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Wednesday November 26 2014
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San Diego State too much for Pitt in Maui

San Diego State too much for Pitt in Maui

No. 15 San Diego State shot a blistering 59 percent and steamrolled Pitt 74-57 in the semifinals of the Maui Invitational Tuesday night.

Fleury wins 300th as Pens top Bruins in OT

Fleury wins 300th as Pens top Bruins in OT

Evgeni Malkin scored 32 seconds into overtime to lead the Penguins to a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins, giving goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury his 300th career victory.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Prospects

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Prospects

The Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins opened their 2014-15 American Hockey League season with a typical AHL blend of NHL prospects and career minor leaguers.

Free Agent Market

Free Agent Market

The pieces are already moving and the money is already flying as baseball's free agent season is underway. Starting pitcher Jon Lester leads another crop of veteran free agents on the open market this winter.

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.

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.

You won’t see any flashy or elaborate goal celebrations.

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.

Bradley was a member of Joe Paterno’s staff for 33 seasons at Penn State, serving as defensive coordinator for the final 11 years.

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.

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.
Blue LineFeature Two
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.”
Feature FourPure Steel
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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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