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Ben Roethlisberger missed the first meeting with the Ravens due to injury. (AP)

Steelers look to stay hot vs. Ravens

BALTIMORE (AP) – An injured Ben Roethlisberger watched from the sideline in October when the Pittsburgh Steelers lost at home to their division rivals, the…


Guard David DeCastro has anchored the Steelers' offensive line this season. (AP)

DeCastro: Patience pays off

PITTSBURGH (AP) – David DeCastro’s injury-filled rookie season is a distant memory. The Pittsburgh Steelers guard earned his first Pro Bowl selection this year, serving…



New York's Odell Beckham Jr. (right) lands a late helmet-to-helmet hit on Carolina's Josh Norman. (AP)

Giants’ Beckham suspended by NFL

NEW YORK (AP) – Losing control during Sunday’s loss to the Panthers will cost Giants star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. one game. The NFL on…


Cameron Heyward and Jason Worilds sack Kansas City's Alex Smith. (AP)

Steelers show resilience

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Arthur Moats winced ever so slightly at the phrase “too cute,” but he didn’t disagree with it either. The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker…


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Pirates acquire Lobstein from Tigers

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pirates added Kyle Lobstein to the mix of starting pitchers looking for a rotation spot next season, acquiring the left-hander from…



Carolina's John-Michael Liles (26) and Pittsburgh's Patric Hornqvist battle for the puck. (AP)

Pens’ slide continues with 2-1 loss

PITTSBURGH (AP) – An effective power play has the Carolina Hurricanes heading in the right direction. The Pittsburgh Penguins’ power play had a rare good…


Pittsburgh wideout Antonio Brown finished with 16 catches for 189 yards and two touchdowns. (AP)

Steelers rein in Broncos

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Steelers turned the No Fly Zone into just another flight of fancy. Ben Roethlisberger passed for 380 yards and three…



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Vogelsong returns to Pirates

PITTSBURGH (TNS) – Welcome home, Ryan Vogelsong. The Pittsburgh Pirates signed the 38-year-old right-hander from Kutztown to a one-year free-agent deal Friday to once again…



Boston's Frank Vatrano (left) celebrates with Torey Krug after scoring a goal against the Penguins on Friday. (AP)

Bruins blow out reeling Pens, 6-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Frank Vatrano had three goals for his first career hat trick, Patrice Bergeron scored twice, and the Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh…


Tony Watson had a sparkling 1.91 ERA in 75 1/3 innings pitched for the Pirates last season. (AP)

Watson OK with closer role

PITTSBURGH (TNS) – If Tony Watson hadn’t already put together what a possible trade involving Mark Melancon would mean for him, the fans at PirateFest…


Boston's Jimmy Hayes checks Pittsburgh's Brian Dumoulin into the boards during Wednesday night's game. (AP)

Pens continue slide with 3-0 loss

BOSTON (AP) – Tuukka Rask stopped 34 shots for his fourth shutout, Jimmy Hayes ended a 15-game goal-scoring drought and the Boston Bruins beat Pittsburgh…



Penguins' goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will be out for a spell while dealing with a concussion. (AP)

Can Sullivan turn Penguins around?

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Mike Sullivan’s voice is unmistakable. Loud. Authoritative. Animated. And, the Pittsburgh Penguins hope, an alarm clock. One of the NHL’s marquee draws…



Washington goalie Braden Holtby guards the net during Monday night's game against the Penguins. (AP)

Caps spoil Sullivan’s debut

PITTSBURGH (AP) – T.J. Oshie scored twice and added an assist as the Washington Capitals spoiled Mike Sullivan’s head coaching debut for the Pittsburgh Penguins…