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Cole Krueger (Photo Courtesy: Koberle and Associates and U.S. Speed Skating)

Dunlap: Krueger Brothers Making Mark In Speedskating

Pittsburgh has turned out football players — that much we know, that much we celebrate like the shiniest badge of honor. This guy and that guy, that quarterback and this lineman, seemingly just about everyone who has made it is from here or has some kind of tie to western Pennsylvania.

93-7 The Fan–01/28/2015

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Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Fetisov On “Red Army”

“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.

01/22/2015

Left: Martavis Bryant (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Middle: Olli Maatta (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images) Right: Pirates fans (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Top Pittsburgh Sports Stories Of 2014

In the world of Pittsburgh sports, we watched the Pirates, Penguins and Steelers all qualify for the playoffs for the first time in over two decades. Here’s a look back at some of the more memorable moments this year.

12/30/2014

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Robber Attempts To Hold Up Boxing Champion Clerk

He’s a local store clerk by day, a boxing champion by night. But his act of bravery could cost him his Olympic dream.

10/06/2014

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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

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Pittsburgh Rebellion Softball Team Gearing Up For Season Opener

There is a new professional softball team around Pittsburgh in the Pennsylvania Rebellion, playing their inaugural season at Consol Energy Park in Washington, Pa.

93-7 The Fan–05/28/2014

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Pittsburgh Civil Rights Pioneer, Thelma Lovette, Dies At 98

A civil rights leader, born and raised in Pittsburgh, has passed away.

05/25/2014

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Sailing Gold Medalist Enjoying CrossFit Training Success

Her list of accomplishments is long, but a gold medal Olympic sailor isn’t slowing down.

05/08/2014

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Elementary School Students Spend Time With Local Gold Medalist

They say everyone fits in at Poff Elementary in the Hampton School District.

04/22/2014

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Rochester Native Lauryn Williams Reflects On History-Making Medal Wins

Lauryn Williams wears her silver and gold Olympic medals proudly.

03/13/2014

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Furry Tails: #SochiStrays

Did anyone else see those adorable photos of freestyle skier and silver medalist Gus Kenworthy and the family of stray pups he rescued from the Olympic Village?

03/11/2014

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Therrien: Goalie Price Ruled Out For Tonight, Pens Game Thursday

Olympic Gold Medalist will sit at least two games with lower back injury.

93-7 The Fan–02/26/2014

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Penguins’ Olympians Return To Practice, Reflect On Sochi

Several Penguins players who represented their countries in Sochi returned to the ice for practice today. However, their Olympic experiences are still fresh in their minds.

02/26/2014

Olli Maatta's dream rookie season continues as he'll make his Olympic  debut in Sochi. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Olli Maatta: Fins “Wanted It More”

Pens defenseman Olli Maatta returned from the Olympics yesterday and returned to the Pens locker room today as the full team is scheduled to practice on Wednesday.

93-7 The Fan–02/25/2014

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Top 5 Moments In Olympic History

Do any Olympic moments from Sochi make it on to our top 5 all-time list?

02/25/2014

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