Penguins rally by weary Winnipeg, 6-5
Evgeni Malkin scored twice in his return from injury and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Winnipeg Jets 6-5 on Sunday afternoon.
Lancers' sports programs rule in 2013
The year 2013 has been very kind to the Neshannock School District. The Lancers claimed a WPIAL championship in softball and a handful of section titles in other sports, while other squads earned the right to participate in the playoffs as well.
'Canes ninth WPIAL title top local sports story of 2013
The 2013 calendar year was filled with success for Lawrence County sports teams and individuals as well. The New Castle High boys basketball team continued its championship tradition. The WPIAL semifinals were once again a familiar place for one of the county’s Class A football programs.
Steelers humbled but optimistic after 8-8 finish
The Pittsburgh Steelers have seven long months to think about what exactly happened in 2013. Are they closer to the team that looked lost and overmatched at times during a 2-6 start? Or are they closer to the one that went 6-2 over the final eight weeks and came within a shanked field goal and a botched penalty call in San Diego from making the playoffs?
Steve Treu: Chiefs’ missed field goal left Steelers where they belonged
A successful boot by the Kansas City placekicker was all that separated Pittsburgh from a wildly improbable postseason berth.
Steelers win, but fail to reach playoffs
Pittsburgh played like it didn’t want its season to end. Cleveland looked as though it couldn’t wait to pack things up and go home.
Penn State scandal played out in courts over 2013
Penn State paid millions to settle claims of child sexual abuse, three university administrators accused of a cover-up fought the charges and NCAA penalties were dialed down slightly as the Jerry Sandusky scandal continued to play out in many different ways over the past year.
Steelers somehow still alive for playoffs
The math remains tricky. The circumstances remain less than ideal. And yet, the Pittsburgh Steelers are still alive for the playoffs entering the final week of the season.
Steve Treu: Steelers up the ante at the end of lackluster season
That was worth it. No matter what happens next weekend, that was worth it. Yesterday’s high-fiving, head-scratching, jaw-dropping, curse-inducing, postseason death-defying 38-31 victory by the Pittsburgh Steelers over the Green Bay Packers made this otherwise forgettable 2013 season at least somewhat memorable.
Steve Treu: Steelers make easy work of Bungles
For one day, at least, Steelers fans got to turn all those frowns upside down. The recent study by two Emory University professors that described Steelers fans as the most negative in the NFL certainly would surprise no one around these parts, especially not if they have followed this season at all.
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