Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Pittsburgh Boxer Sherrell Looks Ahead to Future

Gerald “G-5” Sherrell’s journey in boxing began at the age of 10, sparring against a kid seven years older than he was because they...

Ukrainian Professional Boxers Fighting For Their Dreams in Pittsburgh

When Lyubomyr “The Demolition Man” Pinchuk, 22, turned 18, he sent messages to boxing trainers all over America asking if they wanted to train...

Muay Thai gym opens in Squirrel Hill, bringing Thai culture and camaraderie 

By Kristy Locklin When Michael Seamans wears a T-shirt advertising his new Muay Thai gym, people run up to him to show off their sick...

At Bar-jutsu Academy, students learn self-defense tips, beer pong skills. By Kristy Locklin

By Kristy Locklin James Porco calls himself the David Hasselhoff of Martial Arts. His 2013 book, “Bar-jutsu: The American Art of Bar Fighting”, topped the...

Pittsburgh Boxer Knocks Out Cancer in First Professional Fight

Last year, during an August 15th run through North Park, Michael "The Bull" Manna, then 34 years old, was at a crossroads at his...

Larry Gioia shares his love of the water with adaptive paddlers.

Fifteen years ago, he went on a paddling excursion down the Youghiogheny River. Upon his return to shore, he bought his own watercraft, became...

5 Facts about the 5Point Film Festival

For those who prefer being outdoors, we have the film festival for you (but warning: It will require you to be indoors). The 5...

The Pittsburgh Harlequins Rugby Club

For most folks locally, American football is the pinnacle of physical sports. But remove the helmets and the shoulder pads and could those same...

Just Drive: Auto Racing in Pittsburgh

Since the invention of the automobile, industrialists and entrepreneurs have endeavored to make faster, more aerodynamic vehicles; with some being more successful than others....

Pittsburgh’s Passion For Football Excellence

The city of Pittsburgh is blessed with an exceptional professional sports tradition. The Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates have combined for 15 championships; which ranks...

Soup is good food, and my rainy day, cold weather obsession

When it gets cold, I think soup! It becomes a bit of an obsession. When roving around the city and suburbs I start to...

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