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PSR Columnists

Ellis Cannon, Cannon Firing Line
Tony DeFazio, Editor's Desk
Jerry DiPaola, Third And Short
Joe Giardina, Painting The Black
David Golebiewski, Bucs By The Numbers
Bob Grove, Behind The Net
Jim Lachimia, View From The Crows Nest
Mark Madden, Mad World
John Mehno, Been There Wrote This
Ray Mernagh, Nothing But Net
Val Porter, Sports Bites
Claudio Reilsano, Scout's View
James Santelli, Doc's Notebook
Ken Torgent, Deep Posts, PSR Radio
Walter Villa, Writings On The Wall


Contributing Writers:

Tony Cimaglia
Steve Flinn
Anthony Jaskulski
Doug Kennedy
Lauren Kirschman
Dan Miller
Alex Nseir
Steve Sampsell
Joe Sager
Dan Scifo
Bill Toth
George Von Benko
Rick Weaver
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For a lot of young student-athletes, sports are essentially a hobby. They represent an activity to boost a college résumé or a tool to stay active. But for many young athletes, sports mean much more.
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When the Penguins hired Jim Rutherford as their general manager in 2014, it seemed like a temporary move. The former Carolina Hurricanes GM would spend his two years in Pittsburgh, and then hand the keys to Jason Botterill; the man whom several people thought deserved the job in the first place.
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Aaron Gray is a familiar name for most Pittsburgh basketball fans. The 7’0”, 270-pound center led the '07 Panthers to an NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance and was one of the most prolific big men to play for coach Jamie Dixon.
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A flurry of WPIAL prospects chose to take their talents to South Bend this year, despite rejuvenating seasons by both Penn State and Pitt.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers rode an 11-5 regular season record to the AFC North title and an eventual appearance in the AFC Championship game, where they lost to the New England Patriots by a score of 36-17.
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