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Votto ejected, may face further discipline

Votto ejected, may face further discipline

MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
Reds first baseman Joey Votto was ejected from Wednesday's game vs. the Pirates and could be facing further discipline after bumping home-plate umpire Chris Conroy.
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  • Pirates place Lambo on DL, call up Lombardozzi from Triple-A

    Pirates place Lambo on DL, call up Lombardozzi from Triple-A

    post-gazette.com 7 hours ago
    The Pirates sent Andrew Lambo to the 15-day disabled list because of plantar fasciitis in his left foot.
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  • Steelers: The Good ‘Problem’ That Receiver Talent Has Created

    Steelers: The Good ‘Problem’ That Receiver Talent Has Created

    steelersgab.com 7 hours ago
    In a surprise move, the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Sammie Coates in the third round of the 2015 NFL draft. Coates, along with Martavis Bryant and Antonio Brown are proven deep threats. With all this young talent and combined great speed, where does tha…
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  • AFC North writers vote Steelers had division's best draft

    AFC North writers vote Steelers had division's best draft

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    AFC North writers vote Steelers had division's best draft
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  • Wandy picks up first win since '13 with gem

    Wandy picks up first win since '13 with gem

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    On Tuesday, Rangers pitcher Wandy Rodriguez earned his first Major League win since May 26, 2013, when he was pitching for the Pirates against the Brewers. He did so pitching against the Astros, his original organization and the team he played for from …
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  • Lorenzen earns 1st win as Reds top Pirates

    Lorenzen earns 1st win as Reds top Pirates

    Marlon Byrd homered and drove in four runs, and Todd Frazier also homered to back Michael Lorenzen's first Major League victory, a 7-1 final over the Pirates on Tuesday night.
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  • Pirates notebook: Hurdle not worried about resting McCutchen

    Pirates notebook: Hurdle not worried about resting McCutchen

    post-gazette.com 22 hours ago
    Despite acknowledging that Andrew McCutchen’s sore left knee has changed his approach on running to first base, manager Clint Hurdle said Tuesday that resting McCutchen was not “a concerning area right now.”
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  • Steelers draft three defensive backs for first time in 20 years

    Steelers draft three defensive backs for first time in 20 years

    post-gazette.com 22 hours ago
    After years of putting little or no emphasis on their secondary in the NFL draft, the Steelers did something last week they hadn’t done in the past 20 years. For the first time since 1995, the Steelers drafted three defensive backs.
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  • Lemieux's son drafted into United States Hockey League

    Lemieux's son drafted into United States Hockey League

    post-gazette.com 22 hours ago
    Austin Lemieux, son of Penguins co-owner Mario Lemieux, was drafted by the Omaha Lancers Tuesday in the United States Hockey League draft.
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  • Efficient Lorenzen savors first MLB victory

    Efficient Lorenzen savors first MLB victory

    MLB.com 22 hours ago
    The difference between Michael Lorenzen's first Major League start and his second were very noticeable, and it led to his career victory on Tuesday in the Reds' 7-1 triumph over the Pirates.
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  • Steelers’ fourth-round pick Grant relies on smarts to get job d…

    Steelers’ fourth-round pick Grant relies on smarts to get job done

    pittsburghlive.com 24 hours ago
    Doran Grant isn’t interested in experimenting at safety when the Steelers open training camp at St. Vincent College later this summer. The Steelers’ fourth-round pick ...
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  • Steelers scout Ron Hughes retires

    Steelers scout Ron Hughes retires

    post-gazette.com May 5 (yesterday)
    The Steelers announced on their website tonight that Ron Hughes, who spent the past 12 years in the team’s scouting department, is retiring after 34 years in the NFL.
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  • Penguins seek minority-owned developer for housing at former Ci…

    Penguins seek minority-owned developer for housing at former Civic Arena site

    post-gazette.com May 5 (yesterday)
    With the new U.S. Steel headquarters locked up, the Pittsburgh Penguins are keying in on another aspect of the 28-acre redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site — housing.
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  • Ex-Steelers Batch, Hoke will replace Edmund Nelson on KDKA next…

    Ex-Steelers Batch, Hoke will replace Edmund Nelson on KDKA next season

    post-gazette.com May 5 (yesterday)
    Former Steelers Charlie Batch and Chris Hoke will replace Edmund Nelson on KDKA-TV Steelers programming next season.
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  • Blast Furnace: Boom or bust for Steelers 2015 draft class?

    Blast Furnace: Boom or bust for Steelers 2015 draft class?

    steelersgab.com May 5 (yesterday)
    While eating lunch Sunday afternoon – a day after all the pomp and circumstance surrounding the 2015 NFL Draft had subsided – my 10-year-old son posed the question that’s surely been weighing on the minds of Steeler fans since late Thursday evening: Is …
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  • Steelers line coach admits he was “spoiled” by his stability

    Steelers line coach admits he was “spoiled” by his stability

    The Steelers have needed to get younger on defense for some time. But having such a veteran core also has obvious benefits, though Steelers defensive line coach John Mitchell admits he was “spoiled.” Having the trio of Aaron Smith, Casey Hampton and Bre…
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  • Pirates handing out 'eco-rally' towels to special guests

    Pirates handing out 'eco-rally' towels to special guests

    post-gazette.com May 5 (yesterday)
    For veterans, children with disabilities and other special guests of Pirates Charities, a game at PNC Park includes seats in a premium suite, a special spread of munchies and their own rally towel to keep as a souvenir.
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  • Video - 2015 NFL draft: Steelers rebuild secondary, take calculated risks... 02:50

    2015 NFL draft: Steelers rebuild secondary, take calculated risks...

    May 2
    ESPN senior NFL reporter Jeremy Fowler grades the Steelers' draft.
  • Video - Draft Day 1: Question marks, overrated, underrated 04:47

    Draft Day 1: Question marks, overrated, underrated

    May 1
    Only 32 names have been called in the NFL draft so far, but already a number are seen as underrated, overrated or question marks.
  • Video - Best fits for third-round picks from SEC 00:55

    Best fits for third-round picks from SEC

    May 1
    SEC Now discusses how Sammie Coates and A.J. Cann will fit with the Steelers and Jaguars, respectively.
  • Video - Steelers draft Bud Dupree 00:37

    Steelers draft Bud Dupree

    Apr 30
    Field Yates breaks down the Steelers' first round draft pick.

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    May 5
    As out-of-date as Memphis' style might be, the Griz are currently just as close to winning a title as any other team in the league after their takedown of the Warriors.
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