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Davis, Mejia lead Mets by plummeting Pirates

Davis, Mejia lead Mets by plummeting Pirates

ESPN.com Updated Sep 24, 2012
Ike Davis connected twice and reached a career-high 30 homers, Jenrry Mejia pitched five effective innings for his first major league win and the Mets beat the plummeting Pirates 6-2 Monday night for their fourth straight victory.
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  • Pirates taking a look at lefty Wilson in relief role

    Pirates taking a look at lefty Wilson in relief role

    MLB.com Sep 24, 2012
    Pirates brass envisions hard-throwing Justin Wilson as an ideal matchup left-hander. Problem is, every time his conversion to the bullpen was brought up, Wilson went out and pitched a no-hitter.
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  • DHB released from hospital, is expected to make full recovery

    DHB released from hospital, is expected to make full recovery

    After a scary moment on Sunday, after a helmet-to-helmet hit from Steelers safety Ryan Mundy that left Raiders receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey motionless on the field for several minutes, the team has announced that Heyward-Bey has been released from the h…
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  • The Steelers' Larry Foote Told The Replacement Refs "You S…

    The Steelers' Larry Foote Told The Replacement Refs "You Should Go Kill Yourselves"

    deadspin.com Sep 24, 2012
    You know the replacement referees are a debacle when a player gets injured on a dirty play that wasn't flagged, and no one notices because it wasn't even the worst uncalled dirty play of the quarter.
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  • Upon further review: Steelers

    Upon further review: Steelers

    ESPN.com post-gazette.com Sep 24, 2012
    Revisiting the Pittsburgh Steelers' 34-31 loss at the Oakland Raiders: The Steelers never envisioned they would have a dominant running game this season without Rashard Mendenhall. They did, however, think the combination of Isaac Redman and Jonathan Dw…
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  • Oakland tailgaters shocked before Steelers game even started

    Oakland tailgaters shocked before Steelers game even started

    profootballtalk.com Sep 24, 2012
    After many years of reading, and writing the news, there are certain sentences you can see coming a mile away. Two fans were rushed to the hospital Sunday prior to the Raiders-Steelers game with non-life-threatening injuries when they raised a flag pole…
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  • Week 3 Quick Hits: Cowboys Up, Schiano Down

    Week 3 Quick Hits: Cowboys Up, Schiano Down

    nytimes.com Sep 24, 2012
    In a wild Sunday, the 49ers and the Steelers are improbable losers, and the Lions and the Titans put on an unforgettable show.
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  • More Bad News: As if losing to the Raiders after your QB puts u…

    More Bad News: As if losing to the Raiders after your QB puts up…

    steelersgab.com Sep 24, 2012
    As if losing to the Raiders after your QB puts up a rating of 123 isn’t bad enough, get ready to see the Steelers only above the awful Browns when you check out the standings Monday morning. Sure it’s early, but all the sudden the Bengals are looking
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  • Video - McClatchy Acknowledges Sexual Orientation 04:03

    McClatchy Acknowledges Sexual Orientation

    Sep 24
    Chris Connelly talks about his conversation with Kevin McClatchy, and McClatchy's decision to reveal his sexual orientation after years of hiding it.
  • Video - GameDay: Steelers vs. Raiders highlights 02:12

    GameDay: Steelers vs. Raiders highlights

    Sep 24
    The Oakland Raiders pick up their first win of the season when kicker Sebastian Janikowski knocks through a 43-yard field goal as time expires.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL - Clayton: Despite technological advances, decisions are not 'immacula…

    Sep 24
    As the Seahawks-Packers ending shows, despite technological advances, doubt creeps in on controversial calls, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Smith rallies under difficult conditions, leads Ravens to stirr…

    Sep 24
    BALTIMORE -- It was billed as a night for revenge, and a chance to settle old scores. But for Torrey Smith and his Baltimore Ravens teammates, it was instead about remembrance of a different sort.