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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
I spent three days late last month visiting 18 high schools across the WPIAL. I drove 533 miles, took hundreds of photographs, shook hands with dozens of coaches, athletic directors and principals and climbed way too many stadium steps. I loved every minute of it, of course.
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Chartiers-Houston got on the winning side for the first time this season with a 21-14 win over visiting Western Beaver in the Week 3 CoGo's Feature Matchup.
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Ringgold knocked the Knoch Knights from the ranks of the unbeatens with a 20-12 win at Joe Montana Stadium on Friday night in the US Steel Game of the Week.
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The Pittsburgh Riverhounds 2014 season ended last Saturday much the same way their season started in the spring. With lots of promise, with much anticipation, but in the end, in a disappointing finish.
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Twenty-two WPIAL football teams will have new coaches pacing the sidelines this season, including a few that will be featured in the CoGo's Feature Matchup this season.
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Several of the most coveted recruits throughout the WPIAL have already made their college decisions, most notably Sterling Jenkins of Baldwin. Others, like Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead, are still being recruited.
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Bill Cherpak misses the way it used to be. Back in the 80’s, when the current Thomas Jefferson High School coach was a player at Steel Valley, the recruiting process wasn’t publicized. It was low-key compared to the present.
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The Mon-Valley has put plenty of athletes on Division 1 football teams over the years, including several who made it to the NFL. There are a few Mon-Valley natives playing D-1 ball this season.
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