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Power lineman predicts win over 2-time defending AFL champion

By Jerry Dipaola
Power center Antonio Narcisse wasn’t looking for trouble when he walked off the practice field to speak to a reporter. In fact, he was downright …

Ex-coach set surging Power on current course
By Jerry Dipaola
If the Power earn the first playoff berth in franchise history this season, owner Matt Shaner knows who to thank — fired coach Derek Stingley. …
Power attendance lagging despite turnaround
By Jerry Dipaola
The Power’s dramatic reversal has not been matched by interest at the gate. After three home games, the Power (3-1) are averaging 5,758 people at Consol Energy Center, on par with last year’s attendance (5,865) but 11th in the 14-team league. Owner Matt Shaner said he is not surprised. “Losing …
Grady tosses 5 TDs as Power win 3rd straight
By Jerry Dipaola
Let’s not get too carried away about the Power’s winning streak that reached three Friday night in a 56-14 victory against the New Orleans VooDoo. …
Power have lots of proving to do against VooDoo
By Jerry Dipaola
Building a winning football team can be a slow, painful process. At least, the Power have found a way to eliminate much of the pain. …
Power secondary fueling turnaround
By Jerry Dipaola
When the Arena Football League season started last month, Brandon Taylor was working for a transportation company in Red Bank, N.J. Before that, he coached …
Power blister San Antonio, 70-17, in franchise’s most lopsided win ever
By Jackson Wolek
The Pittsburgh Power had no trouble plowing through the winless San Antonio Talons on Friday at Alamodome. The lead was 42-3 at halftime and ended with the Power demolishing the Talons, 70-17, for the largest victory in franchise history. Quarterback Tommy Grady threw for five touchdowns and 265 yards on …
Coach James warns Power’s victorious feeling can disappear quickly
By Jerry Dipaola
Power coach Ron James is a husband and father who will see his 50th birthday later this month. He has coached football for 30 years, …
Victory gives Power shot of confidence
By Jerry Dipaola
The Power are familiar with in-season coaching changes, but the feeling around the team is that management got it right this time. Two years ago, …
Power collect rare home victory
By Jerry Dipaola
Power coach Ron James struck a note of validation Saturday night for management’s sudden firing of former coach Derek Stingley. But he needed a stroke …
A sitdown with Power brass
By Jerry Dipaola
The Power have entered their fourth season in the Arena Football League hoping to wedge their way into the Western Pennsylvania sports landscape. So far, …
Power’s preparations fell short under former coach
By Jerry Dipaola
The Arena Football League isn’t shy about reporting the embarrassing record set last week by the Power when owner Matt Shaner fired coach Derek Stingley …
Power fire coach 1 game into season; replacement named
By Jerry Dipaola
Seeking a firmer hand on his players, Power co-owner Matt Shaner fired coach Derek Stingley on Friday only one game into the season, replacing him …
Power enter bye week after tough loss
By Jerry Dipaola
The strangest aspect of the Power’s opening-night loss to the Cleveland Gladiators was not the outcome. The 63-53 Gladiators victory was the home team’s 18th loss in the past 20 games at Consol Energy Center. What was baffling was how it happened: Coach Derek Stingley put the clamps on 6-foot-7, …
Power can’t hold lead in loss to Gladiators
By Jerry Dipaola
A Power game is not complete without some level of anguish, and there was plenty Saturday night at Consol Energy Center in a 63-53 loss …
Despite recent struggles, Power enthused about season
By Jerry Dipaola
Power coach Derek Stingley realizes selling his reconstructed team to area sports fans won’t be easy. The Power could win all 18 regular-season games this …