| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:11 PM
LATROBE (AP) — Dennis Dixon didn’t anticipate spending his summer at Saint Vincent College.
Don’t get the quarterback wrong. He’s happy to be back in training camp with the defending AFC champion Pittsburgh Steelers.
At least, as...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 8:19 PM
Rex Grossman’s opening statement in his case to become the Washington Redskins’ starting quarterback was an 89-yard drive that didn’t produce a point. He made up for it, sort of, with an 82-yard drive for a touchdown against a second-...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:20 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rookie quarterback Cam Newton will get one more chance Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers to impress coach Ron Rivera and earn the Carolina Panthers starting job this season.
Although it’s almost a...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 5:37 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin made it a point to shake hands with each player as the team entered the locker room Thursday after beating the Carolina Panthers 33-17 in the preseason finale.
The gesture was Tomlin’s...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:17 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger was down on the Heinz Field turf, his right knee throbbing, and feared the worst.
Turns out, the searing pain was only temporary.
Just like his team’s slow start.
Roethlisberger overcame a questionable...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 6:52 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — If Ben Roethlisberger is going to help turn the Pittsburgh Steelers around, he’s going to have to do it on one foot.
The quarterback underwent an MRI on his left foot Monday following a 17-10 loss to Houston. His...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 8:35 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Hines Ward doesn’t know where it comes from, really.
The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver doesn’t have many theories either. He can’t tell you why he leapt over Tennessee’s Michael Griffin at the goal line...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:36 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger needed only one good leg for the Pittsburgh Steelers to continue their mastery of the Cleveland Browns.
The Pittsburgh quarterback played through a painful high ankle sprain in the second half to pass for 280...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:11 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's sprained left ankle looks, well, more like an ankle than it did after last week's 14-3 win over the Browns.
The swelling is down. The rainbow of colors that surrounded the mangled joint earlier in the week...
| Feb 7, 2009
A funeral-home official in Norfolk said former William and Mary and Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl lineman George Hughes has died.
Carl Gallup of Holloman-Brown Funeral Home said Hughes died Thursday night at the VA Medical Center in Hampton. He was 83. No...
| Aug 12, 2009
The Arizona Cardinals will see a lot less of Ben Roethlisberger and Santonio Holmes than they did in the Super Bowl.
The Steelers' starters are expected to play only two series in the preseason opener Thursday night against the Cardinals —...
| Aug 17, 2009
| 9:41 AM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — An NFL preseason is for the rookies and the retreads, the players who haven't been heard from since college and those whose colleges, much less the players themselves, aren't very well known themselves.
September? That's the...