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This Is What It's Like To Be A Pirates Fan Today

This Is What It's Like To Be A Pirates Fan Today

deadspin.com ESPN.com Updated Sep 30, 2012
We got a tip tonight from Albert at 8:20 p.m. and 50 seconds:
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  • Phillips exits as precaution with tight left groin

    Phillips exits as precaution with tight left groin

    MLB.com Sep 30, 2012
    Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips was lifted in the sixth inning Sunday during a 4-3 win over the Pirates. It was a precaution as Phillips felt tightness in his left groin while running the bases in the third inning.
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  • The Losingest Losers Keep Right On Losing

    The Losingest Losers Keep Right On Losing

    deadspin.com Sep 30, 2012
    Welp. That'll do it. The Pittsburgh Pirates were 16 games over .500 as recently as Aug. 8. The playoffs were still a very real possibility, but even if the postseason wasn't going to happen, a winning season likely would. Cue the fart noise. Today's los…
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  • PFT: DeCastro Walking Around Without a Limp

    PFT: DeCastro Walking Around Without a Limp

    steelersgab.com Sep 30, 2012
    As your watching NFL games today just to pass the time, there’s news that should make you smile about Steelers first-round pick David DeCastro, who has been out since going down with an injury in Buffalo in the preseason. The following tidbit comes from
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  • AFC North notes: Polamalu feeling better

    AFC North notes: Polamalu feeling better

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    The Ravens and Browns played Thursday. The Steelers are on their bye. That means all of the pressure of upholding the good name of the division rests on the Bengals today. Before we start Who Dey Sunday, let's take a look at what is happening around the…
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  • Big plays will be back in due time for the Steelers, Haley says

    Big plays will be back in due time for the Steelers, Haley says

    post-gazette.com Sep 30, 2012
    The big play was a signature of the Steelers the past several years under former offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.
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  • The Immaculate Reception / Mike Wagner: Despair, and then ...

    The Immaculate Reception / Mike Wagner: Despair, and then ...

    post-gazette.com Sep 30, 2012
    Safety Mike Wagner recounts the roller coaster of sadness, surprise and celebration in the moments before and after the storied play.
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