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Larry Walsh on biking: Rail-trail deals that are hard to beat

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad offers cyclists a hard-to-beat rail-trail experience.

1 day ago


Local auto racing: Travel gives Satterlee experience of victory

Gregg Satterlee will test the experience he gained traveling when he races tonight at Lernerville Speedway in the Working Man 50.

2 days ago


North Xtra: Dad, daughter to race with a cause in mind

WPIAL official Gary Zangaro headed to San Francisco to compete in half marathon.

1 day ago


 Bicyclists participating in the Pedal Pittsburgh event cross the Smithfield Street Bridge into Downtown as they begin their rides.

Organized bike ride draws nearly 3,000 bicyclists for tour of Pittsburgh

Pedal Pittsburgh draws nearly 3,000 bicyclists to ride -- and sightsee -- in city neighborhoods.

6 days ago


Kiwan Watts finishes first in P&G Gymnastics Championships junior division

Watts had a two-day combined score of 166.2, putting him 0.55 ahead of second-place finisher Yul Moldauer.

6 days ago


Gymnastics trade show balances business, pleasure

While gymnastics champs compete across town, the Downtown trade show served the enthusiasts with glittery outfits and chalk-eating gizmos.

1 week ago


 All around champion in the junior division Jazmyn Foberg waves to the crowd on the medals platform at the 2014 P&G Championships at Consol Energy Center.

New Jersey native notches junior title at P&G Gymnastics Championships

The participants with the top six scores from the two days of competition automatically qualify for the U.S. junior national team.

1 week ago


 Simone Biles, center, takes first place at the senior women portion of the P&G Gymnastics Championships at Consol Energy Center Saturday night. On her left is Kayla Ross, second place, and on her right, is Maggie Nichols, third place.

Simone Biles claims second consecutive P&G Gymnastics Championship title

Simone Biles wasn’t quite perfect Saturday night, and she didn’t need to be.

1 week ago


Foberg takes first place in P&G Gymnastics Championships junior women's all-around

The participants with the top six scores from the two days of competition automatically qualify for the U.S. junior national team.

1 week ago


 Defending champion Sam Mikulak's shaky parallel bars routine put him in an early rut on Day 1 of the senior men's competition at P&G National Championships at Consol Energy Center.

Orozco grabs lead at P&G Gymnastics Championships after Mikulak loses grip

Sam Mikulak's hopes for consecutive titles were dealt an immediate, potentially crippling blow Friday at the P&G Gymnastics Championships.

1 week ago


 Bobby Baker does his floor routine during the Junior Men's portion of the P&G Gymnastics Championships at Consol Energy Center Friday afternoon.

Confidence boost pays off for junior at P&G Gymnastics Championships

Bobby Baker takes the lead in 17-18 junior men's competition after an impressive showing,

1 week ago


 Simone Biles competes on the balance beam section of the senior women preliminaries during the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships at Consol Energy Center Thursday.

Biles, 17, surges to lead seniors at P&G Gymnastics Championship

Simone Biles is halfway to a repeat championship at the P&G Gymnastics Championships at Consol Energy Center.

1 week ago


 Emily Gaskins does her floor routine Thursday during the Junior Women's portion of the 2014 P&G Gymnastic Championships at Consol Energy Center.

P&G Gymnastics Championships: Underdogs lead junior women

After the first day of junior women’s competition at the P&G Gymnastics Championships, a couple of surprises are in first and second place.

1 week ago


Complete coverage: P&G Gymnastics Championships

This week's U.S. Championships at Consol Energy Center serves as the start of the journey to the 2016 Summer Olympics.

1 week ago


 Macy Toronjo trains on the balance beam Wednesday ahead of the 2014 P&G Gymnastic Championships at Consol Energy Center.

Male gymnasts perform in shadow of their female counterparts

“People think gymnastics, and they think little girls in leotards, powerful and graceful, they forget about our side,” Jonathan Horton said.

1 week ago


 Jonathan Horton trains on the still rings Wednesday at Consol Energy Center.

Veteran gymnast is the 'old man' in U.S. Championships

Jonathan Horton’s gymnastic comeback from injuries shifts into higher gear this weekend at Consol Energy Center.

1 week ago


 Simone Biles trains on the balance beam ahead of the 2014 P&G Gymnastic Championships Wednesday at Consol Energy Center.

Gymnastics notebook: Age plays key role for women

Being born five months apart made the difference between Kyla Ross competing in the Olympics and Simone Biles sitting them out

1 week ago


 The Parkettes, from left, Margzetta Frazier, Megan Freed, Christina Desiderio, Molly Frack and Taylor Lawson are representing Pennsylvania in the P&G National Gymnastics Championships this week at Consol Energy Center.

Pennsylvania has talented gymnasts, but none will be perfect

Gone are the days of a "perfect 10" in gymnastics, replaced by a more detailed, accurate system that combines difficulty and execution.

1 week ago


Future gymnastics stars descend on Consol Energy Center with big dreams

With former and possibly future Olympians among the competitors, the men's and women's USA gymnastics national championships come to town.

1 week ago


Johnson: Red Miley
 Rumble
 returns

The Red Miley Rumble will be run Saturday at Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway, with the winner taking home $5,053.

2 weeks ago


Pitcher lifts Hawaiians to championship in PONY League World Series

When Joe Jarneski came off the field Tuesday after being hit in the face with a ball, there were questions as to whether he would play for

2 weeks ago


 St. Johns-Lefty's Greg Frederick and his teammates are pursuing another National Amateur Baseball Federation championship.

East/North Xtra: St. Johns-Lefty's out to retain NABF title

A Federation League title in tow, St. Johns-Lefty’s is out to retain its national championship.

2 weeks ago


 The Keystone Region Volleyball Association won the International Division of USA Volleyball's High Performance Championships, held July 22-26 at the Tulsa Convention Center. Fox Chapel's Jaysen Zaleski, Latrobe's Garrett Kollar, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart's Shaughn McDonald, and North Allegheny's Jeremy Best were members of team.

East/West/North Xtra: District volleyball players earn high-performance ratings

Four district volleyball standouts sharpened their game at a national summer tournament.

2 weeks ago


Perfect strike delivers victory for Riverhounds

Second-half goal gives Riverhounds an important victory in their late-season surge into playoff contention.

3 weeks ago


Larry Walsh on biking: Mount Davis Challenge thrills riders

Matt Waller said it was "easily one of the best road race courses" he has ridden.

3 weeks ago


Biking: Mount Davis Challenge thrills riders

Road race up and over Mount Davis, the highest point in Pennsylvania, draws 147 cyclists from eight states.

3 weeks ago


Riverhounds grab late victory against Orange County Blues, 1-0

A goal in the 54th minute from Mike Green, one that capped off a run of several good scoring chances, gave the Riverhounds the win Friday

3 weeks ago


 Former Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson shakes hands with fighter Monty Meza Clay of Rankin during a press conference Thursday at The Boiler Room on Banksville Road for The Pride of Pittsburgh boxing event at Consol Energy Center this weekend. Local product Sammy Vasquez Jr. is at far right.

Monessen native to fight at Consol Energy Center tonight

Sammy Vasquez Jr. will fight James Stevenson as the main event in Mike Tyson’s Iron Mike Productions card that also includes Monty Meza-

3 weeks ago


 Nevada Smith watches his Rio Grande Valley Vipers team from the sideline.

Kiski Area grad's coaching career soaring

Nevada Smith was plucked from Keystone College and now coaches Rio Grande Valley in the NBA's D-League.

3 weeks ago


East Xtra: Franklin Regional grad lands in Frontier League Hall

WVU alum Kirk Taylor recognized as one of Frontier League's finest.

3 weeks ago


East Xtra: Murrysville enjoys a second chance

American Legion baseball team takes advantage of opportunity to continue in playoffs.

3 weeks ago


West Xtra: Montour grad ready to deliver knockout in ring

Bill Hutchinson signs on with Big Knockout Boxing to fight in a new combat sport.

3 weeks ago


West Xtra: Sports Zone beats rival to capture title

Express U14 baseball team wins tournament in Myrtle Beach by knocking off West Hills Show.

3 weeks ago


West Xtra: Sto-Rox grad doing it all as member of Colts

Larry Carson's versatility at playing multiple positions has semipro football team headed toward playoffs.

3 weeks ago


North Xtra: Perry grad cornerstone for Colts defense

Duquesne alum Jared Williams is often on an island at cornerback for semipro team, but relishes that responsibility.

3 weeks ago


 First baseman Joe Stavor is all smiles as he runs to first base in an American Legion baseball game against Chartiers Valley/South Fayette last month.

South Xtra: West Mifflin's streak ends

American Legion baseball team advances to Boyertown, but sees winning streak come to an end.

3 weeks ago


Power's first postseason game ends with a loss

Arena Football: The Power's 12-game winning streak came to an end in the first round of the playoffs.

3 weeks ago


 The U.S. Open is coming back to Oakmont Country Club in 2016, and the environment should be a tad more comfortable for spectators.

Dulac on golf: Oakmont to be more roomy for 2016 Open

With the always-popular U.S. Open returning in 2016, Oakmont Country Club has taken measures to give spectators a bit more space.

4 weeks ago


Riverhounds beat LA Galaxy II, 3-1

Joseph Ngwenya and Danny Earls scored goals in the first half after an early deficit as the Riverhounds held off LA Galaxy II, 3-1, in

4 weeks ago


Pittsburgh Power: After long wait, first playoff game on tap

The Power makes its first Arena Football League postseason Sunday in a rematch of its thrilling, 62-61 victory against Orlando Predators.

4 weeks ago


The Riverhounds need some late-season magic to move on to the postseason

Over the past few weeks, the Riverhounds have come oh so close to making a late-season playoff push, but they can't seem to get a win that

4 weeks ago


Larry Walsh on biking: Modern city ride has classic flair

Is Pedal Pittsburgh the successor to the City Bike Hike that was held in and around the city in 1969?

4 weeks ago


 The Liberty Mile at the start on Penn Ave. About 1,000 runners took part.

McNamara breaks hex, wins elite division in Liberty Mile

Jordan McNamara won among men with a time of 4:02.93. Gabriele Grunewald was the first not named Heather Kampf to win among women.

4 weeks ago



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