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Monday July 28 2014
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Pitt and Penn State were fairly well-represented in last month’s NFL Draft, with each school sending three players into the league via the annual draft. The western Pennsylvania region also saw three players selected.

The first local player taken was no surprise, as Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald went 13th overall to the St. Louis Rams.

06/06/2014 - 11:44
Tony DeFazio
Karvel Anderson is almost certainly good enough to play professional basketball. But will it be in the NBA? Anderson is no stranger to life as a long-shot, having faced adversity his entire life.

Perhaps “faced” isn’t the right word.

06/06/2014 - 09:43
Geoff Pfeil
Colonials welcome four freshmen, two juniors and a transfer to roster

Robert Morris men's basketball Andy Toole announced the program's 2014-15 recruiting class Tuesday, which includes four freshmen, two junior college transfers and one transfer.

05/28/2014 - 08:07
PSR Staff
Karvel Anderson scored 23 points and Lucky Jones added 15 and 9 rebounds but the short-handed Robert Morris Colonials fell to Belmont 82-71 in the second-round of the NIT.

Robert Morris saw its run in the 2014 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) come to an end Friday night as Belmont earned an 82-71 victory over the Colonials at the Curb Event Center.

03/21/2014 - 23:50
PSR Staff
Karvel Anderson drained nine 3-pointers and scored 38 points, Lucky Jones added 25 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists, and Robert Morris knocked off St. John's 89-78 at Carnesecca Arena in the first round of the NIT.

Robert Morris improved to 22-13 and will play Belmont in the second round Friday night at 9:30 in Nashville.

03/18/2014 - 21:44
PSR Staff
Colonials making second straight appearance in NIT and sixth postseason appearance in last seven years

Robert Morris will make its second straight appearance in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) Tuesday, March 18, when it travels to New York, N.Y., for a 7:00 p.m. tip against St.

03/16/2014 - 22:55
PSR Staff
Mount St. Mary's jumped out to a 17-point lead in the opening 13 minutes and went on to upset Robert Morris 88-71, preventing the Colonials from reaching the NCAA Tournament.

Stakes are high in college basketball’s mid-major conference championship games and so are the adrenaline levels of everyone involved.

03/11/2014 - 22:47
Ryan Bertonaschi
Karvel Anderson had 21 points, all in second half, and Lucky Jones added 18 as Robert Morris overcame a brutal first half to edge St. Francis PA 60-57 and advance to the NEC title game.

Robert Morris opened the second half with a 15-2 run to turn a five-point deficit into an eight-point advantage and held on for a 60-57 victory over No. 6 seed Saint Francis U.

03/08/2014 - 19:00
PSR Staff
Lucky Jones had 19 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists to lead Robert Morris over Fairleigh Dickinson 60-53 in the NEC Tournament quarterfinals.

Since early-January, when Robert Morris lost six players to off-the-court issues, the Colonials stunned teams by shooting the 3, defending the 3, and grabbing defensive rebounds.

03/06/2014 - 01:00
Ryan Bertonaschi
Anderson tabbed NEC Player of the Year; Toole earns NEC Coach of the Year accolade

Moon Township, PA - March 4, 2014 - On the heels of claiming the 2014 Northeast Conference regular-season championship, a pair from the Robert Morris University men's basketball te

03/04/2014 - 15:56
PSR Staff
I was in a minor league press box in Charlotte, NC, last month, taking in one of Gregory Polanco’s final triple-A games. A colleague, upon learning I was from Pittsburgh, approached me with a question.
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Quick. Fill in the blank: The Steelers’ current receiving corps is (fill in the blank). Deep? Bottom-heavy? Talented yet unproven?
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Steve Blass was signed by the Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1960 and made his major league debut in 1964. From 1968 through 1972, Blass was one of the National League’s best pitchers.
Feature ThreeNorth Shore Notes
It’s an odd thought for Sterling Jenkins. It’s still a year away, but after he finishes his senior year at Baldwin High School, he’ll be playing college football at Penn State.
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In Dr. Pat Farabaugh’s book “An Unbreakable Bond,” he tells the unedited story of Pittsburgh native and St. Francis (PA) grad Maurice Stokes and his NBA teammate, fellow Pittsburgher Jack Twyman.
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When Pittsburgh canine officer Rocco died in the line of duty in January, Chris Benson of Benstonium.com created a design to pay tribute to the fallen officer. When The Black N Gold Girls shared his design on Facebook, their followers decided to help.
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The NHL handed out their annual awards at the end of June, and the Penguins' Sidney Crosby captured a hat trick, securing the Hart Trophy (MVP), Art Ross Trophy (scoring champ) and the Ted Lindsay Award (MVP as voted by the players).
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Pittsburgh is city full of sports heroes and legendary figures. The list of Pittsburgh sports legends is long, but it begins with the following four men.
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