Backup QBs get chance to show up for PSU


By Neil Rudel nrudel@altoonamirror.com Backup QBs get chance to show up All eyes are on the Penn State quarterback(s). Sean Clifford has made a surprisingly quick return to practice, but his availability for today’s game with Illinois (noon, ABC) remains questionable. The Nittany ...

Crosby return up in air

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On the ice Saturday: Toronto Maple Leafs at Pittsburgh Penguins, 7 p.m. TV: AT&T SportsNet The Associated Press CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby still isn’t sure when he will be cleared to return after he had left wrist surgery last month. Crosby ...

Steelers enter bye with more positive outlook

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On the horizon The Steelers’ next three games: Oct. 31: at Browns, 1 p.m. Nov. 8: vs. Bears, 8:15 p.m. Nov. 14: vs. Lions, 1 p.m. By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Matt Canada keeps insisting he’s got the best job in America. The first-year Pittsburgh Steelers ...

For Wazzu coach, no jab, no job

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You’re never going to convince guys like ex-Washington State coach Nick Rolovich to get the shot. It’s a waste of breath. The best scientists and all the evidence in the world couldn’t. Losing a $3 million-a-year job didn’t. Even public pleas from the likes of Alabama’s Nick Saban, ...

Chiefs play Titans in 1st meeting since ’19 title game

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The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Kansas City Chiefs are in catch-up mode while sitting at the bottom of the AFC West they’ve won the past five seasons. The Tennessee Titans have an opportunity to prove they’re a team to be reckoned with in the AFC. When the Chiefs visit ...

Central girls soccer now 16-1

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EBENSBURG — The Central High School girls soccer team improved to 16-1 by routing Bishop Carroll, 13-0, in its final regular-season game on Friday. Averey Black, Olivia Mooij and Rachel Theys each had two goals, Katie Ritchey had a goal and three assists, and Leah Johnston, Kira Trexler, ...