| Jul 2, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Maryland’s newest women’s basketball commit, Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, is an explosive and instinctive slasher on the court. Off it, though, she can tend toward the deliberate.
The 5-foot-11 guard from Beaver County, Pa., took four trips to...
| Jul 7, 2012
Leontine T.C. Kelly, a daughter and wife of ministers who followed her own calling and became the first black woman bishop in a major Christian denomination when the United Methodist Church elevated her to the position in 1984, has died. She was 92....
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:23 AM
A Maryland-bound basketball player has been named the top female high school athlete in her city.
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, who committed to the Terps late last month, is the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's 2011-12 Female Athlete of the Year.
| Sep 15, 2012
| 3:32 PM
For the second time in three games this season, Virginia Tech’s offense stalled repeatedly in scoring position and failed in short yardage.
“We moved the ball all day,” quarterback Logan Thomas said after Saturday’s 35-17 loss...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 2:10 PM
“Now is not the time to talk about that.” I wish I had a dollar for every time I have heard those words or similar words or even the lack of words over the last week. With a few exceptions from the usual suspects, that is the political...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 11:19 AM
The Pennsylvania Department of Education will seek a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on Wednesday that Secretary Ron Tomalis made the decision earlier this week. Pennsylvania is one of only...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Pennsylvania Education Secretary Ron Tomalis is right to request the U.S. Department of Education for a waiver of the No Child Left Behind Act.
This is long overdue. Pennsylvania is currently one of only six states that have not applied for relief from...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 8:39 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are running out of quarterbacks with healthy ribs.
A person familiar with the injury told The Associated Press quarterback Byron Leftwich injured his ribs in the first quarter of Sunday night's 13-10...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Where am I, and why are there turkey feathers in my mouth?
Oh, that's right. It was Thanksgiving, and I wasn't willing to wait for the oven to get hot. But now that the gorging is over and I've come to my senses (so to speak), here are a few...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:36 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A record store owner has found what he calls "the holy grail of 78s" in a box of old albums he picked up for $50.
Jerry Weber said he discovered a copy of the second song ever recorded by Mississippi blues legend Robert Johnson,...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:30 AM
As we have seen over the years, it can sometimes take a lot for the Pittsburgh Steelers to drag quarterback Ben Roethlisberger off the field. But the birth of his of his first child might be one thing that can sideline him.
“I’m not missing...