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Saturday, Sep 22

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Riikola, Cullen steal show in Penguins’ first preseason win

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Six different players scored, as the Penguins picked up their first win of the preseason, 7-3, over the Columbus Blue Jackets Saturday.

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Pitt falls at North Carolina, 38-35

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As the Panthers labored away Saturday afternoon at sunny Kenan Stadium, it became increasingly clear that Pitt would not go south and come away with a 2-0 record in ACC play.

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The Steelers are challenging Artie Burns — or maybe they're going to bench him

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Steelers cornerback Artie Burns said he doesn’t know if he will start Monday night when the Steelers play Tampa Bay.

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City League roundup: Allderdice tops Perry with ground game

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Two second-quarter touchdown runs helped propel Allderdice to a win against Perry.

Brewers wait out storm, surge past Pirates with six-run sixth inning

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The Pirates improved to 6-12 against the Pirates this season.

Class 3A, 4A roundup: Highlands pulls off big upset against Beaver in first win

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Winless Highlands pulled off a stunning upset of Beaver in a Northwest Eight Conference game played at Highlands.

The Steelers' Le'Veon Bell needs to go

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Le’Veon doesn’t realize that most other NFL teams will also consider him a prima donna cancer in the locker room.

Quips win battle of Beaver County in rain-shortened game

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The Beaver County battle between Aliquippa and Beaver Falls was delayed and shortened due to a storm that knocked out power at Geneva College.

High school tennis: Ashley Huang finally claims 3A singles title

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It took four years, two runner-up finishes in doubles and a PIAA singles title, but North Allegheny senior Ashley Huang is now a WPIAL champion.

Class 5A roundup: Wolverines earn first win of the year

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Woodland Hills wins in Allegheny Eight Conference to end rare losing streak.

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Big first half leads West Allegheny to 29-12 victory against Upper St. Clair

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QB Kam Kruze helped West Allegheny to 23-0 halftime edge as Indians handed USC its first loss

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Friday, Sep 21

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The Steelers want to make Ryan Fitzpatrick as uncomfortable as possible

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The Steelers are 5-0 all-time against Ryan Fitzpatrick and they’d like to keep it that way Monday night in Tampa Bay.

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Kris Letang's neck wasn't the only thing that bothered him

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Kris Letang changed his game last season. Don’t expect him to do it again.

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Heavy hearts on both sides for Pitt, North Carolina football teams

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The Panthers and Tar Heels have had to think about much more than just football this week, and both are especially inspired to win Saturday.

Ed Bouchette: Maybe Le'Veon Bell plans to skip all of 2018

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The Steelers went all-in on Bell, believing they must do so to keep their robust offense humming.

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Thursday, Sep 20

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Pitt-North Carolina key matchup: Pat Narduzzi vs. Larry Fedora

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The Panthers are getting ready to take on their annual nemesis, the team that beats them even when it can’t seem to beat anyone else.

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Penguins make cuts; Jordy Bellerive, Alex D'Orio among those to go

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The Penguins are trimming their training camp roster on Thursday, an off-day for players.

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Penguins top pick Calen Addison impresses in 'special' first game

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Calen Addison, the Penguins’ top pick in June’s draft, made a pretty pass and an “impressive” first impression in Wednesday’s preseason loss in Detroit.

Jason Mackey: The biggest key to Penguins' progress is obvious

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Don’t overthink it. If the Penguins are going to get back to their winning ways, they must get scored upon less.

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Why a Pittsburgh Catholic prep school is borrowing a German job training manual

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Nazareth Prep has launched the region’s first “pre-apprenticeship” program as career planning reaches deeper into high schools.

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The Fumbler: The region has plenty to offer ... especially exciting high school football games

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Two legendary coaches go head-to-head to highlight this week’s high school football action.

Washington climbing back after disappointing loss

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Though an Interstate Conference loss isn’t ideal, it has helped a young Washington team buckle down.

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PG readers should be told about Chip Ganassi Racing successes

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I watched the NASCAR and IndyCar races on Sunday with great interest. There were cars from Pittsburgh’s own Chip Ganassi Racing in both.