Pittsburgh Sports News and Rumors
Wings cap comeback vs. Pens with OT winESPN.com 7 hours agoJustin Abdelkader's goal 4:16 into overtime capped a dramatic Detroit rally, giving the Red Wings a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Penguins blow late lead, fall to Detroit in OTpost-gazette.com 8 hours agoDETROIT — Give the Penguins this much: They still have plenty of room to improve in a lot of areas, but six games into the season, they have mastered the spectacular flameout.Upvote Share TweetAs a third-round pick and the fastest player in the 40-yard dash at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, rookie Dri Archer will get every chance to become a return ace for the Steelers. However, it’s been a rough go on kickoffs thus far for the Kent State pro…Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers notebook: LeBeau expects more consistencypost-gazette.com 10 hours agoThe Steelers defense forced three turnovers that set up 17 points for the offense in the 30-23 victory Monday night against Houston. It shut down the Texans running game after halftime, allowing 31 yards rushing in the final two quarters, and did not al…Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com 10 hours agoThe Heinz Field scoreboard turns red when the Steelers offense cracks the opponent’s 20, some kind of symbolism for a red-faced group that ranks tied for next-to-last in the NFL in those scoring opportunities.Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers safety Mitchell still settling into role on defensepittsburghlive.com 10 hours agoMike Mitchell isn’t the player he was last season in Carolina, and he knows it. The Steelers don’t want him to be. As the free ...Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers’ Adams delivers in pinch against Texanspittsburghlive.com 10 hours agoMike Adams, once a highly touted second-round pick, reluctantly settled into his role on special teams and as a backup offensive tackle. But when starting ...Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com 11 hours agoRussell Martin and Starling Marte were named finalists Thursday for Gold Glove awards, the defensive honors given to the top player in each league at each position.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 12 hours agoThe Oakland Raiders signed LaMarr Woodley to be a defensive difference-maker. However, it appears the former Pittsburgh Steelers star's season will end prematurely for the winless Raiders.Upvote Share Tweet
Pro Football Focus: Antonio Brown is the best wide receiver in the NFLESPN.com 12 hours agoPITTSBURGH -- Is Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown the best player at his position in the NFL? Pro Football Focus' Sam Monson builds a strong case for Brown, who leads the NFL with 719 receiving yards this season after finishing second in …Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com 15 hours agoFrom prime minister and beyond, Canadians thank Penguins for show of supportUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 18 hours agoThe Detroit Red Wings are holding Hockey Fights Cancer Night on Thursday night, as the Pittsburgh Penguins roll into town. That mean’s lavender dashboards around the rink at the Joe, as well as goalie Jimmy Howard busting out his pink goalie mask for ch…Upvote Share Tweet
Mutual respect, admiration between Ben Roethlisberger and Andrew LuckESPN.com 18 hours agoPITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger lavished praise on the player who will be his counterpart Sunday at Heinz Field. And Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck couldn’t say enough good things about Roethlisberger. “His a…Upvote Share Tweet
Pirates sign pitcher Stinson to minor league contractpost-gazette.com 20 hours agoThe Pirates today signed right-hander Josh Stinson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training as a non-roster player.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 20 hours agoPITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Pittsburgh Penguins played "O Canada" before their game Wednesday night against Philadelphia to pay tribute to a Canadian soldier killed during an attack in Ottawa. A sell-out crowd belted out the Canadian national anthe...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 21 hours agoThe Pittsburgh Penguins faced off against the Philadelphia Flyers Wednesday night wearing their new third jerseys. They’re not technically new, as the uniforms are the same design that Mario, Jaromir and Ronnie Franchise wore during their back-to-back S…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 22 hours agoPITTSBURGH -- Le'Veon Bell is quietly building a strong case for MVP consideration. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back ranks among the NFL's top three in rushing yards (599), yards from scrimmage (938) and first down (44). And quarterback Ben Roethlis…Upvote Share Tweet
Ike Taylor returns to practiceprofootballtalk.com 23 hours agoIt’s been a little more than a month since Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor broke his forearm in a collision with teammate Lawrence Timmons and it appears things have been healing well since then. Taylor was back on the practice field Wednesday for the fi…Upvote Share Tweet
Starkey: Century mark beckons for Benpittsburghlive.com Oct 23 (yesterday)Mike Tomlin calls his quarterback “a sick competitor.” The description seemed especially apt Monday night at Heinz Field, where Ben Roethlisberger pretty much lost his ...Upvote Share Tweet
NHL Capsules: PITTSBURGH, Pa. - R.J. Umberger and Matt Read sco…NHL.com Oct 23 (yesterday)PITTSBURGH, Pa. - R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes apart in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3 on Wednesday night. Umberger, a Pittsburgh native, beat Marc-Andre Fleury 6:50 into the...Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Oct 23 (yesterday)Rivalry night Wednesday in Pittsburgh went the way of the visitor.Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers’ defense on pace for fewest sacks in 16-game seasonpittsburghlive.com Oct 23 (yesterday)Not even Peyton Manning is keeping up with Andrew Luck, who is piling up the passing yards so quickly and easily he could threaten Manning’s ...Upvote Share Tweet
Red Wings Rally, Stun Penguins In OTOct 23The Red Wings scored two goals late in the third period to force overtime and Justin Abdelkader played the hero, scoring the game-winner in overtime.
NFL Live Prediction: Colts-SteelersOct 23The NFL Live crew make their picks for Indianapolis at Pittsburgh.
Inside Edge: Colts-SteelersOct 23ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Indianapolis at Pittsburgh.
Steelers Prepare For Andrew Luck On Short WeekOct 21ESPN Steelers reporter Scott Brown discusses the challenge of facing QB Andrew Luck.
Football for BreakfastOct 24I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are curious about it. “I am as curious as y…
Week 8: Percy Harvin Goes GreenOct 23The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
NBA: Steve Nash's contract continues to cost Los Angeles LakersOct 23With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and GoalOct 23John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.