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 Mario Lemieux returned to the Penguins with much fanfare in December 2000 and is the only Pittsburgh athlete whose number has been retired to play after 1982.

Adam Bittner: Mario Lemieux the defining athlete for Pittsburgh millennials

For younger fans, the Penguins’ Mario Lemieux’s legacy is one they can embrace, because they witnessed it.

1 day ago

 In this December 2012 file photo, the former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, center, is crowned

Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

The three-time world heavyweight champion, who is battling Parkinson's, is being treated by his team of doctors and is in stable condition.

3 days ago

 Stokes Clarke of Hidden Valley, Pa., casts for winter trout on Laurel Hill Creek at Laurel Hill State Park.

Special places to visit near Pittsburgh

Trout Unlimited lists four areas within an easy drive of Pittsburgh that should be visited.

3 days ago

 Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps walks into a courthouse for a trial on drunken driving and other charges on Friday in Baltimore. Documents show that the 29-year-old was leaving Baltimore's Horseshoe Casino Sept. 30 when he was pulled over for speeding and crossing the centerline on a highway.

Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

Phelps, 29, was sentenced to a year in prison, but the prison sentence is suspended. He must be on probation for a year and a half.

5 days ago

Riverhounds hire new president, head coach

Riverhounds shake-up results in hiring of a new team president and head coach and the severing of ties with its MSL partner.

6 days ago

 From having a series of injured players to the recent case of mumps, new Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford has had his hands full this season.

Adam Bittner: Penguins’ missteps easier to overcome as winners

As long as the Penguins organization keeps on winning, fans are willing to overlook the way it presents information.

1 week ago

Larry Walsh on snow sports: Key resorts near-ish to Pittsburgh open

Ski resorts overcome lack of natural snow and have opened or reopened for business.

1 week ago

 Pitt athletic director Steve Pederson may have to start looking for a new football coach again.

Adam Bittner: Pitt needs a coach who sees it as a destination

In order to build a stable program, Pitt should look for a coach who doesn’t have obvious proclivities to leave from the beginning.

1 week ago

 Pirates general manager Neal Huntington is stocking up on pitchers for the upcoming season.

Adam Bittner: After signings, Huntington, Pirates counting on better production

With a lineup largely intact from the end of last season, the Pirates front office is betting on players stepping up their productivity.

1 week ago

 Jim Kelly has been named the winner of the 2015 Dapper Dan Lifetime Achievement Award and will be honored at the 2015 Dapper Dan Dinner and Sports Auction on Feb. 10.

Despite hardships, former Bills QB Jim Kelly still tough as ever

The East Brady native and Pro Football Hall of Famer is the winner of the 2015 Dapper Dan Lifetime Achievement Award.

2 weeks ago

 The last meeting between Pittsburgh and Penn State was in September 2000.

Adam Bittner: Pitt should play Penn State in bowl

A Pitt-Penn State bowl game ahead of the scheduled 2016 resumption of their series would generate a lot of excitement.

2 weeks ago

Obituary: Dodo Cheney / Champion won hundreds of tennis titles

She played competitively well into her 80s, winning most of her championships after she turned 55,

3 weeks ago


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