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
On a snowy night, I’m tossing winter batting practice in a gym to nine-​year-​old boys who play for Steel City Select, an elite Pittsburgh travel baseball club.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading Organizers puzzle over youth baseball’s future
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