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Saturday November 22 2014
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Local Esmark Stars players sign with USA Hockey junior team

Carmen Dalesandro and Adam Alavi, both forward for the Pittsburgh-based amateur hockey club Esmark Stars, of the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL), have signed NAHL tender agreements w

03/04/2014 - 15:13
PSR Staff
Freeport's Hepler signs tender with Alaskan club

Pittsburgh, PA – Forward Cole Hepler of the the Pittsburgh based amateur hockey club Esmark Stars, of the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL), has signed an NAHL tender

03/03/2014 - 14:16
PSR Staff
The top players in next year's recruiting class are already drawing attention.

The ink is not even dry on the signatures from the 2014 recruiting classes, but the race is already on to secure the best players in the 2015 class.

02/06/2014 - 21:45
PSR Staff
A look a the top players and the top classes nationally

Six of the country's top 10 recruits hail from the states of Louisiana or Virginia this year, headlined by LSU-bound running back Leonard Fournette of New Orleans.

 

02/04/2014 - 11:37
Nate Marsh
Local players to sign letters of intent on Wednesday

Aliquippa's Dravon Henry highlights 33 local football players are headed off to play Division I football.

02/04/2014 - 11:27
PSR Staff
While Pitt’s recent history has been marred by coaching changes and dismissed players, Paul Chryst and his staff have added 23 high school seniors to form a class that has been rated between 35th and 40th by most recruiting services.

The class has several elite offensive players, two of whom are local talents.

02/04/2014 - 11:15
Ryan Bertonaschi
By now, plenty of Penn State fans have heard new head coach James Franklin's plan to “dominate the state” on the recruiting trail. So far, though, he has been displaying his ability to do that away from Pennsylvania.

Franklin, who comes to Happy Valley after turning around Vanderbilt's program, was heralded by many as a top-notch recruiter. He showed that much almost immediately after arriving at Penn State.

02/04/2014 - 11:00
Eric Shultz
As a mixture of snow and sleet mend to slosh atop the roads outside Butler High School’s gymnasium on a mid-December evening, the versatile Ryan Luther is inside, subtly heating up to lead a dominating effort.

Luther is a 6-foot-8 senior at Hampton High School who plays power forward and serves as the leader for one of the top teams in the WPIAL.

01/25/2014 - 09:40
Tyler Pecyna
The high school basketball landscape in western PA is looking up thanks to stars like Hampton's Ryan Luther and Kiski School's Satchel Pierce, as well as powerhouse teams in New Castle and Midland. Here's what January holds for high school hoops fans.

1/3 Cancer Research Classic at Wheeling Jesuit University
Wheeling Park vs. Seton LaSalle

12/30/2013 - 10:08
Tony DeFazio
In the 1986 film “Top Gun,” Tom Cruise plays Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, a young Naval aviator aboard the USS Enterprise. Maverick attends the Navy’s Fighter Weapons School at Naval Air Station Miramar, which is known as “Top Gun.”

He travels the same path as his father, Duke, both in occupation and style.

12/19/2013 - 10:37
Tyler Pecyna
This is not a great time for the National Football League. America's richest and most successful sports league is being taken to task by everyone from media to protest groups to longtime fans.
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When the Penguins dealt Jordan Staal to the Carolina Hurricanes for Brandon Sutter, Brian Dumoulin and the No. 8 overall pick on Draft Day 2012, they were coming off a string of disappointing playoff finishes.
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The six western Pennsylvania quarterbacks in the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Jim Kelly, Dan Marino, Joe Montana, Joe Namath, George Blanda and Johnny Unitas -- will be honored in Pittsburgh next summer.
Feature ThreePure Steel
From 2004 to 2011, the Steelers led the league or finished second in fewest points allowed per game five times. Those squads were marshaled by Steelers greats such as nose tackle Casey Hampton and receiver Hines Ward, who recently made headlines for calling his old team's defense “soft.”
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The 2014-15 season is underway and plenty of high-end talent dots the top teams in America. Here is PSR's early peek at some of the best players in the land.
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There were smiles after a Plum football game late last season, for the first time in more than two years. The Mustangs finally came out on the winning end of a game.
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At Pitt Basketball’s 2014 Midnight Madness event, Joseph Uchebo did not win the dunk contest. He did, however, win over the fans.
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Can John Calipari load up for another title run with what is perhaps America's most talented roster? Does UConn have enough to repeat? Will the Tar Heels big men lead UNC to the promised land?
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