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Steelers' rookie linebacker Bud Dupree feels he has a lot of room to progress. (AP)

Steelers’ rookie Dupree not satisfied

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Bud Dupree’s rookie season started with a sack of Tom Brady. Four sometimes-uneven months later, the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker is hoping his…


Steelers' QB Ben Roethlisberger took full responsibility for last Sunday's 20-17 loss to the Ravens. (AP)

Steelers’ offense erratic on the road

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Ben Roethlisberger skipped practice on Wednesday, sent home early by the coaching staff thanks to a nasty cold spreading across the locker…


Pittsburgh Penguins' Brian Dumoulin (8) and Toronto Maple Leafs' James van Riemsdyk (21) battle for the puck during an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015. (AP)

Leafs clip Penguins in shootout, 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Jonathan Bernier was excellent in unexpected action, and the Toronto Maple Leafs rebounded from a rough outing the night before. Bernier made…




Steelers' safety Mike Mitchell forces A.J. Green to fumble in the fourth quarter on Sunday night. (AP)

Missed opportunity

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The short flight home from Baltimore was quiet, typical for whenever the Pittsburgh Steelers lose. Yet there was an undercurrent of dismay…


Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger is sacked by Baltimore's Elvis Dumervil during Sunday's game. (AP)

Ravens derail Steelers

BALTIMORE (AP) – During a season in which the Baltimore Ravens have had little reason to celebrate, they can at least take solace in sweeping…


Winnipeg's Drew Stafford knocks Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby to the ice on Sunday night. (AP)

Jets shut out Penguins, 1-0

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (TNS) – It never got to be a streak, really. Was more of a smudge. Regardless of how it’s characterized, however, the Penguins’…




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…