| Sep 8, 2011
| 6:30 AM
There’s been a startling amount of talk about the aging of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense, a unit that surrendered the fewest points last season and boasts the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in strong safety Troy Polamalu.
The media has often...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 3:09 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Harrison expected the Pittsburgh Steelers defense to be tested by the high-powered Atlanta Falcons.
The All-Pro linebacker also expected to get off the field.
Turns out, he was half right.
Though the Steelers rode the...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 3:54 PM
The horn echoed off the hillsides of Pittsburgh’s South Side from the fields of the Steelers’ facility, signifying the end of a 2 1/2-hour practice.
More than 30 minutes later Sunday, wide receiver Antonio Brown finally emerged in the...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 1:05 AM
1986 - Groton will take a 23-0 record into the State A high school girls' basketball tournament. The Tigers, behind a 26-point performance by Diane Dohman, defeated Milbank 61-33 in the Region 1A title game.
1991 - Nora Stoltenburg...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:31 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Farrior stood in front of the whiteboard at the entrance of the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room and grabbed a marker.
Just in case some of his younger teammates don't understand what's at stake over the next month, the...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Free agency began four weeks ago today (though after waiting days and days and days for the Ravens to make moves, it feels like it started four months ago). The Ravens lost three starters during the first week of free agency and a few reserves. But they...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:52 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A violent collision with Jacksonville running back Maurice Jones-Drew’s churning knees won’t be enough to keep Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu out of the lineup.
Coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday the 2010 NFL...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 5:45 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — If things had worked out a little differently a decade ago, Brett Keisel never would have needed “Da Beard” to get noticed.
Taken in the seventh round of the 2002 draft out of BYU, Keisel at the time wondered if the...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 6:24 PM
LATROBE (AP) — Doug Legursky can’t wait to change his shoes.
It’s nothing personal. The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman has no issue with the black-and-white cross-trainers he sported on the practice field at Saint Vincent College...
| Aug 4, 2011
Bubba Smith, a former All-Pro football player turned actor and commercial pitchman who delighted TV viewers by wrenching off the tops of "easy-opening cans" of beer, was found dead Wednesday at his Los Angeles home. He was 66.
| Aug 5, 2011
| 6:32 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are going rogue.
About a dozen Steelers are playing members of the Gotham Rogues, the home team taking on the equally fictitious Rapid City Monuments in a new Batman movie currently filming in Pittsburgh....