Bob Coward, dog-​eared scorebook in hand, hurries through the turnstile at PNC Park for what will be his 2,600th-and-something Pittsburgh Pirates home game. A compact man who once worked as a prison guard at Western Penitentiary (now SCI Pittsburgh) on the city’s North Side, Coward darts through the thickening crowd, greeting ushers and…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2013
  • Sub Heading As much as any players, these lifelong Pirates fans are the game of baseball in Pittsburgh
Kevin Colbert grew up the youngest of five boys living in a house on Pittsburgh’s North Side. The house had one bedroom and one shower. The five boys lived in the attic, and they were orphaned by the time Colbert was 15.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading The man behind the players
In the language of golf, there is always a “hidden gem.” The hidden gem is a golf course that is little known or even unknown, that someone has visited and then pronounced a marvel. The course generally has been sitting there, probably for many decades, known but to the locals.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading The oldest golf course in America is in Western Pa.?
If you think it’s hard to compete with the Pittsburgh Steelers on the field, imagine competing with them for a chunk of the area’s sport-​obsessed, male-​dominated fan base. But two exceptional women, Agnus Berenato of the University of Pittsburgh and Suzie McConnell-​Serio of Duquesne University, are prying some eyes away. Between them, they…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Pitt and Duquesne coaches bring the sports spotlight to women’s basketball
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