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Saturday November 22 2014
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Pitt downs Syracuse 30-7 on Senior Day

Pitt downs Syracuse 30-7 on Senior Day

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.

Penn State falls on last-second kick at Illinois

Penn State falls on last-second kick at Illinois

Illinois drove 54 yards in the final two minutes to kick a last-second field goal and upset Penn State 16-14.

Georgetown tops Robert Morris

Georgetown tops Robert Morris

Rodney Pryor scored 18 points but the Robert Morris Colonials fell at Georgetown 80-66 on Saturday afternoon.

WPIAL Playoffs: Clairton, South Fayette, Central Valley and Pine-Richland claim crowns

WPIAL Playoffs: Clairton, South Fayette, Central Valley and Pine-Richland claim crowns

Clairton and Pine Richland won going away, South Fayette won a close game and Central Valley needed a last-second score to beat West Allegheny as the WPIAL Playoffs came to a close on Friday.

Alright Without Wright

Alright Without Wright

When Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon heard senior Cameron Wright had gone down with a non-basketball related foot injury, he didn’t think much of it. “You know, I was actually on the road,” Dixon said.

America's Favorite Pastime: A Song About Dock Ellis and His Infamous No-Hitter

America's Favorite Pastime: A Song About Dock Ellis and His Infamous No-Hitter

Dock Ellis is a deceased former Pirates' pitcher who passed away nearly five years ago. Todd Snider is a 46-year-old singer-songwriter from Portland, Oregon, who plays country-tinged rock-n-roll. What are these two doing in the same article on a sports web site?

WVU lost three of their top five scorers, but First-Team All-Big 12 guard Juwan Staten returns for his senior season.

“I think (the expectations) have to be higher than they’ve been here before,” play-by-play announcer Steve Jones said.

The Colonials were selected by Toole’s peers to finish third in the NEC, but they’ll have to mesh together as a team first, and with eight new players entering the program, Toole certainly has his

With five seniors graduating, all of whom saw action on the court, DU will have to rely on a mix of returning players and youth to lead them in Atlantic-10 play.

This offseason has been a long one for the Panthers.

The Hurricanes, meanwhile, were hoping to shake off their Eastern Conference bottom-dweller status.

Two years later, neither franchise’s bottom line has changed.

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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