Sports Town http://wesa.fm en Pittsburgh Hosts World's Biggest Sport Conference http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-hosts-worlds-biggest-sport-conference <p>With the nicest baseball park in the country, the most Super Bowl wins in the NFL and two of the best players in the NHL, Pittsburgh is definitely a sports city.</p><p>That’s why it will be the host of the North American Society of Sports Management (NASSM) Conference - the largest sports business gathering in the world.</p><p>Duquesne University organized the conference that aims to show how important business is to sports.</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 11:42:54 +0000 Jessica Nath 29754 at http://wesa.fm Is Pittsburgh a Baseball Town Again? http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-baseball-town-again <p>From the days of the first World Series game, played here in 1903, Pittsburgh was considered a baseball town. That is, until the Steel Curtain and the Super Steelers seemed to take over in the 1970s.</p><p>But <a href="http://bobdvorchak.com/">Bob Dvorchak</a>, sportswriter emeritus for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and creator of the website <a href="http://bobdvorchak.com/sports-n-at/">Sports ‘n ‘at</a>, has a different view of Pittsburgh. “Pittsburgh is an event town.” Mon, 07 Oct 2013 18:11:44 +0000 Nick Frost 17758 at http://wesa.fm Is Pittsburgh a Baseball Town Again?