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Pirates series opener against Cubs postponed after 4th inning

Pirates series opener against Cubs postponed after 4th inning

post-gazette.com nytimes.com Updated 54 minutes ago
Monday night had all the makings of a bullpen bout after a rainstorm swept over Pittsburgh and chased Jon Lester and Francisco Liriano, the Chicago Cubs and Pirates respective opening-day starters, in the second inning.
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  • Ron Cook: With Burnett sidelined, Pirates starters must step up

    Ron Cook: With Burnett sidelined, Pirates starters must step up

    Will A.J. Burnett be back to make a September push for the playoffs? That’s not the most important question this morning. Is the rest of the Pirates rotation good enough to get the team to the postseason for a third consecutive year and maybe do some da…
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  • On the Steelers: Pouncey back to anchor offense

    On the Steelers: Pouncey back to anchor offense

    post-gazette.com 1 hour ago
    The return of Maurkice Pouncey to Steelers practice might register low on the significance scale because it was expected. He had what coach Mike Tomlin called a minor foot injury, and the Steelers have the longest stretch of preseason since the All-Pro …
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  • Steelers notebook: Defense returning to zone coverage

    Steelers notebook: Defense returning to zone coverage

    post-gazette.com 1 hour ago
    Carnell Lake played in two different defenses in his 10-year career with the Steelers, so he knows a little something about what cornerbacks and safeties are trying to learn under new defensive coordinator Keith Butler.
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  • Steelers defensive end Tuitt shifts into high gear

    Steelers defensive end Tuitt shifts into high gear

    pittsburghlive.com 3 hours ago
    Stephon Tuitt wears an irrepressibly easy smile that’s counterintuitive to an aggressive on-field persona that the Steelers hope will drive the 6-foot-5, 303-pound defensive end ...
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  • Steelers’ Mitchell taking cautious approach about dealing with …

    Steelers’ Mitchell taking cautious approach about dealing with injuries

    pittsburghlive.com 4 hours ago
    Mike Mitchell learned a lot in his first year with the Steelers. Actually, it was a little too much for his liking. “I learned so ...
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  • Kang proving to be amazing investment

    Kang proving to be amazing investment

    No one quite knew what to expect from Jung Ho Kang when the Pirates signed him, because there had never been a professional Korean hitter to succeed in Major League Baseball. Two-thirds of the way through the season, it's clear they chose wisely.
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  • Inside the Steelers: Wide array of receiving options shine

    Inside the Steelers: Wide array of receiving options shine

    pittsburghlive.com 5 hours ago
    e_SBltPerhaps moreso than any practice so far this camp, the Steelers were heavy in red-zone drills. e_SBltAll Pro center Maurkice Pouncey was eased back into ...
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  • Steelers CBs Brandon Boykin, Cortez Allen feed off each other i…

    Steelers CBs Brandon Boykin, Cortez Allen feed off each other in practice

    Steelers CBs Brandon Boykin, Cortez Allen feed off each other in practice
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  • After cancer scare, Penguins Olli Maatta ready for the big time

    After cancer scare, Penguins Olli Maatta ready for the big time

    thehockeynews.com 8 hours ago
    By Shelly Anderson In his first season as Pittsburgh GM, Jim Rutherford got only a small sampling of Olli Maatta’s work, just 20 games. Still, what Rutherford saw on and off the ice left him with no qualms about elevating the young Finn to the rarefied …
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  • Adam Bittner: Pirates contribute their fair share to bean ball …

    Adam Bittner: Pirates contribute their fair share to bean ball wars

    Not every beaning Pirates hitters suffer is justified, but many are invited by the club’s proclivity to pitch inside.
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  • Steelers notebook: No decision on surgery for rookie CB Golson

    Steelers notebook: No decision on surgery for rookie CB Golson

    pittsburghlive.com 9 hours ago
    • Rookie CB Senquez Golson said following practice on Monday that there has been no decision made concerning surgery to repair an injured shoulder that’s ...
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  • Morse added to active roster, will start at first base against …

    Morse added to active roster, will start at first base against Cubs

    post-gazette.com 11 hours ago
    The Pirates added Michael Morse to the active roster today and optioned outfielder Jaff Decker to Class AAA Indianapolis.
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  • Steelers OC Todd Haley shows growth, could get head coaching lo…

    Steelers OC Todd Haley shows growth, could get head coaching looks after 2015

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    Steelers OC Todd Haley shows growth, could get head coaching looks after 2015
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  • Brandon Boykin clarifies, says Chip Kelly just can’t communicat…

    Brandon Boykin clarifies, says Chip Kelly just can’t communicate

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    Now-Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin brought up an old topic when his initial remarks on being traded from the Eagles suggested that coach Chip Kelly wasn’t comfortable with black men. But upon arriving at Steelers camp, Boykin tried to clarify his re…
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  • Video - Extra care to Steelers corners 00:57

    Extra care to Steelers corners

    Aug 3
    ESPN Steelers reporter Jeremy Fowler talks about head coach Mike Tomlin running position drills for cornerbacks early in practice.
  • Video - Chip Kelly addresses Boykin trade 00:36

    Chip Kelly addresses Boykin trade

    Aug 2
    Eagles coach Chip Kelly discusses the Steelers' interest in obtaining Brandon Boykin and why Philadelphia finally decided to trade the cornerback.
  • Video - Steelers trade for Eagles CB Brandon Boykin 00:51

    Steelers trade for Eagles CB Brandon Boykin

    Aug 1
    ESPN's Jeremy Fowler says the Steelers' offense is too good to be handcuffed by problems in the secondary, prompting team brass to create more competition with a trade.
  • Video - Le'Veon Bell's suspension reduced to two games 02:41

    Le'Veon Bell's suspension reduced to two games

    Jul 28
    NFL Insiders Bill Polian, Adam Schefter and Jim Trotter discuss Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell's suspension being reduced from three games to two as a result of a settlement between the NFL and NFLPA.

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