Nick Sirianni knocked reporters off balance a bit when he began his Friday news conference by saying, “big game tonight, huh?”

For a brief moment, the thought was, did he get confused and think it was Thursday when Pitt and Kenny Pickett hosted North Carolina and Sam Howell? That was the one his boss, general manager Howie Roseman, attended.

When asked what he was referring to, Sirianni said “Villanova-UCLA.”

Yes, college basketball has begun dribbling

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DENVER — The All-Star Game will be played at hitter-friendly Coors Field.

Major League Baseball officially announced the new venue Tuesday after pulling the Midsummer Classic from Atlanta over objections to extensive changes to Georgia’s voting laws.

Coors Field last hosted the All-Star Game in 1998. The game will be July 13.

“Major League Baseball is grateful to the Rockies, the city of Denver and the state of Colorado for their support of this summer’s

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