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Many questions to be answered as Steelers prepare for camp

Many questions to be answered as Steelers prepare for camp

pittsburghlive.com Updated Jul 20, 2013
By Alan Robinson, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewGet ready for Camp Uncertainty. The Steelers’ training camps in Latrobe often are the tidiest of three weeks, with few positions to be won or ...
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  • Training camp breakdown for the AFC North

    Training camp breakdown for the AFC North

    pittsburghlive.com Jul 20, 2013
    By Tribune-ReviewBALTIMORE RAVENS 10-6 in 2012, 1-1 vs. Steelers, won Super Bowl Top additions: OLB Elvis Dumervil, DE Chris Canty. Top subtractions: LB Ray Lewis, WR ...
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  • Robinson: Steelers offense will determine how deep they go into…

    Robinson: Steelers offense will determine how deep they go into January

    pittsburghlive.com Jul 20, 2013
    By Alan Robinson, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewSome deep thoughts on the Steelers offense. If numbers indeed do not lie, offensive coordinator Todd Haley’s effect on Ben Roethlisberger and the way he ...
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  • Heat is on: Reds fend off rival Pirates for series win

    Heat is on: Reds fend off rival Pirates for series win

    MLB.com Jul 20, 2013
    Devin Mesoraco couldn't help being pumped up as the Reds catcher stood up following the 27th out on a 102-mph heater for a strikeout from closer Aroldis Chapman. Not only did the Reds get another big victory over the Pirates by a 5-4 score on a long Sat…
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  • What Player Steps Up As The Leader Of The Steelers Defense In 2…

    What Player Steps Up As The Leader Of The Steelers Defense In 2013?

    steelersgab.com Jul 20, 2013
    The 2012 Steelers defense seemed to be a unit poised for a big season, despite coming in with a key injury to starting LB James Harrison. At points in the season, the unit was very good, but more often than not, they underachieved. They were good agains…
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  • Hurdle, Pirates keeping trade considerations 'in house'

    Hurdle, Pirates keeping trade considerations 'in house'

    MLB.com Jul 20, 2013
    As the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline approaches, manager Clint Hurdle knows what type of piece he would like the Pirates to add. He knows what his team needs and what would give it a better chance of finishing the season with a winning record for th…
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  • Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap outlook: Ben Roethlisberger coul…

    Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap outlook: Ben Roethlisberger could receive contract extension in 2014

    yahoo.com Jul 20, 2013
    The "Shutdown Countdown" is going full steam ahead. In addition to previewing each team, "Shutdown Corner" will be taking a brief look at each team's salary cap situation heading into the 2013 season and beyond. We continue the serie…
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  • The Juice: Brandon Phillips’ three-run double gives Reds the ed…

    The Juice: Brandon Phillips’ three-run double gives Reds the edge in win over Pirates

    yahoo.com Jul 20, 2013
    The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. The Cincinnati Reds emerged victorious in the opener of a big weekend series wit…
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  • Rookie Safety Thomas Promises Big Hits, Maybe Fines In Rookie Y…

    Rookie Safety Thomas Promises Big Hits, Maybe Fines In Rookie Year

    steelersgab.com Jul 20, 2013
    First it was Greg Lloyd. Then Joey Porter. Don’t forget James Harrison. Now safety Shamarko Thomas? The Steelers rookie is already making waves, a week before the Steelers start training camp. He’s known as a big hitter despite coming in at just 5-foot-…
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Sports Columnists

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    Jul 20
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  • Sources -- Dallas Mavericks waive Bernard James

    Jul 20
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