Former WVU wide receiver Stedman Bailey, a third-round pick in the 2013 draft out of West Virginia, was critically wounded in a shooting in Miami Tuesday.

Former WVU standout Stedman Bailey critical after being shot in Miami

Bailey and four other people were sitting in a car outside a home in the Miami area when the shooting occurred, police said today.

about 12 hours ago

 Mario Lemieux, left, and Sidney Crosby attend an NHL Winter Classic press conference at Heinz FIeld in July 2010.

Penguins owner Lemieux: Rumored rift with Crosby 'silly'

NHL veteran and former Penguin Matthew Barnaby commented on the situation on SiriusXM.

about 3 hours ago

 Cliff Foster

Former Pine-Richland coach accused of sexual relationship with girl to stand trial

Cliff Foster is charged with have a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old player.

about 9 hours ago

 Ian Cole blocks the puck against the Toronto Maple Leafs during a game at Consol Energy Center on Oct. 17.

Cole learned his lessons well with Blues, gets more chances to use them with Penguins

Defenseman Ian Cole can still hear the voice of his former coach with the Blues, a little reminder to do things the right way.

about 18 hours ago

 James Harrison, shown here mixing it up with Bengals OL Eric Winston earlier this month at Heinz Field, is expected to play Sunday in Seattle.

Steelers Notebook: Team gets healthy after off week

The Steelers enter the final stretch of the season and, after a week off, are in best health they have been since the start of the season.

about 18 hours ago

 Penguins winger Daniel Sprong sakes up ice against the Maple Leafs in the third period of a game last month at the Consol Energy Center.

Penguins notebook: Skills of rotating wingers force adjustments

Fourth-line center Matt Cullen adjusts quickly and often to rotating wingers Sergei Plotnikov and Daniel Sprong.

about 18 hours ago

 Ben Roethlisberger takes the Heinz Field turf against Cleveland earlier this month after Landry Jones left the game with an ankle injury early the first quarter.

Gene Collier: It's been a tough year for NFL quarterbacks, and not just with Steelers

Ben Roethlisberger, Mike Vick and Landry Jones have all started for the Steelers this season, and all three have come in in relief, too.

about 18 hours ago

Prosecutors appeal order on Sandusky accuser's complaint

The judge’s order requires prosecutors to re-evaluate the case to see whether the allegations meet a minimum standard for filing charges.

about 6 hours ago

 Ex-Miami head coach Al Golden, shown here in an Oct. 2013 photo, was fired earlier this season.

Pitt can relate to Miami's coaching situation

The Hurricanes come into Heinz Field Friday with an interim coach, but plenty of talent as they prepare to face off with the Panthers.

about 18 hours ago

 Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon calls out a play to his team against St. Joseph's in the first half last week at the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt basketball works to get back to basics in man-to-man defense

The Panthers will be tested again tonight against Cornell, a team that can shoot from the perimeter.

about 18 hours ago

 Penn State head coach James Franklin calls a time out during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Buffalo in State College, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.

Penn State notebook: James Franklin stressing patience while Lions seek improvement

Is Nittany Lions James Franklin seeing enough progress from his team nearly two years into the job?

about 18 hours ago

 The WPIAL football championship trophy.

The 2015 WPIAL football championships: Celebrating 100 years

The who’s who list of players who have appeared in a WPIAL championship games is long and illustrious.

about 18 hours ago

 Penn-Trafford QB Brett Laffoon has thrown for 2,304 yards this season.

2015 WPIAL Class AAAA Football Championship: A familiar roadblock

For the fourth year in a row, Central Catholic will try to keep Penn-Trafford from winning a WPIAL title.

about 18 hours ago

 Central Valley running back Kyle Vreen rushes against Mars on November 20, 2015.

2015 WPIAL Class AAA Football Championship: New Kid on the Block

Thomas Jefferson has been a Class AAA power, but relative newcomer Central Valley is building quite a resume.

about 18 hours ago

 Hunter Hayes of South Fayette rushes during the game against Steel Valley on October 9, 2015.

2015 WPIAL Class AA Football Championship: They Meet Again

There have been only 10 rematches in 100 years of WPIAL football championships, but probably none better than South Fayette-Aliquippa.

about 18 hours ago

 Clairton QB Aaron Mathews during a preseason practice in August.

Clairton senior Aaron Mathews is two-way threat

For two of his four years, Aaron Mathews has been the quarterback of one of the most dynamic offenses in the WPIAL.

about 18 hours ago

 Jeannette High School's Giovonee Sanders holds away Riverview High School's Jake Cappa during their game Saturday, September 5, 2015.

2015 WPIAL Class A Football Championship: Clash of the Titans

Long-standing powers Clairton and Jeannette will meet for the first time with a title on the line.

about 18 hours ago

 Central Catholic linebacker David Adams takes down Pine-Richland quarterback Philip Jurkovec during a game last month.

Old-style Central Catholic linebacker David Adams rates two thumbs-up

David Adams is only a junior on the Vikings’ stout defense, but his film is a “must-see” for college coaches.

about 18 hours ago

 Running back Quinton Hill of Thomas Jefferson rushes in the first half against West Allegheny on November 13, 2015.

Team-first attitude is key to Thomas Jefferson standout back Quinton Hill's success

Quinton Hill has racked up 1,449 yards and 23 touchdowns so far this season, averaging 9.2 yards per carry.

about 18 hours ago

 Aliquippa's Kaezon Pugh scores a touchdown against Beaver Falls in the fourth quarter last month at Geneva College.

Aliquippa depends on superhero Kaezon Pugh at running back

Kaezon Pugh, nicknamed Shazam, has been outstanding all season, and then elevated his game just in time for the playoffs.

about 18 hours ago

2015 WPIAL Class AA Football Championship: Streaking to the finish

Unbeaten Aliquippa looking to end South Fayette’s 44-game winning streak and reign as Class AA champion.

about 10 hours ago

 Aliquippa's Darrelle Revis runs for a touchdown against Northern Lehigh in the fourth quarter in the PIAA Class AA championship game in December 2003.

Post-Gazette all-time WPIAL championship team

Joe Namath, Mike Ditka and Darrelle Revis highlight the squad.

about 10 hours ago

Bethel Park hockey team seeking votes in national video contest

Program for developmentally disabled kids hopes to win $10,000.

about 18 hours ago

The Fantasy Fool: Week 12 Starters & Benchwarmers

If you’re looking for help with your real starting lineup conundrums, read on.

38 minutes ago

Gerry Dulac's NFL Forecast: Week 12

Pigskin picks for Turkey Day and through the weekend.

about 1 hour ago

The Fumbler: Tasty treats Saturday at Heinz Field

No better way to cap off the Thanksgiving weekend then by taking in a tasty, four-course session of WPIAL championship games at Heinz Field.

about 18 hours ago

 Lewisburg's Joseph Bhangdia, right, fights for the ball against South Park's Mitchell Roell in the first half of the PIAA Class AA boys championship game Saturday in Hershey, Pa.

South Xtra: South Park unable to shake nerves in PIAA final

Boys soccer team fails to overcome unbeaten Lewisburg as its season ends with shutout loss.

about 18 hours ago

 Members of the Upper St. Clair team celebrate their 2-1 victory against Central Bucks East in the PIAA Class AAA girls championship Saturday in Hershey, Pa.

South Xtra: Upper St. Clair girls soccer team joins elite company

Emma Hasco’s two goals in PIAA Class AAA final help Panthers go out on top with gold medal.

about 18 hours ago

North Xtra: Loss in final fails to dampen Seneca Valley's season

Boys soccer team loses in PIAA Class AAA championship, but enjoys quite a remarkable season.

about 18 hours ago

North/West Xtra: Loss in WPIAL semifinals fuels Sewickley Academy's PIAA run

Inspired Panthers rally for five consecutive wins after loss and defeat East Juniata, 3-0, for Class A state championship.

about 18 hours ago

 Members of the Bishop Canevin girls volleyball team celebrate their victory in the PIAA Class A championship.

South/West Xtra: An emotional ride for Bishop Canevin volleyball

Battles with health, injuries didn’t derail the Crusaders’ journey to a PIAA gold medal.

about 18 hours ago

 The Pirates acquired right-hander Allen Webster from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for cash considerations.

Pirates trade for pitcher Allen Webster, sign 1B/OF Jake Goebbert to fill 40-man roster

The Pirates acquired right-hander Allen Webster from Arizona, shortly after announcing the signing of 1B/OF Jake Goebbert.

about 4 hours ago

 Antonio Brown talks to teammates, including David DeCastro, right, during practice last Wednesday on the South Side.

Jerry Micco's all-sports chat transcript: 11.25.15

Assistant Managing Editor/Sports Jerry Micco answers questions about sports of all sorts in his weekly chat.

about 5 hours ago

 Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 11.25.15

A day before Thanksgiving, Gerry Dulac digs in on some fans’ Steelers questions.

about 6 hours ago

 Derrick Colter.

Colter scores career-high, Mason clutch down stretch in Dukes' OT win against Milwaukee

Senior guards combine for 53 points as Duquesne wins, 96-92, in Florida tournament.

about 19 hours ago

 Qadree Ollison reaches across the goal line for a 1-yard touchdown to help the Panthers earn a road victory against Duke on Nov. 14.

For Pitt, road success attributed to team unity

Panthers have shown their toughness by going undefeated on the road in ACC play.

1 day ago

 Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin flashes a smile during practice Nov. 18 on the South Side.

Steelers in control of their playoff fate, but it is most likely as a wild-card team

Steelers in good position to get a playoff spot and don’t need any help from the outside to nail down at least a wild-card berth.

1 day ago

 Penguins owner Mario Lemieux takes in a September exhibition game at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown. He and co-owner Ron Burkle announced in June they were exploring a sale of the franchise.

Forbes answers the question: How valuable are the Penguins?

Forbes released its annual list of NHL franchise valuations, and the Penguins depreciated from 2014, according to the magazine.

1 day ago

 Alan Faneca, arguably the greatest guard in Steelers history.

Former Steelers Faneca, Greene among Hall semifinalists

Tony Dungy and Ty Law are among the 25 football Hall of Fame semifinalists with Pittsburgh-area ties.

about 22 hours ago

 Steelers quarterback Michael Vick breaks away from Chargers defender Melvin Ingram during an October 12 game at Qualcomm Stadium, in San Diego.

Vick regrets that he couldn't help Steelers more, but understands why he is No. 3 QB

Mike Vick not happy about being No. 3 QB, but understands situation and wants to come back next season.

1 day ago

 Evgeni Malkin is congratulated by his bench after scoring a goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the game at Consol Energy Center on November 19, 2015 in Pittsburgh. To Malkin's left is linemate Phil Kessel.

Kessel says when Malkin is rolling, rest of his line feeds off his high energy

Phil Kessel explains how Malkin’s linemates can feed of the superstar center’s energy when he is rolling like his is now.

1 day ago

 Penn Hills native Aaron Donald of the St. Louis Rams sacks Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks in overtime to help seal a 34-31 St. Louis victory on Sept. 13.

The strange story of the Seahawks offensive line

Seattle’s rebuilt offensive line poses an enigma and problems for the Steelers defense.

1 day ago

 Dana Holgorsen and his Mountaineers open the 2016 season against Missouri.

Games against Missouri, Baylor bookend WVU's 2016 football slate

The Mountaineers also will travel to Landover, Md., for a neutral-site game Sept. 24 against BYU.

1 day ago

 Former Iowa State head coach and Pitt defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads argues a call during the first half of an Iowa State  game against Kansas State, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Manhattan, Kan.

With the firing of coach, Iowa State might show more emotion vs. WVU

West Virginia is preparing for a motivated and unpredictable Iowa State team playing for its ousted coach, Paul Rhoads in his final game.

1 day ago

 Pitt's Tyler Boyd celebrates after scoring a touchdown against Louisville in the second quarter Saturday at Heinz Field.

Pitt offense meshes in past two games, a major plus heading into regular-season finale

Pitt’s offense is starts to click heading into the final game of the regular season.

1 day ago

 Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon calls out a play to his team against Detroit in the second half Friday night at the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt out of its zone in a zone

The Panthers are using more zone defense, even if coach Jamie Dixon prefers man-to-man.

1 day ago

 A 798-space parking garage on the North Shore will be built on the North Shore next to Heinz Field. The garage will cost an estimated $15 million and net 600 new spaces, taking into account those in Lot 1 being lost to the construction.

Another parking garage to go up next to Heinz Field

The stadium authority is giving the Pirates and Steelers another year to start their next development — a 250-unit residential and retail

1 day ago

Dukes drop opener in Gulf Coast Classic

Pepperdine rolled to an 84-70 victory against Duquesne Monday in the first round of the Gulf Coast Showcase.

1 day ago

 Martavis Bryant

Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 11.24.15

Hall of Fame football reporter Ed Bouchette answers fans’ burning Steelers questions in his weekly chat.

1 day ago

 Penn-Trafford's Brendan Kelly, left, brings down Pine-Richland's Tyler King during a WPIAL semifinal game. In the new WPIAL class system, Penn-Trafford will be a Class 5A team and Pine-Richland will be a Class 6A team.

The much-anticipated classifications of schools are set by PIAA

The WPIAL will process information and hopefully come up with a plan by the end of January on how it wants to proceed.

2 days ago