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He wanted to be the best player in the world. To get there, Mario Lemieux had to pass Wayne Gretzky. The first step? Winning a Stanley Cup.
Lance Moore got his big break in the NFL with the New Orleans Saints, who come to Heinz Field Sunday.
Penguins knack for allowing goals while on the power play continues to irk coach Mike Johnston.
Pitt, Penn State and West Virginia have pretty much gone from bad to worse in 2014.
Ray Rice, the former Baltimore Ravens running back who was videotaped knocking out his fiancée, will return to NFL as a free agent.
Panthers hope for a win that would qualify them for a bowl game and the practice benefits that comes with it.
Nittany Lions are searching for that one signature win for the 2014 season, and No. 10 Michigan State is a good candidate.
Road game against Iowa State is a chance to right the ship before swinging to bowl season.
New Jersey Institute of Technology might be a small school, but it is always tough to play.
Presidents coach was a receiver at Division III power from Alliance, Ohio.
Several ski resorts open with a lot of snow on the trails and slopes.
In the matter of meaningfulness of games, there’s no season like the one the National Football League presents. Each team plays only 16
During his early days in Pittsburgh, Mario Lemieux infused life into the Penguins franchise while forming a tight circle of trusted friends.
The Penguins were outshot, 35-22, struggled in transition through the neutral zone, and, ultimately, lost a "horrible game."
In a defeat for the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell, an arbitrator Friday overturned the indefinite suspension of Ray Rice.
The offense would agree that there is no place like home and has statistics to prove it.
First quarter of the Penguins season uncovers an abundance of positives and a few significant negatives that must be addressed.
Defense shows improvement in confidence-building win against Kansas State that capped the progress made in Pitt’s Hawaii trip.
Ron Cook: Everything points to a Steelers win Sunday vs. the New Orleans Saints, but don't expect it to be easy.
Khayri Battle, 34, played for the Newark Express of the American Basketball Association and other professional teams in the U.S. and abroad.
If he plays, Pitt's James Conner will be trying to maintain his edge over Miami's Duke Johnson as the ACC's rushing leader.
Penn State middle linebacker Mike Hull set for his final game in Beaver Stadium.
Abundance of lost fumbles continues to plague West Virginia.
Jordan Whitehead and Central Valley ran past Conneaut Area, 52-23, in a PIAA Class AAA quarterfinal at North Allegheny’s Newman Stadium.
Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead gave the WPIAL a play for the ages when he scored a 55-yard touchdown a week ago against West Allegheny.
High school basketball in Pennsylvania kicks off next Friday -- look around the WPIAL this season and you will see plenty of talented
After a stellar WPIAL championship, Ryan Williams accounted for seven touchdowns in Clairton’s 52-24 win against Berlin Brothersvalley.
A look at the teams to beat and players to watch in Quad A.
The WPIAL champion Lions will return the PIAA Class AA semifinals after a 42-15 win against District 9 champ Karns City.
A look at the players to watch and teams to beat in Triple A.
A look at the players to watch and teams to beat in Double A.
A look at the teams to beat and players to watch in Single A.
A look at the teams to beat and players to watch in the City League.
Quarterback has big game in WPIAL final to nab honor
Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford finally faces his former team, the Carolina Hurricanes, this weekend.
It seems likely that Mike Adams will replace the injured Marcus Gilbert as the Steelers starting offensive right tackle Sunday against the
A roundup of what’s biting on regional waterways.
Summaries from Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
He came here a hockey phenom. He became so much more. Over eight days, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will tell the story of how it happened.
With so many teams in playoff contention this season, the Steelers might have to win all five remaining regular-season games.
Hard-luck winger Beau Bennett is sidelined by yet another injury, this one to his lower body.
Tight ends cause major red-zone problems for the Steelers defense, and New Orleans’ Jimmy Graham does not figure to be an exception.
The least of which is that the Pirates avoid ridiculous free-agent spending and the Steelers are in the AFC North.
This is the closest thing the Panthers have to a rivalry game over Thanksgiving, only problem is, it has been decidedly one-sided.
Nittany Lions senior class wraps up one wild ride with a Big Ten game Saturday at Beaver Stadium against Michigan State.
Thirty-four years ago, the Post-Gazette started a high school football all-star team, and it has become a Thanksgiving Day tradition.
Senior Ryan Williams putting his stamp on the Bears’ high-powered offense with a stellar season throwing the ball.
Former Chartiers Valley standout T.J. McConnell close to reaching all his goals as the point guard for No. 3 Arizona.
The Fumbler picks the weekend PIAA playoff games and salutes the top moments and players so far this season.
There has been a coaching change for the North Allegheny hockey team, but the Tigers continue to win.