WVU's upcoming game against Oklahoma St. will be nationally televised

The game between the Mountaineers and Cowboys will kick off at 7 p.m.

about 4 hours ago

 A sign that reads "Not in My Yard *No Bows & Arrows * No Hunting * No Way" sits in a yard near the intersection of Twin Hills Drive and Meadowcroft Avenue in Mt. Lebanon.

Details of Mt. Lebanon deer hunting remain private by law

Some residents want information on where archers are shooting deer in Mt. Lebanon.

about 13 hours ago

Increased antlerless allocations considered by Game Commission

The state Game Commission claims that after years of intentional reductions in deer numbers, whitetail numbers are going up.

about 13 hours ago

Outdoors notebook: New stream designations will impact regional waters

Most of the redesignated stream sections are in Central Pennsylvania, but there also are some in Butler, Fayette, Indiana and Somerset.

about 13 hours ago

 Gerrit Cole already has the reputation of a big-game pitcher, which he'll carry into Wednesday night's win-or-go-home playoff against the Cubs.

Ace high: Gerrit Cole just the guy Pirates want in do-or-die situation

Gerrit Cole, just 25, will already be making his third postseason start Wednesday night, and the Pirates wouldn’t want it any other way.

about 13 hours ago

  Max Scherzer struck out 17 hitters Saturday.

Nationals pitcher Scherzer throws his second no-hitter of season

The first one, on June 20, came against the Pirates.

about 12 hours ago

 Sidney Crosby, entering his 11th season with the Penguins, is convinced his competitive nature is a gift from his mother and father.

Sidney Crosby's will to win is in his genes

The Penguins star’s competitiveness is as intrinsic to who he is as anything else. Entering his 11th season, we ask: where did it come from?

about 13 hours ago

 With star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on the sideline, the Steelers couldn't quite muster a win against Baltimore Thursday night.

Overtime loss tough to swallow for Steelers

Players struggled with words to convey their emotions Thursday, but their expressions said it all after the Steelers lost to Baltimore.

about 13 hours ago

 Whomever gets to stake on a line with Sidney Crosby, left, and Phil Kessel, right, will be one lucky Penguins winger. In this practice last month, veteran Pascal Dupuis stood alongside the dangerous duo.

Five questions for the Penguins season

Penguins beat writer Jenn Menendez poses five questions facing the Penguins as they prepare to start the new season.

about 13 hours ago

 Starling Marte celebrates with teammates after his walk-off home run Friday night to beat Cincinnati.

Ron Cook: Postseason success a must for Pirates

Many Steelers fans take a Super Bowl-or-bust approach to each season, and it’s time that thinking applies to the Pirates.

about 13 hours ago

Wildlife: Buying a better bird feeder

Beginners might want to use tube feeders made by Droll Yankees ( and Aspects (

about 13 hours ago

 The Chicago Blackhawks were Stanley Cup champs last season in the NHL, but not so again this year, says Post-Gazette hockey blogger Seth Rorabaugh.

Seth Rorabaugh's 2015-16 NHL predictions

Post-Gazette hockey writer Seth Rorabaugh picks award-winners, division-winners and Cup winners for the 2015-16 NHL season.

about 13 hours ago

District football roundup: Saints go marching past Washington & Jefferson

No. 12 Thomas More's victory against No. 13 Washington & Jefferson likely puts the Saints in the driver's seat for the PAC title.

about 13 hours ago

High school highlights: Repeat titles at Schenley Park Oval

Two runners placed first again in a big cross country meet Saturday: Nick Wolk (Peters Township) and Lauren Finikiotis (Oakland Catholic).

about 13 hours ago

Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Saturday

Summaries from Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015

about 13 hours ago

 Daniel Sprong looks on after being selected 46th overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins during the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 27.

Penguins make roster moves ahead of deadline

It looks as if rookie winger Daniel Sprong will start the season with the Penguins, and veteran defenseman Sergei Gonchar will not.

about 15 hours ago

 Panthers quarterback Nate Peterman escapes the tackle of Hokies defensive end Dadi Nicolas in the first half at Lane Stadium.

Pitt beats Virginia Tech 17-13 in ACC opener

Pitt relied on a swarming defense and solid running game to grind out a victory, giving coach Pat Narduzzi a win in his first ACC game.

about 19 hours ago

 Penn State running back Nick Scott, left, celebrates with teammate Kyle Carter after scoring a touchdown during the first half Saturday against Army.

Penn State downs Army, 20-14

It took three quarters for Penn State to push the ball downfield with the right arm of quarterback Christian Hackenberg.

about 15 hours ago

 West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard tries to evade Oklahoma linebacker Eric Striker in the first quarter of Saturday's game.

West Virginia offense misfires in first loss of season at Oklahoma

The Mountaineers (3-1, 0-1) entered the game leading Football Bowl Subdivision in scoring defense and turnover margin.

about 18 hours ago

 Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett holds back tears as he waves to fans after exiting in the seventh inning of tonight's game against the Reds.

Pirates fall to Reds in what may be Burnett's final regular season start

The pitcher has said he’ll retire at season’s end. With the Cubs winning, the Pirates still have work to do to host the NL wild-card game.

about 14 hours ago

 Kicker Chris Boswell has never kicked in an NFL game.

Steelers sign kicker Boswell, release Scobee

The news comes two days after Josh Scobee missed two field goals in the 23-20 overtime loss to the Ravens Thursday night.

about 16 hours ago

 Remember him? The sooner the Steelers offense can get Martavis Bryant going, the better for new starting quarterback Mike Vick.

Martavis Bryant's return a big boost for Steelers, Mike Vick

The Steelers welcome Martavis Bryant’s return to their roster after his four-game drug suspension.

1 day ago

 Penguins Patric Hornqvist (left) and Sergei Plotnikov watch a shot in front of Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward.

Plotnikov adds more physicality and puck-control skills to second line for Penguins

Sergei Plotnikov fits in fast and well with Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist on the Penguins’ potent second line.

1 day ago

 Gerrit Cole has pitched one elimination game before: Game 5 of the 2013 NLDS against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

Cole to start Pirates' wild-card game against Cubs

The 25-year-old, the first overall selection in the 2011 draft, was the Pirates’ best starter this season.

about 19 hours ago

 Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi says he can't imagine today's game at Virginia Tech having much worse weather than last month at Akron, but ...

Pitt football ready for more than a little rain at Virginia Tech

The Panthers say they’re prepared for rainy conditions in their ACC opener today against the Hokies.

1 day ago

 Penn State wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton (5) takes a screen pass for a touchdown against Buffalo last month.

Two Penn State receivers molded by Marine Corps families

A Military Appreciation Day game today against Army has a special meaning for two Penn State wide receivers.

1 day ago

 West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard has come a long way since not being recruited out of high school. The junior from Texas is averaging more than 300 passing yards per game this season.

Once overlooked, WVU QB Howard turns disappointment into determination

Ignored much of his career by schools he now plays against, West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard continues to be driven by scorn.

1 day ago

District football preview: Big game carries emotion with it for Washington & Jefferson

The Presidents play Thomas More in what is likely the game of the year in the PAC, but some painful memories linger.

1 day ago

 West Allegheny Whitney White picks up yardage against Montour on a kickoff return in the first half.

Rushing duo leads West Allegheny past Parkway Conference foe Montour

West Allegheny’s Terence Stephens and Whitney White combined for 305 rushing yards in a 47-14 victory Friday.

1 day ago

 Dominic Martinka of Highlands runs past a Deer Lakes defensive player in the Rams' win Friday night on the road.

Highlands tops Deer Lakes in Allegheny Conference clash to remain unbeaten

The Rams are now 14-0 against conference opponents since dropping down from Class AAA.

1 day ago

No. 1 Woodland Hills triumphs, 35-7, against Upper St. Clair

A stellar performance from the Wolverines’ Jo-El Shaw helped Woodland Hills coach George Novak earn his 293rd career win.

1 day ago

Class AAAA roundup: Kiski Area puts Plum in a pickle

The upstart Mustangs' quest for perfection and a Foothills Conference championship was dealt a big blow Friday by the feisty Cavaliers.

1 day ago

Bob Smizik: Who's hot and who's not!

With the Pirates’ magic number at one for home-field advantage in the wildcard game, we look at players’ recent stats on offense.

1 day ago

Class AA roundup: Steel Valley wins battle of unbeatens

Star running back DeWayne Murray again led No. 5 Steel Valley, this time in a non-conference showdown against Freeport.

1 day ago

Class A roundup: Near-shutout win for No. 4 Jeannette

The Jayhawks cruised right past Springdale Friday night in a Class A Eastern Conference game to remain undefeated.

1 day ago

City League roundup: Allderdice scores big, trounces Carrick

The top-ranked Dragons blew past Carrick Friday at Cupples Stadium after a huge second quarter; Westinghouse gets a win by forfeit.

1 day ago

Washington's West, Adkins run amok in win at Mount Pleasant

The Little Prexies had little trouble on the road in a 44-14 walloping of the previously unbeaten Vikings in Class AA.

1 day ago

Biking with Larry Walsh: New trail in Mercer County honors outdoors advocate John C. Oliver

The John C. Oliver Multi-Purpose Loop Trail honors the DCNR’s first secretary.

1 day ago

 Sean Rodriguez in catcher's gear? These are the kind of nightmare scenarios teams think about before heading into the postseason.

Pirates notebook: Hurdle already mulling choices for wild-card game roster

The Pirates have time before submitting their wild-card roster, but the discussions about whom to select have begun.

1 day ago

Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Friday

Summaries from Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

1 day ago

Football Leaders: Rushing, Passing, Receiving

Individual leaders from Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

1 day ago

Fire alarm goes off at Pitt team hotel

The Pitt football team got an unexpected wake-up call late Friday night when the team hotel’s fire alarm went off just before midnight.

1 day ago

Class AAA roundup: Belle Vernon RB Durigon carries load against West Mifflin

Luke Durigon rushed just short of 200 yards in Belle Vernon’s 21-7 win against West Mifflin.

1 day ago

 Starling Marte celebrates after hitting a walk-off home run in the 12th inning Friday night against the Reds at PNC Park.

After trailing, 4-0, Marte’s homer in 12th reduces magic number to 1

Meanwhile, in Milwaukee, Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs beat the Brewers, keeping the pressure on the Pirates.

1 day ago

 Steelers' Le'Veon Bell runs to the end zone for a touchdown as quarterback Mike Vick puts a block on Ravens' Lardarius Webb in the second quarter Thursday at Heinz Field.

Report Card: Steelers vs. Ravens

Gerry Dulac grades the Steelers on Thursday night's game against Baltimore.

2 days ago

 Bruce K. Heim

Penn State rescinds honor for former board member of Sandusky charity

Bruce Heim was supposed to appear at Saturday’s football game against Army.

1 day ago

 Steelers kicker Josh Scobee (8) reacts after missing his second field goal of the game against the Baltimore Ravens Thursday night at Heinz Field.

Steelers notebook: Could another search for a kicker be in the works?

Josh Scobee misses two critical field goals in fourth quarter with a chance to put the game away.

2 days ago

 Pitt's James Conner carries for a first down as Virginia Tech's Kendall Fuller tries to take him down in the fourth quarter at Heinz Field Thursday night, October 16, 2014.

Like Pitt, Virginia Tech also lost a talented player

The Hokies prepare to move on without star cornerback Kendall Fuller.

2 days ago

 Bruce K. Heim

Penn State criticized for lauding ex-official of Sandusky charity

Penn State selected Bruce Heim to join a group of alumni for an honorary coin toss prior to Penn State’s game Saturday.

2 days ago

 Pitt women's basketball head coach Suzie McConnell-Serio addresses the media today.

Pitt women not doubting themselves after a tough year to top

Diop was charged with aggravated assault stemming from an on-campus incident in August.

1 day ago