Rivers Rumble IX – In The Cage: Your MMA Preview

By Larry Snyder Pittsburgh, Pa. – Angelo Magnone and Made Men Promotions return to the outdoor amphitheater on the North Shore at Rivers Casino Saturday, July 14 for River Rumble IX: In The Cage, a live professional and amateur mixed martial arts event. Two lightweights come together in an exciting main event with Pittsburgh’s Khama Worthy (10-6) facing off against Brady Hovermale (11-7) from Marion, Indiana. The 31-year-old Worthy won his last outing by unanimous decision over Michael Roberts (5-7-1) Saturday, March 24, 2018, during Pinnacle Fighting Championships 16 at the IceoPlex at Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA. Worthy owns the … Continue reading Rivers Rumble IX – In The Cage: Your MMA Preview

Steel City FC: 2018 Season Wraps Up This Weekend

By Larry Snyder Pittsburgh, Pa. – Steel City FC (2-4-0) wraps up the 2018 campaign this weekend with a pair of contests. The first is on the road Saturday, July 7 against the Empire Revs (1-6-0) in West Henrietta, New York. The clash between the Ohio Valley Conference opponents in the Women’s Premier Soccer League gets underway at 1:00 p.m. The Women of Steel are sixth in the nine-team Ohio Valley Conference while the Women of the Empire State tied with the Indy Saints FC for last. The Cleveland Ambassadors clinched first place in the OVC with a 7-0-1 mark, … Continue reading Steel City FC: 2018 Season Wraps Up This Weekend

Pittsburgh Passion Vs. Boston Renegades: 2018 WFA Playoff Preview And Prediction

By Larry Snyder Pittsburgh, Pa. – The Pittsburgh Passion (7-1) begin their journey to Georgia for the Women’s Football Alliance D-1 Championship Saturday, June 30 against the Boston Renegades (6-2) at Joe P. DeMichela Stadium. This playoff contest gets underway at 6:30 p.m. The Black and Gold faced the Red, Black, and White at home during the regular season on Saturday, April 21 and emerged with a 44-41 victory. It is the first time the two rivals have met in the playoffs; Boston holds a 2-1 edge in regular season games. Head coach Teresa Conn has had her squad in … Continue reading Pittsburgh Passion Vs. Boston Renegades: 2018 WFA Playoff Preview And Prediction

Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Win 29-28 In Overtime Against The Minnesota Wind Chill

By Larry Snyder Blaine, MN – Twice it came down to less than 30 seconds for the Pittsburgh Thunderbirds (2-10-0) to push back against the Wind Chill (6-4-0) in Minnesota and claim victory at National Sports Center Stadium. First was moving the AUDL meeting into overtime. After Minnesota tossed an incomplete pass at their end of the field, the T-birds put three flawless passes together to score as time expired and a 25-25 draw. Pittsburgh had been down 21-17 at the start of the fourth quarter. The Thunderbirds force OVERTIME with a buzzer beater to Max Sheppard, thrown by Captain … Continue reading Pittsburgh Thunderbirds Win 29-28 In Overtime Against The Minnesota Wind Chill

Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC And Charleston Battery Duel To Scoreless Draw

By Rachael McKriger A hard-fought, intense and even match between the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC and Charleston Battery ended in a scoreless draw on Saturday. A total of 2,862 fans showed up at MUSC Health Stadium for the even match. The possession scaled tilted slightly in the favor of the Charleston Battery. The Battery earned a slim 50.2 percent of possession over Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh did take more shots, though. In total, the Riverhounds SC attempted five shots, while Charleston only booted three shots. For both sides, one shot registered on goal. Needless to say, Dan Lynd, Riverhounds SC goalkeeper, and Joe … Continue reading Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC And Charleston Battery Duel To Scoreless Draw

Pittsburgh Riverhounds Take Down The New York Red Bulls II 3-0

By Rachael McKriger Neco Brett is just doing his job. The 26-year-old striker from Kingston, Jamaica, scored two goals, notching a brace, in the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC 3-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls II on Saturday night. Highmark Stadium was bustling with 3,652 fans in attendance. Brett said that when he gets a chance, scoring is what he makes of it. Brett said that in big games like the Red Bulls II match up Pittsburgh aims to “do the right things.” “The only thing coach has been stressing about is trying to be good at both attacking and … Continue reading Pittsburgh Riverhounds Take Down The New York Red Bulls II 3-0

Pittsburgh Passion: 2018 WFA All-American Selections

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Coming off their 61-0 triumph over the Cleveland Fusion to wrap up the regular season, muliple members of the Pittsburgh Passion were acknowledged Monday, June 11, by the Women’s Football Alliance. The WFA All-American Game is Saturday, July 28 at 3:00 p.m. at Fifth Third Bank Stadium, part of Kennesaw State University in Georgia. It is one of the events of the WFA National Championship weekend, and 10 members of the Passion are on the National Conference roster. Here are the athletes who were chosen from the City of Bridges. First Team – National Conference: QB – … Continue reading Pittsburgh Passion: 2018 WFA All-American Selections