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Wednesday July 30 2014
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Hall of Famer becomes second Steelers player to have jersey retired
07/30/2014 - 14:45
PSR Staff
With Training Camp starting July 25th, there are several position battles to keep an eye on. Notably, starting spots are up for grabs at receiver, left tackle, defensive end, inside linebacker and possibly even cornerback. Here’s a look at the competitors at each spot.
07/11/2014 - 20:38
Jeremy Tepper
Quick. Fill in the blank: The Steelers’ current receiving corps is (fill in the blank). Deep? Bottom-heavy? Talented yet unproven?
07/06/2014 - 18:35
Ryan Bertonaschi
From the front office to the gridiron, no term personifies the Pittsburgh Steelers better than tradition. That tradition has generated a large sense of pride for fans, and the organization and surrounding community have also developed a great interpersonal relationship through various charities and events in past years.
06/23/2014 - 18:34
Samuel Fatula
Legendary Steelers coach Chuck Noll has passed away at the age of 82.
06/13/2014 - 23:54
PSR Staff
Steelers first-round pick Ryan Shazier met with the media during the team’s rookie camp last month. Shazier, from Fort Lauderdale, FL, was a two-year starter at outside linebacker for the Ohio State Buckeyes.
06/06/2014 - 15:12
PSR Staff
Pitt and Penn State were fairly well-represented in last month’s NFL Draft, with each school sending three players into the league via the annual draft. The western Pennsylvania region also saw three players selected.
06/06/2014 - 11:44
Tony DeFazio
Another day, another lawsuit. Life in today’s NFL. More than 600 former players are part of a class-action lawsuit that says the league administered addictive pain killers to players without proper prescriptions or medical supervision, and with little or no explanation of the risks and dangers.
06/06/2014 - 11:17
Tony DeFazio
The Steelers continued their defensive overhaul in last month's NFL Draft when they added Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier and Notre Dame defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt in the first two rounds.
06/05/2014 - 09:09
Tony DeFazio
The Steelers were active in free agency this offseason, adding several veterans to bolster their depth, complement existing strengths and replace departed starters.
05/31/2014 - 22:57
Nate Marsh
Final six picks split evenly between offense and defense
05/10/2014 - 21:17
Tony DeFazio
Talent has never been the question when it comes to Steelers wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey. The 6’ 2”, 220-pound wideout displayed a tantalizing combination of size and speed coming out of the University of Maryland.
05/10/2014 - 20:39
Dan Sostek
Steelers look for receivers and corners, local players play the waiting game
05/10/2014 - 10:50
Tony DeFazio
Steelers fortify defensive line and add versatile offensive weapon in second and third rounds
05/09/2014 - 23:59
Tony DeFazio
The Steelers selected Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier with their first pick, 15th overall, in the first-round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
05/09/2014 - 00:05
PSR Staff
I was in a minor league press box in Charlotte, NC, last month, taking in one of Gregory Polanco’s final triple-A games. A colleague, upon learning I was from Pittsburgh, approached me with a question.
Editor's DeskFeature One
Quick. Fill in the blank: The Steelers’ current receiving corps is (fill in the blank). Deep? Bottom-heavy? Talented yet unproven?
Feature TwoPenn StatePure Steel
Steve Blass was signed by the Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1960 and made his major league debut in 1964. From 1968 through 1972, Blass was one of the National League’s best pitchers.
Feature ThreeNorth Shore Notes
It’s an odd thought for Sterling Jenkins. It’s still a year away, but after he finishes his senior year at Baldwin High School, he’ll be playing college football at Penn State.
Feature FourHigh SchoolPenn State
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In Dr. Pat Farabaugh’s book “An Unbreakable Bond,” he tells the unedited story of Pittsburgh native and St. Francis (PA) grad Maurice Stokes and his NBA teammate, fellow Pittsburgher Jack Twyman.
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When Pittsburgh canine officer Rocco died in the line of duty in January, Chris Benson of Benstonium.com created a design to pay tribute to the fallen officer. When The Black N Gold Girls shared his design on Facebook, their followers decided to help.
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The NHL handed out their annual awards at the end of June, and the Penguins' Sidney Crosby captured a hat trick, securing the Hart Trophy (MVP), Art Ross Trophy (scoring champ) and the Ted Lindsay Award (MVP as voted by the players).
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Pittsburgh is city full of sports heroes and legendary figures. The list of Pittsburgh sports legends is long, but it begins with the following four men.
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