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Steelers draft linebacker Jarvis Jones

Steelers draft linebacker Jarvis Jones

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.
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  • Sanchez, Pirates surge past slumping Phils

    Sanchez, Pirates surge past slumping Phils

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Apr 25, 2013
    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.
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  • Revere rests as Manuel takes look at Carrera

    Revere rests as Manuel takes look at Carrera

    MLB.com Apr 25, 2013
    Center 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…
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  • Inge gets another start amid hot Bucs debut

    Inge gets another start amid hot Bucs debut

    MLB.com Apr 25, 2013
    In 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.
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  • Safety is need for every AFC North team

    Safety is need for every AFC North team

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Taxed Grilli, Melancon get finale off in Philadelphia

    Taxed Grilli, Melancon get finale off in Philadelphia

    MLB.com Apr 25, 2013
    The 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…
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  • SteelerFury.Com Pre-Draft Interviews

    SteelerFury.Com Pre-Draft Interviews

    steelerfury.com Apr 25, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Ed Bouchette's 2013 NFL mock draft

    Ed Bouchette's 2013 NFL mock draft

    post-gazette.com Apr 25, 2013
    Who might be there for the Steelers pick at No. 17 in tonight's NFL Draft?
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  • NFL draft day: What will the Steelers do?

    NFL draft day: What will the Steelers do?

    post-gazette.com Apr 25, 2013
    They 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.
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  • Video - Steelers Select Jarvis Jones 00:55

    Steelers Select Jarvis Jones

    Apr 25
    Todd McShay breaks down the Steelers' selection of Jarvis Jones.
  • Video - Pittsburgh Steelers select Jarvis Jones in 2013 NFL Draft. 01:10

    Pittsburgh Steelers select Jarvis Jones in 2013 NFL Draft.

    Apr 25
    The Pittsburgh Steelers take former Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones with the No. 17 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Buster Blog: Grilli Shining In Closer Role 02:16

    Buster Blog: Grilli Shining In Closer Role

    Apr 25
    Buster Olney blogs about Pirates closer Jason Grilli, who is off to a fast start in his first season as a closer.
  • Video - Pirates Rally Past Phillies 00:32

    Pirates Rally Past Phillies

    Apr 25
    Garrett Jones hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the eighth inning to lead the Pirates past the Phillies 6-4.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA Playoffs: Chicago Bulls stay true to identity in ugly win over Br…

    Apr 25
    The 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 25
    The Bulls took a 2-1 series lead by staying true to their identity as a defensive team.
  • 2013 NFL draft -- First-round winners, losers

    Apr 25
    Quarterbacks 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 7.0

    Apr 25
    Stuff we're hearing as my final mock gets put to bed and the first round of the NFL Draft mercifully approaches: