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With the 17th pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select…….Jarvis Jones, outside linebacker from Georgia. With that announcement, the celebrations began in my home. Jarvis Jones was the player that I was hoping the Steelers would get.Upvote Share Tweet
Gaby Sanchez homered and drove in three runs, and Garrett Jones hit a go-ahead, two-run double to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-4 comeback victory over the struggling Philadelphia Phillies.Upvote Share Tweet
Revere rests as Manuel takes look at CarreraCenter fielder Ben Revere, who had started every game this season, was out of the lineup Thursday afternoon against the Pirates. He got a break partly because he's dealing with a nagging quad injury, partly because he has three hits in his past 19 at-ba…Upvote Share Tweet
Inge gets another start amid hot Bucs debutIn just two games, Brandon Inge has already ingratiated himself into the Pirates' clubhouse and manager Clint Hurdle's good graces. He earned another start Thursday against Phillies southpaw Cliff Lee.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 25, 2013The AFC North blog is wrapping up team draft needs with safety, the one position that is a need for every team in the division. There are scenarios in which the Cincinnati Bengals, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers take one as early as the fi…Upvote Share Tweet
Taxed Grilli, Melancon get finale off in PhiladelphiaThe Pirates entered Thursday's series finale against the Phillies boasting the second-best bullpen in the Majors with a 1.78 ERA, but Mark Melancon and Jason Grilli -- two of the reasons Pittsburgh's 'pen is so good -- were unavailable for the matinee i…Upvote Share Tweet
SteelerFury.Com Pre-Draft Interviewssteelerfury.com Apr 25, 2013The 2013 NFL Draft gets underway tonight, April 25, 2013 with a primetime first round selection show. The draft continues throughout this weekend with the Steelers looking to expand their roster with some new and hopefully impactful players. Bradshaw2Be…Upvote Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Apr 25, 2013Who might be there for the Steelers pick at No. 17 in tonight's NFL Draft?Upvote Share Tweet
NFL draft day: What will the Steelers do?post-gazette.com Apr 25, 2013They need OLBs, so Georgia's Jarvis Jones is the best fit as their top pick tonight -- and they might even trade up to get him.Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers Select Jarvis JonesApr 25Todd McShay breaks down the Steelers' selection of Jarvis Jones.
Pittsburgh Steelers select Jarvis Jones in 2013 NFL Draft.Apr 25The Pittsburgh Steelers take former Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones with the No. 17 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Buster Blog: Grilli Shining In Closer RoleApr 25Buster Olney blogs about Pirates closer Jason Grilli, who is off to a fast start in his first season as a closer.
Pirates Rally Past PhilliesApr 25Garrett Jones hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the eighth inning to lead the Pirates past the Phillies 6-4.
2013 NBA Playoffs: Chicago Bulls stay true to identity in ugly win over Br…Apr 25The Bulls took a 2-1 series lead by staying true to their identity as a defensive team.
2013 NBA Playoffs -- Chicago Bulls stay true to identity in ugly win over …Apr 25The Bulls took a 2-1 series lead by staying true to their identity as a defensive team.
2013 NFL draft -- First-round winners, losersApr 25Quarterbacks and veteran left tackles took a hit in the first round, but things fell the Vikings' way, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 7.0Apr 25Stuff we're hearing as my final mock gets put to bed and the first round of the NFL Draft mercifully approaches: