| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:19 AM
The first round of the 2011 NFL draft takes place in New York City next Thursday with plenty of uncertainty and intrigue -- and indifference from some disenchanted fans -- as the football freeze unthaws for draft weekend.
It will be interesting to see...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:02 PM
As the Ravens enter unfamiliar territory — conducting a draft before free agency because of the lockout — team officials were asked if they were in agreement over the Ravens' biggest area of need.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh glanced at general...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 6:04 PM
Cameron Heyward has the toughness that the Ravens covet. He has the versatility that fits their defense. And he has the bloodline that says he will tackle the NFL head-first.
Heyward, a defensive lineman out of Ohio State, is the son of Craig "Ironhead"...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 3:59 PM
When the Ravens are on the clock with the 26th pick of the first round of the NFL draft, it's very likely that one streak will end or another will continue.
Will the Ravens take a defensive player in the first round for the first time since 2006? Or will...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 10:41 PM
The first round of the NFL Draft is complete and our local NFL teams each come away with one player. The Philadelphia Eagles select Baylor offensive lineman Danny Watkins with the 23rd overall pick. Watkins is 26 years old. He is a firefighter that has...
| May 1, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Auto Racing-Indy Racing League, IndyCar Sao Paulo Indy 300, 11 a.m. (VERSUS); Drag Racing, NHRA Spring Nationals, same-day tape, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
NBA Basketball-Playoffs, Memphis Grizzlies at San Antonio Spurs, if necessary, Noon (ABC); Boston...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 6:24 PM
LATROBE (AP) — Doug Legursky can’t wait to change his shoes.
It’s nothing personal. The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman has no issue with the black-and-white cross-trainers he sported on the practice field at Saint Vincent College...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 6:27 PM
LATROBE (AP) — LaMarr Woodley didn’t groan when the Pittsburgh Steelers slapped him with a franchise tag.
He didn’t panic, either. His goal was always to remain with the defending AFC champions, and the news of the contract that will...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 7:49 PM
LATROBE (AP) — Ziggy Hood heard the name, knew the pedigree and wondered exactly what the Pittsburgh Steelers were getting into when they chose defensive lineman Cameron Heyward with the 31st pick in the NFL draft.
A first-round pick from Ohio...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 9:10 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers held their final open practice of training camp on Tuesday afternoon.
The team will officially break camp with a walk-through this morning before heading back to Pittsburgh for their second preseason game against the...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 5:57 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers needed just 15 minutes to provide the Cincinnati Bengals a refresher course on what it takes to win in December.
Run the ball. Create turnovers. A big play or two on special teams helps. So does having a...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:31 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Farrior stood in front of the whiteboard at the entrance of the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room and grabbed a marker.
Just in case some of his younger teammates don't understand what's at stake over the next month, the...