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Steelers-Titans matchup of the week: McLendon vs. Titans OLBy 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 ...Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers-Titans play to watch: ‘3 wide zone stretch’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 ...Upvote Share TweetAdam 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers notebook: Roethlisberger closing in on 30,000 yardsBy 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 ...Upvote Share TweetBy 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 ...Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers’ Tomlin looks to extinguish flames of doubt in 7th seasonBy 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 ...Upvote Share Tweet
Pirates take OF Marte (finger) off disabled listCNNSI.com Sep 7, 2013ST. 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.Upvote Share Tweetsteelersgab.com Sep 7, 2013I 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Pirates recall and designate righty McDonaldMLB.com Sep 7, 2013The 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.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Sep 7, 2013PITTSBURGH -- 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers Gab 2013 Week 1 NFL Preview – Tennessee at Pittsbughsteelersgab.com Sep 7, 2013Finally. 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…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Sep 7, 2013Carlos 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Cook: Alvarez must shake his slump, and fastPedro Alvarez came up small when it mattered most. The Pirates face the Cardinals again tonight at 7:15.Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers defensive end Hood out for more ‘splash plays’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 ...Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Sep 7, 2013The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers' pass rush looms as key to forcing more turnoversA strong pass rush could bring big plays back to a Steelers defense in great need of them.Upvote Share Tweet
Undrafted rookies keep underdog mindset with SteelersFormer WVU linebacker Terence Garvin is one of many undrafted rookies across the NFL who, despite making the roster, still have work to do.Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals Retake First PlaceSep 7Adam 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.
Cardinals Retake First PlaceSep 7Baseball 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.