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Friday December 19 2014
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Pens beat Avalanche in overtime

Pens beat Avalanche in overtime

Blake Comeau scored midway through overtime and a mumps-free Mark-Andre Fleury recorded his sixth shutout of the season as the Penguins blanked the Colorado Avalanche 1-0 Thursday night.

Steve Pederson out as Pitt AD as Chryst accepts Wisconsin job

Steve Pederson out as Pitt AD as Chryst accepts Wisconsin job

Pitt has relieved athletic director Steve Pederson of his duties, and announced that offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph will serve as interim head football coach.

Steelers win 27-20 in Atlanta

Steelers win 27-20 in Atlanta

Ben Roethlisberger threw for 360 yards, Antonio Brown caught 10 passes for 123 yards, Le'Veon Bell scored two touchdowns and the Steelers beat the Falcons 27-20 in Atlanta on Sunday.

College Player of the Year: James Conner, Pitt

College Player of the Year: James Conner, Pitt

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.

High School Football Player of the Year: Austin Kemp, Thomas Jefferson

High School Football Player of the Year: Austin Kemp, Thomas Jefferson

Austin Kemp, a standout senior running back at Thomas Jefferson High School, made major waves this season in the WPIAL.

Triple Threat

Triple Threat

The 2015 Steelers are closing in on a season of historic highs and historic lows split between two sides of the ball.

Writers for publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Deadspin have called for a boycott of the NFL.

Chris Hoke played on the defensive line with Hampton during that stretch. Hoke doesn’t go out on a limb to render the Steelers defense any negative labels.

“When I was getting recruited the rules were much different. There were no early offers,” said Cherpak, who went on to play at Pitt.

When the baseball world lost Ralph Kiner at 91 this past February, it unquestionably lost one of its legendary figures.

After a huge senior season, Ryan’s draft stock soared and the next thing he knew, he was a fifth-round draft pick of the Minnesota Twins.

However, after the Pirates recent $31 million contract extension with Starling Marte, the 28-year-old Walker seems to have lost his place in line.

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The only surprising thing about Pitt’s ouster of Steve Pederson as athletic director is the fact that it’s seen as a surprise.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePitt Football
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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