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Local auto racing: World of Outlaws action comes to Lernerville

Points leader Donny Schatz chases the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars title Saturday night in the Commonwealth Clash at Lernerville.

1 day ago


 Becky Miller, 21, of Shaler, does a heelside back roll while wakeboarding on the Allegheny River Aug. 6.

Shaler native wins Wakeboarding World Championship

Going into the competition with an already broken toe, Ms. Miller said she was shocked when she won. "I'm excited beyond words," she said.

5 days ago


Larry Walsh on biking: Tour the Montour will come with five options this year

Bicyclists participating in the 12th annual Tour the Montour Sept. 20 will have their choice of five out-and-back distances.

1 week ago


Local auto racing: PPMS set for packed weekend

It took Miley Motorsports more effort than usual to host the Pittsburgher and Herb Scott Memorial, but the weekend is ready for action.

1 week ago


 An estimated 75 riders took part  in the 10th Annual Ride of Silence in May, honoring cyclists who have been killed or injured while riding their bikes.

Q&A with Bike Pittsburgh

Bike Pittsburgh answers common questions about the safest way to ride on Pittsburgh’s urban streets.

1 week ago


 In this May 23 file photo, Ray Rice pauses as he speaks during a news conference at the Ravens practice facility in Owings Mills, Md. The Ravens released the running back today following the release of a video that appears to show Rice striking his then-fiancee.

Ravens terminate Ray Rice’s contract

The running back also was suspended indefinitely by the NFL.

1 week ago


9-foot-tall Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

Efforts to memorialize him, first announced two years ago, were almost derailed by fundraising problems until major donors stepped up.

2 weeks ago


 Charlie Powell was a former San Francisco 49er turned boxer.

Obituary: Charlie Powell / NFL great who boxed Muhammad Ali in Pittsburgh

He suffered a third-round knockout loss to Mr. Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, in 1963 in Pittsburgh.

2 weeks ago


Larry Walsh on biking: Rail-trail deals that are hard to beat

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad offers cyclists a hard-to-beat rail-trail experience.

3 weeks ago


Local auto racing: Travel gives Satterlee experience of victory

Gregg Satterlee will test the experience he gained traveling when he races tonight at Lernerville Speedway in the Working Man 50.

3 weeks ago


North Xtra: Dad, daughter to race with a cause in mind

WPIAL official Gary Zangaro headed to San Francisco to compete in half marathon.

3 weeks ago


 Bicyclists participating in the Pedal Pittsburgh event cross the Smithfield Street Bridge into Downtown as they begin their rides.

Organized bike ride draws nearly 3,000 bicyclists for tour of Pittsburgh

Pedal Pittsburgh draws nearly 3,000 bicyclists to ride -- and sightsee -- in city neighborhoods.

3 weeks ago


Kiwan Watts finishes first in P&G Gymnastics Championships junior division

Watts had a two-day combined score of 166.2, putting him 0.55 ahead of second-place finisher Yul Moldauer.

3 weeks ago


Gymnastics trade show balances business, pleasure

While gymnastics champs compete across town, the Downtown trade show served the enthusiasts with glittery outfits and chalk-eating gizmos.

3 weeks ago


 All around champion in the junior division Jazmyn Foberg waves to the crowd on the medals platform at the 2014 P&G Championships at Consol Energy Center.

New Jersey native notches junior title at P&G Gymnastics Championships

The participants with the top six scores from the two days of competition automatically qualify for the U.S. junior national team.

3 weeks ago


 Simone Biles, center, takes first place at the senior women portion of the P&G Gymnastics Championships at Consol Energy Center Saturday night. On her left is Kayla Ross, second place, and on her right, is Maggie Nichols, third place.

Simone Biles claims second consecutive P&G Gymnastics Championship title

Simone Biles wasn’t quite perfect Saturday night, and she didn’t need to be.

3 weeks ago


Foberg takes first place in P&G Gymnastics Championships junior women's all-around

The participants with the top six scores from the two days of competition automatically qualify for the U.S. junior national team.

3 weeks ago


 Defending champion Sam Mikulak's shaky parallel bars routine put him in an early rut on Day 1 of the senior men's competition at P&G National Championships at Consol Energy Center.

Orozco grabs lead at P&G Gymnastics Championships after Mikulak loses grip

Sam Mikulak's hopes for consecutive titles were dealt an immediate, potentially crippling blow Friday at the P&G Gymnastics Championships.

3 weeks ago


 Bobby Baker does his floor routine during the Junior Men's portion of the P&G Gymnastics Championships at Consol Energy Center Friday afternoon.

Confidence boost pays off for junior at P&G Gymnastics Championships

Bobby Baker takes the lead in 17-18 junior men's competition after an impressive showing,

3 weeks ago


 Simone Biles competes on the balance beam section of the senior women preliminaries during the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships at Consol Energy Center Thursday.

Biles, 17, surges to lead seniors at P&G Gymnastics Championship

Simone Biles is halfway to a repeat championship at the P&G Gymnastics Championships at Consol Energy Center.

4 weeks ago


 Emily Gaskins does her floor routine Thursday during the Junior Women's portion of the 2014 P&G Gymnastic Championships at Consol Energy Center.

P&G Gymnastics Championships: Underdogs lead junior women

After the first day of junior women’s competition at the P&G Gymnastics Championships, a couple of surprises are in first and second place.

4 weeks ago


Complete coverage: P&G Gymnastics Championships

This week's U.S. Championships at Consol Energy Center serves as the start of the journey to the 2016 Summer Olympics.

4 weeks ago


 Macy Toronjo trains on the balance beam Wednesday ahead of the 2014 P&G Gymnastic Championships at Consol Energy Center.

Male gymnasts perform in shadow of their female counterparts

“People think gymnastics, and they think little girls in leotards, powerful and graceful, they forget about our side,” Jonathan Horton said.

1 month ago


 Jonathan Horton trains on the still rings Wednesday at Consol Energy Center.

Veteran gymnast is the 'old man' in U.S. Championships

Jonathan Horton’s gymnastic comeback from injuries shifts into higher gear this weekend at Consol Energy Center.

1 month ago


 Simone Biles trains on the balance beam ahead of the 2014 P&G Gymnastic Championships Wednesday at Consol Energy Center.

Gymnastics notebook: Age plays key role for women

Being born five months apart made the difference between Kyla Ross competing in the Olympics and Simone Biles sitting them out

1 month ago



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