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Actor Danny Glover, right, and author Ta-Nehisi Coates, left, testify about reparation for the descendants of slaves during a hearing before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 19, 2019 - 12:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States. The witnesses at the House Judiciary...
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March 13, 2019 - 12:10 pm
Massachusetts' highest court on Wednesday reinstated the late Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction, which was erased after the former NFL star killed himself in prison.
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Bill Fralic
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Jennifer Bloodworth
December 14, 2018 - 1:42 pm
One of the best football players ever to come out of the University of Pittsburgh, Bill Fralic, has died after a long battle with cancer.
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September 09, 2018 - 11:33 am
President Donald Trump has tweeted his disapproval of the NFL on Sunday morning before the first full slate of games.
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Shelby Cassesse
September 07, 2018 - 4:22 pm
A packed house at Heinz Field means a busy weekend for local businesses
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Pitt vs Penn State
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
September 06, 2018 - 9:51 am
There will be a tight tailgate schedule for football fans going to Saturday’s Pitt vs. Penn State game.
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3-Year-Old Belts Out Star Spangled Banner at Football Game
August 21, 2018 - 12:19 pm
This little kid looks like he’s ready for the big time!
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August 10, 2018 - 11:29 am
President Donald Trump is once again lashing out at football players who refuse to stand for the national anthem.
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, New York Jets quarterbacks Sam Darnold (14), Josh McCown (15) and Teddy Bridgewater (5) practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Florham Park, N.J. Assistant quarterbacks coach Mick Lombardi is at left. McCown, Bridgewater and rookie Darnold will highlight a competition that could go a long way in setting the tone for this season _ and beyond. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 27, 2018 - 2:28 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — There was no sign of Sam Darnold as the New York Jets opened training camp. The No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft officially became a contract holdout when the team began its first practice of the summer Friday without its prized rookie quarterback. Darnold joins Chicago...
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Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel answers questions during a news conference, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn., the day before NFL football training camp begins. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 27, 2018 - 2:26 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans and Pro Bowl tight end Delanie Walker have agreed to a two-year extension keeping him under contract through the 2020 season. The Titans announced the deal Friday, hours after signing Pro Bowl left tackle Taylor Lewan to a five-year contract. Walker has...
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