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Ben Roethlisberger, DeMarco Murray headline Week 13”²s initial …

Ben Roethlisberger, DeMarco Murray headline Week 13”²s initial practice participation reports

yahoo.com Updated Nov 28, 2012
We begin our look at the NFL injury situation with the final injury reports before Thursday night's New Orleans Saints-Atlanta Falcons game. Five Saints were ruled out, including wide receiver Courtney Roby (ankle), offensive tackle Charles Brown (knee)…
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  • Roethlisberger limited, Brown and Polamalu practice fully

    Roethlisberger limited, Brown and Polamalu practice fully

    Let this week’s round of speculation about Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s status begin. Roethlisberger was a limited participant at practice for the Steelers on Wednesday, a day after coach Mike Tomlin said that he was leaving the door open
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  • Bucs bolster scouting staff with hiring of quartet

    Bucs bolster scouting staff with hiring of quartet

    MLB.com Nov 28, 2012
    The Pirates on Wednesday beefed up their scouting ranks with the hiring of a quartet of scouts with a cumulative experience of more than 85 years on the professional level.
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  • Trade roundup: Orioles get Valencia from BoSox

    Trade roundup: Orioles get Valencia from BoSox

    CNNSI.com Nov 28, 2012
    BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Orioles have acquired infielder Danny Valencia from the Boston Red Sox for cash.
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  • Ravens can set record against Steelers

    Ravens can set record against Steelers

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    A Ravens' win on Sunday would wrap up a second straight season sweep of the Steelers and knock them from the AFC North race. But this victory would have significance that goes beyond their division rivals. If Baltimore beats Pittsburgh, it will mark the…
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  • Gerry Dulac's NFL Forecast: Week 12

    Gerry Dulac's NFL Forecast: Week 12

    post-gazette.com Nov 28, 2012
    Gerry makes his picks for this week's pro football action.
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  • Wallace, Mendenhall take lineup shuffling in stride

    Wallace, Mendenhall take lineup shuffling in stride

    post-gazette.com Nov 28, 2012
    Mike Wallace and Rashard Mendenhall today reacted to their changing roles with the Steelers with a collective shrug.
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  • Busy day for Browns defense leads to award for D’Qwell Jackson

    Busy day for Browns defense leads to award for D’Qwell Jackson

    profootballtalk.com Nov 28, 2012
    The Steelers couldn’t stop turning the ball over last Sunday against the Browns and now one of the Browns defenders has won some individual honors for his work in helping to force eight turnovers. Linebacker D’Qwell Jackson is the lucky Brown to be na
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  • Pirates acquire Mazzaro, Robinson from Royals

    Pirates acquire Mazzaro, Robinson from Royals

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    The Royals have traded right-hander Vin Mazzaro and first baseman Clint Robinson to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league pitchers Luis Santos and Luis Rico.
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  • Weeden cleared to practice following concussion

    Weeden cleared to practice following concussion

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden has been cleared to practice after sustaining a concussion and will likely start Sunday in Oakland.
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  • Six Ravens lead AFC Pro Bowl voting

    Six Ravens lead AFC Pro Bowl voting

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    With three weeks of voting remaining, nine AFC North players lead their position for this year's Pro Bowl, including six Ravens: Wide receiver: A.J. Green, Bengals (406,780, leads all NFL receivers) Fullback: Vonta Leach, Ravens (127,610) Center: Maurki…
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  • Pirates acquire three in deals with KC, Boston

    Pirates acquire three in deals with KC, Boston

    MLB.com Nov 28, 2012
    In separate deals, the Pirates acquired right-hander Zach Stewart from the Red Sox and first baseman Clint Robinson and righty Vin Mazzaro from the Royals.
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  • AFC North chat reminder

    AFC North chat reminder

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    It's Ravens-Steelers week, or is it Steelers-Ravens week? I always seem to get that wrong. The Bengals are looking like a playoff team, and the Browns are getting their act together. Sounds like a lot of topics to cover in the chat today, which will kic…
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  • More playoff ready? Steelers or Bengals

    More playoff ready? Steelers or Bengals

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    With five weeks remaining in the regular season, the Steelers and Bengals are both 6-5, tied for the sixth and final playoff spot in the AFC. When it comes to judging which team looks like a playoff team, it's not such a close call. Over the past three …
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  • Ron Cook: Critics assail Steelers coach, but it's misguided

    Ron Cook: Critics assail Steelers coach, but it's misguided

    post-gazette.com Nov 28, 2012
    Columnist Ron Cook says after two losses in a row, Mike Tomlin takes the heat, but nearly all of it is undeserved.
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  • Fumbles, injuries serve as catalysts for big shakeup in Steeler…

    Fumbles, injuries serve as catalysts for big shakeup in Steelers lineup

    post-gazette.com Nov 28, 2012
    The starting lineup against AFC North rival Baltimore will look quite different than last week against the Cleveland Browns.
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  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: PIT-BAL 00:55

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: PIT-BAL

    Nov 28
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Steelers-Ravens

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  • Rolando McClain to be released by Oakland Raiders, according to source

    Nov 28
    Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain to be released Thursday, according to source.
  • Derek Fisher agrees to deal with Dallas Mavericks

    Nov 28
    Veteran point guard Derek Fisher is returning to the NBA after agreeing to a deal with the Dallas Mavericks, coach Rick Carlisle said Wednesday night.
  • Chauncey Billups of Los Angeles Clippers to make season debut

    Nov 28
    Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups will play his first game of the season Wednesday night when the Clippers face the Minnesota Timberwolves.