| Dec 5, 2011
| 7:40 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are playing so well, even coach Mike Tomlin is struggling coming up with a list of complaints.
Then again, his team's 35-7 romp over Cincinnati on Sunday night is hard to nitpick.
The erratic running...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Harvard at Connecticut, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); West Virginia at Kansas State, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
NFL Football-Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers, 7 p.m. (NFL Network)
Women's College Basketball-Creighton at Nebraska, 7...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:05 AM
Are you ready for some … Tweeting?
It used to be enough to have a beer in hand and a bowl of chips in reach to watch a football game. Now it is a juggling act with drink, snacks and a smartphone.
A recent survey on sports and social media showed...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:42 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers cautioned each other about a let down after rolling to halftime with a commanding 14-point lead over Jacksonville on Sunday.
It happened anyway.
Though the Steelers hung on for a 17-13 win, their inability...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 5:46 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says the game seems “eons” ago.
Pittsburgh beat Arizona 27-23 in one of the most thrilling Super Bowls of all time. The teams meet Sunday for the first time since that matchup, a nice...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 5:41 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger can take a hit.
But even a 6-foot-5, 241-pound guy has a tough time dealing with the beating he’s endured this year.
The quarterback left Houston in a walking boot on his left foot after he was sacked five...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 5:11 PM
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers had just absorbed a 35-7 beating at the hands of the Baltimore Ravens, and Mike Tomlin knew his players were dazed and disappointed.
Tomlin walked toward the locker room, did an about face at the door and...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 1:27 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 6:05 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger has a pretty good explanation for how a guy with one good foot can throw for five touchdowns as he did in Pittsburgh’s 38-17 thumping of Tennessee on Sunday.
“I told ya, I was just faking it,”...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 8:15 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger joked with running back Issac Redman before the Steelers faced Tennessee on Sunday that nobody knows where Bowie State — Redman’s alma mater — is located.
Maybe they do now.
| Sep 18, 2011
| 1:03 PM
Pittsburgh got back to "Steelers football" by rushing for 124 yards and shutting out the visiting Seattle Seahawks 24-0 at Heinz Field on Sunday, a week after suffering an embarrassing loss to Baltimore in the season opener.
Steelers running backs...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Rashard Mendenhall rushed for 146 yards in his return from injury as the Pittsburgh Steelers held off a late rally to post a 17-13 victory over the reeling Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday at Heinz Field.
Led by Mendenhall, who topped 100 yards for the...