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William Gay re-emerges as a force on defense for Steelers

Steelers cornerback living up to nickname as Big-play Willie Gay with three interception returns for touchdowns.


 Devonta Freeman of the Atlanta Falcons rushes against Lawrence Timmons and Antwon Blake of the Steelers at the Georgia Dome on Dec. 14.

On the Steelers: Lawrence Timmons not getting recognition he deserves

The inside linebacker consistently makes big hits; unfortunately, some of his victims are his Steelers teammates, not opponents.



Former Penguins has new on-ice role with Florida

Jussi Jokinen’s role changes with move from Penguins to Panthers, but not his role as a mentor of young, foreign players.



Pitt to hire football coach before athletic director

Head of search committee says hiring of a coach to replace Paul Chryst is expected "relatively shortly."



Pittt dragging on offense

Pitt’s defense had come around recently but the offense seems to be lacking as of late.



Duquesne hopes to rebound vs. Massachusetts Lowell

Rebounding is one of the biggest setbacks lately for Duquesne.



Larry Walsh on snow sports: Ski mom keeps fun flowing

The family that skis together has a ton of fun together, says ski mom Wendy Ellis, who makes sure that it happens with her clan.



West Mifflin edges rival Steel Valley, 70-69

Tony Hill makes two free throws with 26 seconds left to lift West Mifflin to a 70-69 Class AAA Section 3 victory against Steel Valley.



Penguins notebook: Defenseman dealing with mumps and bumps

Defenseman Olli Maatta has mumps to go along with an undisclosed injury that has kept him out of the past 5 games.



 Penn State players celebrate Thursday night after defeating Stanford in an NCAA women's volleyball tournament semifinal in Oklahoma City.

Player of year Hancock sets pace for PSU women

National player of year Micha Hancock sets everything up for Penn State women's volleyball team as it bids for NCAA title Saturday night.


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    Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward is turning into a star, but friend and mentor Brett Keisel saw that coming long before it happened.

    Ron Cook: Keisel molds Heyward into a force

    Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward is turning into a star, but friend and mentor Brett Keisel saw that coming long before it happened.



    For all the good Steve Pederson did for Pitt athletics, hiring the right football coach always eluded him.

    Gene Collier: Hiring right coach is what Pederson never got right

    For all the good Steve Pederson did for Pitt athletics, hiring the right football coach always eluded him.

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    Mario Lemieux: 30 years in Pittsburgh

    Mario Lemieux has won the Stanley Cup as the Penguins' captain and owner.
    This winter marks 30 years since Mario Lemieux first arrived in Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is marking the milestone by publishing an eight-part special section on Lemieux's three decades in the city.

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    High school basketball highlights: North Allegheny rolls over Gateway with Constantino’s 37

    Surging North Allegheny, powered by Cole Constantino’s 37 points, rolled to a 90-76 win against Gateway.



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    The former Penn State assistant football coach, convicted of multiple sex offenses, was trying to win back a $4,900-a-month state pension.



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