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Friday August 28 2015
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Cole's gem leads Pirates over Marlins

Cole's gem leads Pirates over Marlins

Gerrit Cole pitched into the eighth-inning, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pirates took three of four games over the Marlins with a 2-1 win in Miami.

Steelers sign quarterback Michael Vick

Steelers sign quarterback Michael Vick

The ‪#Steelers‬ signed veteran quarterback Michael Vick to a one-year contract, the team announced on Tuesday.

Steelers to Watch

Steelers to Watch

As the preseason hits the midway point, here are several Steelers Mike Tomlin and coaching staff has their eyes on.

Mendelson set to join Nittany Lions

Mendelson set to join Nittany Lions

Penn State is perhaps best-known for being a football powerhouse, but the Nittany Lions’ hockey program, under the direction of of fourth-year coach Guy Gadowsky, is one of the fastest growing hockey programs in the country.

Small College Scene

Small College Scene

In western Pennsylvania, football is the sport that the natives follow most closely, and with two major programs, Pitt and Penn State, most of the attention is divided among the two of them.

Not Playing it Safe

Not Playing it Safe

Time moves faster in the NFL. Players seem to age more rapidly and rosters turn over more quickly than in any other sport. Nowhere else is this more evident than the Steelers defense, where nine of 2011’s opening day starters are no longer with the team.

In between those two moves, they signed defensive lineman Cameron Heyward to a six-year contract and extended head coach Mike Tomlin's deal another two seasons.

Dwyer, along with Rashard Mendenhall, Chris Rainey and Isaac Redman, combined for a total of just 1,317 yards and six touchdowns – finishing 26th overall in rushing.

Out went Pittsburgh baseball stalwarts such as Jason Bay, Jack Wilson and Freddy Sanchez. In their stead came young talent.

Penn State and West Virginia each landed six players on NFL training camp rosters, while Pitt placed four and the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference three.

In 2001, Huggins became the 20th Division I coach (minimum 10 years coaching in Division I) to reach 700 victories when the Mountaineers defeated Missouri State, and he has 765 collegiate wins

Five high school seniors-to-be gave verbal commitments to Nadruzzi in a seven-day span last month, including a four-star wide receiver from Ohio and a Virginia linebacker who chose the Panthers ove

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The Steelers started the offseason by signing franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a significant contact extension. A day before training camp opened, they capped the offseason by extending the contract of general manger Kevin Colbert.
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In 2012, the leading rusher for the Pittsburgh Steelers was Jonathan Dwyer. His 623 yards was the second-lowest total for the team's leading rusher in a full season since Dick Hoak's 531 yards led the way in 1969.
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Todd Haley is entering his fourth season as the Steelers' offensive coordinator. After a bumpy start to his tenure in Pittsburgh, Haley directed one of the most explosive offenses in team history in 2014.
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Time moves faster in the NFL. Players seem to age more rapidly and rosters turn over more quickly than in any other sport. Nowhere else is this more evident than the Steelers defense, where nine of 2011’s opening day starters are no longer with the team.
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Pitt football’s forgettable Paul Chryst era ended at 19-20 when the Madison native returned to Wisconsin to coach the Badgers, leaving the program in the same state of mediocrity in which he found it.
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On the heels of a dismal 4-8 season in 2013—and seated firmly upon the hotseat—head coach Dana Holgorsen was able to steer the West Virginia football program back in the right direction in 2014.
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In western Pennsylvania, football is the sport that the natives follow most closely, and with two major programs, Pitt and Penn State, most of the attention is divided among the two of them.
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Stepping into Beaver Stadium sporting traditional, nameless navy blue and white jerseys, Penn State football intends to chase a championship under second-year head coach James Franklin.
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