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LeBron joins ‘Big O’ on elite list

CLEVELAND (AP) – LeBron James joined Oscar Robertson on an exclusive NBA list and Kevin Love scored a season-high 35 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers…


Offensive guard David DeCastro (66) leads the Steelers onto the field during a home game against the Raiders this season. (AP)

Steelers’ line has been steady

PITTSBURGH (AP) – There are few things the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive linemen dread more than a video session with position coach Mike Munchak – who…






Penguins' defenseman Ollie Maatta suffered an unspecified injury during Tuesday night's game. (The Associated Press)

Maatta likely to miss 3-4 weeks

PITTSBURGH (TNS) – Pittsburgh defenseman Olli Maatta is expected to be sidelined 3-4 weeks after being injured in the Penguins’ 4-3 victory Tuesday night against…



Antonio Brown has 27 catches for 433 yards in the Steelers' last two games. (The Associated Press)

Brown: Steelers’ steady star

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Antonio Brown’s form was so flawless, even Mary Lou Retton took notice. Then again, the 1984 Olympic all-around champion didn’t have to…


Pittsburgh's Will Allen unloads on Cleveland's Taylor Gabriel during the Steelers' win on Sunday. (The Associated Press)

Steelers laying the lumber

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Keith Butler can come clean now. The Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator had no clue what was coming this fall while trying to…


Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg has been sacked 76 times in the last 23 games. (The Associated Press)

Nittany Lions prep for Michigan

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) – Penn State players call it “The Grind.” Their coaches see this stretch of the season as the toughest, too, but not…


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Big Ben: No ordinary backup

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Most days when the starting quarterback limps off the field, the resulting emotion as the backup jogs out to the huddle isn’t…


New Jersey's Jon Merrill checks Pittsburgh's David Perron into the boards during Saturday's game.
(The Associated Press)

Devils blank Pens

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey is off to a strong start, and Cory Schneider thinks more success is coming for the Devils. Schneider made…


Steelers' coach Mike Tomlin has set a high standard of expectations for every player on his team. (The Associated Press)

Steelers show resiliency

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The sight can send a tremor through an entire organization: the franchise quarterback writhing on the ground, a season full of promise…