoug

11/08/2011 - 12:00
Tony DeFazio
Almost everyone is going with Carolina and Roy Williams but the thought here is this is finally Cal's year to win it all.

1. Kentucky

10/31/2011 - 10:59
Ray Mernagh
Kenny Reiter gained a lot of unique knowledge last season. After all, backstopping a team to an NCAA Division-I national championship isn’t exactly a class offered at the University of Minnesota Duluth. The Plum native excelled in that extracurricular course, guiding the Bulldogs to college hockey’s ultimate prize. This year’s lesson – Defending Your Title, 101.

“Every season is different – kind of like every day. You don’t know exactly what’s going to happen. It’s a learning process,” he said.

10/25/2011 - 17:42
Joe Sager
I’m in the eye of a scandalous storm in which a sawed-off thief, loser and convicted felon is threatening to take down a Hurricanes football program that has more players in the NFL than any other and had a glorious two-decade run in which they won five national titles.

MIAMI – Could a similar scandal hit Pitt, Penn State or West Virginia?

Of course it could.

08/23/2011 - 12:20
Walter Villa
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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Quick. Fill in the blank: The Steelers’ current receiving corps is (fill in the blank). Deep? Bottom-heavy? Talented yet unproven?
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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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