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NEW YORK (AP) -- San Francisco pitcher George Kontos has been suspended for three games by Major League Baseball, which said he intentionally threw a pitch at Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen, and Giants manager Bruce Bochy has been banned for one.
Video review gives Walker homer vs. GiantsUpdated Jun 12 Share TweetPirates second baseman Neil Walker was awarded a home run after video review in the seventh inning of Wednesday's game against the Giants.Source: MLB.com
Adams makes appearance at SteelersUpdated Jun 12 Share TweetPITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Mike Adams made his first appearance at practice since being stabbed twice on June 1 in an attempted carjacking. Adams, a second-round pick in 2012, was seen on the practice field as the Steelers wrappe…Share TweetPITTSBURGH -- I always enjoy my brief chats with Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, who always gives a different perspective on questions. When I saw reporters talking to him Wednesday, I approached him to ask how his health now compares to last …
Steelers' LeBeau not thinking about futureUpdated Jun 12 Share TweetPITTSBURGH -- There are questions every year about whether Dick LeBeau will retire as the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator. And, every year, he returns to direct one of the top defenses in the NFL. Asked about his future at the Steelers' mandat…Share TweetI'm in Pittsburgh, where I'm about to head down to the locker room to chat with some players. Because I'm not part of the local media, I'm not allowed to watch the second day of Steelers minicamp practice this afternoon. The good news is this allows me …
2013 Steelers' Training Camp Dates AnnouncedUpdated Jun 12 Share TweetThe Pittsburgh Steelers have announced some dates for the 2013 Training Camp at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. 2013 marks the 48th year the Steelers have practiced at St. Vincent College. The full schedule is expected to be released in the next few…Source: steelerfury.comShare TweetThe AFC North minicamp tour continues as I make my way to the Steelers today. The open locker room period isn't until noon, so don't expect any posts on the Steelers until the afternoon. Unfortunately, I can't give any observations from practice because…Share TweetThe quarterback and the offensive coordinator appear to have a better rapport this offseason, and it could translate to a sharper offense.Source: post-gazette.comShare TweetP-G columnist Ron Cook says Gerrit Cole made quite a first impression, and his Pirates debut was special for a number of reasons.Source: post-gazette.com
Pittsburgh Steelers prepared if Ben Roethlisberger misses timeJun 12Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says he would play if the team had a game this Sunday, but the team has plans in place if Big Ben goes down again this season.
2013 NBA Finals: Is this the real LeBron James?Jun 12What has gotten into LeBron James in the Finals? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez examine.
NFL pass-rushers face faster challengeJun 12Sped-up offenses have defenses scrambling for ways to pressure the quarterback, writes John Clayton.
Brooklyn Nets on verge of naming Jason Kidd coach, sourcesJun 12The Brooklyn Nets, after completing a five-hour interview with Brian Shaw, are strongly leaning toward hiring Jason Kidd as their next coach, according to sources close to the process.
Brooklyn Nets to hire Jason Kidd, sourcesJun 12The Brooklyn Nets, after completing a five-hour interview with Brian Shaw, are strongly leaning toward hiring Jason Kidd as their next coach, according to sources close to the process.