Offensive lineman Mike Grimm is the third player to make a verbal commitment to Pitt in the past two days.
Mike Van Sickle won the tournament at Mystic Rock in grand fashion as he shot a 4-under 68 to finish at 12-under for the 54-hole event.
Morton had enough movement on his sinker to keep the Reds off the scoreboard, and his control was good enough to keep them off the bases.
Penn State's former vice president and former athletic director are facing a second loss in state appeals court.
Penn State basketball lost another transfer Tuesday while two WPIAL girls soccer standouts made their college choices.
The Pirates claim they are unsure of the Reds' purpose when it comes to pitching inside.
It was long past time for the Pirates to send a serious message to the Reds, but Charlie Morton did his part quite nicely Tuesday.
Couples has committed to play in the Constellation Senior Players Championship that begins next week.
McGuire was the Gatorade Player of the Year in Washington State.
The four solo homers, two off starter Francisco Liriano, sent the Pirates to their third loss in their past four games against Cincinnati.
Penguins GM pays no attention to media or fans, and that is a good thing.
Shortstop Jordy Mercer's performance leads to more starts for him, fewer for Clint Barmes.
About 325 former players and coaches signed a statement supporting the lawsuit filed by the family of former coach Joe Paterno.
U.S. Open: Day, who tied for second with Phil Mickelson at the Open, has three second-place finishes in majors.
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger enjoys his roles as father and camp director to the fullest.
There were few surprises at the top of the leader board after the first two rounds at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort's Mystic Rock course.
The new NFL policy, which bans a variety of items including some purses, is not sitting too well with female Steelers fans.
The Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks, who are in the Stanley Cup finals, were two of the six teams in the NHL between 1942-67.
Rookie Gerrit Cole allowed only three runs in 5 2/3 innings and registered his second win in as many starts.
Cecond baseman Neil Walker has his reasons for remaining a switch-hitter, even if he has been much better from one side.
Justin Rose's par on the final hole gave him a scintillating, two-shot victory.
Phil Mickelson found a way to pile another heartache on the stacks of disappointments he has accrued at the U.S. Open.
Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez might test your patience, but his homers and RBIs make it all worthwhile, Ron Cook writes.
The Panthers went 1-1 on the recruiting front Sunday, adding a Rutgers basketball transfer and losing a former football commit.
The Pirates' patchwork starting rotation could prove costly -- or, it could serve as a great opportunity for the team's young pitchers.
The sneaker magnate from Trafford takes up cause of amateur players with a court case that could cause a seismic shift to collegiate sports.
The issues college athletics dealt with decades ago, such as scholarships and stipends, are some of the same problems that remain now.
At the UPMC South Side training facility, Pitt players sneak a peak at the Steelers' practice and, for some, their future.
In some areas, deer snort, coyotes yip and raccoons scream. And in a few more weeks, insects will add to the nocturnal din.
Runs back opening kickoff in romp of Maryland.
The commission's range rules are not conducive to common recreational shooting practices and seem designed for sighting-in use by hunters.
When Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has spoken about aggression on the bases, he has expanded it beyond steals.
Ready to erase heartache, he has a 1-shot lead going into the final round at Merion Golf Club.
Jose Angulo scored late to secure a 1-1 draw against Charleston.
The offense struggled without its quarterback in the 59-21 loss to Philadelphia Soul.
As manager Clint Hurdle sees it, worrying about the future of the Pirates' rotation is not a productive endeavor.
One year ago, few thought the athlete would live, let alone be back on the field playing football with bright prospects ahead.
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Zach Johnson and other players say the USGA manipulates U.S. Open courses to protect par.
Sea lampreys prefer to feed on lake trout, steelhead, whitefish and burbot and are believed to be impacting populations of those species.
Despite controversies, and calls for change going back to 1923, chances of reforming the tough-to-beat NCAA seem distant.
Vin Mazzaro allowed two runs in the 11th inning.
The honor goes to the most outstanding NHL player as voted by the players.
The Pirates have 10 days to trade or release Zagurski, who was a non-roster invitee to spring training.
More than 1,000 people on bicycles gathered at Sandcastle Waterpark this morning to celebrate the completion of the last mile of the trail.
Jeff Locke, the final remnant of the Pirates' opening-day rotation, has been one of its most impressive members.
Jerrell Whitlock, 26, of Hazelwood, was found in a motel room in Gainesville, Fla.
Neshannock mostly self-destructed in a 13-0 loss to Williams Valley in the PIAA Class A softball title game.
Despite a strong performance on the mound from Kirsten Wilson, Riverside lost to Brandywine Heights, 1-0, in the Class AA PIAA championship.
Loyalsock pushed across the winning run in the seventh inning to beat the Beavers for the PIAA championship.
A stellar effort from pitcher Alayna Astuto helped lift Canon-McMillan to the Class AAAA PIAA championship.
Phil Mickelson and Billy Horschel are tied for the U.S. Open lead after play was suspended for the day.
He beat out Marc Bergevin of Montreal and Bob Murray of Anaheim for the top general manager recognition.
Pittsburgh guy John Malecki hopes to win a job on the Steelers' offensive line, n'at.
Tiger Woods knew the relatively tiny Merion course would be tough, but not this tough.
The status of Pirates ace A.J. Burnett is up in the air due to a calf injury that has forced him to the 15-day disabled list for now.
Sen. Jake Corman and Treasurer Rob McCord asked for court mediation to resolve a dispute over the $60 million NCAA fine of Penn State.
Much attention is on the trail's completion through Sandcastle and Keystone Metals. Let me tell you about the first mile in 1980 ...
The ramp would give people access to the western part of the Mon Wharf along the Monongahela River, only accessible now by a narrow path.
A roundup of what's biting on the region's waterways.
Riverside on wrong end of pitcher's duel in state title game
The first round could not be completed until this morning. None of the 78 players who finished the round this morning could catch him.
Giants spoil pitcher Charlie Morton's return to majors with 10-0 victory against the Pirates.
Just when the Pirates rotation appeared to resemble a five-man unit, it returned Thursday to its general state of confusion.
Starting pitcher Charlie Morton returned from ligament replacement surgery to give up four runs in the lopsided loss to San Francisco.
Senior-dominated Beaver takes on a Loyalsock team led by sophomores today at 3:30 p.m.
After flying back from his daughter's graduation early Thursday morning, weary Mickelson shoots 67 for clubhouse lead at U.S. Open.
Pitching is name of the game for Riverside as it guns for its second PIAA softball title in school history against Brandywine Heights.
The team is arguing that its lease requires the local Sports & Exhibition Authority to cover two-thirds of the 3,000-seat expansion cost.
Luke Donald was leading at 4 under, but the first round was halted after two weather delays. Phil Mickelson had the clubhouse lead.
Release of Penn State's football depth chart prompts thoughts of fall.
Vanderbilt turns down former Beaver Falls High School basketball player Sheldon Jeter's appeal for transfer to Pitt.
Motordrome Speedway and CNB Bank Raceway Park are the only pavement tracks in Western Pennsylvania that host Super Late Model races.
Mike Tomlin canceled the final day of minicamp, perhaps not wanting to test this spring's luck -- just two starters lost to surgeries.
Landry Jones and the rest of the Steelers rookies joined coach Mike Tomlin at his two-day youth football camp at Brashear High School.
A deal with the Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Sports & Exhibition Authority to add 3,000 seats to the stadium fell apart. The Steelers sued.
Malkin will be the team's highest-paid player in terms of average salary. Sidney Crosby last summer signed for 12 years and $104.4 million.
Bags of many sorts and sizes will be prohibited from Heinz Field and other stadiums in a new policy unanimously recommended last month.
The moves cleared space on the active and 40-man rosters for Charlie Morton, who will start tonight's game.
Landry signed a four-year contract, the last of their nine draft choices to do so.
Former Vanderbilt basketball player Sheldon Jeter said today his appeal to Vanderbilt officials to be released to Pitt has been denied.
The Washington County racetrack is marking its golden anniversary with memories and special events.
Tuukka Rask did his part, but the Bruins fell 4-3 in triple overtime in a riveting Game 1 against the Blackhawks.
Lines move smoothly at Wednesday's Pirates game, but some fans question the wisdom of a new security procedure.
Shero assesses team and himself in detail "I am not getting rid of Marc-Andre Fleury".
Ray Shero's future as Penguins GM now tied to Dan Bylsma's success or failure as coach.
The San Francisco Giants manager and pitcher have been suspended for intentionally hitting Pirates' Andrew McCutchen Tuesday night.
Barry Zito barely had left the bullpen after warm-ups before Starling Marte, Jordy Mercer and Andrew McCutchen started the onslaught.
Golfers will have to adapt to the changes in store for Merion Golf Club at the 113th U.S. Open today.
WPIAL champion Canon-McMillan continues its march to the state championship game.
Loss to Beaver in PIAA semifinals closes book on memorable season for Quaker Valley baseball team.
Seneca Valley's baseball season ends with disappointing loss to rival North Allegheny.
After going undefeated for 25 games, South Park stumbled against WPIAL rival Keystone Oaks in the quarterfinals of the state playoffs.
North Allegheny's Joe Murphy overcomes adversity to help Tigers to PIAA volleyball championship.
Tony St. Angelo takes over as head coach of Serra football team in hopes of turning program around.
North Allegheny rowers tie school record with three entries in national championship.
Central Catholic rowers bring their 'A' game in qualifying for national finals.
Central Catholic senior and Cranberry resident Brent Rodgers wins long-drive contest with shot of 429 yards.
Ambridge, the last WPIAL Class AAA team still standing in the state tournament, bows out a step away from title game.
No. 1 draft pick Jarvis Jones emerges quickly at outside linebacker as a candidate to start in his first year.