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Tamba Hali, Justin Houston fined for Monday Night infractions

Tamba Hali, Justin Houston fined for Monday Night infractions

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 16, 2012
Chiefs linebackers Tamba Hali and Justin Houston each played a role in the most significant play of Monday night’s 16-13 loss to the Steelers, although the NFL was a little more concerned with their actions on other plays in the game. Hali and Houston,
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  • Steelers to get Mendenhall back vs. Ravens

    Steelers to get Mendenhall back vs. Ravens

    Insisting he feels well with no setbacks after a full week of practice, running back Rashard Mendenhall is set to return for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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  • Prospects give Bucs food for thought in AFL

    Prospects give Bucs food for thought in AFL

    MLB.com Nov 16, 2012
    Of the seven Pirates prospects who participated in the 2012 Arizona Fall League, three, including righty Vic Black, are not on the 40-man roster.
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  • Final Word: AFC North

    Final Word: AFC North

    ESPN.com post-gazette.com Nov 16, 2012
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 11: Shaking off the rust: Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich, who is replacing Ben Roethlisberger, will make his first start since September 2009. It's been even longer since he celebrated a win as a starting quarte…
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  • PFT Live: Steelers talk with Ed Bouchette, PFT Planet calls and…

    PFT Live: Steelers talk with Ed Bouchette, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Steelers find themselves headed into a big divisional game this weekend without Ben Roethlisberger. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will join Mike Florio to look ahead to the game, with particular emphasis on how he thinks Byron Leftwich…
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  • Friday Forecast: Week 11 predictions

    Friday Forecast: Week 11 predictions

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    Honestly, I never saw the Bengals' dominating win over the Giants coming. That wasn't the same Cincinnati team that had lost four straight times. I did, however, predict the Ravens' blowout of the Raiders and the Steelers' harder-than-expected win over …
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  • Steelers-Ravens: Could kickers decide it?

    Steelers-Ravens: Could kickers decide it?

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    When you break down the Ravens and the Steelers, the names that will come up are the playmakers: Ray Rice, Mike Wallace, LaMarr Woodley and Terrell Suggs. While all of those players will impact Sunday night, this physical grudge match could be decided b…
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  • Steelers Gab 2012 Week 11 NFL Preview — Baltimore at Pittsbugh

    Steelers Gab 2012 Week 11 NFL Preview — Baltimore at Pittsbugh

    steelersgab.com Nov 16, 2012
    As usual, Steelers vs Ravens lines up as the biggest game of the week, and possibly for the Steelers, the biggest game of the season. They sit at 6-3, with now two huge road losses to two teams that they clearly should have beaten, the Raiders and Titan…
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  • Cook: Arians' stock soars with Indianapolis' turnaround

    Cook: Arians' stock soars with Indianapolis' turnaround

    post-gazette.com Nov 16, 2012
    Despite emotional complications, it has been a banner year so far for former Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 03:44

    'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    Nov 16
    Can the Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Baltimore Ravens without QB Ben Roethlisberger? Our analysts discuss QB Byron Leftwich's poor record as a starter and the key for the Steelers to beat the Ravens.
  • Video - NFL Week 11 Most Intriguing Matchups 02:00

    NFL Week 11 Most Intriguing Matchups

    Nov 16
    NFL Live looks ahead to Steelers vs. Ravens and Buccaneers vs. Panthers.
  • Video - Pittsburgh Steelers ready to run 01:36

    Pittsburgh Steelers ready to run

    Nov 16
    How will the Pittsburgh Steelers adjust their game plan with QB Byron Leftwich taking over for Ben Roethlisberger? Find out what players are saying about pounding the rock against the Baltimore Ravens.
  • Video - OTL: Mike Webster's Brain Injury History 05:59

    OTL: Mike Webster's Brain Injury History

    Nov 16
    The NFL retirement board determined in 1999 that repeated blows to the head had left Mike Webster, who spent most of his 17-year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, "totally and permanently" disabled.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA: Memphis Grizzlies' size too much as they knock off the previously und…

    Nov 16
    The New York Knicks lost their cool and lost their first game in Memphis to the powerful, red-hot Grizzlies, writes John Hollinger.
  • Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…

    Nov 16
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
  • Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary Bettman

    Nov 16
    Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.