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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- For the third consecutive game, the Steelers will be without their star quarterback. At least it appears as if they'll have the quarterback of their defense and the reigning team MVP back on the field.Share Tweet
Bucs sign Morton, tender contracts to five othersMLB.com Nov 30, 2012Charlie Morton avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract Friday night with the Pirates, who also made contract offers to all five other arbitration-eligible players still on the roster.Share TweetRussell Martin is going from a franchise that has won a record 27 World Series titles to a franchise that has endured a record 20 consecutive losing seasons.Share Tweet
Pirates part ways with Karstens after five seasonsMLB.com Nov 30, 2012Righty Jeff Karstens was designated for assignment on Friday by the Pirates, who used his vacated roster spot to accommodate newly signed catcher Russell Martin.Share TweetRoethlisberger to sit, Batch to start for SteelersShare TweetPittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger out vs. Ravens.Share Tweet
Cashman confident Yanks are offseason winnersCNNSI.com Nov 30, 2012STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Brian Cashman feels so good about the Yankees' offseason, he decided to rapel down a building.Share Tweet
Steelers' Foote awarded $1.2M in valet scamA judge has awarded $1.2 million to Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote, who says he was the victim of bogus valet contracts at Detroit-area shopping malls.Share Tweet
Week 13 Sunday Picks: Ravens poised to complete season sweep of the Steelersyahoo.com Nov 30, 2012Jacksonville Jaguars at Buffalo Bills Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey spent two seasons (2004-05) as head coach of the Bills and will need to solve the riddle at the quarterback position to avoid a similar short stay in Jacksonville. Chad Henne has ste…Share Tweet
NFL Week 13 review: John Clayton's Last CallThe AFC playoff picture is mostly set, but the Steelers are making things interesting, writes John Clayton.Share Tweet
Steelers-Ravens: Which Flacco shows up?At this point, the Steelers aren't saying who is starting at quarterback Sunday in Baltimore. The Ravens actually don't know, either. Since the bye week, the Ravens don't know whether they're getting the good Joe Flacco or the bad one. Over the past fou…Share Tweet
'Playbook': Steelers vs. RavensNov 30Regardless of who plays QB for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Baltimore Ravens, they will be in for a tough time against a top-flight defense. "Playbook" explains who has the edge.
Are Baltimore Ravens legit Super Bowl contenders?Nov 30Can the Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl? Charlie Casserly discusses why the Ravens can get even better and explains why Pittsburgh Steelers WR Mike Wallace is being demoted.
NFL Live OT: Facing The Steelers Without Big BenNov 30Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi weigh in on the Ravens' game plan for the Steelers without Ben Roethlisberger in the lineup.
Pittsburgh Steelers S Troy Polamalu ready to returnNov 30Aditi Kinkhabwala has the latest on QB Ben Roethlisbeger being ruled out and the news that S Troy Polamalu is expected to play against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
Adande: Point taken -- November games count, tooNov 30Antawn Jamison and Jodie Meeks spark Lakers off bench as offense clicks.
Peter King: RGIII's smarts, skills leave opposing defenses scramblingNov 30Pardon the clichÃ©-fest, but it's the little things that, very often, are the difference between winning and losing in a football game. Sometimes they're so little that you don't see them when you watch the game, and you don't even notice on the fourth …
NFL Week 13 review: John Clayton's Last CallNov 30The AFC playoff picture is mostly set, but the Steelers are making things interesting, writes John Clayton.
The Sports Guy's Week 13 picks and trying to keep up with all the changes …Nov 30The 2012 NFL season will be memorialized as the season football changed, but not necessarily for the better — plus Week 13 picks.