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Hat trick leads Riverhounds win in 2015 opener

Pittsburgh’s USL Pro team finished last season 11th out of 14 with a 9-5-14 record but opened 2015 with a win.

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 This season, the Riverhounds will have to replace the production of Jose Angulo, who scored 23 goals over the past two years.

New coach, style for Riverhounds

The team is still in the process of emerging from bankruptcy, and hired a new coach after missing the playoffs in 2014.

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New-look Riverhounds kick off season tonight

A new coach will lead a retooled Riverhounds roster into their soccer season opener today against Harrisburg at Highmark Stadium.

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Adam Bittner: Argument to ban designated hitter as strong as ever

The debate about whether to bring the DH over to the National League resumed in earnest this month.

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 Dallas Seavey poses with his lead dogs Reef, left, and Hero in Nome, Alaska today during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Seavey won his third Iditarod in the last four years, beating his father, Mitch, to the finish line after racing 1,000 miles across Alaska.

Dallas Seavey wins third Iditarod sled dog race in four years

Seavey said he and his father, Mitch Seavey, who won titles in 2013 and 2004, encouraged each other along the way.

1 week ago


Briefs: Monessen football wins vacated

The WPIAL board of directors ruled that the Greyhounds must forfeit all four of their victories from last season due to ineligible players.

1 week ago


 Ryan Kruljac climbs an oak tree in Fox Chapel on Thursday.

Flying high: Aspinwall's Ryan Kruljac to test skills in international tree climbing championship

This will be the second time Mr. Kruljac, 34, will compete in the world championship.

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 With the most highly touted recruiting class in Penn State basketball history set to arrive next fall, expectations will be high for head coach Patrick Chambers.

Adam Bittner: Penn State basketball's problem is discipline, not talent

Turnovers, 3-point shooting and all-around sloppy play contributed to a disappointing season for the Nittany Lions.

1 week ago


 Central Catholic's Vincenzo Joseph defeats Fredy Stroker, from Bettendorf, Iowa, by major decision, 14-4, Sunday in the Dapper Dan Wrestling Classic.

U.S. all-stars beat best of Pennsylvania in Dapper Dan Classic

The Pennsylvania squad couldn’t quite keep pace with the nation’s top wrestlers, dropping a 31-14 match at Fitzgerald Field House.

1 week ago


 Rob Reeder in his fly fishing gear.

Fly Fishing 101: Seminar offers an overview of fly fishing basics

Film and TV depict the rugged fly fisherman tossing 60-yard casts with stunning grace and precision until … BAM!

2 weeks ago


Pro Basketball


TV preview: Kobe Bryant opens up about life, basketball

A Showtime documentary airing Saturday follows Lakers star Kobe Bryant as his career winds down.



North/South/East/West Xtra: Franchise starts up with local players

Steel City Yellow Jackets an ABA franchise in its first season of play.


 
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