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Steelers win third straight with 24-14 win over Giants

Steelers win third straight with 24-14 win over Giants

Ben Roethlisberger passed for 289 yards and two touchdowns, Le'Veon Bell rolled up 182 yards of total offense, and Pittsburgh's resurgent defense harassed Eli Manning into a flurry of mistakes in a dominant 24-14 win on Sunday.

Pitt earns invitation to New Era Pinstripe Bowl, Penn State heads to Rose Bowl, WVU to Russell Athletic

Pitt earns invitation to New Era Pinstripe Bowl, Penn State heads to Rose Bowl, WVU to Russell Athletic

Big Ten champions Penn State will head to the Rose Bowl to face Southern California, while Pitt -- whose 42-39 win over the Nittany Lions essentially kept Penn State out of the College Football Playoffs -- will take on Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl.

Penguins score four third period goals to rally past Red Wings

Penguins score four third period goals to rally past Red Wings

Phil Kessel scored twice, including one of Pittsburgh's four goals in the third, and the Penguins rallied to beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-3 on Saturday night.

A Word for Cutch

A Word for Cutch

“We are the zanies of sorrow. We are clowns whose hearts are broken.”

Holiday Reading: Gift ideas for sports fans

Holiday Reading: Gift ideas for sports fans

Two books centered on the Steelers will make great gift ideas this winter: Ron Lippock's "Steelers Takeaways" and Tunch Ilkin's "Forged in Steel" are must-reads for local sports fans

Treasure in the Meadows

Treasure in the Meadows

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ 2016 roster was supposed to contain plenty of bright spots.

But his life out of the ring and his addictions eventually caught up with him. In 2005, Spadafora served a 13-month prison sentence for attempted murder

They had absolutely nothing to do with Jerry Sandusky’s crimes or the massive, 14-year-long cover-up perpetrated by those in charge of the university. The sanctions are extremely unfair.<

Urruela stands on one leg, not two. His right leg below the knee was lost in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Even though the U.S.

The districts don’t necessarily want to make these cuts; they are simply doing so in order to save money and fit within these newer, smaller budgets.

After his retirement from the NBA, Amaechi became the first former NBA player to come out of the closet publicly.

The crew recruited several BC players, who deliberately missed shots to cover the point-spread in several games. After an unsuccessful run in a Feb.

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Bob Prince was best known as the voice of the PIttsburgh Pirates for 28 years, but it was not the only job he had over his Hall of Fame career. “The Gunner” also called Steelers and Penguins games at different times during his career and was part of the NBC broadcast team for the 1965 All-Star Game.
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When the Penguins hired Jim Rutherford as their general manager in 2014, it seemed like a temporary move. The former Carolina Hurricanes GM would spend his two years in Pittsburgh, and then hand the keys to Jason Botterill; the man whom several people thought deserved the job in the first place.
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Aaron Gray is a familiar name for most Pittsburgh basketball fans. The 7’0”, 270-pound center led the '07 Panthers to an NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance and was one of the most prolific big men to play for coach Jamie Dixon.
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Jeanne Marie Laskas is the New York Times best-selling author of Concussion and the 2009 GQ article “Game Brain,” which inspired the Golden Globe-nominated movie, Concussion, starring Will Smith and Alec Baldwin.
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The college basketball season is underway as local teams finish their non-conference games this month. Will Kevin Stallings re-ignite the Pitt program? Can Jim Ferry recover from losing three seniors at Duquesne? Will Penn State's freshmen class finally produce competitive basketball in State College?
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Exactly four months after the Pittsburgh Penguins raised the Stanley Cup in San Jose, the new NHL season got underway. While the Penguins will look to become the first team in nearly 20 years to repeat as champions, the season will be sure to deliver plenty of twists and surprises during the regular season.
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As much as 80 percent of the Pirates starting rotation could be different next season. Only Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon are locks to return from the 2015 crew. With three spots potentially open, the Pirates could look to add veterans through waivers, free agency and trades. Here are some potential in-house solutions.
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For years, the accomplishments of the Penn State men’s basketball team have been few and far between. Head coach Patrick Chambers has posted a 23-67 overall conference record in his five seasons, one of the worst marks among Power 5 schools. Only TCU, Boston College, Texas Tech and Virginia Tech have a lower in-conference winning percentage than Penn State's .256 mark during that span.
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