Before the Steelers take on the Cardinals Sunday at Heinz Field former Steeler and current Arizona Cardinals Coach Larry Foote will be involved in a battle to decide who the true champion of bocce ball is.
Foote, who learned to play bocce in Pittsburgh while he was playing for the Steelers and has loved it ever since, split his first two matches with 101 year-old Uncle Gene Mariani, who has been playing bocce for over 80 years.
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that he won’t cave on his demand that lawmakers agree to measures to wipe out the state government’s long-term deficit that has plunged its credit rating into the bottom ranks of states.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Andy Russell joined “The KDKA Morning News” to talk about his event to support the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
Bishop David Zubik joined the “KDKA Morning News” live from the south lawn of the White House Wednesday morning in anticipation of the pope’s first address since arriving in the United States.
The killing of a TV news crew in Roanoke on Wednesday by what appears to have been done by a man with mental illness is the latest example for Pa. Congressman Tim Murphy of a mental health system that needs fixed.
Murphy joined the KDKA Morning News to talk about his frustration over the lack of action by Congress and that his mental health bill (H.R. 2646) needs to become law before another tragedy.
The signing of Michael Vick has become a hot button issue in town with his past conviction for dog fighting.
On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf joined “The KDKA Morning News” with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about the state budget and how negations with Republican leadership are going.
It’s not often the Tony award winning star of a Broadway musical joins a traveling cast but Pittsburgh’s own Billy Porter had a lifelong goal he wanted to accomplish.
Porter joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about appearing in Pittsburgh CLO’s Kinky Boots, his latest album and why making a rare off-Broadway appearance in his hometown was important to him.
The Bus makes its final stop in Canton this weekend when Jerome Bettis will be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Joey Travolta, the older brother of John Travolta, has been around the film industry for decades. He is an actor, producer, director and screenwriter. He has appeared in films alongside Eddie Murphy and Sylvester Stallone.
Travolta, founder and creative director for “Inclusion Films,” is in Pittsburgh for the next two weeks with his film camp that is for youth with Autism.
Joey joined the KDKA Morning News to talk about the camp.
John Schalcosky’s Facebook page, The Odd, Mysterious & Fascinating History of Pittsburgh, has gained over 27,000 “likes” in less than a year. His fascinating stories and videos have been shared by thousands. Now, he says he discovered something that would change history books forever.
Larry Richert recently returned from a trip to Italy while there he found a Steeler bar in Rome called La Botticella. Proving again that Steeler Nation’s reach is worldwide.
Larry spoke with owner Giovanni Poggi about why he converted his place to a Steelers bar and why he loves Pittsburgh.
New York Times best-selling author James Patterson is known all across the globe for his books. Many of them have been turned into movies and one of his dozens of books has been made into the summer’s hottest new show.
Tom Lohr is a writer and blogger who loves hot dogs so much, he has traveled the country, stopping at all 30 Major League Baseball parks to find out who has the best one.
Lohr went to 35 Minor League parks last year, eating and rating which stadiums have the best dogs.
Lohr joined the KDKA Morning News to talk about last year’s trip and why he was at PNC Park again on Wednesday.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Super Bowl champion coach Bill Cowher is being honored at an event at Heinz Field next week. The annual St. Jude Champions for Hope is Friday, June 26 in the Great Hall.
The former Steeler head coach will be receiving the honor for his work as a coach and as a broadcaster on the NFL Today on CBS. Franco Harris will present the award to Cowher.
Cowher joined the KDKA Morning News to talk about the event about the event and of course football.