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Giovani Bernard scores two TDs as Bengals knock off Steelers

Giovani Bernard scores two TDs as Bengals knock off Steelers

After just four carries for 22 yards in his debut against the Chicago Bears last week, Giovani Bernard came through big for the Cincinnati Bengals offense against the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night. Bernard made the most of limited touches against the…
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  • Steelers notebook: Jones replaces banged-up Redman

    Steelers notebook: Jones replaces banged-up Redman

    By Ralph N. Paulk, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewCINCINNATI — It’s already been a long, hard season for Steelers running back Isaac Redman. He was slowed by injuries throughout the preseason then averaged ...
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  • Cashner throws 1-hitter, Padres top Pirates

    Cashner throws 1-hitter, Padres top Pirates

    ESPN.com MLB.com Sep 16, 2013
    Andrew Cashner carried a perfect game into the seventh inning and faced the minimum 27 batters in a one-hitter that sent the San Diego Padres past the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Monday night.
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  • Nearly no-hit, Pirates fall out of tie atop NL Central

    Nearly no-hit, Pirates fall out of tie atop NL Central

    MLB.com Sep 16, 2013
    Andrew Cashner flirted with perfection as the Padres edged the Bucs, 2-0, as he brilliantly outdueled A.J. Burnett with his one-hitter Monday night. The loss dropped the Bucs out of a first-place tie with the Cardinals in the National League Central, at…
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  • Steelers down two cornerbacks on Monday night

    Steelers down two cornerbacks on Monday night

    profootballtalk.com Sep 16, 2013
    Steelers starting cornerback Cortez Allen and reserve corner Curtis Brown were among the seven inactive players declared by the club in advance of Monday night’s game at Cincinnati. Neither inactive is a surprise. Allen (ankle) had been previously ruled…
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  • Steelers-Bengals inactives

    Steelers-Bengals inactives

    ESPN.com Sep 16, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- There were few surprises on the inactive lists for both the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers that were released before Monday night's game. Pittsburgh's list of inactives include tight end Heath Miller (knee) and running back Le'…
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  • Bengals-Steelers to honor shooting victims

    Bengals-Steelers to honor shooting victims

    ESPN.com Sep 16, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- There will be a moment of silence just before Monday night’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals to honor the victims of Monday morning’s shooting in Washington. It will come just after the national anthem and befor…
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  • LB coach likes what he sees from Woodley

    LB coach likes what he sees from Woodley

    ESPN.com Sep 16, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- Andy Dalton is just 1-3 in his career against the Pittsburgh Steelers. If the Steelers are to saddle the Cincinnati Bengals quarterback with another loss, they are going to have to make things very uncomfortable for him tonight at Paul Bro…
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  • Harrison finally gets a chance to hit Roethlisberger

    Harrison finally gets a chance to hit Roethlisberger

    profootballtalk.com Sep 16, 2013
    On Monday night, the Steelers will return to Cincinnati. As usual, linebacker James Harrison will be there. Not as usual, Harrison will be playing for the Bengals. Which means he’ll finally get a chance to hit some Steelers. Specifically, their quarterb…
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  • Must-Win Monday: The Steelers fell flat in Week 1. Can they get…

    Must-Win Monday: The Steelers fell flat in Week 1. Can they get of…

    CNNSI.com Sep 16, 2013
    The Steelers fell flat in Week 1. Can they get off the schneid Monday night in an AFC North showdown in Cincinnati?
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  • Ballet plays a role in Steve McLendon's rise

    Ballet plays a role in Steve McLendon's rise

    ESPN.com Sep 16, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- The sheepish grin isn’t the result of a 300-plus pound behemoth talking about ballet, and his devotion to it. On the contrary it is because the name of the college professor who got Steve McLendon into ballet escapes the Pittsburgh Steeler…
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  • Shift happens: The Pirates finally became winners by embracing …

    Shift happens: The Pirates finally became winners by embracing a data-minded approach to pitching an

    deadspin.com Sep 16, 2013
    Shift happens: The Pirates finally became winners by embracing a data-minded approach to pitching and defense. [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]Read more...
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  • Bengals wary of Big Ben's endurance

    Bengals wary of Big Ben's endurance

    ESPN.com Sep 16, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- When facing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, the beginning of a game week can often be the hardest for a defensive coordinator. Before the specifics of the task at hand actually get sorted out, just one look at film on t…
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  • Steelers have some tough decisions to make in 2014

    Steelers have some tough decisions to make in 2014

    profootballtalk.com Sep 16, 2013
    Plenty of good teams have had salary-cap issues. The Steelers have cap issues, but they’re currently not a very good team. Both last year (when they missed the playoffs) and this year (when they got off to a very sluggish start start), the Steelers had …
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  • Head-to-head: Steelers CB Ike Taylor vs. Bengals WR A.J. Green

    Head-to-head: Steelers CB Ike Taylor vs. Bengals WR A.J. Green

    post-gazette.com Sep 16, 2013
    It won't be easy, but Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor will be tasked with containing top Cincinnati playmaker A.J. Green.
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  • Ron Cook: Pirates catcher Sanchez has big league attitude

    Ron Cook: Pirates catcher Sanchez has big league attitude

    post-gazette.com Sep 16, 2013
    Rookie catcher Tony Sanchez knows that a spot on the Pirates' postseason roster is likely not in the cards for him.
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  • Video - Big Ben shows frustration 00:43

    Big Ben shows frustration

    Sep 16
    After being sacked twice and throwing an interception, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shows his frustration during Monday's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • Video - Bengals, Steelers Tied At The Half 00:32

    Bengals, Steelers Tied At The Half

    Sep 16
    Tune to ESPN for live action.
  • Video - Bengals Lead Steelers After 3rd Quarter 00:24

    Bengals Lead Steelers After 3rd Quarter

    Sep 16
    Tune to ESPN for live action.
  • Video - Cashner, Padres Blank Pirates 00:32

    Cashner, Padres Blank Pirates

    Sep 16
    Andrew Cashner threw a complete-game one-hitter to lead the Padres past the Pirates 2-0.

Sports Columnists

  • 12’s the Magic Number

    Sep 16
    The Seattle crowd made life difficult on the 49ers, to say the least. - (Elaine Thompson/AP) Thirty years of covering the NFL demands you have perspective after a night like last night. After all, it’s Week 2. Arizona won in Foxboro in Week 2 last year.…