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Tyler Boyd had two long touchdown runs late in the game, Capri Thompson threw two TD passes to Terrish Webb and Clairton beat Southern Columbia 35-19 to win the single-A state championship in Hershey Friday afternoon. The Bears set a WPIAL record with their 47th consecutive victory.

Boyd rushed for 222 yards on 14 carries—including 146 yards on two late touchdown runs—and the Clairton defense harassed Southern Columbia q

12/16/2011 - 16:08
Tony DeFazio
It kind of has a Baltimore Colts/Art Modell feel to it. But instead of an entire team packing up and heading for greener pastures, it was just one man, former Pitt head coach Todd Graham that took off west for Tempe, Arizona, seemingly under the cover of night.

12/14/2011 - 21:32
Anthony Jaskulski
Todd Graham has quit as Pitt's head football coach after just one season to accept the head coaching job at Arizona State. Graham informed his players of his decision via text message sent by a third party. Defensive coordinator Keith Patterson will coach the team in the BBVA Compass Bowl Jan. 7.

"I have resigned my position at Pitt in the best interest of my family to pursue the head coaching position at Arizona State," read Graham's text.

12/14/2011 - 13:07
Tony DeFazio
Evgeni Malkin scored on a breakaway to end the first period with the Penguins up 1-0, but the Red Wings stormed back with three third period goals to top Pittsburgh 4-1 at Consol Energy Center Tuesday night.

Over the past few weeks, the Penguins have had trouble starting games well.

12/13/2011 - 21:36
Alex Nseir
Former Penn State coach to be arraigned on child sex abuse charges in January

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has decided to waive his preliminary hearing scheduled for today in Bellefonte,

12/13/2011 - 12:09
PSR Staff
Steelers linebacker James Harrison has been suspended for one game for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns quarterback Colt McCoy last Thursday.

Ray Anderson of the NFL said the suspension is the result of Harrison's fifth illegal hit against a quarterback in the past three seasons. He was fined six times for similar hits in 2009 and 2010.

12/13/2011 - 11:57
PSR Staff
Veteran third baseman to provide insurance for Alvarez

The Pirates acquired third baseman Casey McGehee from Milwaukee in exchange for right-handed pitcher Jose

12/12/2011 - 23:06
Tony DeFazio
Penguins center Sidney Crosby said Monday he will be out indefinitely while he battles a recurrence of concussion-like symptoms. Crosby hasn't played since a 3-1 loss to Boston last week.

He missed more than 10 months after taking shots to the head in successive games in January,
 

12/12/2011 - 22:56
PSR Staff
Viper Stars Heinz Koster and Jake Pilewicz to get opportunities to play junior hockey

Two members of the 2011-20121 Pittsburgh Viper Stars 18U AAA Tier I hockey club have been tendered by North American Hockey League (

12/12/2011 - 16:45
PSR Staff
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 - 07:11
PSR Staff
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Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg has had a wild 15 months. One year ago, Hackenberg earned Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors after leading the Nittany Lions to a 7-5 record.
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Injuries are a part of sports, but what the Pittsburgh Penguins have faced the past few years seems more like a curse than anything sports-related.
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Penguins’ goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury was recently presented with a brand new 4-year, 23 million dollar contract extension.
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After a great start to November that saw a second consecutive six-touchdown game for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and a 20-point win over rival Baltimore, the Steelers finished the month with losses in two of their final three games.
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Austin Kemp, a standout senior running back at Thomas Jefferson High School, made major waves this season in the WPIAL.
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Back in September, future Hall of Fame halfback LaDainian Tomlinson raised some eyebrows when he said that the Steelers Le'Veon Bell was the best running back in the league.
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Pirates fans once again had the opportunity to put on their black t-shirts, crowd onto Federal Street, and experience the pandemonium that was playoff baseball in 2014, even if it was abbreviated.
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After a freshman season which saw him share carries with various upperclassmen, Pitt running back James Conner has emerged as one of the premiere players in the nation, carrying the Panthers’ offense in the process.
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