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Ben Roethlisberger, London Fletcher headline Week 14”²s initial practice participation reportsUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share Tweet
Our initial spin around the Week 14 NFL injury and practice participation reports begins with the final reports for Thursday night's game between the Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos. The Raiders have ruled out defensive tackle Richard Seymour, who wi…
James Harrison says KC tragedy not a gun problemUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetSteelers linebacker James Harrison has never been afraid to take an unpopular stand. But the avid gun collector said Wednesday that the fault for last weekend’s murder-suicide in Kansas City was with Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and not the gun he usSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetSteelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is on track to start Sunday against the Chargers after participating in his first full practice since injuring his rib and shoulder on Nov. 12. Another good sign is the positive vibes given by Roethlisberger and c…Share TweetBaltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs said Wednesday that he is hoping to play Sunday against the Washington Redskins despite tearing his biceps in last week's game against the Steelers.Share TweetNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent outfielder Nate McLouth has rejoined the Baltimore Orioles with a one-year contract worth $2 million.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetBengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap and Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham were named AFC players of the week. Dunlap is the second Bengal this season to win AFC defensive player of the week, joining defensive end Michael Johnson. He sacked Chargers quarterb…Share TweetIf you watched the tense handshake exchange between the Steelers' Mike Tomlin and the Ravens' John Harbaugh, you know they didn't say much. But both coaches said basically the same thing when asked about the awkward moment: There are no hard feelings. T…Source: ESPN.com
Farrior at peace with new life off the fieldUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetFormer Steelers linebacker James Farrior enjoying retirement, but he admits missing the camaraderie.Source: post-gazette.com
Obituary: Rita Rooney / Daughter of Steelers owner was attorney and active church memberUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetRita Rooney, daughter of Steelers owner Dan Rooney, died in Boston.Source: post-gazette.com
Countdown Daily AccuScore: SD-PITDec 5Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Chargers-Steelers
Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau GasolDec 5The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers' thinking.
Daily Dime: Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers a lesson in NBA busines…Dec 5J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks