ORLANDO, Fla. – Green Bay linebacker Za’Darius Smith hastily organized an homage to Kobe Bryant minutes before the Pro Bowl.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai will not run for reelection, the Republican announced Thursday, ending the career of a conservative force in state government in a critical year when Democrats are aiming to take control of the chamber.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled to uphold a legal principle that allows drillers to drain oil and natural gas from outside their property lines.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) – A warrant has been issued for the arrest of NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown following accusations that he and his trainer attacked another man near Brown’s Florida home.
PITTSBURGH – Jim Clawson hopes that one day he will watch the last breaths of the man who killed his friend and fellow police officer 40 years ago.
HARRISBURG – For the first time in three decades, Republicans in Pennsylvania are facing the redrawing of legislative and congressional districts without a friendly state Supreme Court majority to referee disputes, but perhaps not for long.
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday that he will follow through on his plan to close another state prison, announced originally in August as a cost-cutting step amid a declining inmate population and rising prison costs.
HARRISBURG (AP) – Pennsylvania’s governor returned Thursday to the United States after a previously undisclosed trip to Israel that his office said mixed personal travel with state business.
NEW YORK — While many small manufacturers and retailers believe Amazon is the place to be, Lyris Autran is forgoing the opportunity.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – A first-time NFL coach turning a losing franchise into a contender in his third year and getting the label of an offensive genius.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — NFL free agent Antonio Brown was released on bail Friday after a night in a Florida jail, where he turned himself in to face charges that he and his trainer attacked the driver of a moving truck that carried some of his possessions from California.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Pittsburgh’s Cameron Heyward jogged through the end zone, stretched out his right arm and made a one-handed catch to start Pro Bowl practice Wednesday.
BOSTON – The Boston Bruins had it all set up to honor backup goalie Jaroslav Halak on Tuesday night for becoming the 74th goalie in NHL history to play in 500 games.
PHILADELPHIA – Brian Elliott made 19 saves, Jakub Voracek and James van Riemsdyk scored, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0 Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH – Xavier Johnson could have chosen a cliche, something about how no one game is more important than any other. Instead, the Pittsburgh point guard went the other way.
With “The Catch” that sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl and “The Blown Call” that kept New Orleans at home, NFC championship games have two seminal moments that rank with just about any in postseason history.
PITTSBURGH – Mike Sullivan’s messages can be relentless. The Pittsburgh Penguins coach peppers his team with a handful of mantras that seemingly run on a loop during every practice, every period, sometimes every shift.
PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh forward Terrell Brown thought he had a game-tying tip-in with 21 seconds to play, but he was called for a foul on the play, allowing No. 11 Louisville to escape Pitt’s upset bid with a 72-68 overtime victory.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Teddy Blueger scored the deciding goal in the eighth round of the shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 Sunday.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Kameron McGusty scored 19 points and the Miami Hurricanes shot 53% to withstand a late rally by streaky Pittsburgh and win 66-58 Sunday night.
George Perles, who coached Michigan State to a Rose Bowl victory in 1988 and was a key defensive assistant for the dominant Pittsburgh Steelers teams of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 85.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) – California billionaire Ronald Burkle’s adult son Andrew was found dead, his family and the Los Angeles County coroner’s office said Tuesday.
PITTSBURGH — Joel Quenneville insisted when he agreed to coach the Florida Panthers last spring the perpetually struggling club was close to figuring it out.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The math is pretty simple to Wake Forest coach Danny Manning. If the Demon Deacons are going to find a way to claw back to respectability in the Atlantic Coast Conference they need to defend their home court and win around half their road games, a task Manning knows is far …
PITTSBURGH – Brent Burns’ power-play goal just more than two minutes into overtime gave the San Jose Sharks a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.