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Fleury Gets Personal Best Sixth Shutout; Comeau Scores In OT In 1-0 Penguins Win

Marc-Andre Fleury, who as it turns out tested negative for the mumps and was cleared to play, earned his personal best sixth shutout of the season on Thursday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins posted a 1-0 overtime victory over the Carolina Hurricanes at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Blake Comeau scored the game’s only goal…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 16

NFL Results  –  Week 16   Thursday, December 18 Jacksonville 21, Tennessee 13

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Cryst Takes Wisconsin Job; Pitt Fires AD Pederson

The University of Wisconsin made it official Wednesday evening.  They named Pitt coach Paul Chryst their new football coach. Meanwhile, the University of Pittsburgh will need a new athletic director before they hire Chryst’s replacement.  Pitt fired Steve Pederson on Wednesday. Chryst was 19-19 in three seasons at Pitt,  In taking the Wisconsin job, he…

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Artis Scores 20 In Pitt’s 65-56 Win Over Manhattan

The Pitt Panthers improved to 3-0 since the return of senior guard Cam Wright with a 65-56 victory over Manhattan on Wednesday night at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh. Jamel Artis led the Panthers (7-3) with a career-high 20 points, and Michael Young tallied 16. Wright, who had been sidelined earlier with a foot-injury,…

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Crosby Skates; Bennett Has The Mumps; Fleury, Bortuzzo And Maatta Are All Tested

While team captain Sidney Crosby skated on his own before the Pittsburgh Penguins’ practice session on Wednesday morning, the Penguins have confirmed that Beau Bennett also has the mumps, and teammates Marc-Andre Fleury, Robert Bortuzzo and Olli Maatta – all of whom are feeling ill – were being tested for the mumps. At least fifteen…

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Keith Ferraro Named Clarion University Wrestling Coach

Interim coach Keith Ferraro has been named the head wrestling coach at Clarion University. Ferraro has served as interim coach since the resignation of Troy Letters as coach in September.  He has been a Clarion assistant coach since July, 2012. A native of Brookville, Ferraro won three District 9 high school championships and was part…

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Rust, Dumoulin Score First NHL Goals In Pens’ 4-2 Win Over Tampa Bay

Former Notre Dame star Bryan Rust and Brian Dumoulin, who was a member of an NCAA championship team at Boston College, both scored their first National Hockey League goals Monday night in a 4-2 victory for the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Tampa Bay Lightning in a battle of division leaders at Consol Energy Center in…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 15

NFL Results – Week 15   Thursday, December 11 Arizona 12, St. Louis 6   Sunday, December 14 Pittsburgh 27, Atlanta 40 Cincinnati 30, Cleveland 0 Baltimore 20, Jacksonville 12 Buffalo 21, Green Bay 13 Dallas 38, Philadelphia 27 New England 41, Miami 13 Indianapolis 17, Houston 10 Denver 22, San Diego 10 Seattle 17,…

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Chris Weibel Named Interim Football Coach At Clarion University

Clarion University has named assistant coach Chris Weibel as their interim head football coach. Weibel replaces Jay Foster who resigned effective December 3. Weibel has been the Golden Eagles’ offensive coordinator for the past eleven seasons. A native of East Brady and a graduate of Kittanning High School, Weibel quarterbacked the Golden Eagles in the…

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Steelers Near Playoff Eligibility With 27-20 Win At Atlanta

Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown, William Gay and Ben Roethlisberger all set team records, and Brown tied another club mark in Pittsburgh’s 27-20 win over the Falcons at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Sunday. With the win, the Steelers improved to 9-5, strengthening their status among this year’s playoff hopefuls.  Currently, Pittsburgh is seeded number-5…

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