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Rumor Roundup: Shattenkirk, Lecavalier and Bozak trade talk con…

Rumor Roundup: Shattenkirk, Lecavalier and Bozak trade talk continues

thehockeynews.com Updated 40 minutes ago
The Kevin Shattenkirk trade speculation that surfaced during the recent NHL draft gained momentum during the opening day of free agency. Jeremy P. Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the defenseman’s agent denied claims his client was bein…
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  • Tribe battles rain, Bucs for 5th straight win

    Tribe battles rain, Bucs for 5th straight win

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    A trio of early runs and another solid start led the Indians to their fifth straight win, a 5-2 victory over the Pirates on a rainy Friday night at PNC Park.
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  • Pirates lose to Cleveland Indians, 5-2, after a 2-hour rain del…

    Pirates lose to Cleveland Indians, 5-2, after a 2-hour rain delay

    post-gazette.com 9 hours ago
    In the very beginning, the Pirates bats were red hot as the team, coming off a sweep of Detroit and hoping to build on that momentum, began a 10-game home stand Friday at PNC Park against the Cleveland Indians.
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  • Pirates notebook: Offense breaks out in Detroit

    Pirates notebook: Offense breaks out in Detroit

    post-gazette.com 9 hours ago
    The Pirates bats got extremely hot in Detroit and the result was a three-game series against the Tigers in which they produced 49 hits and scored 22 runs.
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  • With roster almost in place, Penguins trying to be proactive ag…

    With roster almost in place, Penguins trying to be proactive against conventional injuries

    post-gazette.com 10 hours ago
    Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford is putting together a team he hopes will be able to compete for the Stanley Cup in 2015-16.
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  • Hernia surgery likely to end Taillon's season

    Hernia surgery likely to end Taillon's season

    MLB.com post-gazette.com 14 hours ago
    Pirates pitching prospect Jameson Taillon was nearing another milestone in his recovery from Tommy John surgery last week, preparing to pitch for one of Pittsburgh's Minor League affiliates for the first time since 2013.
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  • Pirates trade Clayton Richard to Chicago Cubs

    Pirates trade Clayton Richard to Chicago Cubs

    post-gazette.com 16 hours ago
    TOLEDO, Ohio — Clayton Richard is headed back to the majors, but not with the Pirates. The veteran left-hander was scratched from his start Friday for Class AAA Indianapolis and traded to the Chicago Cubs for cash.
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  • Steelers WR Antonio Brown Up For ESPY For ‘Best NFL Player’

    Steelers WR Antonio Brown Up For ESPY For ‘Best NFL Player’

    steelersgab.com 21 hours ago
    Many feel that Steelers superstar wide out Antonio Brown is the best pass catcher in the game. It will now be up to voters to see if he’s flat out the best player in all of the NFL. ESPN has their annual votes up for their ‘ESPY’ awards, an event that h…
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  • Tajh Boyd settling in with Steelers

    Tajh Boyd settling in with Steelers

    steelersgab.com 21 hours ago
    Former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd didn’t make a big splash when he entered the NFL after being selected in the sixth round of the 2014 Draft by the New York Jets. Despite spending time setting college football records, Boyd found himself looking for …
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  • How many goals could Phil Kessel score with Penguins? (Trending…

    How many goals could Phil Kessel score with Penguins? (Trending Topics)

    The Phil Kessel trade was, in many ways, an eventuality. The Maple Leafs only had to find a team with the cap space — or in this case, cap space facilitated through salary retention — and will to take on a guy who had come to be perceived as a “problem”…
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  • AFC North Q&A: Who is the Steelers' most feared defensive p…

    AFC North Q&A: Who is the Steelers' most feared defensive player?

    ESPN.com Jul 3 (yesterday)
    AFC North Q&A: Who is the Steelers' most feared defensive player?
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  • Pirates notebook: Polanco fails to take advantage of start vs. …

    Pirates notebook: Polanco fails to take advantage of start vs. left-hander

    post-gazette.com Jul 3 (yesterday)
    DETROIT — With Gregory Polanco coming off a 3-for-4 performance Wednesday night, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle stayed with the hot hand Thursday and started Polanco against a left-handed pitcher for just the second time this season.
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  • Mendenhall’s Roethlisberger story wasn’t completely accurate

    Mendenhall’s Roethlisberger story wasn’t completely accurate

    The story told by former Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall about quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sticking a rookie with a $25,000 tab was interesting. It would have been even more interesting if it were, you know, accurate. Per a source with knowl…
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  • Liriano's gem sets tone in Bucs' Detroit sweep

    Liriano's gem sets tone in Bucs' Detroit sweep

    MLB.com Jul 2 (yesterday)
    Francisco Liriano tossed seven scoreless innings, and a four-run ninth weathered a late comeback attempt as the Pirates completed a three-game sweep of the Tigers with an 8-4 win on Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park.
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  • Liriano, Walker lead Pirates to 8-4 win, series sweep against T…

    Liriano, Walker lead Pirates to 8-4 win, series sweep against Tigers

    post-gazette.com nytimes.com Jul 2 (yesterday)
    DETROIT — A tamed Detroit Tigers offense finally roared to life late Thursday, but the answer by the Pirates was even louder.
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  • Teammate says Ben Roethlisberger stuck it to unsuspecting kid i…

    Teammate says Ben Roethlisberger stuck it to unsuspecting kid in club

    profootballtalk.com Jul 2 (2 days ago)
    When the Steelers hear stories about Ben Roethlisberger in a bar, they have to hold their breath. Actually, this one only ends up poorly for some rookie who went home with a big bar tab. In a profile of former Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall in…
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  • Pirates notebook: Detroit's Victor Martinez lambastes Cole afte…

    Pirates notebook: Detroit's Victor Martinez lambastes Cole after getting plunked

    post-gazette.com Jul 2 (2 days ago)
    DETROIT — Victor Martinez sparked a war of words Wednesday by lashing out at Gerrit Cole for drilling him in the upper back with a 95 mph fastball in the fourth inning of the Pirates’ 5-4, 14-inning win at Comerica Park.
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  • Penguins notebook: Hunt for fourth-line center continues

    Penguins notebook: Hunt for fourth-line center continues

    post-gazette.com Jul 2 (2 days ago)
    The Penguins’ search for a top-six winger ended when they acquired Phil Kessel from Toronto Wednesday. Their hunt for a fourth-line center continues.
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  • Video - Steelers enter bid to host 2023 Super Bowl 01:50

    Steelers enter bid to host 2023 Super Bowl

    Jul 1
    Damien Woody discusses whether another potential cold-weather Super Bowl would be problematic for NFL players.
  • Video - Tight end Heath Miller still a threat 01:50

    Tight end Heath Miller still a threat

    Jun 26
    ESPN reporter Jeremy Fowler says Heath Miller is still a top-10 tight end and a reliable option in the Steelers' offense.
  • Video - Despite loaded offense, Steelers' defense brings grade down sligh... 02:12

    Despite loaded offense, Steelers' defense brings grade down sligh...

    Jun 19
    ESPN Steelers reporter Jeremy Fowler explains why he's not issuing a perfect mark for Pittsburgh.
  • Video - Sport Science: Brown's record catch 02:57

    Sport Science: Brown's record catch

    Jun 17
    Steelers WR Antonio Brown sets a world record by catching a football dropped from 360 feet in the air.

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