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Happ leads Pirates to another victory

Happ leads Pirates to another victory

J.A. Happ was outstanding for a fourth consecutive start, Aramis Ramirez hit a three-run homer and the Pirates beat the Rockies 4-3 on Saturday night at PNC Park.

Cervelli making fans forget Martin

Cervelli making fans forget Martin

When the Pirates lost Russell Martin in free agency this past offseason, the team seemed to lose an irreplaceable piece. Enter Francisco Cervelli.

Vick shines, defense falters in exhibition loss to Buffalo

Vick shines, defense falters in exhibition loss to Buffalo

Recently signed Michael Vick was sharp but the Steelers defense struggled in as Pittsburgh lost in Buffalo 43-19 in exhibition action.

Liriano piling up the wins despite being

Liriano piling up the wins despite being "up and down"

While hardly spectacular Friday night, Francisco Liriano tossed a quality start against the Colorado Rockies, throwing six innings of three run ball in the Pirates’ 5-3 win. The real news, though, is that the Pirates extended their winning streak in his starts to 11.

Steelers to Watch

Steelers to Watch

As the preseason hits the midway point, here are several Steelers Mike Tomlin and coaching staff has their eyes on.

Small College Scene

Small College Scene

In western Pennsylvania, football is the sport that the natives follow most closely, and with two major programs, Pitt and Penn State, most of the attention is divided among the two of them.

Will DeAngelo Williams stay healthy? In the wake of the Le’Veon Bell three-game suspension to start the season, Williams will be called upon to carry the load in his absence.

The 16-year-old phenom has won two PIAA triple-A state championships with a perfect record of 97-0 in his first two high school seasons, and has been called the best wrestler in the country for his

To keep their playoff hopes alive, the Steelers would have to win at least one of those games, and most likely both.

In 2012, they advanced to the title game again. And again, the Leopards fell short.

The Orange were about to become the latest top five team to fall at the hands of the Panthers at the Peterson Events Center.

Most of those moments prove to be rather inconsequential by the time October comes around, regardless of how important they felt in April or May.

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The Steelers started the offseason by signing franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a significant contact extension. A day before training camp opened, they capped the offseason by extending the contract of general manger Kevin Colbert.
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In 2012, the leading rusher for the Pittsburgh Steelers was Jonathan Dwyer. His 623 yards was the second-lowest total for the team's leading rusher in a full season since Dick Hoak's 531 yards led the way in 1969.
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Todd Haley is entering his fourth season as the Steelers' offensive coordinator. After a bumpy start to his tenure in Pittsburgh, Haley directed one of the most explosive offenses in team history in 2014.
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Time moves faster in the NFL. Players seem to age more rapidly and rosters turn over more quickly than in any other sport. Nowhere else is this more evident than the Steelers defense, where nine of 2011’s opening day starters are no longer with the team.
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Pitt football’s forgettable Paul Chryst era ended at 19-20 when the Madison native returned to Wisconsin to coach the Badgers, leaving the program in the same state of mediocrity in which he found it.
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On the heels of a dismal 4-8 season in 2013—and seated firmly upon the hotseat—head coach Dana Holgorsen was able to steer the West Virginia football program back in the right direction in 2014.
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In western Pennsylvania, football is the sport that the natives follow most closely, and with two major programs, Pitt and Penn State, most of the attention is divided among the two of them.
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Stepping into Beaver Stadium sporting traditional, nameless navy blue and white jerseys, Penn State football intends to chase a championship under second-year head coach James Franklin.
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