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Barmes' blast backs strong pitching performancesUpdated Feb 24 Share Tweet
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…
Share TweetAmong 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 conversationsSource: profootballtalk.com
Ron Cook: For Pirates front office, it's 82 or bustUpdated Feb 24 Share TweetThat Pirates have a magic number this season, 82 -- a number that the jobs of Coonelly, Huntington and Hurdle hinge on.
Steelers Sunday Spotlight: The secondary ... zeroing in on safetiesUpdated Feb 24 Share TweetBudding star cornerback Keenan Lewis is a free agent, but perhaps more important is the steady decline of veteran safety Troy Polamalu.
On the Steelers: A tricky situation in Steelers locker roomUpdated Feb 24 Share TweetWith anonymous comments, and public ones, flying around about the Steelers locker room, general manager Kevin Colbert cannot be happy.
Sources -- Oklahoma City Thunder trying to bring back Derek FisherFeb 25The 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 debatesFeb 24Our panel takes aim at some of the biggest debates for the stretch run.
2013 NFL combine -- Tavon Austin, other WRs on fast trackFeb 24Fast receivers such as Tavon Austin stole spotlight from an unexceptional quarterback crop at Sunday's combine, writes John Clayton.