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Pittsburgh Steeline entertains Steeler nation

By Ralph Musthaler, Point Park News Service: The Pittsburgh Steeline, the official drumline for the Pittsburgh Steelers, performs at every home game. The group performs before the game outside Heinz Field in the parking lots and during the game inside Heinz Field on the field and on the sidelines. If the Steelers win, the drumline performs a post-game jam outside... Read More

Pirate fans prepare for Wild Card game with rally

By Haley Wisniewski, Point Park News Service: No matter where she is or where she goes, Vivian Carnprobst always makes sure to have a radio nearby so she can tune in to the Pirates game. When Chris Miller and Jeff Walters walk the streets of Pittsburgh in head-to-toe pirate costumes, “outcasts” would be the last word to describe them. These... Read More

Law follows baseball dream from Beechview to pros

By Tyler Trainor, Point Park News Service: Before Derek Law was born, his parents were traveling back to Pittsburgh after his father’s failed attempts to become a Major League Baseball player when they were involved in a nasty crash. His mother was seven months pregnant with the Law, who is now 23, during the crash. The car flipped repeatedly, but... Read More

‘Chess on ice’: Pittsburgh Curling Club goes for gold

By Marina Weis, Point Park News Service: While the USA men’s curling team is picking up momentum with a 9-5 win against Denmark at the Sochi Winter Olympics, here in Pittsburgh, the sport of curling is hotter than ever. About 40 people – beginners to experts – take to the ice at the Robert Morris University Island Sports Center on Neville Island every... Read More