Pittsburgh Steelers

Chris Kemoeatu, left, and his brother Ma'ake laugh during a news conference at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Baltimore. Chris Kemoeatu's football career was cut short after seven seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers when he learned he'd need a kidney transplant. That's when his older brother, a 99-percent kidney match and a former nose tackle for the Baltimore Ravens, stepped in, and left the Ravens in 2012.  The brothers are now recovering from their August surgeries. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Ex-Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler

BALTIMORE (AP) — On the field, their ex-teams are huge NFL rivals. Off the field, brothers Ma’ake Kemoeatu, an ex-Baltimore Raven, and Chris Kemoeatu, an ex-Pittsburgh Steeler, are closer than close. When Chris’ pro football […]

09/17/2014

Pittsburgh Steelers Antonio Brown (84) kicks Cleveland Browns punter Spencer Lanning (5) as he jumps while returning a punt in the second quarter of the NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 in Pittsburgh. Brown was penalized for unnecessary roughness on the play. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Steelers’ Brown fined $8K for kicking punter

NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has been fined $8,268 by the NFL for his kick to the face of Cleveland Browns punter Spencer Lanning last Sunday. Brown was returning a […]

09/12/2014

Baltimore Ravens tight end Owen Daniels celebrates his touchdown reception during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Flacco, Ravens beat Steelers 26-6 without Rice

BALTIMORE (AP) — The dismissal of Ray Rice wasn’t a distraction for the Baltimore Ravens. Ultimately, it served as inspiration. Playing a pivotal divisional game three days after the release of the star running back, […]

09/11/2014

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham (6), left, is congratulated by teammates agter hitting a 41-yard field goal as time ran out in the fourth quarter of the NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns  on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 in Pittsburgh. The Steelers won 30-27. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Ravens eager to play a game, even against Steelers

BALTIMORE (AP) — Four days after opening the season by losing to a division foe at home, the Baltimore Ravens face their most-hated rival in a pivotal game Thursday night. The matchup against the Pittsburgh […]

09/11/2014

Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller (28) runs towards Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds (93) in the first quarter of the NFL football preseason game on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Vincent Pugliese)

Worilds, Steelers gambling on big season

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Keith Butler sat Jason Worilds down over the summer and laid it all out there. No real need to ignore the stakes. Not when they’re this high. Over the course of their […]

09/04/2014

Carolina Panthers and Pittsburgh Steelers players gather at mid-field for a prayer following an NFL pre-season football game  in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. The Panthers won 10-0. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Panthers blank Steelers 10-0 in preseason finale

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Newton plans to have a very different view the next time he sees the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Carolina Panthers star, however, is OK if it ends with the same result he […]

08/28/2014

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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