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Starkey: Can Ben regain late-game magic?

Starkey: Can Ben regain late-game magic?

pittsburghlive.com Updated Sep 7, 2013
By Joe Starkey, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewHaving just completed a slice of pizza, Ben Roethlisberger was digging into a chocolate chip cookie before practice Thursday when he was presented with a ...
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  • Steelers-Titans matchup of the week: McLendon vs. Titans OL

    Steelers-Titans matchup of the week: McLendon vs. Titans OL

    pittsburghlive.com Sep 7, 2013
    By Mark Kaboly, McKeesport Daily NewsSteelers nose tackle Steve McLendon has played his share of snaps over the past three years but finally will be the man in the middle ...
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  • Steelers-Titans play to watch: ‘3 wide zone stretch’

    Steelers-Titans play to watch: ‘3 wide zone stretch’

    pittsburghlive.com Sep 7, 2013
    By Mark Kaboly, McKeesport Daily NewsTitans running back Chris Johnson hasn’t had much success against the Steelers. He has started against them in each of his five seasons but is ...
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  • Wainwright gem puts Cardinals back in 1st

    Wainwright gem puts Cardinals back in 1st

    ESPN.com MLB.com Sep 7, 2013
    Adam Wainwright bounced back from back-to-back sub-par outings with seven shutout innings and David Freese homered to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night.
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  • Steelers notebook: Roethlisberger closing in on 30,000 yards

    Steelers notebook: Roethlisberger closing in on 30,000 yards

    pittsburghlive.com Sep 7, 2013
    By Alan Robinson, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewSometime shortly before or after halftime Sunday, Ben Roethlisberger should become the 35th quarterback in NFL history to throw for at least 30,000 yards. Roethlisberger ...
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  • Robinson: WR Sanders still pleased to be a Steeler

    Robinson: WR Sanders still pleased to be a Steeler

    pittsburghlive.com Sep 7, 2013
    By Alan Robinson, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewSteelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders was greeted by an unexpected sound not long after the NFL restricted free agent signing period began March 12. A ringing ...
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  • Steelers’ Tomlin looks to extinguish flames of doubt in 7th sea…

    Steelers’ Tomlin looks to extinguish flames of doubt in 7th season

    pittsburghlive.com Sep 7, 2013
    By Ralph N. Paulk, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewAmid the howling winds and roaring thunder, Mike Tomlin barely flinched as diehard Steelers fans sprinted for cover during a rainstorm on the first weekend ...
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  • Pirates take OF Marte (finger) off disabled list

    Pirates take OF Marte (finger) off disabled list

    CNNSI.com Sep 7, 2013
    ST. LOUIS -- The Pittsburgh Pirates activated outfielder Starling Marte from the 15-day disabled list Saturday and also recalled right-handed pitcher Brandon Cumpton from Triple-A Indianapolis.
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  • Steelers vs Titans – Where Both Teams Stand

    Steelers vs Titans – Where Both Teams Stand

    steelersgab.com Sep 7, 2013
    I wanted to take a little deeper look into what both the Steelers and Titans need to do to win the game tomorrow and how they stack up against each other. Let’s start with a look at last season, no matter how much it hurts! Offense Steelers 8-8 Titans 6…
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  • Pirates recall and designate righty McDonald

    Pirates recall and designate righty McDonald

    MLB.com Sep 7, 2013
    The Pirates on Saturday recalled right-handers James McDonald and Brandon Cumpton. McDonald, who spent most of the year rehabbing an injured right shoulder, was designated for assignment.
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  • Healthy Polamalu has Steelers confident

    Healthy Polamalu has Steelers confident

    ESPN.com Sep 7, 2013
    PITTSBURGH -- A human knot had formed in one corner of the Steelers' locker room. Unfortunately for Troy Polamalu it did not leave much wiggle room in the area where the Steelers' strong safety dresses. Polamalu is as polite off the field as he is inten…
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  • Steelers Gab 2013 Week 1 NFL Preview – Tennessee at Pittsbugh

    Steelers Gab 2013 Week 1 NFL Preview – Tennessee at Pittsbugh

    steelersgab.com Sep 7, 2013
    Finally. The 2013 regular season is finally ready to roll for the Steelers, as Sunday they host the upstart Tennessee Titans at Heinz Field. It’s a critical game for the Steelers with back-to-back prime time games following this week, and also it was la…
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  • Cards rip Burnett, keep Pirates on 81 wins

    Cards rip Burnett, keep Pirates on 81 wins

    ESPN.com Sep 7, 2013
    Carlos Beltran had RBIs his first two at-bats to help chase A.J. Burnett early and Joe Kelly beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the third straight time in a 12-8 rout Friday night.
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  • Cook: Alvarez must shake his slump, and fast

    Cook: Alvarez must shake his slump, and fast

    post-gazette.com Sep 7, 2013
    Pedro Alvarez came up small when it mattered most. The Pirates face the Cardinals again tonight at 7:15.
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  • Steelers defensive end Hood out for more ‘splash plays’

    Steelers defensive end Hood out for more ‘splash plays’

    pittsburghlive.com Sep 7, 2013
    By Ralph N. Paulk, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewZiggy Hood knows in the increasingly expansive world of social media, everything he does on the football field will be scrutinized. The Steelers defensive end ...
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  • Cards top Bucs, gain in NL Central standings

    Cards top Bucs, gain in NL Central standings

    MLB.com Sep 7, 2013
    The Cardinals' hot bats steamrolled the Pirates with a 12-8 victory Friday night, building a modest 5-1 lead behind another solid outing by Joe Kelly and punctuating it with an explosive seven-run seventh inning. St. Louis is now a half-game back in the…
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  • Steelers' pass rush looms as key to forcing more turnovers

    Steelers' pass rush looms as key to forcing more turnovers

    post-gazette.com Sep 7, 2013
    A strong pass rush could bring big plays back to a Steelers defense in great need of them.
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  • Undrafted rookies keep underdog mindset with Steelers

    Undrafted rookies keep underdog mindset with Steelers

    post-gazette.com Sep 7, 2013
    Former WVU linebacker Terence Garvin is one of many undrafted rookies across the NFL who, despite making the roster, still have work to do.
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  • Video - Cardinals Retake First Place 00:33

    Cardinals Retake First Place

    Sep 7
    Adam Wainwright bounced back from two shacky starts by striking out eight over seven scoreless innings to lead the Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Pirates.
  • Video - Cardinals Retake First Place 01:40

    Cardinals Retake First Place

    Sep 7
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Adam Wainwright bounced back from two shaky starts by striking out eight over seven scoreless innings to lead the Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Pirates.