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Wednesday October 22 2014
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Giants hand Kansas City first postseason loss to start Fall Classic

Giants hand Kansas City first postseason loss to start Fall Classic

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.

Up Close with James Harrison

Up Close with James Harrison

Linebacker James Harrison returned to the Steelers in September after starters Ryan Shazier and Jarvis Jones were injured in the team’s win at Carolina.

Steelers ride second quarter rally to beat Texans 30-23

Steelers ride second quarter rally to beat Texans 30-23

The Steelers defense forced three turnovers, Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes and Pittsburgh beat Houston 30-23 on Monday Night Football.

Defense, running game leads Pitt over Virginia Tech

Defense, running game leads Pitt over Virginia Tech

The defense dominated early, Chad Voytik ran for 118 yards and Pitt snapped a three-game losing skid with a 21-16 win over Virginia Tech at Heinz Field Thursday night.

NHL Power Rankings

NHL Power Rankings

There were plenty of changes throughout the league this offseason, but most of the movement should only make the West stronger as the Eastern Conference struggles to keep up.

More Important Than Ever

More Important Than Ever

It’s been 12 years since Troy Polamalu first strapped on a Steelers uniform; 14 years since he’s cut his trademark hair. The Christian California-native is now 33-years-old. A new wrinkle has appeared on his skin. A couple strands of his the once jet-black hair have turned gray.

1. How will the younger players factor in this season?

Breakout Players
Le’Veon Bell

So, when Guerin, now an assistant general manager, was effusive in his praise of Penguins first-round pick Kasperi Kapanen during prospects development camp in July, the NHL took notice.

And, after clinging to Dan Bylsma much longer than some would have liked, eventually dispatched him in favor of former WHL mastermind Mike Johnston.

Yawn!

Jayson Megna

PLAYER OF THE MONTH: Austin Kemp, RB, Thomas Jefferson

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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Clairton sophomore Lamont Wade ran for 272 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries as the Bears routed Monessen 60-0 in the teams' first game since Monessen snapped Clairton's 66-game winning streak a year ago.
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Devin Austin had 217 yards rushing and Penn-Trafford held on to beat Plum 17-10, as the Warriors remained undefeated.
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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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