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Ben Roethlisberger, London Fletcher headline Week 14”²s initial…

Ben Roethlisberger, London Fletcher headline Week 14”²s initial practice participation reports

yahoo.com Updated Dec 5, 2012
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…
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  • James Harrison says KC tragedy not a gun problem

    James Harrison says KC tragedy not a gun problem

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5, 2012
    Steelers 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 us
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  • Ben Roethlisberger on track to start

    Ben Roethlisberger on track to start

    Steelers 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…
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  • Suggs is 'game-time' call; Lewis practices

    Suggs is 'game-time' call; Lewis practices

    Baltimore 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.
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  • McLouth returning to Orioles with a one-year deal

    McLouth returning to Orioles with a one-year deal

    CNNSI.com Dec 5, 2012
    NASHVILLE, 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.
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  • Dunlap, Suisham win AFC weekly honors

    Dunlap, Suisham win AFC weekly honors

    Bengals 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…
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  • Tomlin explains handshake with Harbaugh

    Tomlin explains handshake with Harbaugh

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    If 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…
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  • Farrior at peace with new life off the field

    Farrior at peace with new life off the field

    post-gazette.com Dec 5, 2012
    Former Steelers linebacker James Farrior enjoying retirement, but he admits missing the camaraderie.
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  • Obituary: Rita Rooney / Daughter of Steelers owner was attorney…

    Obituary: Rita Rooney / Daughter of Steelers owner was attorney and active church member

    post-gazette.com Dec 5, 2012
    Rita Rooney, daughter of Steelers owner Dan Rooney, died in Boston.
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  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: SD-PIT 00:56

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: SD-PIT

    Dec 5
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Chargers-Steelers

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  • Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau Gasol

    Dec 5
    The 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 5
    J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks