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Steelers first team crushed by Eagles in preseason contest

Steelers first team crushed by Eagles in preseason contest

The last 24 hours haven’t gone extremely well for the Pittsburgh Steelers, on or off the field.

Locked In

Locked In

Maturity becoming a strong trait in Pirates' lefty Jeff Locke

Penn State Football 2014: New Opportunities

Penn State Football 2014: New Opportunities

After 45 years of one head coach and two more of another, a different figure will be pacing up and down the sidelines at Beaver Stadium this season.

Pitt Football 2014: A Young Man's Game

Pitt Football 2014: A Young Man's Game

A quick glimpse at the 2014 Pitt football teams reveals some major red flags. A veteran quarterback and the program's all-time leading wide receiver have departed for the NFL.

Miked Up

Miked Up

Here’s what we know: Mike Johnston wasn’t the Penguins’ first choice to replace Dan Bylsma this summer.

Coming Back From Tommy John

Coming Back From Tommy John

Forty years ago, Tommy John, a pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, walked into Dr. Frank Jobe’s office with an injured elbow and told him to “make something up.”

How many Stanley Cups will Crosby’s Penguins pile up? Is this the NHL’s next dynasty? These were legitimate questions pondered by hockey pundits.

The New Orleans native played his college ball at LSU before being drafted in the first round by the Steelers in 1998.

However, after the Pirates recent $31 million contract extension with Starling Marte, the 28-year-old Walker seems to have lost his place in line.

The defense got old and slow, the offense lost firepower and the locker room emptied of the veteran leadership that made the 2000’s so special.

“The Pirates have stayed very patient and you’re starting to see those benefits,” MLB Network analyst and former major league general manager John Hart said.

A bevy of NFL players and personalities, past and present, stepped out of the woodwork to offer their support to the man who repeatedly sent racially inflammatory and sexually perverse text message

Paul Chryst sat at a table in Greensboro, North Carolina, answering questions from the media. The third-year Pitt head coach was certainly anxious to wrap up the interview session and catch his plane back to Pittsburgh, but he was also at ease.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePitt Football
The Steelers had a productive offseason, but nevertheless must replace several veterans. Here's a look at who's gone and how their absences may impact the team.
Feature TwoPure Steel
Here’s what we know: Mike Johnston wasn’t the Penguins’ first choice to replace Dan Bylsma this summer.
Blue LineFeature ThreeTop Story
When Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis June 10, he made an immediate impact, going on a 14-game hitting streak and adding a consistent bat at the top of the lineup.
Feature FourNorth Shore Notes
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With a brand new playoff system in place this season, it doesn't matter who finishes No. 1 at the end of the regular season -- the top four teams will meet in a two-round tournament to decide the national champion.
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A quick glimpse at the 2014 Pitt football teams reveals some major red flags. A veteran quarterback and the program's all-time leading wide receiver have departed for the NFL.
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After 45 years of one head coach and two more of another, a different figure will be pacing up and down the sidelines at Beaver Stadium this season.
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The last two years have not been what WVU football fans were expecting. Ever since the Mountaineers made the switch to the Big 12, their success has slowly dwindled.
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