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Steelers notes: Roethlisberger has no problems with coaches

Steelers notes: Roethlisberger has no problems with coaches

By Alan Robinson, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewQuarterback Ben Roethlisberger said he enjoys working with all members of the offensive coaching staff, denying an NFL Network report to the contrary. “(Todd) Haley ...
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  • Hines Ward on the Steelers' struggles and the AFC North race

    Hines Ward on the Steelers' struggles and the AFC North race

    CNNSI.com Nov 12, 2013
    Pittsburgh has struggled, but Hines Ward thinks his old team can contend for the AFC North if its players pull together.
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  • Francona and Hurdle win Manager of the Year

    Francona and Hurdle win Manager of the Year

    CNNSI.com MLB.com Nov 12, 2013
    Cleveland's Terry Francona is the AL Manager of the Year, while the Pirates' Clint Hurdle won in the NL.
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  • Pirates' Hurdle voted as NL's top manager

    Pirates' Hurdle voted as NL's top manager

    ESPN.com yahoo.com MLB.com Nov 12, 2013
    The Pirates' Clint Hurdle won the NL Manager of the Year award Tuesday night.
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  • Megatron a colossal challenge for Steelers

    Megatron a colossal challenge for Steelers

    ESPN.com Nov 12, 2013
    PITTSBURGH -- It had to be a misprint, I thought, after finding online the box score from the only time the Pittsburgh Steelers played against Detroit Lions wide receiverCalvin Johnson. One catch for two yards? Shoot, the player known as Megatron could …
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  • Shamarko Thomas Ruled Out Sunday; Injury Update For Steelers

    Shamarko Thomas Ruled Out Sunday; Injury Update For Steelers

    steelersgab.com Nov 12, 2013
    As the Steelers set for a huge game at Heinz Field Sunday against the Lions, they already know one player that won’t be on the field. The team won’t have the services of rookie safety Shamarko Thomas, as he suffered a high ankle sprain Sunday against th…
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  • Tomlin: Steelers need to start ‘stacking wins’

    Tomlin: Steelers need to start ‘stacking wins’

    pittsburghlive.com Nov 12, 2013
    By Alan Robinson, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewThe Steelers ran for 136 yards Sunday against the Bills, the second most yards they’ve had in a game this season. It still didn’t significantly ...
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  • Bell leaves Pirates to become Reds' bench coach

    Bell leaves Pirates to become Reds' bench coach

    MLB.com Nov 12, 2013
    Jay Bell gets to go home both in the spiritual -- working alongside close friend Bryan Price, the Reds' new manager -- and, for a significant slice of the baseball year, literal sense after he was hired as Cincinnati's bench coach following a year as th…
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  • Troy Polamalu Gets A Hair Cut For The First Time In 11 Years

    Troy Polamalu Gets A Hair Cut For The First Time In 11 Years

    steelersgab.com Nov 12, 2013
    Steelers safety Troy Polamalu for Veteran’s Day trimmed about 10 inches off his famous locks. “In the end, it’s just about another way to support the veterans,” John Hamilton, adjutant general for the VFW said.
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  • Basic approach suits Steelers' defense

    Basic approach suits Steelers' defense

    ESPN.com Nov 12, 2013
    Steel City wake-up: morning links Dick LeBeau talked about the Steelers simplifying things on defense prior to their 23-10 win over the Bills, and that approach held Buffalo’s formidable running game in check. The Steelers allowed just 95 yards rushing …
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  • Video - Clint Hurdle Named NL's Top Manager 01:32

    Clint Hurdle Named NL's Top Manager

    Nov 12
    Pirates manager Clint Hurdle reacts to being named the National League Manager of the Year.
  • Video - Are the Pittsburgh Steelers back in the AFC North race? 00:59

    Are the Pittsburgh Steelers back in the AFC North race?

    Nov 12
    Aditi Kinkhabwala gives you the latest update on the Pittsburgh Steelers, and whether or not they are still alive in the race for the AFC North crown.
  • Video - Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's trade rumors 'upsetting' 01:42

    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's trade rumors 'upsetting'

    Nov 12
    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told "93.7 The Fan Pittsburgh" he doesn't know where the trade rumors came from and makes clear his frustration with having a losing record.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Steelers 00:51

    NFL Nation Buzz: Steelers

    Nov 12
    ESPN Steelers reporter Scott Brown talks about the matchup problems presented by Detroit's Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush.

Sports Columnists

  • College basketball needed a night like the Champions Classic

    Nov 12
    The Champions Classic did what college basketball needed: showcased its bright stars and put the spotlight on the sport in November instead of waiting until February and March.
  • Clayton's mailbag -- NFL's worst offseason decisions

    Nov 12
    Clayton's mailbag: The Ed Reed signing and the Cowboys' defensive change have turned out to be among the biggest mistakes of the offseason.
  • Don Banks: Colin Kaepernick struggling to keep pace with adjusting defense…

    Nov 12
    It was a year ago right now that Colin Kaepernick exploded on to the scene as a starting quarterback in the NFL, making the game look almost easy with his blend of dynamic playmaking and dual-threat athleticism. The San Francisco 49ers started him ahead…