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Wednesday November 26 2014
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No. 15 San Diego State shot a blistering 59 percent and steamrolled Pitt 74-57 in the semifinals of the Maui Invitational Tuesday night.

Trey Kell scored 15 points and 15th-ranked San Diego State shot its way into the Maui Invitational championship game, routing Pitt 74-57 Tuesday night.

11/26/2014 - 01:56
A.P.
Newbill scores 29 for the Nittany Lions

STATE COLLEGE, PA (AP) - D.J. Newbill scored 29 points, Penn State outscored Akron by 19 points in the second half and the Nittany Lions defeated the Zips 78-72 Tuesday night.

11/25/2014 - 23:28
A.P.
Evgeni Malkin scored 32 seconds into overtime to lead the Penguins to a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins, giving goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury his 300th career victory.

The Pens got just enough offense from Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin -- and a pair of close no-goal calls -- to sink the Bruins.

11/25/2014 - 01:23
Alex Stumpf
Sophomore Michael Young had 27 points and 15 rebounds, Derrick Randall set the Maui Invitational record with 21 rebounds and Pitt beat Chaminade 81-68 in the opening round of the Maui Invitational on Monday.

Pitt dominated the glass, outrebounding Chaminade 51-17 and scoring 34 points on 27 offensive boards. Randall joined Young with a double-double with 11 points. James Robinson added 15 points.

11/25/2014 - 01:16
Tony DeFazio
Juwan Staten scored 21 points to lead the Mountaineers over No. 17 UConn 78-68 to win the Puerto Rico Tip-Off championship

The West Virginia Mountaineers handed their former Big East rival Connecticut Huskies their first loss of the season in the championship of the Puerto Rico Tip-off tournament, winning 78-68.

11/23/2014 - 22:59
Alex Stumpf
Nittany Lions hold on in a tight contest to secure the win

CHARLESTON, SC (AP) - If Penn State wanted to close the Charleston Classic with a victory, coach Pat Chambers knew D.J. Newbill would have to make the biggest plays.

11/23/2014 - 22:46
A.P.
The Islanders scored three times in the third period and turned a 1-0 deficit into a 4-1 win over the Penguins to move into a tie for first place in the Metropolitan Division

UNIONDALE, NY (AP) -- The New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins now have a rivalry as intense as many in the NHL.

11/23/2014 - 09:15
A.P.
Guard Jordan Stevens scores 27 points in Dukes win

ABILENE, TEXAS - First-year junior college transfer Jordan Stevens came off the bench to score 27 points - including 18 on 3-pointers - and Duquesne shot 74 percent in the second h

11/22/2014 - 21:00
PSR Staff
Tyler Boyd caught 7 passes for 126 yards and a touchdown, backup running back Chris James ran for 122 yards and the Pitt defense forced three turnovers as the Panthers hammered Syracuse 30-7.

The Panthers sent off their seniors with a much needed win Saturday afternoon. The Syracuse Orange were in town for Senior Day as Pitt was looking to avoid a fourth straight ACC loss.

11/22/2014 - 19:35
Anthony Mendicino
Illinois drove 54 yards in the final two minutes to kick a last-second field goal and upset Penn State 16-14.

After becoming bowl-eligible last week, Penn State was unable to extend their winning streak to three, falling to Big Ten foe Illinois 16-14 on a last second field goal.

11/22/2014 - 17:28
Alex Stumpf
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.
Editor's DeskFeature One
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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