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Steelers' pass defense threatening to derail playoff hopes
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The touchdown pass from Russell Wilson to Doug Baldwin Sunday that sealed Seattle’s 39-30 victory against the Steelers had an eerily familiar feel. It was a short crossing route. There was a stiff-arm of a Steelers defender. And an 80-yard touchdown was…Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com 40 minutes agoAfter making a series of mistakes that included not properly counting the downs in Sunday’s game between the Cardinals and 49ers, referee Pete Morelli and his crew have been yanked from Sunday night’s game between the Colts and Steelers. The crew isn’t …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 11 hours agoSeattle Seahawks cornerback Cary Williams had started 81 straight games, regular and postseason combined, dating back to his time in Philadelphia and Baltimore before he was benched for Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Williams was one of …Share TweetSo you’re a bit down on the Steelers after the 39-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks Sunday night left them in something of a playoff jackpot?Share Tweet
Penguins hope for spark from Kunitz-Crosby-Dupuis reunionSAN JOSE, Calif. — Break out the Peaches & Herb vinyl. A familiar trio will be reunited on the ice tonight for the Penguins.Share Tweet
Pirates prospect Steven Brault eyes majorsGLENDALE, Ariz. — This time a year ago, few Pirates fans knew the name Steven Brault.Share Tweet
Film session: Long shots dotted Steelers’ passing gamepittsburghlive.com 12 hours agoIt was obvious that in devising the game plan for the Seahawks last week, the Steelers engaged in plenty of deep thoughts. The Steelers weren’t ...Share TweetThere was a perfect storm brewing for Markus Wheaton — a storm that might not come around again for some time. And that’s just fine. ...Share TweetMartavis Bryant is unsure if quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will play in Sunday night’s game against the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field. However, the second-year wide ...Share Tweet
Penguins notebook: Maatta returns to practice in San Josepost-gazette.com 16 hours agoPenguins notebook: Maatta returns to practice in San JoseShare Tweet
Edmonton Wins Cup: The Edmonton Eskimos defeated the Ottawa Redblack…deadspin.com 19 hours agoThe Edmonton Eskimos defeated the Ottawa Redblacks 26-20 Sunday and won their first Grey Cup since 2005. Here’s where we’d say you wasted your time watching another week of regular-season NFL, but the 4 p.m. Steelers-Seahawks game was pretty damn good. …Share Tweetyahoo.com 19 hours agoSo the venerable Stan Fischler decided to take a look at the Pittsburgh Penguins in his latest “One Timers” column for The Hockey News. And it went a little something like this: No matter how you shake it Sidney Crosby has become a curious subject for s…Share Tweet
Fischler’s One-Timers: If Crosby is untouchable, Penguins should look to deal Malkinthehockeynews.com 21 hours agoWHATS WITH SIDNEY? No matter how you shake it Sidney Crosby has become a curious subject for study in Pittsburgh. His slow scoring start was enough to raise eyebrows through the season’s first quarter although Sid seems to be back on track. What’s troub…Share Tweet
Baseball America names Pirates organization of the yearpost-gazette.com 22 hours agoBaseball America on Monday named the Pirates their organization of the year, an honor bestowed after the Pirates won 98 games and made the playoffs for the third consecutive year.Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 30 (yesterday)With 1:45 remaining and the Pittsburgh Steelers trailing 39-30, Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor made a leaping pick of a Landry Jones pass intended for Martavis Bryant, rolled out of bounds as Bryant stripped the ball from him and came away empty…Share Tweet
Penguins forward Bryan Rust reassigned to Wilkes BarreThe Penguins have reassigned forward Bryan Rust to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 30 (yesterday)The Steelers piled up 480 passing yards in Seattle on Sunday afternoon, but Antonio Brown wasn’t the big reason why they had so much success through the air. Markus Wheaton went off for 201 yards on nine catches and Brown’s 51 receiving yards were also …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 30 (yesterday)Steelers coach Mike Tomlin faced questions about a couple of fourth down calls after losing 39-30 to the Seahawks on Sunday, including his decision to kick a field goal that cut Seattle’s lead to 32-30 with three minutes left to play in the game. The St…Share Tweetnytimes.com Nov 30 (yesterday)Denver running back C.J. Anderson’s 48-yard run in overtime at a snowy Sports Authority Field was the game winner, and the rookie quarterback Brock Osweiler shined in his duel with New England’s Tom Brady.Share Tweet
Gene Collier: If Landry Jones is talking, something is amiss for SteelersSEATTLE — There’s a serious overload of reasons the Steelers have lost almost as often as they’ve won this season, a sprawling range of causations for why they are laboring somewhere in the deep middle of the AFC playoff race, but if I had to pick one t…Share Tweet
Steelers notebook: Injuries pile up in Seattle, from Big Ben to MillerSEATTLE — Ben Roethlisberger left the game late Sunday and was put in the NFL’s concussion protocol as backup Landry Jones finished up the final series.Share Tweet
Penguins weigh in on dearth of goals across NHLThe Penguins have scored an average of 2.22 goals through their first 23 games, placing them below all but four teams in the NHL rankings.Share TweetThe Penguins’ rivalry with Columbus got a bit hotter Friday night, when Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky dropped Sidney Crosby with a cross-check to the back of the neck.Share Tweet
Is Tomlin ahead of curve going for two?Dec 1Mike Greenberg thinks Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is brilliant for going for two, and Cris Carter says Tomlin's the only coach with the enough guts to make those decisions.
Dr. Adickes: Concussion education is paying offNov 30Dr. Mark Adickes reacts to Ben Roethlisberger self-reporting his concussion to the Steelers' medical staff.
Carter: Roethlisberger did the right thing coming out of gameNov 30ESPN's Cris Carter joins Mike and Mike and explains how it was a good idea that Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger took himself out of the game due to a concussion he suffered against the Seahawks.
Seahawks' Russell Wilson, Steelers' Markus Wheaton get game balls...Nov 29Russell Wilson threw for 345 yards and five touchdowns, while Markus Wheaton caught nine balls for 201 yards in the Seahawks' thrilling 39-30 victory over the Steelers.
NBA: Why Kobe Bryant was so important to the NBANov 29Kobe was the bridge from the Jordan era to the likes of LeBron, Durant and Curry, imparting the lessons of His Airness to the next generation of stars.
ESPN NowNov 29J.A. Adande said of Kobe Bryant's retirement announcement: "It's strange to see Kobe succumb to the inevitable. He's always been so resistant, so relu...
Los Angeles briefing -- Kobe Bryant giving the Lakers an easy out, preview…Nov 27Here's a quick look at what's trending today on ESPNLosAngeles.com ...
Adande: Kobe Bryant is giving the Lakers an easy outNov 27As the Los Angeles Lakers consider whether to bring Kobe Bryant back, his declining play has basically made their decision for them.