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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…


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…




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…


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…


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’…




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…


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…



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…


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…


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…



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…


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…



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…