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Three WPIAL players were drafted into the NFL this past weekend. Former Pitt wide receiver and Clairton standout Tyler Boyd was the first local player off the board when the Cincinnati Bengals made him their second round pick on Friday night.

Scouts love Boyd’s competitiveness, route-running ability and hands, which make up for his lack of elite speed.

05/02/2016 - 12:54
Tony DeFazio
As difficult as it can be to discern real progress from a spring football game, Penn State’s 37-0 Blue victory over White in the Nittany Lions scrimmage earlier this month provided some clues.

Penn State capped their spring in front of 65.000 fans at Beaver Stadium. Here's what we learned from the scrimmage.

04/26/2016 - 07:40
Daniel Priore
There may not be a player with local connections selected in the opening round of this month's NFL Draft, but the region will nonetheless be well-represented once again when the NFL comes calling.

Penn State's Christian Hackenberg is the only player from the area with any real chance of being drafted in the first round, but that would be a surprise at this point.

04/18/2016 - 21:26
Brandon Walker
This month’s spring drills for the Penn State Nittany Lions will be an important one. A promising recruiting class and strong returning starters provide hope for year three of the James Franklin era; however, there are still plenty of question marks.

Penn State’s offensive production was one of the worst in the NCAA in terms of overall efficiency last season, which gives new coordinator Joe Moorhead a lot of work to do over the next couple

03/15/2016 - 12:10
Daniel Priore
Now that national signing day has passed, James Franklin is hard at work trying to fix Penn State's offensive line issues.

The 2015 season for Penn State had plenty of ups and downs; although, their 7-6 record can be viewed as a positive considering how much the offense struggled to move the ball.

02/16/2016 - 08:52
Daniel Priore
The Penn State Nittany Lions have seen more turnover in the past four years than they saw in the 45 years prior.

Consequently, the football team has not reached nine wins or more since 2011, the last year Joe Paterno coached.

02/03/2016 - 23:45
Michael Kiwak
A pair of former WPIAL stars will take the field in this Sunday's conference championship games, and more than two dozen more joined them this season throughout the NFL.

Aaron Donald, DT, Rams - Penn Hills

01/20/2016 - 08:05
Tony DeFazio
Nearly 30 local prospects, throughout the WPIAL and the Pittsburgh City League, will head to FBS and FCS colleges next year to continue their football careers.

Here's a list of where the top local players are headed:

01/11/2016 - 16:44
Tony DeFazio
Veteran coach brings 18 years of collegiate coaching experience, including four as Fordham's head coach to the Nittany Lions

Penn State head coach James Franklin has named Fordham University head coach Joe Moorhead as the Nittany Lions' offensive coordinator.

12/12/2015 - 20:36
PSR Staff
All three local Division 1 college football teams learned of their bowl destinations on Sunday. Pitt will face Navy in the Military Bowl, Penn State meets Georgia in the Tax Slayer Bowl and WVU plays Arizona State in the Cactus Bowl.

Pitt received an invititation from the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman and will play Navy of the American Athletic Conference in Annapolis, Md.

12/06/2015 - 20:39
Tony DeFazio
Bob Prince was best known as the voice of the PIttsburgh Pirates for 28 years, but it was not the only job he had over his Hall of Fame career. “The Gunner” also called Steelers and Penguins games at different times during his career and was part of the NBC broadcast team for the 1965 All-Star Game.
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The defending Stanley Cup champs return with a roster almost identical to the one that captured Lord Stanley's coveted chalice. Can the Pens become the first team to repeat since the 97-98 Red Wings?
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The Steelers opened the preseason as the odd-on favorite in the AFC North, but injuries and suspensions could open the door for a still-talented Bengals team and Ravens squad looking to rebound from a disappointing 2015.
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Pittsburgh Penguins’ head coach Mike Sullivan has obviously spoken several very kind words about his championship hockey team. Sullivan has complimented his team’s speed, chemistry, and teamwork. But perhaps more than anything else, Sullivan complimented their toughness.
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College football is one week away, as Hawaii and Cal open the 2016 season in Sydney, Australia next Friday. The local teams don't kick things off until Labor Day weekend, but PSR has our preseason rankings together already.
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One of the country’s top cornerback recruits hails from Clairton, Pa., roughly 15 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
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Western Pennsylvania's football recruiting class of 2017 is a strong one, led by Clairton's Lamont Wade -- one of the top recruits in the country. The class also features a multitude of interior line talent.
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Five of the top seven Heisman vote-getters are back on the college football field this fall, making this season's Heisman watch one of the most heated in recent memory.
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