Cheswick, May 12, 2018: It happens about 10 minutes into the first half of the game between the Steel Hurtin’ — the A-​team of the Steel City Roller Derby — and the Chattanooga Roller Girls. Three big Chattanooga blockers, arms locked firmly together, are just about to smack Zorra, the tall jammer for the Steel Hurtin’, when…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading Just showing up with a clever name and a fancy outfit is not enough. Roller Derby in Pittsburgh has evolved into a serious sport that combines athleticism and strength with camaraderie and a tough-​girl attitude.
The thing to understand about Rob Ruck is that he’s a runner — a distance runner and a daily runner. He’s the type of guy to run the Pittsburgh marathon a bunch of times, and when he is not running, he is at loose ends and out of sync. This devoted runner is also a…

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2018
As summer moves along, the big NFL machine quietly starts its engine. Training camps kick off across the league this week, with the Steelers setting up shop for their 53rd season at St. Vincent College in Latrobe. Most starting positions on the offense are set, but there are a few intriguing competitions worth…

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading A look at the offense as training camp opens
The 2018 NFL draft is in the books. The league again elected to feature a number of former NFL players to make team selections, perhaps to quell the booing of Commissioner Roger Goodell. It didn’t make a difference.

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading 2018 NFL Draft recap
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