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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.Upvote Share Tweet
Pirates taking a look at lefty Wilson in relief roleMLB.com Sep 24, 2012Pirates 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.Upvote Share TweetAfter 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…Upvote Share Tweet
The Steelers' Larry Foote Told The Replacement Refs "You Should Go Kill Yourselves"deadspin.com Sep 24, 2012You 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.Upvote Share TweetRevisiting 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Oakland tailgaters shocked before Steelers game even startedprofootballtalk.com Sep 24, 2012After 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…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 24, 2012In a wild Sunday, the 49ers and the Steelers are improbable losers, and the Lions and the Titans put on an unforgettable show.Upvote Share Tweet
More Bad News: As if losing to the Raiders after your QB puts up…steelersgab.com Sep 24, 2012As 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 lookingUpvote Share Tweet
McClatchy Acknowledges Sexual OrientationSep 24Chris Connelly talks about his conversation with Kevin McClatchy, and McClatchy's decision to reveal his sexual orientation after years of hiding it.
GameDay: Steelers vs. Raiders highlightsSep 24The Oakland Raiders pick up their first win of the season when kicker Sebastian Janikowski knocks through a 43-yard field goal as time expires.
NFL - Clayton: Despite technological advances, decisions are not 'immacula…Sep 24As 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 24BALTIMORE -- 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.