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Astros edge Bucs to cap strong road trip
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Fighting to keep their spot in a crowded American League Wild Card picture, the Astros did exactly what they needed to during a seven-game swing through Baltimore and Pittsburgh. Coming off a series victory over the Orioles, the Astros claimed another o…Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com 2 hours agoThe Eagles didn’t wait long to put wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham into game action, throwing him into the lineup for last week’s game against the Steelers two days after he was acquired in a trade with the Titans. Green-Beckham will be in the lineup…Share TweetIn James Harrison’s mind, there’s only possible outcome resulting from his meeting with the NFL on Thursday. “They’re going to clear my name,” Harrison said ...Share Tweetnytimes.com 3 hours agoA solid road trip kept the Houston Astros on the right path toward a playoff spot.Share Tweet
Steelers notebook: Williams never worried about future; Harrison vows he'll be clearedpost-gazette.com 3 hours agoVince Williams was a sixth-round draft pick in 2013. He was no cinch to make the Steelers, let alone start. But that’s what he did 11 times after veteran Larry Foote was injured in the season opener.Share Tweetpost-gazette.com 4 hours agoWith the ball en route to, but not yet in, the bushes beyond the center-field fence, Gerrit Cole raised his glove to ask for another. He knew Evan Gattis’ second-inning homer would leave the yard without having to look.Share Tweet
Down Goes Brown: Five teams that have had a quiet offseason, and what it means for 2016-17thehockeynews.com 4 hours agoAn NHL offseason can be a funny thing. For some teams, it represents an opportunity to blow everything up real good, hitting the reset button entirely or at the very least radically changing direction. For others, it’s a chance to double down on what’s …Share TweetSteelers fans will have to wait longer for their first in-game look at this season’s first-round pick. Cornerback Artie Burns told the Tribune-Review that he ...Share Tweet
Penguins' Jan. 22 game against Bruins moved to 3 p.m.post-gazette.com 4 hours agoThe Penguins' Jan. 22 home game against Boston will start at 3 p.m., not 12:30 p.m. as originally scheduled, the team announced today.Share Tweetyahoo.com 5 hours agoHere are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . via Alexander Fedorov, Sport Expre…Share Tweet
Pirates injury updates: Glasnow to make rehab start in Class AAApost-gazette.com 7 hours agoRight-hander Tyler Glasnow is scheduled to throw a bullpen session in Indianapolis today and make his next rehab start in Class AAA, athletic trainer Todd Tomczyk said.Share Tweet
Paul Zeise: The Steelers' best offense doesn't include a tight endpost-gazette.com 8 hours agoTuesday, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s very own Ray Fittipaldo explored the possibility of the Steelers using five-receiver sets. The more I think about it, the more I like it.Share Tweet
Penguins' individual game tickets go on sale Fridaypost-gazette.com 9 hours agoIndividual game tickets for 2016-17 Penguins home games will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m., with approximately 2,000 tickets available for each game.Share Tweet
Olsavsky sees a lot of himself whenever he watches inside linebacker Tyler Matakevichpost-gazette.com 10 hours agoJerry Olsavsky, the Steelers inside linebacker coach, takes one look at rookie Tyler Matakevich and sees another late-round NFL draft choice who was smart, instinctive, not overly fast, but almost always in the right place to make a tackle or disrupt th…Share Tweet
Penguins Prospectus: Kevin Porterpost-gazette.com 11 hours agoPenguins Prospectus is an offseason project by Jason Mackey and Sam Werner that each weekday through Sept. 16 will examine 27 parts of the organization. Players and team personnel will appear according to when they played, coached or managed their first…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 13 hours agoThe Steelers are working on a contract extension for guard David DeCastro, but they’re pushing up against their self-imposed deadline of the regular season. So according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, his linemates are doing what they …Share Tweet
Adam Frazier, Matt Joyce form top of Pirates revised batting orderpost-gazette.com 19 hours agoWith the Pirates offense stuck in neutral, manager Clint Hurdle tried kicking it into gear with a new one-two punch atop the batting order Tuesday night against the Houston Astros. Off the bench came Adam Frazier to bat leadoff and play second base, fol…Share TweetMLB.com 19 hours agoGregory Polanco homered twice Tuesday night, leading a resurgent Pirates offense out of its brief funk. But Ivan Nova hardly needed the help, throwing a complete game in a 7-1 win over the Astros at PNC Park.Share Tweet
Gene Collier: Turnabout like this can drive fans crazypost-gazette.com 19 hours agoThis whole baseball thing, perhaps you’ve noticed, offers a person innumerable opportunities to drive him or herself crazy, especially if him or herself is straining under the delusion, for example, that the track of the 2016 Pirates offense can be in a…Share Tweet
Brown focused on bettering game, not contractJul 31Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown explains how his focus is not on a contract, but getting better at his game. He also offers his take on some of the Steelers' top playmakers facing suspensions or possibility of suspension in two consecutive year
SC Cartoons: DeAngelo Williams and GoliathJul 29Former Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams tells the story of his battle with Kris Jenkins from his rookie year.
Steelers' plans to offset loss of Le'Veon BellJul 29ESPN Steelers reporter Jeremy Fowler explains the team's mentality without Le'Veon Bell and how they're going to focus their efforts on Antonio Brown.
Riddick wants to see improvement from Steelers' DJul 29Louis Riddick says his focus in Pittsburgh is on the defensive side of the football and improving the pass rush as the start of the season nears.