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James Harrison Returns To Pittsburgh??

Several sources in Pittsburgh are reporting that retired linebacker James Harrison signed a contract Tuesday morning to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers, and that Harrison will play Sunday at Heinz Field when the Steelers (2-1) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-3). The 36 year-old Harrison played one season for Cincinnati following his original stint with…

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Pirates Win Another 1-0 Game; Magic Number For Making Playoffs Is Two

Andrew McCutchen homered in the sixth inning on Monday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates posted their second consecutive 1-0 victory, beating the Braves in Atlanta. Including a 1-0 loss to Milwaukee on Saturday night, the Pirates have now been involved in three consecutive 1-0 contests, their first such string since 1917.  Pittsburgh beat the Brewers…

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Penguins Lose Preseason Opener 2-1 To Detroit

Pavel Datsyuk scored a tie-breaking goal midway through the second period on Monday night, giving the Detroit Red Wings a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in an NHL preseason opener played at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Earlier in the game, Datsyuk had assisted on a score by Thomas Tatar.  Beau Bennett scored for…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 3

NFL Results  -  NFL Week 3   Thursday, September 18 Atlanta 56, Tampa Bay 14   Sunday, September 21 Pittsburgh 37,  Carolina 19 Cincinnati 33, Tennessee 7 Baltimore 23, Cleveland 21 Seattle 26, Denver 20  (OT) Philadelphia 37, Washington 34 San Diego 22, Buffalo 10 New England 16, Oakland 9 Indianapolis 44, Jacksonville 17 New…

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Pirates Set Attendance Record, Tie St. Louis For League’s Best Home Record

The Pittsburgh Pirates set a season attendance record Sunday, closing their regular season home schedule with a crowd of 38,650 in a 1-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. The crowd pumped the PNC Park attendance this year to 2,442, 564.  The previous Pittsburgh record was 2,436,139, set during the stadium’s first season in 2001. Sunday…

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Steelers Explode For Four 2nd-Half Touchdowns In 37-19 Sunday Night Win Against Carolina

After being held to just three field goals in the first half on Sunday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers exploded for four second-half touchdowns and posted a 37-19 road win over the Carolina Panthers. Ben Roethlisberger three two third-quarter scoring passes to Antonio Brown, Robert Golden recovered a fumble in the Panthers’ end zone and LaGarrette…

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Pirates And Brewers Swap 1-0 Victories; Pittsburgh Ties San Francisco For Top Wild Card Slot

After trading 1-0 victories with the Milwaukee Brewers over the weekend, the Pittsburgh Pirates (84-71) find themselves tied with San Francisco for the top National League Wild Card playoff position with one week of the regular season remaining. On Sunday, Russell Martin – who won Friday night’s series opener with a three-run home run –…

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Former NFL Kicker Rob Bironas Killed In S-U-V Crash; Was Terry Bradshaw’s Son-In-Law

Former National Football League kicker Rob Bironas died in an automobile crash on in Tennessee on Saturday night.  Bironas was only 36. Bironas was the NFL’s fourth most-accurate field goal kicker and  was the Tennessee Titans’ second-leading career scorer.  Tennessee released him in March, and he had subsequently had tryouts with Detroit and Tampa Bay.…

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Logano Is Second Chase Winner; Takes Checkered Flag At New Hampshire

Joey Logano won under a green-white checkered flag finish on Sunday at the second of the ten NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup races, claiming victory at the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. It was Logano’s fourth victory of the season and the seventh of his career. Rookie Kyle…

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High School Football Results – 2014 Week 4

High School Football Results  -  2014 Week 4   Thursday, September 18   Region 4 Girard 35, Mercyhurst Prep 0   Friday, September 19   General McLane 31, Oil City 29 Reynolds 57, Franklin 14 Conneaut 43, Strong Vincent 8 Cathedral Prep 51, DuBois 21 Karns City 16, Clarion 6 Moniteau 54, A-C Valley 6 St. Marys 56, Keystone 30 Punxsutawney 54.…

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