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Houston Rallies Back to Shock Pittsburgh, 35 -34

Houston Rallies Back to Shock Pittsburgh, 35 -34 Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(FORTH WORTH, Texas) -- In a game that neither team will forget anytime soon, the Houston Cougars stunned Pittsburgh after rallying back to defeat the Panthers 35-34 in the Armed Forces Bowl. With less than four minutes to go in the fourth quarter, Houston trailed Pitt 34-13 until quarterback Greg Ward Jr. led a furious comeback. "We've been through a lot of games where we was coming from behind and we got close to coming back and winning the game, but we just couldn't finish it," wide receiver Deontay Greenberry said. "It's all about just never quitting." Ward threw all three of his touchdowns in the game in final minutes of the game, including the go-ahead score on a 25-yard throw to Deontay Greenberry with :59 seconds left on the clock. Still down 34-33, interim head coach David Gibbs decided to go for two and the risk paid off as Ward once again found Greenberry to take a 35-34 lead. "We decided to go for two at the end because we had the momentum," Gibbs said. Houston finishes their season at 8-5 while Pittsburgh will end their season at 6-7. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

ESPN: Wisconsin Set to Hire Pittsburgh’s Paul Chryst as Head Football Coach

ESPN: Wisconsin Set to Hire Pittsburgh’s Paul Chryst as Head Football Coach David Stluka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Wisconsin Badgers are turning to a familiar face as ESPN reports that the school has hired Pittsburgh's Paul Chryst as their new head football coach. Chryst played quarterback for the school from 1986-1988. He was also an assistant at Wisconsin from 2002-2011 and would replace the recently departed Gary Andersen. Andersen stepped down earlier this week to join Oregon State as their head football coach. In three seasons at Pitt, Chryst went 19-19 after replacing Todd Graham. "It is our practice not to comment on the personnel searches of other institutions," Pittsburgh said in a statement, according to the Journal Sentinel. "Paul Chryst is the University of Pittsburgh's head coach, has been recruiting all week on behalf of the program and will begin preparations for Pitt's bowl game this weekend." This past season, Wisconsin finished 10-3, first in the Big-Ten West, and will play Auburn in the Outback Bowl on January 1. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

(1) Florida Advances to Sweet 16 after Defeating (9) Pittsburgh, 61-45

(1) Florida Advances to Sweet 16 after Defeating (9) Pittsburgh, 61-45Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- The Florida Gators took care of business on Saturday after taking down Pittsburgh 61-45. Scottie Wilbekin was the hero for the Gators against the Panthers. He scored 21 points in the game, including 11 in...

Scoreboard Roundup – 2/12/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 2/12/14Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) -- Top 25 Men’s College Basketball: (1) Syracuse 58 (24-0) – (25) Pittsburgh 56 (20-5) (6) Villanova 87 (22-2) – DePaul 62 (10-15) (8) Duke (19-5) – North Carolina (16-7) postponed due to weather (1...

Pa. Doctor’s Parents: ‘She Could Not Have Harmed Herself’

Pa. Doctor’s Parents: ‘She Could Not Have Harmed Herself’Hemera/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH) -- Investigators have not yet confirmed the cause of a death of a prominent Pennsylvania neurologist whose autopsy revealed she had "toxic levels of cyanide" in her system, but her parents spoke out against the possibility...

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/21/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/21/13Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament – Second Round – Midwest Region: (1) Louisville (30-5) tamed (16) North Carolina A&T (20-17), 79-48. (3) Michigan State (26-8) topped (14) Valparaiso (...

(9) Wichita State Takes Down (8) Pittsburgh, 73-55

(9) Wichita State Takes Down (8) Pittsburgh, 73-55Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Senior guard Malcom Armstead scored 22 points and had five assists as (9) Wichita State (27-8) defeated (8) Pittsburgh (24-9), 73-55 in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Thu...

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/3/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/3/13Nick Laham/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NHL: The Chicago Blackhawks (19-0-3, 41pts) outlasted the Detroit Red Wings (10-8-4, 24pts) in a shootout, 2-1. The New York Islanders (9-11-2, 20pts) one-upped the Ottawa Senators (12-7-4, 28pts) in a shootout, 3-2...

Scoreboard Roundup – 2/24/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 2/24/13Tom Pennington/NASCAR via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NASCAR:  Jimmie Johnson won the 55th running of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. NBA: The Los Angeles Lakers (28-29) topped the Dallas Mavericks (25-30), 103-99. The Golden Stat...

Pittsburgh Shoe Shiner Has Donated $200K in Tips to Children’s Hospital Fund

Pittsburgh Shoe Shiner Has Donated $200K in Tips to Children’s Hospital FundiStockphoto/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH) -- Every Tuesday and Thursday before the sun rises, Albert Lexie, 70, arrives at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh to begin his rounds.But Lexie is not a doctor. For more than 30 years, the Monessen, Pa., na...

Scoreboard Roundup – 2/18/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 2/18/13Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NHL:  The Ottawa Senators (8-6-2, 18 pts) edged the New Jersey Devils (9-3-4, 22 pts), 2-1 in a shootout. The Philadelphia Flyers (7-9-1, 15 pts) blanked the New York Islanders (6-8-1, 13 pts), 7-0. ...

Scoreboard Roundup – 12/5/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 12/5/13Getty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) -- NFL Playoffs:  The Houston Texans (13-4) stomped the Cincinnati Bengals (10-7), 19-13 in the AFC Wild-Card game. The Green Bay Packers (12-5) stuffed the Minnesota Vikings (10-7), 24-10. NBA:  The Indiana Pac...

Ole Miss Rocks Pittsburgh 38-17 In The BBVA Compass Bowl

Ole Miss Rocks Pittsburgh 38-17 In The BBVA Compass BowlStacy Revere/Getty Images(BIRMINGHAM, AL) -- Bo Wallace threw three touchdown passes as Ole Miss cruised to a 38-17 victory over Pittsburgh in the BBVA Compass Bowl. Ole Miss (7-6) jumped out to a 14-0 first quarter lead behind a pair of Wallace touchd...

Alabama, Kansas State Lead Latest BCS Standings

Alabama, Kansas State Lead Latest BCS StandingsAndy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- In the latest edition of the BCS standings, the defending National Champions continue to have a strangle hold on the number one spot. One night after putting on a tremendous comeback victory on the road against LSU,...

Pittsburgh Stuns No. 13 Virginia Tech

Pittsburgh Stuns No. 13 Virginia TechJustin K. Aller/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) -- Pittsburgh finally got their first win of the season, and it couldn't have come at a better time. The Panthers never trailed and ran way with an upset victory over No. 13 Virginia Tech on Saturday, 35-17. Hea...

Pittsburgh Ice Cream Store Owner’s Banking Business Miffs Regulators

Pittsburgh Ice Cream Store Owner’s Banking Business Miffs Regulators Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH) -- Ethan Clay, owner of Whalebone Cafe Bank in Pittsburgh, has offered low-cost banking services with no overdraft fees since January, but the state's banking regulator is taking issue with his operation. Th...

Big East Conference Looking to Add 14th Football Member

Big East Conference Looking to Add 14th Football MemberStreeter Lecka/Getty Images(EAST HARTFORD, CONN) -- The Big East Conference wants to add a 14th football team, newly appointed Big East commissioner Mike Aresco annonuced on Thursday night. Aresco also confirmed that the conference is planning to have ...

Baby Abducted from Pittsburgh Hospital Found Alive

Baby Abducted from Pittsburgh Hospital Found AliveWTAE(PITTSBURGH) -- A 3-day-old infant who was abducted Thursday afternoon from the maternity ward of a Pittsburgh hospital has been found alive, a Pittsburgh Police Department spokeswoman said.The baby was taken back to the hospital to be positively i...

All-Pro Punter Andy Lee Agrees To Extension With 49ers

All-Pro Punter Andy Lee Agrees To Extension With 49ersMichael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) -- The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to a six-year contract extension with punter Andy Lee, keeping the three-time All-Pro in the City by the Bay through the 2018 season. Financial...

More Details Revealed on Santorum, Romney Meeting

More Details Revealed on Santorum, Romney MeetingPAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Joe Raedle/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) -- More details are coming out from the 90 minute one-on-one meeting held earlier Friday in Pittsburgh between presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.Longtime Santorum advisor John...
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