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We all knew that the Steelers needed a running back. But most probably didn’t expect them to bypass Eddie Lacy and Montee Ball to draft a different running back. But that’s exactly what they did. The Steelers selected Michigan State running back Le’Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Apr 26, 2013The outside linebacker from Georgia was dressed appropriately in a black suit and shirt and gold tie.Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 26, 2013ST. LOUIS -- Pittsburgh Pirates starter Jonathan Sanchez and manager Clint Hurdle were ejected in the first inning of Friday night's game with the St. Louis Cardinals after Sanchez hit Cardinals cleanup hitter Allen Craig in the helmet with a pitch.Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 26, 201348. Pittsburgh Steelers: Le'Veon Bell, RB, Michigan State -- Great fit for Pittsburgh's offense -- 6-foot-2, 230 pound back who runs lower to the ground than you'd expect. Carries defenders after contact. Less shifty than powerful. 49. New York Giants: …Share Tweet
Steelers may have landed their starting backThe Pittsburgh Steelers landed their running back in the second round, but it wasn't the one many expected. The Steelers used the 48th overall pick on Michigan State's Le'Veon Bell and not Alabama's Eddie Lacy, who had been considered the top back in th…Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 26, 2013ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Rookie Matt Adams of the St. Louis Cardinals, who is batting .542 in eight games, has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique.Share TweetThe Pittsburgh Steelers signed a running back, but they're likely not done addressing that position this offseason. The Steelers reached an agreement with LaRod Stephens-Howling, a free agent from the Arizona Cardinals. He won't compete for a starting j…Share TweetThe AFC North had a strong start to the NFL draft. That's not the AFC North homer in me saying that. ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. named three teams as winners in the first round, and two of them came from this division: the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnat…Share Tweet
Man gets probation for threatening Hines WardA man who pleaded guilty to trying to extort $15,000 from former Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines Ward will spend two years on probation.Share TweetLast year's first round of the NFL draft ended up being a disappointing one for the AFC North. Injuries lessened the impact of Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick and Pittsburgh Steelers guard Da…Share TweetBEREA, Ohio -- If you missed any of the first-round action from Thursday night, check the blog for my instant reaction on all the newest members of the division: Browns outside linebacker Barvekious Mingo, Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, Benga…Share Tweet
Pittsburgh Steelers draft RB Le'Veon Bell in 2013 NFL DraftApr 26The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Michigan State RB Le'Veon Bell with the 48th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Breaking Down The National League CentralApr 26"Baseball Tonight" takes a look at the contenders in the National League Central division.