WNBA: All Star Game Today

This afternoon at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington the women of the WNBA will take the court for their 2017 All Star game.   The Western Conference all stars will be led by 36-year-old Point Guard Sue Bird of the  Seattle Storm. Bird who is the oldest active player in the league will be […]

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Pirates Sweep Brewers, hit .500 mark-Yes, you read that right. The Pittsburgh Pirates are now at .500 after beating the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 to complete the 4-game sweep and now this team is only 3 games out of first place. Amazing. Keys to the Pirates victory-Their fight. In all 4 games I saw […]

O’Neill, Henderson Represent Pitt on All-ACC Preseason Team The Pair of Pitt Juniors Earned All-ACC Honors Last Season

LINK: O’Neill, Henderson Represent Pitt on All-ACC Preseason Team   PITTSBURGH—Two Pitt football players, junior offensive tackle Brian O’Neill and junior return man Quadree Henderson, were named to the All-ACC Preseason Team, the league office announced Wednesday morning.   The dynamic Panthers duo—both Delaware natives—gave Pitt two of the 27 players chosen to the 2017 […]

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Panthers Announced as Candidates for Nagurski and Outland Trophies- Safety Jordan Whitehead was selected as a preseason candidate for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, annually presented to the nation’s Defensive Player of the Year, while offensive linemen Brian O’Neill and Alex Officer were chosen for the watch list for the Outland Trophy, given each year to […]

ESPN’s SportsCenter On the Road to Broadcast Live

During Steelers Friday Night Lights Practice   PITTSBURGH – For the second consecutive year, ESPN’s SportsCenter On the Road will broadcast live as the Steelers practice under the lights at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 4, at Latrobe Memorial Stadium.   Numerous ESPN personalities will be on site, including Scott Van Pelt, Sal Paolantonio and Steelers alum Ryan Clark, as the network captures all the elements […]

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NBA Free Agency-To no surprise, it started off intense as top free agent Paul George ended up in a sign-and-trade with the Oklahoma Thunder for G Victor Oladipo and power forward Domantas Sabonis, which heads to the Indiana Pacers. The other top free agent move came this week as former Utah Jazz F Gordon Heyward […]

NBA: Free Agency is Fan-tastic

The NBA Free Agent Signing Period started off with a bang after the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers announced a trade just days before the official start of Free Agency. That trade was Chris Paul going to the Rockets for seven players, a protected first-round pick next year and cash considerations   Wow, really seven […]

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NBA Awards Show-The NBA had their first-ever regular-season awards show on Monday, and although it was a little cheesy (Hey, all awards shows are cheesy in their first year) it was pretty decent. Rapper Drake was the host and he earned that spot since he’s a true fan and is connected to the Toronto Raptors. […]

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2017 NBA Draft-As I’ve mentioned in the past, it’s not as popular as the NFL Draft, but the NBA Draft is just as critical to teams players and fans. I honestly think this draft may be even more critical because they only have 2 rounds, compared to the 7 Rounds in the NFL. This year’s […]