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  • Ravens aren't buying age issue with Steelers defense

    Ravens aren't buying age issue with Steelers defense
    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...
  • The nine teams that can win the Super Bowl in 2011

    The nine teams that can win the Super Bowl in 2011
    I'm not very good at making preseason predictions. Two years ago, I picked the Giants to beat the Chargers in the Super Bowl. Last season, I wrote a column saying the Ravens would go all the way, and they might have had they not fallen apart against the...
  • Assessing the AFC North in free agency

    Assessing the AFC North in free agency
    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...
  • Bubba Smith dies at 66; NFL player turned Miller Lite pitchman

    Bubba Smith dies at 66; NFL player turned Miller Lite pitchman
    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. -------------------- FOR...
  • Peninsula native Mike Tomlin has turned Steelers into "his team"

    Peninsula native Mike Tomlin has turned Steelers into "his team"
    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 &#...
  • Big Ben and Steelers shine in win over Titans

    Big Ben and Steelers shine in win over Titans
    PITTSBURGH -- If this were high school football, it would have seemed the Pittsburgh Steelers were playing a junior varsity game Sunday. The defense was missing three Pro Bowl players in end Aaron Smith (foot), nose tackle Casey Hampton (shoulder) and...
  • What happened in Crandon on Oct. 7

    It was a radiant October weekend in this stretch of valley in Forest County, a blue-collar logging town in northern Wisconsin, ringed thickets of yellow birch and other hardwoods that gave rise to the name. The streets were covered in the burnt-orange...
  • Plano Mourns Death of High School Student

    A community is in mourning after a sixteen year old high school football player collapsed during a workout and later died. Today students in Plano took time out to remember their friend and teammate. Students at R.C. Clark High School in Plano console...
  • Deion Sanders

    Deion Sanders is forming eight children's football teams that will compete in the Dallas Select Football League this fall. All eyes are on 'Neon' Deion Sunday afternoon as he and his team of coaches enter the Cottonbowl. On the field hundreds of boys are...
  • More than 700 Women Hope to Become Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader

    More than 700 Women Hope to Become Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader
    More than seven hundred women went toe-to-toe today for a chance to be a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader. Competition was fierce, but besides beauty, the squad is looking for brains. The Gaylord Texan resort in Grapevine is packed wall to wall with gorgeous...
  • Cold recent realities

    Winning the Super Bowl three years ago didn't erase one of the lingering questions about the Pittsburgh Steelers. Why can't they win a championship game at home? The Steelers of the 1970s thrived on playing title games in now-demolished Three Rivers...
  • Straight outta Malibu, rapper Shwayze gets his shot

    Straight outta Malibu, rapper Shwayze gets his shot
    In the first five minutes of MTV's new reality show "Buzzin'," which stars rising Malibu rapper Shwayze and his ne'er-do-well producer Cisco Adler, Shwayze's faced with an only-in-L.A. Sophie's Choice that could break his fledgling career. On one hand,...