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Bill Cowher plans to return to coaching eventually

Bill Cowher plans to return to coaching eventually

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
Bill Cowher, who coached the Steelers for 15 seasons but has seemed content working in television since leaving Pittsburgh after the 2006 season, says he expects to return to the sidelines eventually. Asked by Neil Best of Newsday if he plans to coach a…
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  • Liriano's two-year deal with Bucs in limbo after injury

    Liriano's two-year deal with Bucs in limbo after injury

    MLB.com Jan 8, 2013
    The Pirates' agreement with left-hander Francisco Liriano, struck three weeks ago, appears to be off due to an injury suffered by the pitcher to his non-throwing right arm.
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  • AFC North 2013 salary-cap update

    AFC North 2013 salary-cap update

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    The 2013 salary-cap situation in the AFC North looks like the 2012 one. There are the teams with plenty of cap room (the Bengals and Browns) and one with very little (the Steelers), according to ESPN's John Clayton. There's only five teams in the league…
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  • Q&A: Prospect Cole set to build on success of '12

    Q&A: Prospect Cole set to build on success of '12

    MLB.com Jan 8, 2013
    Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole, the top overall pick in the 2011 Draft, has yet to make a splash in quite the way that his predecessors have, but he may be on his way.
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  • Wake-up: Dalton not worried about critics

    Wake-up: Dalton not worried about critics

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    Just a heads up, you can expect to see more posts this week on the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns than the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals. That's just the reality of the situation. The Ravens are in the playoffs and the Browns are…
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
  • Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    Jan 8
    When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
  • Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issues

    Jan 8
    We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.