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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…Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 24, 2013Among 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 conversationsUpvote Share Tweet
Ron Cook: For Pirates front office, it's 82 or bustThat Pirates have a magic number this season, 82 -- a number that the jobs of Coonelly, Huntington and Hurdle hinge on.Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers Sunday Spotlight: The secondary ... zeroing in on safetiesBudding star cornerback Keenan Lewis is a free agent, but perhaps more important is the steady decline of veteran safety Troy Polamalu.Upvote Share Tweet
On the Steelers: A tricky situation in Steelers locker roomWith anonymous comments, and public ones, flying around about the Steelers locker room, general manager Kevin Colbert cannot be happy.Upvote Share Tweet
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.