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Thursday October 23 2014
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Omar Infante homered in a five-run sixth inning and the Kansas City #Royals beat the San Francisco #Giants 7-2 to even the World Series at one game apiece.


10/22/2014 - 23:39
Mark Powell
Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer off James Shields in a three-run first inning and Madison Bumgarner allowed one run over seven innings as the Giants beat the Royals 7-1 in Game 1 of the World Series in Kansas City.

In the first game of a series billed as “dynasty vs. destiny,” the San Francisco Giants torched the Kansas City Royals 7-1.

10/21/2014 - 23:16
Alex Stumpf
The Pittsburgh Pirates couldn’t solve San Francisco Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner and Brandon Crawford hit a grand slam in the fourth to propel the Giants to a 8-0 victory that ended the Pirates’ season. San Francisco moves on to the National League Division Series to play the Washington Nationals.

“There’s certainly some disappointment,” Pirates second baseman Neil Walker said. “We got outplayed tonight.”

10/02/2014 - 01:02
Nate Barnes
Okay. Here goes the 999,999th column/story written about Derek Sanderson Jeter this week.

Yes, Derek Jeter received so much praise from everyone not named Keith Olbermann, as he wrapped up his 20th season playing for the New York Yankees. 

10/01/2014 - 11:03
John Krysinsky
There are not many people in Pittsburgh who will question Russell Martin’s importance to the Pirates.

After anchoring a surprisingly effective Pirates pitching staff in 2013 and following with what has been an equally stellar offensive performance in 2014, the two-year $17 million contract he recei

10/01/2014 - 10:56
Kurt Hackimer
Jeff Locke got roughed up for six runs as the Braves snapped a five-game losing streak, topping the Pirates 6-2 in Atlanta.

Coming off a playoff-clinching win last night, the Pirates offense was slow to get started and the Braves snapped a five-game losing streak with a win in the third game of the teams’ four-game set.

09/24/2014 - 23:23
Alissa Persichetti
The Pittsburgh Pirates are a playoff team for the second consecutive season.

Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, Travis Snider homered and Starling Marte drove in the game-winner in the sixth inning as the red hot Pirates beat the Braves 3-2 to clinch a playo

09/23/2014 - 22:13
Shanna Rose
Andrew McCutchen homered, Francisco Liriano pitched another gem and the Pirates continued their late-season roll with a 1-0 win in Atlanta.

Liriano (7-10) allowed three hits, walked four and struck out seven in six innings as the Pirates reduced their magic number to two.

09/23/2014 - 00:10
PSR Staff
Vance Worley tossed eight scoreless innings and Russell Martin stroked another clutch hit as the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Milwaukee Brewers 1-0 on Sunday to inch closer to the postseason.

Martin's single over second base scored Andrew McCutchen in the seventh, two days after the catcher belted a three-run game winning homer to beat the Brewers in the opening game of the series.

09/21/2014 - 16:13
Shanna Rose
Edinson Volquez pitched seven shutout innings but six Brewers pitchers kept the Pirates off the scoreboard as the Brewers stayed alive in the playoff race with a 1-0 win over the Pirates.

Logan Schafer hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to score Elian Herrera and the Milwaukee Brewers tightened the race for the second National League wild-card spot with the win.

09/20/2014 - 23:12
Tony DeFazio
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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