| Jun 10, 2010
| 3:36 AM
There was Ben Roethlisberger, asking a girl what her drink tastes like, doling out high-fives, posing and punching his first in the air, flashing a huge grin for the camera.
Then, about 12 hours later, there was the 20-year-old college student he had...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 3:44 PM
Mike Tomlin inherited a team one year removed from a Super Bowl championship. The franchise quarterback was 24, the incomparable safety 25, the fan base Labrador loyal.
Nice work if you can get it, the antithesis of the typical coaching transition ...
| Aug 29, 2010
| 8:10 PM
Ben Roethlisberger gave way to his backups after a quick night's work. Now, he can get ready to make his case for a shortened suspension, too.
NFLspokesman Greg Aiello confirmed during Denver's 34-17 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday night that...
| Sep 19, 2010
| 7:37 PM
Antonio Brown scored on an 89-yard kickoff return to open the game, and the Pittsburgh Steelers forced seven turnovers in defeating the Tennessee Titans 19-11 Sunday.
Dennis Dixon hurt his left knee and was replaced by Charlie Batch, but the Steelers (2-...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 12:05 AM
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — While instructing the Chiefs quarterbacks, Jim Zorn ducked and dipped his shoulders, shifted his hips, pump-faked the football and nimbly moved his feet.
It was just as he did in his days as a scrambling passer for the expansion...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:11 PM
LATROBE (AP) — Dennis Dixon didn’t anticipate spending his summer at Saint Vincent College.
Don’t get the quarterback wrong. He’s happy to be back in training camp with the defending AFC champion Pittsburgh Steelers.
At least, as...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 8:19 PM
Rex Grossman’s opening statement in his case to become the Washington Redskins’ starting quarterback was an 89-yard drive that didn’t produce a point. He made up for it, sort of, with an 82-yard drive for a touchdown against a second-...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:20 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rookie quarterback Cam Newton will get one more chance Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers to impress coach Ron Rivera and earn the Carolina Panthers starting job this season.
Although it’s almost a...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 5:37 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin made it a point to shake hands with each player as the team entered the locker room Thursday after beating the Carolina Panthers 33-17 in the preseason finale.
The gesture was Tomlin’s...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 1:05 AM
1986 - Ivan Lendl and Martina Navratilova won U.S. Open tennis titles. Lendl defeated Miloslav Mecir 6-4, 6-2, 6-0 and Navratilova stopped Helena Sukova 6-3, 6-2.
1991 - Chris Lundahl completed 21 of 28 passes for 242 yards and four...
| 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...