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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.

Penn Trafford stays undefeated with 17-10 win over Plum

Penn Trafford stays undefeated with 17-10 win over Plum

Devin Austin had 217 yards rushing and Penn-Trafford held on to beat Plum 17-10, as the Warriors remained undefeated.

Clairton shuts out Monessen in US Steel Game of the Week

Clairton shuts out Monessen in US Steel Game of the Week

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.

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 Storylines

NHL Storylines

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.

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.

Dave Weaver, the head coach of the Mid-State Mustangs, Lafferty’s youth program, spoke of Lafferty’s potential.

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

Drafted in the ninth-round by the San Francisco 49ers in 1991, Riddick went on to play 94 games in the league and recorded an interception in a 1994 Browns playoff win over the New England Patr

The Pens go-to netminder for the past decade, Fleury is about to enter the final year of contract with no long-term deal forthcoming.

He might not have even been among the top 10 when new general manager Jim Rutherford started compiling his list of coaching candidates.

But after two months of a Travis Snider/Jose Tabata platoon at the beginning of the season that ranked near the bottom of most offensive categories in the National League, many Pirates fans were

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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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.
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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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