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Travis Scott at PPG Paints: Out of this world

Rapper Travis Scott performed songs from his new album “Astroworld” during a concert in Pittsburgh’s PPG Paints Arena on Sunday.

By Vikram Sundar, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

Travis Scott fans were lifted out of this world at his show Sunday night at PPG Paints. The show was part of his 2018 tour for his new album "Astroworld."

Tailgating tips to add to the rivalry game experience

Tailgating along the North Shore will be restricted for Saturday’s Pitt vs. Penn State game. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

By Joanna Li, Assistant Sports Editor

September 6, 2018

As the Pitt-Penn State game approaches this weekend, many football fans are making plans to tailgate. But, with the University's recently restrictions on tailgating, fans seem to be limited in their options. Here's how to prepare for a perfect tailgate that can be paired with the intense game to come.

Get funky this fall with concerts in Pittsburgh

Rap artist G-Eazy will play at Wild Things Park in Washington County Aug. 29 as a stop on his Endless Summer tour. (Photo via Flickr by San Francisco Foghorn)

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor

August 20, 2018

The exciting shows coming to Pittsburgh this fall range from rap to pop to 70s rock, leaving little room to disappoint fans of most genres of music.

Column: WWE ‘Extreme Rules’ doesn’t bode well for the former Team Xtreme

Asuka (left) takes the opportunity for revenge on James Ellsworth after his interference in a previous match.

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

July 18, 2018

WWE hosted the Extreme Rules pay-per-view at PPG Paints Arena Sunday, and many fans — myself included — weren’t sure how it would go. With Universal Champion Brock Lesnar not even advertised for the show and the WWE Championship in a seemingly throw-away feud, the title outlooks for the show looked bleak.

Pitt to host 2019 NCAA Wrestling Championships at PPG Paints Arena

The 2019 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships are coming to PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

April 18, 2017

For the first time in more than 60 years, the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships are coming back to Pittsburgh. The NCAA awarded the city of Pittsburgh with the 2019 NCAA Championships on Tuesday afternoon, bringing the sport’s three-day championship event to PPG Paints Arena from March 21-23. ...

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