Everyone is dealt a unique deck of cards at birth. Unfortunately, some decks are stacked more unfairly than others. Despite living with cerebral palsy for almost his entire life, Gregory Iron hasn’t let his disability snuff out his dream of becoming a professional wrestler.
Garry Gates placed a significant wager on himself when he moved out to Las Vegas in 2003 to pursue his dream of playing professional poker. That bet paid off, quite literally, when the Titusville native finished in fourth place at the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event, earning a $3 milli…
LAS VEGAS — The second-largest World Series of Poker field of 8,569 players has been narrowed down to just five. Garry Gates, a Titusville native and current Henderson, Nevada resident, is one of those five vying for the top prize of $10 million.
MIAMI — Vanderbilt outfielder J.J. Bleday, the fourth overall pick in last month's amateur draft, agreed to a minor league contract with the Miami Marlins that includes a $6.67 million signing bonus.
ERIE — Titusville native Trent Zdarko won his first bout as a professional mixed martial arts fighter at Bayfront Brawl 7, held at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, on May 18.
A few weeks ago, Adam Bleday was preparing for the start of classes at Florida State University when he received a call from an old boss that would change the trajectory of the 2013 Titusville High School graduate’s upcoming summer.
DAVENPORT, Iowa — Adam Bleday opened up his 2018 minor league baseball season with a scoreless inning of work on the mound in his first appearance with the Quad Cities River Bandits, on Thursday.
Heading into his first spring training with the Houston Astros organization, pitcher Adam Bleday is aiming to climb multiple rungs on the minor league ladder during the 2018 campaign.
It starts as a child. When the eyes of a young dreamer view the baseball diamond for the first time a small seed is planted into the heart. Once rooted, that seed grows into a passion and desire to play professional baseball.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — Adam Bleday fired 3 and 2/3 scoreless innings of relief during the Greeneville Astros’ 9-6 loss to the Elizabethton Twins, on Saturday, at Pioneer Park.
GREENEVILLE — Adam Bleday, a Titusville alumni, recorded his first professional win, on Tuesday, during the Greeneville Astros’ 4-1 triumph over the Johnson City Cardinals, at Pioneer Park.
On Wednesday afternoon, Adam Bleday got the call of a lifetime, and one that will be remembered throughout Titusville sports history.
MILLAU, France — Trail running has always given a sense of freedom to Titusville native Jared Hazen. And running has always been his passion.
There’s quite a bit to write about now that the MLB trade deadline has officially passed. And to start off, I think it’s extremely clear that the Pittsburgh Pirates are all about next season.
As I usually start my week, I was picking through the Sunday edition of The New York Times. This week, their feature sports story was about batters’ stances and the drastic change since the game’s greatest have played.
(AP) — There was a chance the Steelers were playing with Le’Veon Bell as their running back for only one more season anyway. The former All-Pro is in a contract year and there was no guarantee the Steelers would be able to agree with him on a long-term deal, or use their franchise tag on him…
Around 6:30 p.m., on Saturday night, Titusville native J.J. Bleday received a phone call, and heard words that every kid that’s played baseball wants to hear: “Congratulations, you’ve been drafted.”
On May 26 2009, the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins picked up the Prince of Wales trophy. This is always the debate among the sport’s more superstitious participants and followers.
The National Hockey League Eastern Conference Finals are well under way, with two games that have already come and gone. The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Tampa Bay Lightning have split the first two games, with the Lightning snagging home-ice advantage in the process.
Before it started, a frenzy of controversy surrounded him. When it was over, a small “I’d have to say yes,” fueled the fire more. And the lucky winners of this 6’ 5” offensive tackle are the Miami Dolphins.
Wednesday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins lost to the New York Rangers, by a score of 3-0. The last time these two teams played was April 24 of last year, in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, in which the Penguins fell to the Rangers 2-1, thus ending the former’s playoff run.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Peyton Manning gave himself a chance to have Super ending to his career, and Von Miller and the Denver defense made the plays to secure the title for the Broncos.
(AP) — It happens at the end of every NFL season, but offensive lineman Ramon Foster admitted that it’s still odd to look around the locker room after the final game and think about how many faces will be back in August.
PITTSBURGH — The perfectionist in Pat Narduzzi will never be satisfied. The pragmatist in the Pittsburgh head coach understands molding the Panthers into consistent contenders in the ACC will take time.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Keenan Reynolds wrapped up his record-setting college career at Navy in spectacular fashion, running for three touchdowns and throwing for another Monday to lead the Midshipmen past Pittsburgh 44-28 in the Military Bowl.
BALTIMORE — Getting beat by the Ravens was bad enough. Losing control of their playoff destiny made things even worse for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
PITTSBURGH — There was no explosion necessary, really. The Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t need to be reminded how badly they looked while falling behind Denver by two touchdowns at halftime Sunday, even though linebackers coach Joey Porter decided to provide one anyway.
SEATTLE — Not until Pete Carroll pulled everyone together after a fifth straight victory did the Seattle Seahawks find out they were bound for the postseason.
CINCINNATI — With a chance to clinch the division at home, the Bengals lost their quarterback and got roughed up for the first time all season.
NEW ORLEANS — John “Hot Rod” Williams, who spent 13 years in the NBA and was a popular and tough defensive sixth man on Cleveland Cavaliers playoff teams, has died. He was 53.
ORLANDO, Fla. — LeBron James had 25 points and eight assists and the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled past the Orlando Magic 111-76 on Friday night.
BEREA, Ohio — Austin Davis has scaled the Browns depth chart over the past few weeks. It’s an annual tradition this time of year for Cleveland quarterbacks.
PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger is blaming his early exit from last Sunday’s loss to Seattle on a headache. Mike Tomlin says his franchise quarterback has a concussion.