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Ron Cook: James Conner's mental toughness tested after rough game against Jaguars

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James Conner dropped the ball Sunday in Jacksonville, but the Steelers are confident he will bounce back quickly.

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Conor Sheary is loving life with the Buffalo Sabres

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After winning the Stanley Cup twice with the Penguins, Conor Sheary will play in Pittsburgh Monday for the first time as a visitor.

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Penguins center Matt Cullen out 'longer term' after injury in Ottawa

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Matt Cullen is out indefinitely with a lower-body injury, and the 42-year-old Penguins center was injured against the Senators.

Sidney Crosby won't play Monday, but Penguins center says he's 'getting better'

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Sidney Crosby says “things are going in the right direction” with the injury that has sidelined him for the two latest Penguins losses. But he will be out Monday.

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Twenty-Five Club luncheon held at the Duquesne Club

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Twenty-Five Club’s Preemie’s Purse luncheon raised more than $50,000 Thursday.

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Sunday, Nov 18

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Penn State No. 15 in latest Associated Press college football poll

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The Nittany Lions are 7-3 and were No. 16 before their 20-7 victory at Rutgers Saturday.

Pitt football ranked for first time since 2016, at No. 24

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Checking in at No. 24, right in between No. 23 Army and No. 25 Iowa State, Pitt is ranked in this week’s Associated Press Top 25.

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Penn State QB Trace McSorley passes into record-setting territory

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McSorley became the first quarterback in program history to win 30 games as a starter.

Saturday, Nov 17

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Carolina safety Eric Reid fined for illegal hit on Ben Roethlisberger

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Carolina safety Eric Reid fined $10,026 for helmet-to-helmet hit on Ben Roethlisberger.

Aliquippa claims 17th WPIAL championship with 42-19 win against Derry

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Aliquippa used its passing game and a strong start to win its 17th WPIAL championship and the 3A crown.

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Pitt overcomes lethargy, scoring struggles to beat North Alabama 71-66 for 5-0 start

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The Panthers shot 38.8 percent from the field and 16.7 percent from the 3-point range after playing its second game within 39 hours.

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Derick Brassard will return to Penguins lineup against Senators, Sidney Crosby out again

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Derick Brassard will make his return to the lineup Saturday against the Ottawa Senators – and it’s a welcome one, with star center Sidney Crosby still sidelined.

Friday, Nov 16

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Derick Brassard is back, and probably more important than ever

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Since the Penguins traded for Derick Brassard, they knew this situation could arise. Well, it has. They need Brassard in their top-six.

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Pitt's trips: Sleeping habits, roommate bonding are factors on the road

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Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi wants to make sure his top performers get plenty of rest on the road, and he has it down to a science.

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Ed Bouchette: Two other franchise-tag holdouts made out in a big way

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Ed Bouchette shares his thoughts from around the NFL in a post-Le’Veon Bell climate.

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Pitt still vexed by college football's new redshirt rule

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Coach Pat Narduzzi admits Pitt ‘kind of did a bad job’ in playing freshman V’Lique Carter.

Steelers-Jaguars: Gerry Dulac's Week 11 scouting report

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Gerry Dulac breaks down the Steelers’ Week 11 opponent: the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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WPIAL will be well-represented in PIAA soccer championships

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WPIAL champion Avonworth (23-0-1) takes on District 4 winner Millville (21-2) at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Hersheypark Stadium.

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Freedom girls soccer will be the first Bulldogs team in history to play in a PIAA championship

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Freedom will play Southern Columbia 11 a.m. Friday at Hersheypark Stadium.

North Allegheny volleyball to face Bishop Shanahan, will make seventh appearance in PIAA title match

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The Tigers (22-0) are undefeated for the second straight year and can increase their win streak to 47 with a win in the title match.

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Evgeni Malkin, Patric Hornqvist and the new guy give Penguins a spark — but it's not enough

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Their newly constructed top line gave the Penguins a spark Thursday. But it wasn’t enough in a 4-3 loss to the Lightning.

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Thursday, Nov 15

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Could Pitt's Pat Narduzzi beat other ACC coaches in an all-out brawl?

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Narduzzi discussed at some length which ACC coaches he would most want to avoid in a fight.

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Tanner Pearson pumped to join the Penguins

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New Penguins winger Tanner Pearson is psyched to be in Pittsburgh, where his NHL career has come full-circle.

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Sidney Crosby out of lineup against Lightning, might be out 'a week'

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Penguins star Sidney Crosby did not play Thursday against the Tampa Bay Lightning and is expected to miss multiple games with an upper-body injury.

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Penn State assistant Matt Limegrover lets his fan side shine during Penguins games

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Penn State offensive line coach Matt Limegrover can let his passion for the Penguins grow.