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Arnold Palmer has pacemaker implant surgery

By Wire Reports
Latrobe native Arnold Palmer had a pacemaker implanted to correct an abnormal heartbeat. According to his website, Palmer had successful surgery Monday at UPMC Presbyterian. The 84-year-old was to remain in the hospital overnight for observation. He is expected to be released Tuesday. Palmer doesn’t have a history of heart …

Rossi: Finding a fix by siding with Everton

By Rob Rossi
Sports reporters have it hard. Really. The luckiest ones get to cover the teams they grew up watching only to usually end up hating those …

Fan takes free kick in English Premier League game

By The Associated Press
LONDON — A fan ran onto the field during Saturday’s English Premier League game between West Ham and Tottenham and took a free kick before …

Rossi: Few vacancies in esteemed Owners Club

By Rob Rossi
Sport is great because sometimes it leaves us in a state of disbelief. Somebody just paid $2 billion for the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers. …

McIlroy rallies, wins PGA Championship

By The Associated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The challenge finally arrived for Rory McIlroy, and he was better than ever Sunday to win the PGA Championship. On a back …

McIlroy (67) holds 1-shot lead at PGA

By The Associated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rory McIlroy played the kind of golf Saturday that typically would put him in control at a major championship. Staked to a …

McIlroy surges to lead at PGA Championship

By The Associated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rory McIlroy is making this PGA Championship feel like 2000 all over again at Valhalla. Back then, it was Tiger Woods who …

Judge rules NCAA players can get share of revenue

By The Associated Press
A federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA can’t stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over. In a landmark …

Power conferences get a boost

By Staff and Wire Reports
INDIANAPOLIS — The biggest schools in college sports are about to get a chance to make their own rules. Up first likely will be finding a way to spend millions of dollars in new money — either in the form …

Rossi: Hammon hiring huge for sports

By Rob Rossi
Suzie McConnell-Serio always pursued opportunities that presented themselves, so she never had a shot at the NBA. Sometimes in sports some of the best ones …

Former Fox Chapel volleyball standout set to make mark at Ohio State

By Marty Stewart
Josh Tublin, a 2013 Fox Chapel Area graduate, spent his freshman year at Ohio State concentrating on academics and honing his volleyball skills in hopes …

Fox Chapel grad has national title aspirations with Stanford volleyball

By Marty Stewart
Dan Tublin, a 2010 Fox Chapel graduate, has one more year of eligibility left on the volleyball courts at Stanford University, and he has one …

NCAA settles head-injury lawsuit

By The Associated Press
CHICAGO — The NCAA on Tuesday agreed to settle a class-action, head-injury lawsuit by creating a  $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and …

Record crowd at Heinz Field for International Champions Cup game

By Matt Grubba
English Premier League champions Manchester City came to Pittsburgh and put on a sterling display of soccer. Stevan Jovetic scored twice, and Manchester City rolled …

NCAA enforcement defends its work

By The Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS — Jonathan Duncan understands that a perfect NCAA enforcement division won’t catch every cheater in college sports. He still believes his team is getting …

Zanna among players working toward NBA goal in summer leagues

By John Harris
Former Pitt standout Talib Zanna, one of several area basketball players who participated in two recent NBA summer leagues, played five games with the Philadelphia …