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Gymnast Biles alters path, emerges as one to beat at championships

By Karen Price 10:02 p.m.
Simone Biles walked into the grocery store with her sister in their hometown of Spring, Texas, last week and heard someone call her name. Biles didn’t recognize the girl, and for a minute she wondered how the stranger knew her. …

Gymnastics Championships notebook: Olympic hopeful Gowey fractures ankle in practice

By Karen Price 10:02 p.m.
• Rachel Gowey, 16, broke her ankle dismounting from the balance beam at the women’s training session on Wednesday and is out of this week’s P&G Gymnastics Championships. Gowey, who was expected to compete for a spot on the U.S. …

Jeannette native Mahoney motivated to lead Mount Union football team

By Brian Knavish 9:00 p.m.
They can’t escape the memory. Nor do they want to. With the start of the football season just beyond the horizon, Pat Mahoney and his …

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 …

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 …