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It seemed to me there was more public, even retail, recognition of Veterans Day this year. Beyond that, there has been a campaign out there to give an assist to military families.

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Monday, November 21, 2011 - 11:09

Alright, hockey fans, this is enough to make you want to move to Buffalo and, really, how many of you would otherwise want to move to Buffalo?

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 11:37

I've always thought the first towels ever made fitting for fans at a football game were Terrible and I have a feeling after the latest wave of towels Steeler Nation will agree with me.

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 11:19

By now, everyone knows about "Fathead" and what it means to sports fans. If you don't know it by name, you know it as company that makes those large, oversized wall graphics of your favorite players.

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 11:13

Actually, it's not a toaster company, it's SocialToaster, a social media marketing platform, in an effort to spread the word about those surprising Detroit Lions.

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 11:00

One of the things I thought about as the Cardinals were going about winning another world championship, was the steak business in downtown St. Louis.

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 10:51

You may find the headline hard to believe, but you'll have to listen to the Ellis Cannon Sports Business Report to learn more.

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Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 12:59

If Chuck Wepner is behind something called "We Go Look.com", I now want to cover the Super Bowl in Indianapolis more than ever.

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Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 12:47

The St. Louis Cardinals won a harrowing and memorable World Series, their 11th championship, and some of their heros are starting to get their just due. Albert Pujols? No. Mr. Freeze, no.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 08:43

If you've been watching Chad Ocho Cinco's act this season with the New England Patriots, you may wonder how it is he is on an NFL roster, let alone working out a deal with MusclePharm.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 08:40

How many times have you heard the line 'don't try to reinvent the wheel'? Or, "keep it simple, stupid"? Or, "don't fix what ain't broken"?

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 08:38

No, it's not a one day only sponsorship, silly. But, actually, you can take that position considering the promotion is built around something called "Purple Fridays'. Well, today is Friday.

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Friday, November 4, 2011 - 16:36

...or maybe not. Actually, his new sneakers Lebron 9 "Cannon", is all about the military.

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Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 09:52

The Ellis Cannon Sports Business Report has all the details, but here's the bottom line: If you're an African-American Republican Baby Boomer Guy Living in the East - you're an NFL Fan

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Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 15:09

Steelers fans won't like this, but, on the other hand, Pittsburgh fares well again in the polling of America's most favorite football teams

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Monday, October 31, 2011 - 17:43

I should have listened to my family in Arizona years ago when they told me Glendale was going to blow up. Well, they were right - it's blown up.

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Friday, October 28, 2011 - 10:22

When I think of Hawaii, I think of a couple things, like Hawaii Five-O and the Pro Bowl. Maybe I was wrong all along.

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Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 05:57

If you're a consumer of what Courtyard offers, you'll be glad to know that after a long day of travel, the hotel chain will have a ready-made party waiting for you!

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 10:13

Wow, what an invention. So a bunch of scientists have nothing better to do than figure out that a big play must have happened in the game by how many people go off tweeting?

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 10:11

Really? I can hear thousands of Steelers fans cheering "Here we go", while 3,000 'journalists' are working. You know, while puppets dressed like Troy Polamalu are trying to do their job.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 10:09

I don't know if anyone is going to taking their kids out of school from the mainland so they can enjoy surfing as a high school sport in Hawaii, but would that be such a bad idea?

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 10:07

For the third time, Arizona will host a Super Bowl. I should have listened to my family in Arizona years ago, when they told me to keep an eye on Glendale. They were right.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 10:05

So I'm standing at the gas station with my mind pretty much empty when I see a little sign on top of the particular gas dispenser I was using. Right there, I knew you needed to hear what I saw.

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Monday, October 10, 2011 - 14:48

Actually, this is a fair question and we won't know the answer until this time next year.

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Monday, October 10, 2011 - 14:45

Come on, pal, you still keeping score by that thing in the endzone? That's old school.

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Monday, October 10, 2011 - 14:42
I was in a minor league press box in Charlotte, NC, last month, taking in one of Gregory Polanco’s final triple-A games. A colleague, upon learning I was from Pittsburgh, approached me with a question.
Editor's DeskFeature One
The season is nearing the halfway point and the Pirates are still treading water. After falling a season-high eight games under .500 in early May, the team has actually posted the best record in the National League since May 6.
Feature TwoNorth Shore Notes
Steve Blass was signed by the Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1960 and made his major league debut in 1964. From 1968 through 1972, Blass was one of the National League’s best pitchers.
Feature ThreeNorth Shore NotesTop Story
It’s an odd thought for Sterling Jenkins. It’s still a year away, but after he finishes his senior year at Baldwin High School, he’ll be playing college football at Penn State.
Feature FourHigh SchoolPenn State
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In Dr. Pat Farabaugh’s book “An Unbreakable Bond,” he tells the unedited story of Pittsburgh native and St. Francis (PA) grad Maurice Stokes and his NBA teammate, fellow Pittsburgher Jack Twyman.
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When Pittsburgh canine officer Rocco died in the line of duty in January, Chris Benson of Benstonium.com created a design to pay tribute to the fallen officer. When The Black N Gold Girls shared his design on Facebook, their followers decided to help.
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The NHL handed out their annual awards at the end of June, and the Penguins' Sidney Crosby captured a hat trick, securing the Hart Trophy (MVP), Art Ross Trophy (scoring champ) and the Ted Lindsay Award (MVP as voted by the players).
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Pittsburgh is city full of sports heroes and legendary figures. The list of Pittsburgh sports legends is long, but it begins with the following four men.
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