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 Le'Veon Bell runs thru a huge hole against the Panthers last month at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Le'Veon Bell runs thru a huge hole against the Panthers last month at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Young running back powering Steelers offense

Le’Veon Bell has been the motor of the offense and is on pace to break several single-season franchise records in yardage.


 West Allegheny's Christian Stout steals the ball away from Central Valley's B.J. Powell for a turnover in the first half Friday night.

Central Valley rolls to victory against West Allegheny, 28-17

Central Valley finished the regular season 9-0 and could get the No. 1 seed for the WPIAL playoffs.



 The Pirates activated Charlie Morton from the 60-day disabled list, among other moves.

Pirates trade for Sellers, designate Gomez and Axford for assignment

To reduce their arbitration responsibilities and add depth in the middle infield, the Pirates acquired Justin Sellers from the Indians.



 Pitt's script logo will appear on the team's helmet today against Georgia Tech and for the rest of the season. The Panthers most recently wore the script from the in 1997.

Pitt script is it again for homecoming and beyond

Pitt will debut an updated version of the old helmet logo against Georgia Tech today and will wear the new look for the rest of the season.



 Sidney Crosby celebrates a goal with Patric Hornqvist in the 2014 season opener against the Ducks.

New Penguins return home to face red-hot Predators

For the first time since Nashville’s summer overhaul, dispatched forwards Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling will face their old team.



 Penn State Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin stands at the gate prior to the game last month against the Akron Zips at Beaver Stadium.

Nittany Lions still a work in progress

Penn State’s expectations remain in check with No. 13 Ohio State on deck at Beaver Stadium.



 West Virginia's Mario Alford runs past Baylor defenders for a receiving touchdown late in the fourth quarter of last weekend's game in Morgantown, W.Va., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. West Virginia won 41-27.

Big 12 title hopes on line for West Virginia

A win today against Oklahoma State would put the Mountaineers in serious contention for Big 12 Conference title.



 Steelers' Antonio Brown carries as he's defended by Texans' Johnathan Joseph at Heinz Field Monday night. Next challenge for the Steelers are the Colts.

Gene Collier: It's simple at NFL, really — score more points and you win

For all the turmoil the NFL has gone through off the field this year, at least it can still pride itself on having close games. Right?



District college preview: Slippery Rock searches for early season success

The Rock, which started 5-0, finds itself in a must-win game against IUP, which is in a similar position in the conference.



 Pittsburgh bicyclists

Larry Walsh on biking: Different routes for 9/11 trail being discussed

Various routes proposed for September 11th National Memorial Trail are still in the planning stage.


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    Gene Collier: It's simple at NFL, really — score more points and you win

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