Category Archives: College

September 21, 2014

John Malecki, Steelers Offensive Lineman, 2011-2013

First, can you let readers what you know what you are doing with yourself these days and about your new custom build business venture? Recently, myself and former teammate Baron Batch have opened up a studio in Homestead Pa called Studio AM. We are an advertising agency that does everything … Read Article →

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June 13, 2014

Tim Johnson, Steelers Defensive Lineman, 1987-1989

First, can you let readers know about your post-NFL career as a pastor. Tell us how you got started and what caused you to follow that direction? During my decade in the NFL, my love for God and people compelled me to serve in his local church as an usher, … Read Article →

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March 13, 2014

Jim O’Brien: Here’s how Pitt can improve Its men’s basketball program

Jim O’Brien: O’Brien column for The Valley Mirror   The University of Pittsburgh men’s basketball team completed its home schedule and first season in the Atlantic Coast Conference at the Petersen Events Center playing North Carolina State this past Monday night. Before they start the 2014-2015 season next November I … Read Article →

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January 28, 2014

Anson Whaley, Editor, Cardiac Hill

First, can you tell readers a bit about Cardiac Hill – what’s in store for readers in 2014 and what you’re looking forward to covering? I started the site back in 2008 as mostly a place for me to vent after frustrating losses and such, and was approached by SB … Read Article →

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June 11, 2013

Jim O’Brien: Vince Scorsone came out of McKeesport to be a big success in sports and business

By Jim O’Brien From Pittsburgh Business Times  Vince Scorsone came out of McKeesport to be a big success in sports and business The Vince Scorsone story is a classic tale of how someone transformed early success in football into greater success in the business world. Scorsone first gained notice as … Read Article →

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February 18, 2013

Jim O’Brien: Teamwork important in health care and basketball for Jennifer

Teamwork important in health care and basketball for Jennifer By Jim O’Brien From Pittsburgh Business Times Jennifer Bruce Scott is proud to say she was always a good team player. This attribute served her well as one of the outstanding basketball players in the history of the University of Pittsburgh. … Read Article →

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January 21, 2013

Jim O’Brien: Joe David directs all-star physical therapy program

Jim O’Brien: Joe David directs all-star physical therapy program Jim O’Brien for Pittsburgh Business Times A familiar sports figure was seated across the desk from Joe David in his corner office at David Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center in Mt. Lebanon. Dave Giusti, the National League’s relief pitcher of … Read Article →

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January 12, 2013

Sam Clancy, Pitt Basketball/NFL-USFL Defensive End

Sam Clancy: First, can you let readers know what you are doing now for your alma mater Pitt and how you got involved in that role? I’m currently the varsity letter club coordinator. My job basically is to re-connect Pitt with all of the former letterwinners- both men and women – that … Read Article →

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December 30, 2012

Gustine’s view of Pittsburgh remains a positive one

Gustine’s view of Pittsburgh remains a positive one By Jim O’Brien Jim O’Brien  column for Pittsburgh Business Times There is a spectacular view of downtown Pittsburgh from the offices of Frank Gustine Jr. high above his boyhood hometown of Green Tree. Standing by his desk on the seventh floor of … Read Article →

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October 11, 2012

RIP Beano Cook: 2011 PSDB Interview with Beano Cook

Beano Cook (September 26,  2011): First, can you let readers know how you got started as a broadcaster and what experiences  helped you along the way? I got into broadcasting by luck. Roone Arledge, then president of ABC Sports, hired me to be in the studio for the Scoreboard show and … Read Article →

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