| Apr 10, 2015
| 12:56 PM
Troy Polamalu’s retirement from the NFL spurred an outpouring of social media respect from current and former USC players.
Polamalu, an All-American safety at USC in 2001 and 2002, was an eight-time Pro Bowl player in 12 seasons with the...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Lauren Hill, the 19-year-old whose quest to play a college basketball game while batting an inoperable brain tumor captivated the country last fall, lost her battle with cancer this morning. … Philadelphia lost one of its leading sports voices...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 8:06 AM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — His flowing locks bouncing off the top of his No. 43 jersey, Troy Polamalu spent more than a decade flying across football fields as the heady but humble backbone of a defense that fueled the Pittsburgh Steelers' return to the NFL'...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 9:03 PM
UNIONTOWN, Pa. — Troy Polamalu's iconic football career is over.
The Uniontown Herald-Standard reported Thursday night that the eight-time Pro Bowl safety told Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney he will retire rather than return for a 13th...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:39 PM
With all the surprises that were delivered around the NFL Tuesday, Jason Worilds has pulled another. The Steelers free agent linebacker announced early Wednesday morning that he was leaving football.
And the Steelers believe he means it.
| Mar 2, 2015
| 3:18 PM
One week before the start of free agency, the Steelers have an estimated $9 million in salary cap room after they released wide receiver Lance Moore and passed on the chance to assure that Jason Worilds would not sign elsewhere.
The 4 p.m. deadline...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 7:22 AM
Between his massive frame, Samoan roots and rare athleticism for his size, University of Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton has naturally drawn comparisons to Ravens defensive lineman Haloti Ngata.
Shelton is a square-built, stout anchor at the...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 9:48 AM
The Steelers haven't held the 22nd pick in the NFL Draft in 37 years. Haven't drafted a cornerback in the first round in 18. Haven't selected a safety in the first round in a dozen.
When the league's 80th annual confab gathers in Chicago on April 30,...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:51 AM
Every NFL team falls into a category during the offseason, which officially begins on March 10.
There are teams headed for foreclosure, desperately trying to get under the projected salary cap simply to sign the draft class.
There are teams who need...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 8:25 AM
As Facebook's latest step into sports, the social media giant is launching Trending Super Bowl — a real-time hub for content from Sunday's game between the Patriots and Seahawks.
The hub will allow followers to see how the game is going on a...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 11:59 AM
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers took a calculated risk last spring when they opted not to re-sign quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with two years remaining on his current deal, opting instead to focus on bolstering the roster elsewhere.