Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (88) dives for the end zone and a touchdown past Cleveland Browns cornerback Leon McFadden (29) after catching a pass in the first quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

More officiating gaffes hurt NFL

When fans and media are talking more about the officiating than what Aaron Rodgers, Randall Cobb, LeSean McCoy and Brandon Boykin do to get their teams in the playoffs, there’s a problem the NFL would […]

12/30/2013

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin  (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)

NFL fines Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin’s ill-timed two-step has cost him $100,000 and could cost his team a pick in next year’s draft. The league fined Tomlin $100,000 on Wednesday for interfering with a […]

12/04/2013

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in Baltimore.  (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Steelers’ Tomlin: On-field foray was ‘inexcusable’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has plenty of words to describe his ill-timed foray onto the field last week against Baltimore. Intentional is not one of them. Tomlin apologized at length Tuesday […]

12/03/2013

Tennessee Titans running back Jackie Battle (22) scores a touchdown in front of Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu (43) in the second quarter of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Steelers S Troy Polamalu to cut hair for veterans

  PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NFL’s most famous head of hair is getting a trim to help raise awareness for the plight of military veterans. Polamalu will have what he called a “ceremonial haircut” on […]

09/20/2013

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Player safety rules passed by NFL owners

PHOENIX (AP) – The NFL believes it made pro football safer, particularly for defensive players, with rule changes passed at the owners meetings.

03/21/2013

Bret Lewis

You have to pay the piper

Former All-Pro Linebacker Joey Porter has been released from jail in Bakersfield after paying the $70,000 he owed the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas.

12/26/2012

Raiders look to use bye week to fix problems

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) – For the Oakland Raiders, the bye is coming at just the right time. With the Raiders reeling following a 37-6 loss to Denver on Sunday that was their most lopsided in […]

10/01/2012

Steelers defense ragged in loss to Oakland

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Steelers will have plenty of time to think about Sunday’s stunning collapse against the Oakland Raiders. Pittsburgh heads into its bye week smarting over a 34-31 defeat in which it […]

09/24/2012

A woman's touch

And this sort of flew under the radar, but Sunday’s Rams-Lions game had a woman referee. The first ever for an NFL game: line judge Shannon Eastin.  And Steelers linebacker Larry Foote had no problem […]

09/14/2012

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