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Wednesday March 4 2015
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No. 9 Kansas storms back to hold off WVU in overtime

No. 9 Kansas storms back to hold off WVU in overtime

No. 20 West Virginia led by 18 points in the first half and by 8 with 1:55 remaining, but ninth-ranked Kansas roared back to force overtime and knock off the injury-riddled Mountaineers 76-69.

Chasing The Cup

Chasing The Cup

Has there been a Penguins team in recent memory that has been as inexplicable, as enigmatic as this year’s incarnation? Don’t think so.

Top of the Draft

Top of the Draft

The 2015 NFL Draft is quickly approaching and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the clock. There are many important needs the Bucs are facing this offseason, but their main priority is quarterback.

Catching Up With the MLB Offseason

Catching Up With the MLB Offseason

The Nats, Cubs and White Sox went out and added aces to their rotations, the Marlins opened the bank for Giancarlo Stanton, the Red Sox bolstered their infield and the Padres created an outfield: Reviewing the offseason moves.

Young Guns: Seven Under a Quarter

Young Guns: Seven Under a Quarter

The Penguins have become an older team in recent years, as stars like Sidney Crosby (27), Evgeni Malkin (28), and Marc-Andre Fleury (30) are no longer the youthful group that hoisted the Stanley Cup six years ago.

Up Close With Jim Kelly

Up Close With Jim Kelly

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback and East Brady native Jim Kelly will be honored at this summer’s Gridiron Gold, an event recognizing the six native western Pennsylvanians who are Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbacks.

The deal was criticized because of Fleury's inconsistencies, poor puck play behind the net and bad playoff performances.

“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.

A bevy of NFL players and personalities, past and present, stepped out of the woodwork to offer their support to the man who repeatedly sent racially inflammatory and sexually perverse text message

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The Steelers need cornerbacks, and the upcoming NFL Draft has some. The team may have to be willing to think outside the box a bit, however.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePure Steel
It’s finally baseball season and Pirates fans have plenty to be excited about. Coming off consecutive playoff appearances, the Pirates are poised to field what general manager Neal Huntington called the “deepest and most talented” team he has assembled.
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As the primary location for much of Major League Baseball’s spring training, Florida is a familiar spot for most professional baseball players. For new Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang, it’s the beginning of a transition period.
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It has been four years since the Pittsburgh Steelers won a playoff game. Fourteen other NFL teams have won in the postseason since the Steelers defeated the Jets for the 2010 AFC Championship.
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The Pirates division opponents have changed quite a bit over the offseason, as the Cardinals and Cubs made major changes, while the Brewers and Reds are not the playoff contenders they once were.
Custom 1North Shore Notes
The All-Star Game is a distant memory. The last leg of the NBA regular season is upon us. It’s time to start looking at which teams have the right stuff to hold the Larry O’Brien trophy in June.
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With the NBA playoffs on the horizon, the race to the finish line is intensifying – as is the competition for the association’s Most Valuable Player. The discussion has become a lot more exciting than in previous years as the two frontrunners are not named James or Durant.
Custom 3Sports Bites
The Nationals spent the money to put together what is probably the best pitching staff in Major League Baseball. The Dodgers may only be getting better, and the Mariners have what could be the most feared lineup in the league.
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