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Same old Pitt? Pickett, No. 17 Panthers proving otherwise

Oct. 24, 2021 14:27 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The silence in the Pittsburgh locker room was deafening. The anger, unmistakable. The team intent on shedding its “Same Old Pitt” label had instead appeared to reinforce it following a stunning and staggering 44-41 home loss to Western Michigan on...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 24, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abington 36, Pennsbury 35 Abington Heights 41, West Scranton 0 Abraham Lincoln 28, Overbrook 0 Albert Gallatin 50, Charleroi 16 Aliquippa 42, Blackhawk 14 ...

O'Connor, Pettersson help Penguins rout Maple Leafs 7-1

Oct. 23, 2021 23:40 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins were missing several key regulars, but they didn’t have any problem with a high-powered Toronto team stuck in an early slump. Drew O’Connor scored twice, his first career two-goal game, and the Penguins routed the Maple...

Pitt is it: No. 23 Panthers top reeling Clemson 27-17

Oct. 23, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett is well-versed in how it goes when you play for Pittsburgh. You flirt with great expectations. You pull off an unlikely win or two. Then when things get tight, things tend to fall apart. Maybe not anymore. At least not this year. Not for...

Nobel winner remembers childhood in Pittsburgh

Oct. 23, 2021 03:09 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joshua Angrist suspects that his childhood in Shadyside in the 1960s and ’70s wasn’t like those of other people who have won the Nobel Prize. He rode his bike around the city at all hours, stopping home for dinner before heading out again with his...

Pens' star Crosby: still no timetable for return from injury

Oct. 22, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby still isn't sure when he will be cleared to return after he had left wrist surgery last month. Crosby skated with his teammates for more than an hour Friday in the latest step in his recovery from...

3 years after Pittsburgh synagogue attack, trial still ahead

Oct. 22, 2021 09:01 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As the three-year mark since the massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue approaches, survivors are planning now-familiar annual rituals of remembrance, the criminal case involving the suspect plods on, and the site is in line for restoration. The...

Forecasters probe possible tornadoes in Pennsylvania, Ohio

Oct. 22, 2021 07:11 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The National Weather Service on Friday planned to survey damage to determine whether tornadoes touched down as storms swept across parts of western Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio. Radar data in Pennsylvania on Thursday night indicated three twisters...

Steelers believe momentum is building after a rocky start

Oct. 21, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Canada keeps insisting he's got the best job in America. The first-year Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator has quickly learned it might also be among the most scrutinized, at least in his chosen profession. All Canada's been asked to do in...

No. 23 Pittsburgh looks to prove itself as Clemson visits

Oct. 21, 2021 10:45 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett didn't return to Pittsburgh for one last run to launch a dark horse Heisman Trophy campaign. Or to zoom past the likes of Hall of Famer Dan Marino in the school record books. Or to cash in on name, image and likeness deals so he could treat his offensive...