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Tomlin not going to push panic button with Steelers at 1-2

Sep. 28, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin's got plenty of ideas on how to fix the Pittsburgh Steelers. Increasing Ben Roethlisberger's practice workload is not one of them. Even with the offense sputtering behind a young and at times overmatched line and the team off to an ugly 1-2...

Column: Inconsistency the norm through Week 3 of NFL season

Sep. 27, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

Tom Brady led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in rushing. The Kansas City Chiefs turned the ball over on their first three possessions. No surprise, both 2020 NFL conference champions lost Sunday. Three weeks into this season and inconsistency has become the...

What now? Steelers scrambling for answers after 1-2 start

Sep. 27, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The situation called for a gamble. Something risky. Something — anything really — to awaken the Pittsburgh offense and fend off the cascade of boos that followed every futile possession. Instead, Ben Roethlisberger took the snap, turned immediately...

Braves, Phillies to go head to head with division in balance

Sep. 27, 2021 03:20 AM EDT

The Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies are in an old-fashioned battle for the NL East title, with the wild card looking unlikely for whoever finishes second. They'll face each other in a three-game series starting Tuesday. Atlanta leads the...

The Latest: 49ers aim to join 5 other teams at 3-0

Sep. 26, 2021 20:13 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 8:10 p.m. The San Francisco 49ers are hoping to join five other teams at 3-0 as Week 3 of the NFL season winds down. The Niners are hosting Green Bay in the...

Sweet! Cardinals win 16th in row, go ahead in 9th, top Cubs

Sep. 26, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew Knizner slid across home plate, hopped up and pumped his right arm in jubilation. Make it a very sweet 16 for the St. Louis Cardinals. Knizner scored the go-ahead run on Codi Heuer's wild pitch in the ninth inning, and the...

Burrow throws 3 TDs, Bengals drop listless Steelers 24-10

Sep. 26, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It's not enough to talk about changing the culture, something Zac Taylor started doing the moment he took over as Cincinnati Bengals head coach more than two years ago. At some point, the platitudes need to turn into something far more tangible....

Sloppy Steelers in an unusual spot: last place in AFC North

Sep. 26, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger chose to come back for his 18th season, believing the Pittsburgh Steelers still had the ability to contend for a Super Bowl even without so many of the faces that protected him so capably for so long. The 39-year-old insists he...

Phils' 5-game win streak ended by Pirates; Atlanta on deck

Sep. 26, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies starter Hans Crouse gave up a home run to Cole Tucker on his first major league pitch and Philadelphia’s playoff hopes took a hit Sunday with a 6-0 loss to Max Kranick and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Phillies, who had won five in a row,...

Suarez shutout, Harper HR, Phils win 5th in row, top Pirates

Sep. 25, 2021 19:59 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ranger Suarez has done a little bit of everything this season for the Philadelphia Phillies. Right now, he’s keeping them in the playoff race. Suarez pitched a four-hit shutout, Bryce Harper homered and the Phillies kept up their playoff push,...