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Vick dogfighting co-defendant pleads guilty

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A co-defendant in the federal dogfighting case against Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick pleaded guilty Monday morning.

Tony Taylor has also agreed to cooperate fully with the government. He will be sentenced on December 14 and could be sentenced to up to five years in prison, fined $250,000 and put on three years supervised release, according to court documents filed Monday in Richmond. Continue reading

July 31, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Other News, Sports | Leave a comment

Michael Vick dog fight

Michael Vick dog fighting

July 31, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Other News, Sports | Leave a comment

Troy Polamalu saves a TD

Troy Polamalu saves a TD

Showing Polamalu’s true speed

July 29, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Pittsburgh News, Sports, Steelers News | Leave a comment

Tyler Palko Hurdles Pac Man Jones

Tyler Palko Hurdles Pac Man Jones

July 29, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Pitt Panthers, Pittsburgh News, Sports, videos | Leave a comment

NCAA-Louisville At Pittsburgh

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Tyler Palko

Brian Brohm threw for 337 yards and four touchdowns to lead eighth-ranked Louisville over Pittsburgh, 48-24, at Heinz Field.

Brohm completed 21-of-29 passes and Mario Urrutia had seven catches for 144 yards with a score for the Cardinals (10-1,5-1 Big East), who are still in the hunt for their first Big East title and a berth to a BCS bowl game. Continue reading

July 29, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Pitt Panthers, Pittsburgh News, Sports | Leave a comment

Big Ben and New Girlfriend Hit Web Sites

There’s a lot of talk about the action on the field at Steelers training camp but there’s also buzz about quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s personal life. It seems Big Ben has a new girlfriend. Former “Heroes” actress Missy Peregrym has reportedly been traveling between Los Angeles and Pittsburgh to visit the QB. Pictures of the new couple enjoying a Pirates game have surfaced on several Web sites.

July 29, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Pittsburgh News, Sports | Leave a comment

Reebok, Nike bench QB Vick

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Michael Vick

Nike suspended its lucrative contract with Michael Vick on Friday, while Reebok took the unprecedented step of stopping sales of his No. 7 jersey.

In another dose of bad news for the indicted quarterback, a top trading card company announced it was pulling Vick’s likeness from any new packs.

Facing protests from animal-rights groups, Nike announced it was suspending Vick’s endorsement deal without pay, as well as halting sales of Vick-related shoes and other products at its retail stores. Continue reading

July 28, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Other News, Sports | Leave a comment

Naming Of Steelers Mascot Delayed

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Because of the overwhelming response by Steelers fans who submitted entries to the team’s contest to name the new Steelers mascot, the team has decided to delay the announcement of the results. Continue reading

July 27, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Pittsburgh News, Sports, Steelers News | Leave a comment

Royals Shut Down A-Rod

 Alex Rodriguez stayed put at 499 homers. None of his New York Yankees teammates came up with a big hit, either.

Jorge De La Rosa repeatedly pitched out of trouble, and the Kansas City Royals teed off on Kei Igawa in a 7-0 victory Thursday night that stopped New York’s winning streak at six. Continue reading

July 27, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Other News, Sports | Leave a comment

Bonds Dry Streak Reaches Five Games

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Barry Bonds

Barry Bonds doesn’t think he’s overswinging as he approaches Hank Aaron’s home run record.”I’ve just got to take myself back a little bit,” he said Thursday before his San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 in the finale of a four-game series. Continue reading

July 27, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Other News, Sports | Leave a comment