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Steelers' defense eager to prove itself after dismal showing

Sep. 21, 2018 5:02 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Members of the Pittsburgh Steelers' defense are eager to play again. They're going to have to wait an extra day. They want to put a forgettable performance against Kansas City in the past and prove themselves this week against an upstart Tampa Bay offense. The Steelers will see where they...

Correction: Carnegie Heroes story

Sep. 21, 2018 11:43 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a story Sept. 20 about the Carnegie medals for heroism, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Jay Agli died trying to save a 19-year-old woman and young girl from drowning in the Connecticut River on June 11, 2017. The young girl was rescued by her stepfather, and Agli died...

Young girl injured in crash sues city over police chase

Sep. 20, 2018 10:31 PM EDT

A young girl seriously injured after a 2015 high-speed chase with police ended in a head-on collision is suing the city of Pittsburgh and the Port Authority Transit of Allegheny County, alleging the chase never should have happened. The lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court seeks more than $75,000 in damages...

Bucs ready to showcase potent offense against Steelers

Sep. 20, 2018 8:20 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — So much for struggling without Jameis Winston. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are not only thriving in the suspended quarterback's absence, they're evolving into an offensive juggernaut that's set to perform on a national stage when the Pittsburgh Steelers visit Monday night. Thanks to Ryan...

As AB Turns; Brown says he's upset Steelers are losing

Sep. 20, 2018 4:16 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The chorus of "The Storm Is Over" by gospel singer Kirk Franklin played as Antonio Brown approached his locker on Thursday, an intentionally apt choice by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker/DJ Vince Williams to address the latest bit of drama surrounding his superstar teammate. Brown heard...

Pirates P Chad Kuhl has elbow surgery, out for 2019

Sep. 20, 2018 3:53 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Chad Kuhl underwent reconstructive surgery on his right elbow and will miss the entire 2019 season. The team says Kuhl had the surgery Wednesday in New York. Kuhl went 5-5 with a 4.55 ERA in 16 starts for Pittsburgh this season. The Pirates initially...

Judge recuses himself in case of cop charged in teen's death

Sep. 20, 2018 10:58 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge has recused himself from overseeing the homicide trial of a Pennsylvania police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager as he fled a traffic stop. Judge Anthony Mariani made his decision Wednesday, citing an "appearance of impropriety." Attorney Patrick...

Max Domi sucker punches Aaron Ekblad in NHL preseason game

Sep. 20, 2018 12:44 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo said Max Domi's sucker punch on Aaron Ekblad was "gutless." Domi was given a match penalty for punching Ekblad in the nose in the third period in the Panthers' 5-2 exhibition victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night. Ekblad left the game,...

Archer shines as Pirates top Royals 2-1 for 3-game sweep

Sep. 19, 2018 10:33 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Archer came to Pittsburgh with much fanfare when he was acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays on July 31. Then he went 1-3 in his first eight starts with the Pirates. It's almost certainly too late for the Pirates to make a playoff push this season, but on Wednesday night, Archer finally...

We Know Drama; Steelers enduring another bumpy patch

Sep. 19, 2018 5:33 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree just smiled earlier this month when asked what would happen if the "Hard Knocks" cameras decided to spend a month embedded with the team during training camp. "We're too real for TV," Dupree said with a grin. Dupree meant it as a joke. Two weeks...