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Barmes' blast backs strong pitching performances

Barmes' blast backs strong pitching performances

MLB.com Updated Feb 24, 2013
Clint Barmes broke a scoreless tie with a two-run homer in the fifth inning and Brad Hawpe's two-run single keyed a five-run outburst in the sixth inning Sunday, when the Pirates downed the Braves, 9-2, in the first Grapefruit League game at expanded Mc…
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  • Steelers meeting today with Breaston’s agent

    Steelers meeting today with Breaston’s agent

    profootballtalk.com Feb 24, 2013
    Among the many instances of illegal tampering that are occurring brazenly in Indianapolis are plenty of legitimate meetings. When it comes to former Chiefs receiver Steve Breaston, he’s fair game for phone calls and emails and face-to-face conversations
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  • Ron Cook: For Pirates front office, it's 82 or bust

    Ron Cook: For Pirates front office, it's 82 or bust

    post-gazette.com Feb 24, 2013
    That Pirates have a magic number this season, 82 -- a number that the jobs of Coonelly, Huntington and Hurdle hinge on.
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  • Steelers Sunday Spotlight: The secondary ... zeroing in on safe…

    Steelers Sunday Spotlight: The secondary ... zeroing in on safeties

    post-gazette.com Feb 24, 2013
    Budding star cornerback Keenan Lewis is a free agent, but perhaps more important is the steady decline of veteran safety Troy Polamalu.
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  • On the Steelers: A tricky situation in Steelers locker room

    On the Steelers: A tricky situation in Steelers locker room

    post-gazette.com Feb 24, 2013
    With anonymous comments, and public ones, flying around about the Steelers locker room, general manager Kevin Colbert cannot be happy.
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Sports Columnists

  • Sources -- Oklahoma City Thunder trying to bring back Derek Fisher

    Feb 25
    The Oklahoma City Thunder are preparing to re-sign veteran guard Derek Fisher, according to sources familiar with the Thunder's thinking.
  • 5-on-5: Stretch-run debates

    Feb 24
    Our panel takes aim at some of the biggest debates for the stretch run.
  • 2013 NFL combine -- Tavon Austin, other WRs on fast track

    Feb 24
    Fast receivers such as Tavon Austin stole spotlight from an unexceptional quarterback crop at Sunday's combine, writes John Clayton.