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 Pittsburgh Passion players before they take the field in District 3 Stadium in Rock Hill, S.C. on July 25, 2015. They went on to win the 2015 IWFL Championship Game against Utah Falconz.

After championship, Passion plans for future

The Passion won its third league title last week, but retirements could jeopardize its dynasty.

about 22 hours ago


 Elite runners race in the Liberty Mile on Aug 1, 2014 in Downtown Pittsburgh. Winner Jordan McNamara, center, was timed at 4:0293 at the finish line on Liberty Ave.

Liberty Mile looks to heat up in fourth year

Nearly 1,500 runners will compete in 2015’s record field for the dying 1-mile distance.

about 22 hours ago


 Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi talks with Rori Blair during a spring practice on the South Side.

Adam Bittner: Pat Narduzzi evokes Joe Paterno in WVU comments

Renewing the Pitt-West Virginia rivalry doesn’t seem to be a top priority for Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi.

1 day ago


Meadows releases draw for Adios race Saturday

Adios favorite Dude’s the Man draws Post 2 for Saturday’s big race at The Meadows Racetrack and Casino.

1 day ago


Passion defend IWFL title

The Pittsburgh Passion edged the Utah Falconz on Saturday to win their second Independent Women’s Football League title in a row.

4 days ago


 The pack passes through a tunnel during the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 110.5 kilometers (68.7 miles) with start in Modane and finish in Alpe d'Huez, France, Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

Paris police open fire on car at Tour de France barricades

Paris has been on edge since double attacks in January by Islamic extremists on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

4 days ago


 Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain, wearing the race leader's yellow jersey, cycles during the final 21st stage of the 102nd Tour de France cycling race from Sevres to Paris Champs-Elysees, France, today.

Briton Froome lands second Tour de France title

It was Team Sky's third Tour triumph in four years after Bradley Wiggins prevailed in 2012 before Froome succeeded him in 2013.

4 days ago


 Olympic hopeful Tika Hemingway shadow boxes at the Pittsburgh Boxing Club in Overbrook.

Brackenridge boxer Tika Hemingway close to realizing Olympic dreams

Tika Hemingway has two more major events to go before solidifying her spot on Team USA.

5 days ago


Defending champion Passion confident heading into title game

The Pittsburgh Passion could take home back-to-back titles and extend its undefeated streak to 22 games.

5 days ago


Biking: Local duo makes niche that pays off

Veteran bicyclists Mary Shaw and Roy Weil created the Trail Volunteer Fund in 2007 to help establish, maintain and increase volunteers.

5 days ago


Pro Basketball


Summer league canceled after Pitt pulls players out

Panthers coach Jamie Dixon cited the number of players recovering from injuries and changes in NCAA rules for the decision to not play.



Former Duquesne star Mike James is the oldest pro basketball player in the country

The guard is still playing, having just completed his 16th pro season at the age of 40.


 
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