The affects U.S.A. Olympic Head Coach Herb Brooks made on American hockey can be felt in Pittsburgh this week as the Frozen Four dropped the puck at Consol Energy Center on Thursday night.
The U.S. Olympic Committee is looking for cities interested in bidding for the 2024 Summer Games, and Pittsburgh is reportedly one of the cities they have reached out to.
With KDKA Radio’s Bill Rehkopf out sick, Joe DeStio got a chance to sit in the air chair and drive you home on the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News.
IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 Games.
Students at Pittsburgh Obama School were recently surprised with a visit from Olympic medalist swimmer, Cullen Jones.
Front yard volleyball with mom is a pleasant diversion for the silver medal winner home from London. Christa Harmotto of Hopewell Township was one of many stars on a team that was all about teamwork.
Gabby Douglas snagged the All-Around Olympic Gold for Women’s Gymnastics. The American firecracker delivered some memorable routines on bar, beam and floor with a dazzling smile that captured hearts all across the United States. Just recently, she expressed her love for the CW’s sexy vamp series, The Vampire Diaries, calling it her favorite show on television.
As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.
Twenty-seven-year-old Cassidy Krug, the most decorated diver in Montour High School history and a national champion at Stanford, fell just short in her quest to pick up an Olympic medal in the women’s three-meter springboard competition.
A woman from central Pennsylvania has won the gold medal in a shooting competition in the London Olympics.
Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John found a funny vintage video on how to play badminton.
When Mitt is back home, will the offensive comments stop? Republicans can only hope so because this race is too important to be decided by “how much America likes one guy over another”. But such a factor could very well decide the outcome of this election.
We recently profiled a number of local Olympians, but since the opening ceremonies in London, another youngster with WPIAL ties has flown–or, to be more specific, swam–under our radar.
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