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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

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Record Number Of Runners Show Up For Great Race

After 36 years, the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race is one of the top cultural, social and fitness events in the region.

09/29/2013

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Researchers Study Possible Connection Between Minor Head Blows, Autoimmune Disease

Can minor blows to the head, which fall short of concussion, lead to autoimmune disease later?

03/07/2013

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New Technology Helping To Prevent Head Injuries In Sports

Preventing concussions has become a huge topic in the sports world. Doctors, researchers, and many other professionals are constantly looking for ways to stop the high number of head injuries.

10/16/2012

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Rock N’ Roll Marathon Set To Bring Boost To Local Economy

Pittsburgh is no stranger to big time sporting events. But a new one, that’s expected to attract thousands of people from all over the world, is heading to town. It’s a mix of music and sports.

03/21/2012

National Veterans Wheelchair Games

More than 600 athletes are in Pittsburgh for the 31st Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

08/01/2011

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Dietician Looks After Steelers’ Eating Habits As Game Approaches

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Ever wonder what the Steelers eat to get ready for a big game? As the team gets ready for their trip to Dallas and matchup with the Green Bay Packers, their dietician […]

01/26/2011