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Kunitz returns to lineup for Penguins against Florida, Adams, M…

Kunitz returns to lineup for Penguins against Florida, Adams, Martin, Ehroff out

post-gazette.com Updated 24 minutes ago
The longest ironman streak in Penguins history is about to end.
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  • Penguins recall defensemen Chorney, Pouliot from Wilkes-Barre/S…

    Penguins recall defensemen Chorney, Pouliot from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

    post-gazette.com 2 hours ago
    The Penguins have recalled defensemen Taylor Chorney and Derrick Pouliot from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.
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  • Former Penguins has new on-ice role with Florida

    Former Penguins has new on-ice role with Florida

    post-gazette.com 14 hours ago
    The decision to leave the Penguins as a free agent this past offseason wasn’t easy for Jussi Jokinen.
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  • Undersized Beachum quietly excels at 1 of game’s pivotal positi…

    Undersized Beachum quietly excels at 1 of game’s pivotal positions

    pittsburghlive.com 16 hours ago
    Kelvin Beachum quietly goes about his business without fanfare. Then again, he wouldn’t have it any other way. The Steelers’ third-year left tackle has played ...
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  • Steelers notebook: Polamalu, Taylor unlikely to play, Harrison …

    Steelers notebook: Polamalu, Taylor unlikely to play, Harrison ‘ready’

    Two of the Steelers’ three oldest players are doubtful to play Sunday. Their oldest, though, appears as if he will. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and ...
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  • William Gay re-emerges as a force on defense

    William Gay re-emerges as a force on defense

    post-gazette.com 17 hours ago
    Late in the 2008 season, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin wore a microphone for NFL Films during a game at Baltimore in which his team clinched the AFC North title. Cornerback William Gay recorded the first interception of his career to thwart a final Ravens …
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  • Penguins notebook: Defenseman dealing with mumps and bumps

    Penguins notebook: Defenseman dealing with mumps and bumps

    post-gazette.com ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta is the latest NHL player to be diagnosed with mumps.
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  • Pittsburgh Penguins holiday video harkens to 'Christmas Vacatio…

    Pittsburgh Penguins holiday video harkens to 'Christmas Vacation'

    yahoo.com 19 hours ago
    Tired of hearing "Holiday Sweater" over and over again in your head? Probably not, because that San Jose Sharks video is awesome. But the Pittsburgh Penguins sure did give the Sharks a nice run for NHL holiday video awesomeness in their spoof …
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  • Top 10 Norris candidates: Letang the leader?

    Top 10 Norris candidates: Letang the leader?

    thehockeynews.com 19 hours ago
    Year in and year out, one of the most heavily debated awards is the Norris Trophy. The award given to the NHL’s most outstanding defenseman has, in recent years, had a tendency not to go simply to the best defenseman, but rather the one with the most po…
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  • Pirates sign former Brewer

    Pirates sign former Brewer

    post-gazette.com MLB.com 22 hours ago
    The Pirates are committed to Pedro Alvarez at first base — manager Clint Hurdle recently said it was “Pedro’s job to keep” — but they are aware of his limitations against left-handed pitching, so they added a player Friday to mitigate those shortcomings…
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  • Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers Preview

    Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers Preview

    nytimes.com 22 hours ago
    Pittsburgh has set a number of franchise records this season as Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown have lit up the scoreboard.
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  • Limited tickets for possible Steelers playoff game on sale Satu…

    Limited tickets for possible Steelers playoff game on sale Saturday

    post-gazette.com 24 hours ago
    The Steelers announced today that a limited number of tickets will go on sale Saturday for a potential home playoff game Jan. 3 or Jan. 4.
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  • Penguins' Maatta tests positive for mumps

    Penguins' Maatta tests positive for mumps

    post-gazette.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta is the latest NHL player to be diagnosed with mumps.
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  • Penguins' Maatta tests positive for mumps

    Penguins' Maatta tests positive for mumps

    NHL.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta has the mumps, the Penguins announced Friday. Maatta, 20, has not played since Dec. 6 because of an upper-body injury. He has one goal and eight assists in 20 games. He also missed time earlier this se...
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  • AFC North going for rare trifecta

    AFC North going for rare trifecta

    ESPN.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    If the top three teams in the AFC North -- the Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens -- all win this week, it would mark just the second time that an AFC division has had three teams with at least 10 wins since the current eight-d…
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  • Pittsburgh Steelers finally have some depth at outside lineback…

    Pittsburgh Steelers finally have some depth at outside linebacker

    ESPN.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    PITTSBURGH -- James Harrison did not have to introduce himself to the reporters hovering over him as he sat in front of his locker earlier this week. But the veteran outside linebacker felt the need to do so anyway following a question about whether the…
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  • Dick LeBeau says Ryan Shazier could play more this Sunday

    Dick LeBeau says Ryan Shazier could play more this Sunday

    ESPN.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau said he expects rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier to play more Sunday when the Kansas City Chiefs visit Heinz Field. Shazier has played primarily on special teams the last two weeks after missing the pr…
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  • Video - Inside Edge: Chiefs-Steelers 01:22

    Inside Edge: Chiefs-Steelers

    Dec 18
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Kansas City at Pittsburgh.
  • Video - Crosby Practices, Could Play vs. Avs 00:53

    Crosby Practices, Could Play vs. Avs

    Dec 18
    Penguins center Sidney Crosby practiced Thursday for the first time since being diagnosed with the mumps and could return to the lineup tonight against the Avalanche.
  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 02:07

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Dec 18
    Check out some of the best goals, saves and hits from this week in the NHL.
  • Video - Steelers Have A Good Problem On Defense 04:42

    Steelers Have A Good Problem On Defense

    Dec 17
    ESPN Steelers reporter Scott Brown discusses a potential issue Pittsburgh may have on defense, which is getting enough snaps for everyone on a linebacking corps that is getting healthier.

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  • Dallas Mavericks frontrunners for Jermaine O'Neal after Rajon Rondo acquis…

    Dec 19
    The acquisition of Rajon Rondo has given the Dallas Mavericks an undeniable edge in the race to lure veteran big man Jermaine O'Neal back to the NBA, according to league sources.
  • A New NFC West Rivalry

    Dec 19
    RENTON, Wash. — Remember, oh, about three long months ago, when 49ers-Seahawks was the best rivalry in the NFL? The Niners are 7-7, oddly out of the playoff hunt, and are 1-5 against Seattle since late in 2012. So, is it really such a great rivalry now,…
  • Source: Seahawks extend Avril four years

    Dec 19
    The Seahawks have signed pass-rusher Cliff Avril to a four-year extension worth $28.5 million, with $16 million guaranteed, a source confirmed to ESPN...
  • Rajon Rondo trade from Boston Celtics to Dallas Mavericks 'on course' to h…

    Dec 18
    A source with knowledge of the Rajon Rondo trade talks says a "deal is on course to happen tonight."