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 Runners break from the starting line of the Great Race on Beechwood Blvd. in Frick Park.

Defending champ wins another Great Race

Jim Spisak completed the 10-kilometer Great Race in 28 minutes, 43 seconds, making it back-to-back titles for the Duquesne graduate.

2 days ago

Tight-knit ‘Perfect’ corps returning to Great Race

The field of the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race has now grown to a record 16,000 runners.

4 days ago

Road, ramp closings set for Great Race

Travelers in the East End, Downtown and South Hills will face obstacles on Sunday morning.

4 days ago

 An artist’s rendering by Astorino for Josh Gibson Park’s proposed Gateway view.

Station Square park would honor Negro Leagues stars in Pittsburgh

Josh Gibson Park in Station Square would teach about the Homestead Grays, Pittsburgh Crawfords and the Negro Leagues in Pittsburgh.

1 week ago

 Fans watching the Steelers in action at Heinz Field in 2013.

RAD helped shape Pittsburgh's sports landscape

About 19 percent of asset district grants, $292 million, has gone to sports and civic facilities.

1 week ago

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 week 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

3 weeks 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.

3 weeks 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.

3 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.

3 weeks ago


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