24 Jun

‘Huddle Up with Gus’: Ex-NFL great Chris Long retires to parents’ home

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Monday, June 24th, 2019 – 5:00 am

It’s not often that an 11-year NFL veteran and two-time Super Bowl winner retires and lives in his parents’ house, but that’s just what has happened to Chris Long. “They’re working on my house, so we’re a family of four living with my folks,” he said with laugh during this week’s “Huddle Up with Gus” […]

 

21 Jun

‘Huddle Up with Gus’: Going one-on-one with Eric Kasperowicz

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Friday, June 21st, 2019 – 5:00 am

You might be surprised by the contact list in Pine-Richland football coach Eric Kasperowicz’s cell phone. “Ben Roethlisberger. … Mike Tomlin. … Sidney Crosby,” Kasperowicz said in the final segment of this week’s “Huddle Up with Gus” podcast. Kasperowicz goes one-on-one with Gus Frerotte and Dave Hager, discussing his favorite Pittsburgh-area restaurant, favorite golf course, […]

 

19 Jun

‘Huddle Up with Gus’: Eric Kasperowicz explains recruiting process, recalls college days

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Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 – 5:00 am

As a 1993 Parade All-American, then-North Hills standout quarterback Eric Kasperowicz had more scholarship offers than he could count. In the end, his choice came down to Pitt, Penn State, Georgia Tech, Michigan State and Syracuse. “Being a family guy, I knew deep down I wasn’t going to go far away,” he said. Ultimately, he […]

 

18 Jun

‘Huddle Up with Gus’: Eric Kasperowicz remembers ex-North Hills coach Jack McCurry

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Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 – 5:00 am

Eric Kasperowicz recalled the influence his high school coach had on him as a player and even today as a coach at Pine-Richland. “Coach Jack McCurry, one of the best in the whole country, if not the best,” Kasperowicz said during the second part of this week’s episode of the “Huddle Up with Gus” podcast. […]

 

17 Jun

‘Huddle Up with Gus’: Pine-Richland coach Eric Kasperowicz recalls getting his football start

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Monday, June 17th, 2019 – 5:00 am

Eric Kasperowicz remembers being a sixth-grader in the North Hills School District in 1987 and watching the high school football team win the mythical national championship. “Looking up to those guys, they were like my idols. (I thought to myself) ‘I’m going to do that one day,’” Kasperowicz said in this week’s edition of the […]