FOOTBALL FINALS STAY ON ROOT
The WPIAL football championships will remain on Root Sports.
The WPIAL and the cable station announced Monday that they have extended their contract to televise the four title games at Heinz Field for five more years. Root Sports also will televise a playoff game every week leading up to the championships.
Root Sports also will televise regular-season WPIAL games on Thursday nights this fall. The schedule of Thursday night games has not been determined yet.
-- From local dispatches