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The Alabama defense was absolutely suffocating, allowing just 92 total yards to the LSU offense as the Crimson Tide won their second national title in three years, hammering LSU 21-0.

Coach Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide proved why they were the number one defense in the country this season.

01/10/2012 - 01:01
Scott Kromko
There was a time when an oligarchy of coaches and officials reigned supreme. Players got into scuffles, but knew if they escalated words into actions, they more than likely wouldn't have a place on the team the next day.

The final seconds of the Xavier- Cincinnati game on Saturday afternoon was not an example of the oligarchical power over players.

12/12/2011 - 18:43
Anthony Jaskulski
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
Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right? Wrong. Domestic violence, like so many problematic subjects, has shades of gray.
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One week left in the 2014 WPIAL regular season. One week left for teams to prove they’re ready for the playoffs.
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The Baldwin Highlanders (3-6) will look to the Altavilla brothers—Doug and Nick—against the Bethel Park Blackhawks (7-4) in Friday’s Quad A Southeastern Conference battle.
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Perennial regular season leaders rebuild, the West gets stronger, analytics take center stage and the draft is reconfigured. Here are four league-wide storylines to follow as the NHL season gets underway.
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A starter since her freshman year of high school, Brenna Wise has made a name for herself throughout her conference, the greater Pittsburgh area and across the state of Pennsylvania.
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Western PA has long-provided the NFL with some of its top-end talent and that continues to be the case. As of the end of the September, 21 former WPIAL or Pittsburgh City League players graced NFL rosters.
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There is no shortage of great athletes to come out of the Mon-Valley, but perhaps no single institution has produced more great athletes than old Donora High School (now part of Ringgold). The WPIAL Hall of Fame has recognized the following Donora greats.
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Through five games, there are a few teams and a few players who have stood out above the rest.
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