Some 500 pinball players are taking aim at the 17th annual World Pinball Championship in Carnegie.
Anthony Gill hit two free throws with 8.5 seconds left to help No. 6 Virginia hold off Pittsburgh 51-48 in Saturday’s semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Talib Zanna had 19 points and a career-high 21 rebounds to help Pitt beat No. 15 North Carolina 80-75 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals Friday.
Jonathan Holmes scored 20 points, Javan Felix added 16 and third-seeded Texas rolled past cold-shooting West Virginia 66-49 on Thursday night to reach the Big 12 tournament semifinals.
Terry Allen scored a career-high 27 points, Kendall Anthony added 23 and Richmond ran away from Duquesne to advance to the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament with a 76-64 victory on Thursday night.
Austin Hollins scored 18 points, Deandre Mathieu added 13 and Andre Hollins hit a late 3-pointer Thursday to give Minnesota a badly needed 63-56 win over Penn State in the Big Ten tournament.
Lamar Patterson scored 24 points and Pittsburgh routed Wake Forest 84-55 on Thursday in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
USA Today Bracketologist Shelby Mast updated his latest bracket predictions, and it’s not good news for Pitt.
Poker legends from across the country brought their skills to Pittsburgh’s first televised poker tournament, at Rivers Casino.
Dozens showed up Saturday at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum in Oakland for the fourth annual Pittsburgh Crossword Puzzle Tournament.
Hundreds of people showed up in the Strip District Saturday afternoon for the fourth annual Bocce Tournament.
Ousted UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland, who was fired two days after the Bruins were eliminated from this year’s NCAA tournament, held a press conference Monday afternoon.
Pitt head basketball coach Jamie Dixon knows the Panthers didn’t do their best this past season, but is taking it in stride.
Andrew Smith had a double-double with a career-high 16 rebounds and 14 points, and Butler made 18 of 20 free throws down the stretch to hold off upset-minded Bucknell 68-56 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — It was a performance to be remembered, though not necessarily a performance to be replicated.