Published on Sunday, 26 October 2014 4:52 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-10-26-14Penguins - -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. “Obviously, it feels nice to beat your old team, but in the end, it’s just a regular game." - Patric Hornqvist. -The Nashville Tennesseean's recap. "They love the power play for sure, and they made us pay." - Predators forward Olli Jokinen's on the Penguins' power play. -The Associated ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 26 October 2014 12:00 am by Dan Gigler
1974-flashback-bradshaw-starts-and-steelers-win In recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Steelers first Super Bowl season, the Post-Gazette is reprinting the game story from each week of that year. This story was first published on Oct. 14, 1974.   Bradshaw Starts, And Steelers Win   Franco, Rocky Sparkle, 24-17   By David Fink/Post-Gazette Sports Writer   Through ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 8:54 pm by Sam Werner
final-thoughts-georgia-tech-56-pitt-28Pitt fumbled five times en route to a 56-28 loss to Georgia Tech today at Heinz Field. Here are a couple of thoughts to send you off into the night... 1. This game was lost in the first quarterThere are plenty of points later on in the game when Pitt could have made things closer, but make no mistake, this game was lost with the five fumbles (and four ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 7:51 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
penguins-at-predators-10-25-14PREGAME   -The Penguins face former teammate James Neal tonight. Much has been said and written about Neal the player and the person after he left the Penguins. -As a player, his success in the regular season was undeniable. Scoring 40 goals, as he did in 2011-12, didn't happen by accident. Teamed with Evgeni Malkin and Chris Kunitz, Neal's ... Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 26 October 2014 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
midterm-crazyIt is hard to recognize the Democratic Party candidates running in all of those red state midterm elections. They are trying to appear as conservative as their Republican rivals.  Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 3:36 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
about-the-predators-10-25-14A preview of the Predators. When and where: 8 p.m., EDT, Bridgestone Arena. TV: Root Sports, Fox Sports Tennessee. Record: 5-0-2, 12 points. The Predators are in first place in the Central Division. Leading Scorer: Filip Forsberg, 7 points (1 goal, 6 assists). Last Game: 3-2 home win against the Blackhawks, Thursday. James Neal (right, in ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 1:39 pm by Sam Werner
game-day-pitt-vs-georgia-tech We're just under two hours away from kickoff between Pitt and Georgia Tech here at Heinz Field. The Panthers will look to maintain any positive momentum they picked up in last week's 21-16 win over Virginia Tech, but will face an entirely new test today with the Yellow Jackets' triple-option offense. Here are a few pregame notes for you... - In case ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 1:30 pm by Sara Bauknecht
today-in-pittsburgh-fashion-hair-commandments-book-signing Oh, the dos and don'ts of hair care are aplenty! Now there's a book to help women navigate it all. From 2-4 p.m. today at A Hair Boutique in Shadyside, there will be a book release gathering and signing for "The Hair Commandments: Shalls and Shall Nots of Wigs, Weaves and Natural Hair" (pictured above) by LaToya Johnson-Rainey and C. ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 4:01 am by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-10-25-14Penguins -Patric Hornqvist and Nick (above) return to Nashville. -Predators forward James Neal is heating up just as his former team comes to town. -"Obviously when you get traded, it's a shock. But as the summer went on and things were coming into place, you get more and more excited." - Neal on being traded this past summer. -Andrew Ebbett and ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 1:00 am by Mike White
redbank-valley-qb-sets-state-passing-record-wpial-playoff-clinchingsBefore we get to the WPIAL playoff clinchings, check this out: A quarterback set a state record for passing yards in a game Friday night. And his team lost. Redbank Valley lost to Clarion, 58-46, in a District 9 game. Redbank Valley's Jake Dougherty set a state record for passing yards with 614. He broke the record of 594, set by Brockway's Derek ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 6:50 pm by Mike White
live-friday-night-blog-west-allegheny-at-central-valleyLive blog from showdown of unbeatens - West Allegheny at Central Valley. For score updates and notes on other games, look to the right of this blog at the @PGVarsityXtra Twitter account. If you have a score or update, tweet it to @PGVarsityXtra or tweet it with #wpial FINAL: CENTRAL VALLEY 28, WEST ALLEGHENY 17 Central Valley finishes the season with ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 5:35 pm by Barbara Vancheri
vin-diesel-movie-shooting-in-pittsburgh-stakes-out-2015-release-date  “The Last Witch Hunter,” now being filmed in Pittsburgh with Vin Diesel, Michael Caine, Elijah Wood and Rose Leslie, will open in theaters on Oct. 23, 2015. Summit Entertainment announced the release date today. Diesel plays the title character. Tormented by the loss of his family and cursed with immortality, the last witch hunter is all that ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 5:24 pm by
corbett-says-he-s-confidentTen days from Election Day, Gov. Tom Corbett says he's feeling good. He doesn't believe the public polls."It's moving," he said this morning at an event downtown. "If it was 10, 15 points, would they be bringing Bill Clinton into Pittsburgh and Barack Obama into Philadelphia ?"Corbett said he's sure those men are busy, and that their...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 4:31 pm by Barbara Vancheri
elf-with-voice-of-jim-parsons-coming-to-nbc-this-december Can you name the four main food groups, according to Buddy the Elf? Or are you a cotton-headed ninny muggins? No proponent of the food pyramid would approve but they’re candy, candy canes, candy corn and maple syrup. If you are a lover of “Elf” with Will Ferrell – it’s must viewing each Christmas for many of us – you will be thrilled to know ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 4:29 pm by
corbett-vin-diesel-likes-pghGov. Tom Corbett reports that Vin Diesel is a big Pittsburgh fan."When I was on the movie set last week, Vin Diesel is the lead, and he was talking to me about how much he likes Pittsburgh," Corbett said today during a press conference downtown. "He had never been here before, and he was struck, just as every visitor is struck, when they ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 3:48 pm by
chainsaws-the-shining-twins-and-income-taxesWhat's scarier: Andrew McGill and the Scarehouse Bunny or a Tom Corbett ad about his opponent's plans to raise taxes?While we'd urge you to take a look at Andrew's video series on some of the region's best haunted attractions , we'd also suggest that you track down the latest ad from the campaign of Mr. Corbett – after all, it won't be around ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 2:55 pm by Sara Bauknecht
this-weekend-in-pittsburgh-style-society-steelers-take-to-the-runway Are you ready for some football -- with a side of fashion? In this week's "Setting the SEEN," SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht preview the 40th anniversary of the "Steelers Nation: Black & Gold Style," which supports the Cancer Caring Center and UPMC Sports Medicine's concussion ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 2:23 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
sill-familiar-with-skate-cut-scares-10-24-14 Within the past week, the NHL has seen two players leave games in frightening fashions. Saturday, Stars defenseman Patrik Nemeth was wrestling Flyers forward R.J. Umberger near the benches when his right arm was clipped by Umberger's left skate: Fortunately, the only injury Hickey suffered was cosmetic and he was in the lineup for the Islanders' ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 12:18 pm by Sam Werner
grigsby-and-bradley-to-play-mlb-vs-georgia-techHere are a few Friday notes as Pitt prepares to play Georgia Tech tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 p.m. on ESPNU... - First, Pitt linebacker Nicholas Grigsby dropped a little nugget this week when he said he and Bam Bradley will be switching off at middle linebacker this week. Both have been more pass-rushing specialists for the Panthers so far this season, ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014 12:34 pm by Seth Rorabaugh
empty-netter-assists-10-24-13Penguins -The Post-Gazette's recap from last night's game. “We’re 3-2-1. But we pretty easily could be 5-1.” - Brandon Sutter. -The Detroit News' recap. "It's all about finding a way and tonight we did a pretty good job of sticking with it." - Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall. -MLive.com's recap. "Pretty exciting, wasn't it?" - Red Wings ... Read More and Comment