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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, right, checks on wide receiver Diontae Johnson (18) after Johnson was injured in the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson hopes injury woes are behind him

Oct. 30, 2020 3:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The sequence was symbolic of Diontae Johnson's injury-plagued season. The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver slipped between defenders and stretched to turn a third-and-7 into a first down for his ninth and final catch in the waning minutes of last Sunday's 27-24 victory over Tennessee...

Doctor gets probation, anger management after assaulting ref

Oct. 30, 2020 7:19 AM EDT

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — An emergency room physician in western Pennsylvania who attacked a hockey referee during a recreational game has accepted an agreement that will get the charges dropped. Dr. Jeremy Gilbert, 43, on Thursday agreed to two years' probation and to attend anger management counseling...

Missing ballots puzzle western Pennsylvania county officials

Oct. 29, 2020 5:27 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The state’s top elections official said Thursday she wants federal postal authorities to help figure out why some ballots that were mailed out by a western Pennsylvania county have not been delivered to voters. Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar said there are problems in...

Steelers, Ravens renew rivalry in duel for 1st place

Oct. 29, 2020 1:29 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (6-0) at BALTIMORE (5-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Ravens by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Steelers 5-1; Ravens 3-2-1 SERIES RECORD - Steelers lead 28-24 LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Steelers 28-10 on Dec. 29, 2019 at Baltimore LAST WEEK - Steelers beat Titans 27-24; Ravens had bye, beat...

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) is sacked by Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Vince Williams (98) for a 3-yard loss in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Under pressure: Steelers' sack streak at 63 and counting

Oct. 29, 2020 9:03 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The play that launched one of the most impressive streaks in NFL history began innocently — or maybe menacingly is the better word — with James Harrison in full flight, his No. 92 a blur as he chased down Joe Flacco for a 12-yard loss on a sunny afternoon in Baltimore. The...

Trump campaign banners wave in the wind along Route 8 in Middlesex Township, Pa., in conservative Butler County on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. To win Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump needs blowout victories and historic turnout in conservative strongholds across the state. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

'We need you': GOP hunts for new voters in Trump territory

Oct. 28, 2020 7:06 AM EDT

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s campaign has a bold theory for how he will win reelection: It can tap a universe of millions of supporters who did not vote for him in 2016 but will do so this time. Supposedly, these voters are overlooked by polls that show Trump consistently...

In this image provided by the Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., right, administers the Judicial Oath to Judge Amy Coney Barrett in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court Building, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Washington as Judge Barrett's husband, Jesse M. Barrett, holds the Bible. (Fred Schilling/Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States via AP)

Barrett sworn in at court as issues important to Trump await

Oct. 27, 2020 2:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy Coney Barrett was formally sworn in Tuesday as the Supreme Court's ninth justice, her oath administered in private by Chief Justice John Roberts. Her first votes on the court could include two big topics affecting the man who appointed her. The court is weighing a plea from President...

Lawsuit over Allegheny County election offices settled

Oct. 26, 2020 6:41 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two Republican candidates for Congress have settled a lawsuit they filed earlier this month and dropped their effort to force Allegheny County's election board to let them send campaign representatives to observe inside satellite election offices. The candidates dropped that claim in...

NHL veteran Daley retires, joins Penguins front office

Oct. 26, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trevor Daley's steadying presence on the blue line helped the Pittsburgh Penguins win consecutive Stanley Cups in 2016 and 2017. The team hopes Daley can make the same impact in a different capacity as a hockey operations advisor. The 37-year-old Daley announced his retirement after 16...

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers T.J. Watt (90) and Bud Dupree (48) celebrate after a 45-yard field goal attempt by Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski was no good in the final seconds of the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Perfectly imperfect; Steelers not satisfied at 6-0

Oct. 26, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — To hear the NFL's last unbeaten team tell it, the Pittsburgh Steelers are perfect in record only. Don't get defensive end Cam Heyward wrong. He appreciates the fact the Steelers (6-0) are off to the second-best start in the franchise's 87-year history after escaping Tennessee on Sunday....