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Every year upsets happen in the NCAA Tournament. Whether its Morehead State knocking off Rick Pitino’s Louisville Cardinals; or the 15 seeded Coppin State Eagles over South Carolina—which happened the last time they danced in Pittsburgh—the upsets happen.

PSR’s Anthony Jaskulski steps out and c

03/15/2012 - 10:04
Anthony Jaskulski
While putting together this list of NCAA Tournament favorites, I kept having the thought that it didn’t matter what teams I came up with after the first one on my list—Kentucky—as I truly believe the Wildcats are the basketball equivalent of the late-90’s/early 2000’s Tiger Woods.

Back then if you were given a choice of Woods or the field, you would’ve been extremely hesitant—no matter what the numbers told you—to pick the field.

03/14/2012 - 18:40
Ray Mernagh
Kentucky, Syracuse, North Carolina, Michigan State get top seeds

Kentucky, Syracuse, North Carolina and Michigan State earned the four top seeds in the 2012 NCAA Tournament.

03/11/2012 - 22:05
PSR Staff
With the Super Bowl behind us, the next big item on the NFL docket is April's NFL Draft. PSR's Ken Torgent breaks down the former student athletes who will likely be among the top selections in a few months.

QB Andrew Luck – Considered by many to be the best quarterback prospect to come out of the draft since Peyto

02/07/2012 - 16:38
Kenneth Torgent
Top players and classes nationally

The usual suspects dominated National Signing Day, with national champion Alabama leading the way.

02/03/2012 - 11:44
PSR Staff
The new coaching staffs at Pitt, Penn State and West Virginia welcomed their first recruiting classes today, as high school football players across the country made their verbal commitments binding by signing letters of intent. PSR has the complete list for the local schools, plus where all the local players are headed.

 

 

02/01/2012 - 23:20
PSR Staff
In the light of all the conference shuffling that has been going on for the better part of a year, fans are obviously curious about the ramifications. Answers may finally be coming into view.

Eventually, many members of the college football media—and many college athletics administrators—believe there will four 16-team conferences regionally placed throughout the country.

01/30/2012 - 17:03
Doug Kennedy
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
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The Steelers need cornerbacks, and the upcoming NFL Draft has some. The team may have to be willing to think outside the box a bit, however.
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It’s finally baseball season and Pirates fans have plenty to be excited about. Coming off consecutive playoff appearances, the Pirates are poised to field what general manager Neal Huntington called the “deepest and most talented” team he has assembled.
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As the primary location for much of Major League Baseball’s spring training, Florida is a familiar spot for most professional baseball players. For new Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang, it’s the beginning of a transition period.
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Has there been a Penguins team in recent memory that has been as inexplicable, as enigmatic as this year’s incarnation? Don’t think so.
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The Pirates division opponents have changed quite a bit over the offseason, as the Cardinals and Cubs made major changes, while the Brewers and Reds are not the playoff contenders they once were.
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The All-Star Game is a distant memory. The last leg of the NBA regular season is upon us. It’s time to start looking at which teams have the right stuff to hold the Larry O’Brien trophy in June.
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Penn State hits the field for their second spring practice under James Franklin. After a 2-6 Big Ten season but a big bowl win, the Nittany Lions are looking for improvement.
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It's time for Pitt to welcome a new football season, and for the fourth time in six springs, there's a new coach at the helm. Pat Narduzzi will oversee his first practices as head coach next week.
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