Other Sports


 Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves as he practices at Wimbledon in London on June 28, 2015.

Wimbledon: Top seeds cruise into second round; local woman eliminated

Williams, Djokovic win in straight sets; Peters Township’s Alison Riske loses.

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 Pedro Alvarez is proving to be a great offensive weapon for the Pirates. On defense? Not so much.

Adam Bittner: Despite his mighty bat, Pedro Alvarez hurting Pirates

While the slugger may be giving the Pirates a boost on offense, his skills on defense leave a lot to be desired.

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 Nick Sisley discusses his new book, "Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Shotgun Games," at the Tarentum District Sportsmen's Club in Sarver.

Interest in shotgunning games varies among wing shooters

Not all clay target shooters step into a time machine every time they call “pull,” and can vary greatly in their reasons for partaking.

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 T.J. McConnell signed a free agent contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, giving him the chance to play in the summer league and earn a spot on the team.

Ex-Chartiers Valley guard McConnell picked up by Philadelphia 76ers

Former Chartiers Valley star guard did not get drafted but was invited to sign as a free agent with Philadelphia.

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Dick's Sporting Goods becomes title sponsor of PONY League World Series

The three-year deal will allow the World Series to remain in Washington, Pa.

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North/South/East/West Xtra: North Hills man is a Heck of a coach

Andrew Heck enjoying his time coaching Sewickley Academy and Washington Wild Things.

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East Xtra: Norwin foursome helping team win

Knights’ baseball team well-represented on the Elite League’s Pittsburgh Outlaws.

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 New Brighton's Tanner Walsh slides safely behind Hopewell's catcher to score during their American Legion game June 19 at Hopewell High School's Joe Colella Field.

West Xtra: For New Brighton, mix of youth and experience a winning formula

An unusual combination of youth and experience has pushed New Brighton into contention in the Beaver County American Legion League.

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West Xtra: Versatile OLSH grad polishing his skills on the field

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart graduate Santino Platt is showing how valuable versatility can be on the baseball diamond.

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 Jake Herbert celebrates his win over Travis Paulson in the 84 kg freestyle weight class during the finals of the US Wrestling Olympic Trials in 2012 in Iowa City, Iowa.

North Xtra: North Allegheny grad chases Olympic dream

Jake Herbert ends his retirement from wrestling to go after spot on team headed to Rio.

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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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