UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State’s James Franklin has agreed to the terms of a new six-year contract to remain as the head football coach of the Nittany Lions through 2025. The terms were approved by the Compensation Committee of Penn State’s Board of Trustees.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have a No. 1 overall draft pick under center while the Pittsburgh Steelers have a guy named “Duck” throwing the ball around the field.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh running back James Conner’s aching right shoulder will keep him out of the lineup for a third straight game when the surging Steelers visit the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The No. 10 ranked University of Pittsburgh wrestling team recorded eight wins en route to a 29-6 win over rival West Virginia Thursday night at WVU Coliseum.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Derek Shelton’s garage is clean, the byproduct of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ drawn out managerial hiring process, one that took extended after the club fired general manager Neal Huntington in late October.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Stefan Noesen celebrated his return to the NHL with his first goal of the season and the banged up Pittsburgh Penguins handed the St. Louis Blues their first regulation road loss since before Halloween with a 3-0 victory on Wednesday night.
Ohio State will go into championship weekend as the top team in the College Football Playoff selection committee’s rankings, followed by LSU, Clemson and Georgia.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole, the top pitcher on the free-agent market, was set to meet with New York Yankees officials in California on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders met Monday with baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to discuss MLB’s proposal to that would drop 42 minor league teams from their leagues after the 2020 season.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Washington knew what was coming. It’s why the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver didn’t hesitate when he saw the Cleveland Browns jump offside early in the second quarter on Sunday.
Pittsburgh Penguins’ Jake Guentzel (59) returns to the bench after scoring during the first period of the team’s game against the Vancouver Canucks, Wednesday. Due to the holiday the Gazette Sports was given a much earlier press deadline than usual.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel tried to corral the puck, but it wasn’t quite cooperating. So as the Pittsburgh Penguins’ forward raced in on New Jersey goalie Mackenzie Blackwood in the middle of the second period on Friday night, Guentzel kept his stick on the ice and hoped for the best.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The on-field fight between Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has turned into a war of words off it, with Rudolph denying an anonymous report alleging he used a racial slur shortly before their now infamous confron…
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Major League Baseball has widened its investigation of alleged sign stealing by the Houston Astros and will probe activity by the team over the past three seasons.
NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Nelson scored his second goal of the game at 4:16 of overtime, lifting the New York Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night to extend their point streak to a franchise-record 16 games.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Justin Champagnie scored a career-high 18 points as Pittsburgh rolled to a 66-41 victory over Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly one-quarter of the members of the U.S. House of Representatives asked Major League Baseball to reconsider its proposal for a restructuring of the minor leagues after the 2020 season that would lead to 42 teams being dropped from their current circuits.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson sat down next to Jeff Gordon at a 2001 driver meeting and asked the champion if he had time to offer any career advice.
The 42 minor league teams identified by Major League Baseball as targets to be dropped from their current circuits in an initial proposal for a revised Professional Baseball Agreement that would start in 2021. Current major league affiliation in parentheses:
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin accepted his team’s role in the now-infamous fight last Thursday night that ended with Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett hitting Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head with Rudolph’s own helmet.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brock Nelson’s second goal of the game 2:55 into overtime capped a frantic comeback to lift the New York Islanders over the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 Tuesday night to extend their unbeaten streak to 15 games.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Lamar Stevens scored 21 of his 27 points in the second half and Penn State pulled away from Bucknell 98-70 on Tuesday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day has been saying all season how he wants to see how his team plays when a game is tight, nasty and intense in the fourth quarter.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred hopes the investigation into sign stealing by the Houston Astros will be complete by next season and says he has authority to impose discipline beyond the loss of amateur draft picks.
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Suspended Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vázquez is facing additional charges stemming from an alleged illegal sexual relationship with an underage girl.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Cherington earned three World Series rings with the Boston Red Sox, the last as general manager of the 2013 club that raced from worst to first.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The chaotic ending will live on in infamy. The carnage that came before it, however, could have just as significant an impact on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season.
NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is among 18 newcomers on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot. He is likely to be an overwhelming choice to join former New York Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera in Cooperstown after the reliever last year became the first unanimous pick by the Baseball Writers’ Associatio…
LONDON (AP) — The International Olympic Committee signaled on Monday it would not welcome a blanket ban on Russian athletes as the World Anti-Doping Agency said it expects to rule next month on whether drug-testing data was manipulated.
LONDON (AP) — Athletes who opposed moving the Olympic marathons and race walks from Tokyo to the northern city of Sapporo wanted a competitive edge, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Minnesota Twins prospect Ryan Costello was found dead in his New Zealand hotel room Monday, days after joining his team in the Australian Baseball League.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Xavier Johnson scored 13 second-half points to lead Pittsburgh through a slow first half and over Monmouth, 63-50 on Monday night.
Cleveland Browns strong safety Damarious Randall hits Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Diontae Johnson during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Cleveland. Randall was called for unnecessary roughness and was ejected.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh did everything it could to prepare for West Virginia freshman Oscar Tshiebwe. The real thing, however, proved to be another matter entirely.