HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The State Ethics Commission on Thursday said the superintendent of Pittsburgh’s public schools submitted “negligent” reimbursements for travel and was improperly paid for days off when he was not working for the school district.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania schools need a statewide requirement that students in classrooms wear masks as protection against the coronavirus, the Democratic governor wrote in a letter Wednesday to legislative leaders.
HARRISBURG– Inmates in Pennsylvania state prisons will be counted in their home districts and not where their prisons are located after a divided vote Tuesday by the five-member panel redrawing legislative district maps this year.
HELENA, Mont. – A Montana school district is dangling $4,000 bonuses and inviting people to test drive big yellow school buses in hopes of enticing them to take a job that schools are struggling to fill as kids return to in-person classes.
Pennsylvania’s two statewide teachers unions on Wednesday urged K-12 schools to require masks in school buildings, a measure that state officials are encouraging but have not mandated as students prepare to return to class.
PITTSBURGH – Taysir Mack was talking about himself. The fifth-year Pittsburgh wide receiver might as well have been talking about his team, too.
HENDERSON, Nev. – Maxx Crosby remembers his father coaching him during pee wee football with one major rule: “Don’t be all bark, but no bite.”
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers’ new-look offense overcame a slow start, Ulysees Gilbert returned a blocked punt 9 yards for a touchdown and Pittsburgh rallied to a season-opening 23-16 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.
PITTSBURGH – Patrick Corbin gave Washington’s overworked bullpen a bit of a break, working seven strong innings as the Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Ke’Bryan Hayes capped off a ninth-inning rally with an RBI single as the Pittsburgh Pirates slipped past the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night.
PITTSBURGH – T.J. Watt’s contract negotiations with the Pittsburgh Steelers have dragged on to the point of distraction as the season opener in Buffalo looms on Sunday.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) – Less than six months shy of his 30th birthday, Le’Veon Bell is trying again to rejuvenate his career with a new team.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is hopeful All-Pro outside linebacker T.J. Watt will be available when the defending AFC North champions open the season Sunday in Buffalo.
PITTSBURGH – Ke’Bryan Hayes and Yoshi Tsutsugo each hit a two-run single during Pittsburgh’s four-run seventh inning, and the Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 on Monday to stop their six-game losing streak.
Tunch Ilkin, a Turkish-born, two-time Pro Bowl offensive lineman with the Pittsburgh Steelers who went on to become a beloved member of the organization’s broadcast team, has died. He was 63.
CHICAGO (AP) – After he was ejected, Chicago Cubs bench coach Andy Green contemplated how he might pass along his fine to manager David Ross or president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer.
PITTSBURGH – Tre Tipton knows how this goes. The Pitt wide receiver, one of only a handful in the country entering his seventh – yes, seventh – season, knows there’s only one real way to create a legacy.
North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren remembers the stress attached to every round of COVID-19 testing for his football program last season.
PITTSBURGH – Success came so easily for Ben Roethlisberger early in his career, he could be forgiven if he thought it would last forever.
Yasmani Grandal and Jose Abreu homered, and five relievers combined for 4 2/3 innings of two-hit ball as the Chicago White Sox beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH – Chris Wormley is ready to do whatever the Pittsburgh Steelers ask. Nose tackle. Defensive end. Line up in a four-point stance. Stand up. Whatever.
PITTSBURGH – Kenny Pickett remembers being a freshman at Pittsburgh in the summer of 2017 listening to the seniors tell the newcomers to enjoy the ride because of how quickly it goes.
PITTSBURGH – Yoshi Tsutsugo hit a three-run homer off Alex Reyes in the ninth inning, sending the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.