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 Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Tyler Palko, a West Allegheny grad, drops back to pass against the Steelers. Palko is now calling the plays in the board room.

West Xtra: Former West Allegheny and Pitt star still on top of his game

Tyler Palko has made the transition from calling the plays on the field to calling them in the business world.

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 Chartiers Valley 10th-grader Emily Ford tries to beat the Steelers' Will Allen to the finish in a footwork drill at the Camp of Champions.

Elizabeth Forward football camp hosts variety of champions

The camp aims to make a positive impact on area youth with disabilities by teaching football skills and emphasizing a healthy lifestyle.

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 Samuel Mueller was born in Pittsburgh, but he only lived in the area for a year before his family relocated to Alabama.

Alabama man, born in Pittsburgh, wins Richard S. Caliguiri Great Race 10K

Samuel Mueller, 23, was the overall winner of the 10K race and 28-year-old Clara Santucci of Dilliner won the women’s division.

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 Nick Sisley aims his shotgun at a clay pigeon at the Tarentum District Sportsmen's Club in Sarver on June 1, 2015. Sisley recently released a book, "Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Shotgun Games."   Original Filename: 20150601argunclutureOUT2.jpg

Wing Tips: The art of bird hunting

Bird hunting gets easier, and safer, with a little practice.

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 Taylor Reese, 10, of East Liberty watches as other kids take their turn in the batting cages Monday at the Shadyside Boys and Girls Club.

Pittsburgh outreach program aims to get low-income players on the diamond

Pittsburgh Reviving Baseball Inner Cities provides children from 10 communities the opportunity to learn and play the game of baseball.

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 Adam Schwiederowski, dressed as Captain America, crosses the finish line at Point State Park carrying a large American flag at the 37th Great Race on Sept. 28, 2014.

Costumes a big part of the Great Race for some

Running a 10K is difficult enough, but some like to make the activity more interesting through what they wear.

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Biking: Free rides down West Virginia's Blackwater Canyon Trail start today

The Leaf Peppers Ride features some great scenery on a trail that was formerly right-of-way for the Western Maryland Railway.

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Local auto racing: Pittsburgh Raceway Park to host Nostalgia Nationals this weekend

The two-day event, beginning Saturday, features a diverse set of vehicles that have helped it grow in popularity over time.

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 Baseball legend Yogi Berra poses at the Yogi Berra Museum in Upper Montclair, N.J., in this April 26, 2007 file photo. Berra, a Hall of Fame catcher for the New York Yankees and one of baseball's most iconic players, has died, Major League Baseball said today. He was 90.

Baseball Hall of Famer, Yankees legend Yogi Berra dies at age 90

Berra was a tough catcher and a feared clutch hitter who helped the Yankees dominate baseball from 1947 to 1963.

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 New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, left, talks with Yogi Berra in February 2011, during a baseball spring training workout at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla.

Some of the more widely quoted philosophy of Yogi Berra

On economics: “A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore,” Berra said.

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 David Reese looks on behind the pitching machine at the Shadyside Boys and Girls Club. Mr. Reese is a baseball coach with the Wilkinsburg Baseball Association and Pittsburgh Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI), an outreach program of Major League Baseball.

For 3 decades, Wilkinsburg coach has kept kids on the baseball diamond

David Reese has worked to provide children from predominantly low-income communities exposure to the game.

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Who’s going fishing? New study challenges conventional wisdom about anglers

Is it possible that of some 33 million American anglers, just 4 percent purchased a fishing license during each of the past 10 years?

3 weeks ago

Larry Walsh on Biking: Bike the Burgh Tours good balance of riding, history

The three-hour downtown tours is packed with a lot of Pittsburgh culture and history.

3 weeks ago

Backyard athletic court proposal angers Upper St. Clair neighbors

David and Kelly Rohrich want to build a rink in their backyard that would be about one-fourth the size of a National Hockey League rink.

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 Monessen's Sammy Vasquez Jr., left, battles Wale Omotoso in a welterweight 10-round fight in June at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Vasquez won a 10-round unanimous decision.

Monessen native Vasquez ready for prime-time fight

Undefeated welterweight boxer Sammy Vasquez Jr. will attempt to maintain his pro unbeaten streak tonight against Jose Lopez.

3 weeks ago

 Sania Mirza, of India, left, and Martina Hingis, of Switzerland, celebrate after beating Casey Dellacqua, of Australia, and Yaroslava Shvedova, of Kazakhstan, in the women's doubles championship match of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Djokovic outlasts Federer for U.S. Open crown

Djokovic took control late and held on for a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 victory to earn his second U.S. Open title and third major of the year.

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 Most people that bet on horse racing stay indoors and watch from television screens at the Meadows Casino in North Strabane.

Betting on the ponies, in person

The Meadows Racetrack attracts fans who want to watch horse races and place bets in person. They also breathe the air outside the casino.

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 In September, deer behave differently than after the rut begins. Augment your tactics for the early antlerless-only archery hunt.

For early season archery, use pre-rut tactics

For Pennsylvania’s pre-rut deer the weather, smells, food availability and lush green foliage tell them it’s summer and the living is easy.

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Uncertain future for land and water conservation fund

Look in the right places, and Pennsylvania is a beautiful place.

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