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Denver celebrates first championship in men's lacrosse

The Pioneers topple powerhouse Maryland, 10-5, for first NCAA title in sport.

2 days ago


 Alison Riske of Peters Township.

Venus no match for Stephens, 22, at French Open

Peters Township’s Alison Riske joins the elder Williams in a first-round exit at Roland Garros.

2 days ago


 Robert Clifford of Hampton, left, tries to stop Canon-McMillan's Benjamin Ward at the recent WPIAL Division II boys lacrosse championships at Highmark Stadium.

Lacrosse faces hurdles for growth in Western Pennsylvania

While the game continues to grow in many regions of the U.S., notably on the other side of the state, lacrosse in this area has work to do.

3 days ago


 Alison Riske returns a shot to Daniela Hantuchova, of Slovakia, in the fourth round of the 2013 U.S. Open in New York.

Aggressive approach has Peters Township's Riske finding reward

Peters Township native Alison Riske has emerged as one of the United States’ most promising young tennis stars.

4 days ago


 Aniya Mike, at front, a Steel City Squash student from St. Benedict the Moor School in the Hill District, gets instruction at Chatham University from Kathryn Brummer, a tutor/coach visiting from CitySquash in New York City. Bianca Troche, left, is a CitySquash student from Aquinas High School in the Bronx.

Steel City Squash: The path to college runs through a squash court

The new Pittsburgh program mixes athletic training with academic rigor to give inner-city students a gateway to graduation.

4 days ago


Riverhounds scouting report vs. Richmond

The Riverhounds (2-3-3) take on the Richmond Kickers (4-1-4), 7 p.m. today, at City Stadium in Richmond, Va.

5 days ago


 With a 3.24 ERA and striking out a robust 9.6 hitters per nine innings, Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels won’t come cheap for any team.

Adam Bittner: Pirates shouldn’t target Phillies' Cole Hamels in trade market

While tempting, Pirates general manager Neal Huntington’s best move is probably to stand pat.

6 days ago


South/East/West North Xtra: Wild Things open a new season under Bozzuto

A familiar face is back at the helm to lead the Washington Wild Things as their 2015 season begins.

6 days ago


 In this Feb. 5, 2012, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, talks with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft before Super Bowl XLVI.

Patriots owner Kraft on 'Deflategate' penalty: 'We won't appeal'

“I am going to accept, reluctantly,” Robert Kraft said at the NFL owners meeting.

1 week ago


 New Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol spent the last 11 seasons as coach of the University of North Dakota.

Philadelphia Flyers name Hakstol as head coach

Hakstol, 46, takes over from Craig Berube, who was fired after the Flyers failed to reach the Stanley Cup playoffs.

1 week 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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