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Migraine or concussion?

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Ben Roethlisberger is blaming his early exit from last Sunday’s loss to Seattle on a headache. Mike Tomlin says his franchise quarterback…


Steelers: Sloppiness in Seattle

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Steelers kept insisting there was no need to scoreboard watch, figuring they didn’t have to worry about their spot in…


Penguins fall to Oilers in shootout

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Edmonton Oilers gained some much-needed momentum on a difficult trip and a rare win in Pittsburgh. Matt Hendricks and Jordan Eberle…


Seahawks burn Steelers

SEATTLE (AP) – Russell Wilson’s career-best day proved better than a record-setting performance by Ben Roethlisberger. Wilson threw a career-high five touchdown passes, including two…


Bryant announces plan to retire

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers has decided to retire after this season. The 37-year-old Bryant made the announcement in…


Jackets knock off Penguins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Cam Atkinson scored with 2:18 left in overtime after a dazzling setup by Brandon Dubinsky and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat…


Stars shine for Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) – All is right with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Sidney Crosby. Crosby broke out with two goals and Evgeni Malkin scored 1:03 into…


Vick accepts third-string role

PITTSBURGH (TNS) – Mike Vick went from helping to keep the Pittsburgh Steelers afloat, from starting three games, winning two and holding the lead in…


Oh no! Steelers headed west

PITTSBURGH (AP) – David DeCastro majored in management sciences and engineering at Stanford, which according to the school’s website prepares students “to plan, design and…


LeBron joins ‘Big O’ on elite list

CLEVELAND (AP) – LeBron James joined Oscar Robertson on an exclusive NBA list and Kevin Love scored a season-high 35 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers…


Steelers’ line has been steady

PITTSBURGH (AP) – There are few things the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive linemen dread more than a video session with position coach Mike Munchak – who…





Penguins survive Avalanche

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin scored to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Thursday night. Malkin got his…


Brown: Steelers’ steady star

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Antonio Brown’s form was so flawless, even Mary Lou Retton took notice. Then again, the 1984 Olympic all-around champion didn’t have to…


Nittany Lions prep for Michigan

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) – Penn State players call it “The Grind.” Their coaches see this stretch of the season as the toughest, too, but not…


Steelers laying the lumber

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Keith Butler can come clean now. The Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator had no clue what was coming this fall while trying to…


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Big Ben: No ordinary backup

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Most days when the starting quarterback limps off the field, the resulting emotion as the backup jogs out to the huddle isn’t…


Devils blank Pens

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey is off to a strong start, and Cory Schneider thinks more success is coming for the Devils. Schneider made…