Tue, 30 Nov 2021

Pirates sign LHP Jose Quintana to one-year deal

Veteran left-handed pitcher Jose Quintana signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates on a one-year deal, the club confirmed Monday. Multiple reports ...

Fenway Sports Group set to buy Penguins

Fenway Sports Group reached a deal to purchase the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday. Fenway Sports Group confirmed the move in ...

NFL roundup: Mac Jones leads Patriots past Titans

Mac Jones passed for a career-high 310 yards and two touchdowns as the host New England Patriots defeated the Tennessee ...

Penguins get Sidney Crosby in high form, square off with Flames

After a rough start to the season due to injury and illness, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has his game ...

Joe Mixon runs wild as Bengals steamroll Steelers

Proving the first meeting this season wasn't a fluke, the Cincinnati Bengals walloped the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers 41-10 Sunday afternoon ...

Improving Vanderbilt takes on Mississippi Valley State

Vanderbilt will look to improve on its fast start and two-game winning streak when it hosts Mississippi Valley State on ...

Top 25 roundup: No. 5 Michigan ends futility against No. 2 Ohio St.

Hassan Haskins tied a school record with five rushing touchdowns, four in the second half, as No. 5 Michigan ended ...

NHL roundup: Kraken end Panthers' winning streak in stunner

Chris Driedger made 33 saves against his former team as the Seattle Kraken snapped the Florida Panthers' record-tying home winning ...

Dynamic duo lead No. 17 Pitt to win at Syracuse

Kenny Pickett and Jordan Addison wrapped up their outstanding regular seasons in style, connecting for two more touchdowns Saturday to ...

Habs tally five times in 3rd to defeat Penguins

Montreal scored five goals in the third period and goaltender Jake Allen made 47 saves Saturday as the struggling Canadiens ...

Islanders' next two games postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

The NHL on Saturday postponed the New York Islanders' next two games due to the COVID-19 outbreak that hit the ...

UMBC shines in defeating ACC foe Pitt

Keondre Kennedy scored 19 points as visiting UMBC beat Pittsburgh 87-77 Saturday afternoon for its first regular season win over ...

No. 18 Wake Forest beats Boston College, earns ACC title game berth

Sam Hartman passed for 236 yards and totaled four touchdowns as No. 18 Wake Forest routed Boston College 41-10 on ...

Hot Rangers try to extend Isles' 8-game streak of misery

The New York Rangers thoroughly enjoyed their first visit to the new home of the New York Islanders Wednesday night. ...

Mariners acquire Adam Frazier from Padres

The Seattle Mariners acquired All-Star second baseman Adam Frazier from the San Diego Padres on Saturday in exchange for left-hander ...

Report: Mariners to acquire Adam Frazier from Padres

The Seattle Mariners are acquiring All-Star second baseman/outfielder Adam Frazier from San Diego Padres in exchange for left-hander Ray Kerr ...

Browns activate RB Kareem Hunt, RT Jack Conklin from IR

The Cleveland Browns activated running back Kareem Hunt and right tackle Jack Conklin from injured reserve on Saturday. Coach Kevin ...

Red Wings attempt to foil Sabres at home

The Buffalo Sabres and Detroit Red Wings have been two inconsistent teams overall so far this season in the National ...

Penguins' plan is to make sure Canadiens keep careening

When the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday, it will be 10 days since they last met. It's ...

NHL roundup: Alex Ovechkin's 28th hat trick lifts Capitals

Alex Ovechkin capped his 28th career hat trick by scoring 4:02 into the third period to lead the host Washington ...

Top 25 roundup: No. 4 Cincinnati runs record to 12-0

No. 4 Cincinnati capped the second 12-0 regular season in program history with a 35-13 win over East Carolina on ...

No. 20 NCSU keeps ACC championship hopes alive with wild comeback

Devin Leary threw two touchdown passes to Emeka Emezie in the final 1:35 as No. 20 North Carolina State pulled ...

Tristan Jarry keeps Pens, Isles heading in opposite directions

Tristan Jarry stopped all 25 shots he faced Friday night and Kasperi Kapanen scored the game's only goal as the ...

After passing stern tests, No. 13 Arkansas home to face Penn

No. 13 Arkansas earned high marks at the Hall of Fame Classic from coach Eric Musselman for beating Kansas State ...

Browns to activate RB Kareem Hunt, RT Jack Conklin

The Cleveland Browns are activating running back Kareem Hunt and right tackle Jack Conklin from injured reserve, and coach Kevin ...

Shorthanded Islanders hoping to finally end skid against Penguins

The New York Islanders are in the midst of one of the most challenging season-opening stretches imaginable. But coach Barry ...

Lions RB D'Andre Swift (shoulder) hurt vs. Bears

Detroit Lions running back D'Andre Swift sprained his right shoulder during the second quarter of Thursday's 16-14 loss to the ...

Canucks look to break out of funk vs. Blue Jackets

The Vancouver Canucks were pegged to be contenders for a playoff spot this season. Instead, as they hit the quarter ...

Alvin Kamara-less Saints home underdogs vs. Bills

The Buffalo Bills and the New Orleans Saints are facing similar challenges. They both are dealing with a short week ...

Lamar Jackson back as Baltimore preps for Browns

Lamar Jackson's illness is dissipating to the extent the Baltimore quarterback intends to take the field Sunday night when the ...

AFC West position in play as Chargers, Broncos collide

The Denver Broncos searching for a quarterback to take control dates to Peyton Manning's retirement in 2016. Brock Osweiler was ...

NHL roundup: Wild arrive late, beat Devils in SO

Cam Talbot made a season-high 40 saves and stopped three shots in the shootout as the visiting Minnesota Wild squandered ...

Penguins rout Canucks for fourth win in row

Brock McGinn scored and added an assist and Tristan Jarry made 36 saves on Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Penguins rode ...

Around the AFC North: 'Embarrassed' Steelers Prepare to Face Ravens

Clifton Brown Pittsburgh Steelers: Another Defensive Meltdown Leaves Pittsburgh in Division BasementThe Pittsburgh Steelers (5-5-1) are in last place in ...

Lamar Jackson Is 'Ticked Off' After Four Interceptions vs. Browns

Ryan Mink Lamar Jackson has carried the Ravens countless times, and more than ever this season with a roster ravaged ...

Bengals Blueprint Envelops Steelers

Geoff Hobson This is how it looked in the board room and on the iPads and during the dreamy naps ...

Contipelli's Countdown | Week 12 vs the Pittsburgh Steelers

Marisa Contipelli It's round two of Steelers vs Bengals in 2021, as the AFC North rivals meet at Paul Brown ...

Bengals Booth Podcast: Home Sweet Home

Michael LaPlaca It's the "Home Sweet Home" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast as Cincinnati begins a stretch of three ...

Game Preview: Titans at Patriots

by Paul Perillo & New England Patriots WEEK 12 * Sun 11/28 * 1:00 PM EST Titans Tennessee Titans AT ...

Bolts Travel to Denver for AFC West Showdown

Here's a breakdown of the news from the Chargers' 12th week of the season:Monday: Reflecting on thrilling win on 'SNF'On ...

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to Pittsburgh Star.

More Information
35
Mostly Cloudy in Pittsburgh

International

Section
US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...

Despite 89% vaccinated, Portugal reinstates some Covid restrictions

LISBON, Portugal: Portugal is reintroducing some pandemic restrictions, just two months after ending enforcement of them after the goal of ...

As Covid increases, France speeds up administering booster shots

PARIS, France: As new Covid cases are again on the rise, the government of France announced a plan to administer ...

US to set up another task force to look into UFO questions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After officials in Washington D.C. admitted they could not explain the phenomena of UFO sightings, the U.S. government ...

After decades of work, Egypt to open 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt opened its 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes to the public this week, in a swanky ceremony, after over ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

Movie Review

Featured story

Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

Read More