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NFL will review Ta’amu case

As usual, pleading guilty doesn’t end an NFL player’s issues. From the perspective of his employment, the guilty plea often begins them. In the case of the guilty plea entered Thursday by Steelers defensive lineman Alameda Ta’amu, the league will no
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  • Steelers Meet With UCLA RB Johnathan Franklin Apr 4, 2013
    The Steelers brought in just one other player besides wide receiver Josh Boyce today, which we reported yesterday. That one player was Johnathan Franklin, the running back out of UCLA. We have a breakdown of Franklin for you. This overview is brought by…
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  • Attendance at the Seattle Mariners watch-party was higher than five games played so far this season Apr 4, 2013
    We're four days into the 2013 baseball season but, in some cities, attendance is already in mid-season form. In other words: lagging. Sure, the Los Angeles Dodgers are averaging 50,491 per game, but other stadiums aren't so crowded. Thursday's Chicago C…
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  • Marmol holds off Bucs after Wood's sharp start Apr 4, 2013
    Closer Carlos Marmol gave up two runs in the ninth before stranding the potential tying and winning runs in the Cubs' 3-2 victory over the Pirates on Thursday at PNC Park. Nate Schierholtz hit a two-run home run and Starlin Castro delivered an RBI singl…
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  • Steelers' preseason opponents announced Apr 4, 2013
    Team will host Giants, Chiefs; visit Redskins, Panthers, and open the preseason at Heinz Field.
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  • Steelers re-sign linebacker Stevenson Sylvester

    The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed linebacker Stevenson Sylvester to a one-year deal on Wednesday. Sylvester was scheduled to be restricted free agent with the Steelers but was not tendered an offer making him an unrestricted free agent. Sylvester was or…
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  • Dan Rooney settles into new role with Steelers Apr 4, 2013
    Others may debate whether the Steelers are in a period of transition, but Dan Rooney certainly finds himself in one.
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  • Video - Cubs Hold Off Pirates 00:29

    Cubs Hold Off Pirates

    Apr 4
    Nate Schierholtz hit a two-run home in the ninth inning and Carlos Marmol escaped a ninth-inning jam as the Cubs beat the Pirates 3-2.