Pittsburgh Sports News and Rumors
It's fascinating when a NFL player retires in his prime. It's hard to imagine, for most of us. To play in the NFL, and make a tremendous living, seems like the pinnacle. It was, in some ways, for Rashard Mendenhall. The former Steelers and Cardinals run…Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Updated 4 hours agoWASHINGTON -- Penguins right winger Beau Bennett, who has missed 40 games with a wrist injury that had to be surgically repaired, believes it is "realistic" that he will return to the lineup within 10 days.Upvote Share Tweet
Kovacevic: Big Ben’s contract clock tickingpittsburghlive.com Updated 4 hours agoThe prevailing sentiment around the Steelers’ South Side offices holds that Ben Roethlisberger won’t get a new deal this summer, that there haven’t even been ...Upvote Share Tweet
Pirates notebook: Veteran pitcher Josh Kinney knows his oddspost-gazette.com Updated 5 hours agoBRADENTON, Fla. -- In his backyard, as a boy, Josh Kinney always pitched for the Pirates.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Updated 8 hours agoTORONTO - Andrew Ebbett scored the shootout winner as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins edged the Toronto Marlies 4-3 in American Hockey League action Sunday afternoon. Nick Drazenovic tied the game with 12.9 seconds remaining to force overt...Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated 9 hours agoA source confirmed the Pittsburgh Steelers have expressed interest in cornerback Alterraun Verner, who could be one of the most sought after players when the free-agent signing period begins on Tuesday. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean first reported the Ste…Upvote Share Tweet
Clay Buchholz Pitches Red Sox Past Pirates 4-1nytimes.com Updated 10 hours agoClay Buchholz pitched three hitless innings, Mike Carp hit a long homer and the Boston Red Sox beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 4-1 on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetChris Davis had a long home run and three RBIs, J.J. Hardy hit a three-run shot and Wei-Yin Chen pitched three shutout innings to help the Baltimore Orioles beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 9-2 on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Roethlisberger has been Steelers' constant amid changepost-gazette.com Updated 15 hours agoThe Steelers wasted two roster spots on quarterbacks in 2013 that could have been used elsewhere.Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Updated 16 hours agoNewly Signed Capitals F Kuznetsov skates prepared for NHL debut against PenguinsUpvote Share Tweetsteelersgab.com Updated 23 hours agoIt seems like a forgone conclusion that Steelers soon to be free agent Emmanuel Sanders is as good as gone once he hits free agency Tuesday. Sanders got an offer from the Patriots last season, but the Steelers matched the offer and he produced to the tu…Upvote Share Tweet
A Look Back – March 9th 2013: Three Steelers Get A Low Tendersteelersgab.com Updated Mar 9 (yesterday)The Following Story Appeared on Steelers Gab a Year ago today - March 9th, 2013 While many are still smarting from the move to release James Harrison, the Black and Gold today placed a couple of tenders on restricted free agents. The club placed a low t…Upvote Share TweetBrian Urlacher meant well. But in attempting to compliment the Steelers, he insulted them. Not that they are beyond insults these days. They’ve become thoroughly ...Upvote Share Tweet
With so many needs, Steelers can ill afford to miss in draftThe decisions the Steelers face during the three-day May draft might be the most difficult to date for the Kevin Colbert-Mike Tomlin partnership. There’s so ...Upvote Share TweetFormer Indianapolis Colts executive Bill Polian no doubt is a fan of the way the Steelers do business during free agency. “Free agency is not ...Upvote Share Tweet
Martin stays hot as Pirates rout RaysMLB.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)Pittsburgh put its offense into high gear Saturday in taking a 10-5 win over Tampa Bay at Charlotte Sports Park. Matt Moore's outing had an inauspicious beginning when he hit Pirates leadoff batter Starling Marte, then walked Jordy Mercer.Upvote Share Tweet
Top 10 stretch runs after the trade deadlinethehockeynews.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)With a wild trade deadline in the books and playoffs on the horizon, now begins the season of hope for many NHL teams. Deadline buyers hope they’ve strengthened themselves enough for the final push. Teams that stood pat believe they already have the rig…Upvote Share Tweet
Locke endures setback in return from ailing obliqueMLB.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)Two days after skipping a start with discomfort in his right oblique area, Pirates left-hander Jeff Locke took the mound Friday to test how he felt throwing. He didn't stay on the mound long.Upvote Share TweetIn a potential Finals preview, the East and West leaders faced off, as the Penguins edged the Ducks 3-2 in a shootout.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Updated Mar 8 (2 days ago)ANAHEIM, Calif. - Evgeni Malkin scored the tying goal during a power play in the third period and Brandon Sutter got the deciding goal in a six-round shootout, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday nig...Upvote Share Tweet
Penguins Win In ShootoutMar 7Brandon Sutter's shootout goal lifted the Penguins past the Ducks 3-2.
Big Third Period Leads Sharks Past PenguinsMar 6The Sharks scored four goals in the third period to complete the 5-3 rally against the Penguins.
Steelers Extend Polamalu, MillerMar 5Dan Graziano reacts to the news that the Steelers signed S Troy Polamalu and TE Heath Miller to three-year contracts through the 2016 season.
Steelers, Polamalu To Rework DealMar 5Adam Schefter discusses the Steelers' decision to not cut Troy Polamalu; instead, they will look to restructure Polamalu's contract.
Free Agency, A PrimerMar 10Ten things you should know about the NFL’s 22nd annual free market, which kicks off Tuesday at 4 p.m. (but which is already in full swing because of legal and illegal tampering): 1. Cornerbacks are this year’s quarterbacks. When a pedestrian corner like…
Joakim Noah leads way for Chicago Bulls against Miami HeatMar 9Led by an emotional Joakim Noah, the Bulls managed to beat the Heat in another regular-season game but know an NBA King isn't dethroned in March, Michael Wilbon writes.
Clayton's mailbag -- Cap increase will be pivotal in retaining 2010, 2011 …Mar 9Stars from the 2010 and 2011 draft classes are set to command big money after their rookie deals expire, leaving teams to debate how much of the extra 2014 salary cap to carry over to future seasons, writes John Clayton.
NBA - True or false: Free agency decisionsMar 6Our 5-on-5 crew answers the key questions about whether top free agents will opt in or out in 2014.