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After West Coast win, Steelers ride depth, momentum into bye

Oct. 14, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin declined to discuss whom he gave the game ball to after watching his undermanned club potentially resurrect its season with a 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. "I keep that business between us," Tomlin said. Considering what his team did...

Seahawks flying high as they visit unpredictable Browns

Oct. 12, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

The Seahawks were supposed to be continuing their retool this year, one season after their remake helped get them back into the playoffs. Instead, they have one of the NFL's best records. The Browns were pegged (hyped?) to be a budding powerhouse with all of the improvements in talent, plus the predicted maturity...

Heinz turns 150: From regional phenomenon to global concern

Oct. 12, 2019 9:50 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A young Henry Heinz got his business start in Sharpsburg, hawking horseradish to local grocers before the Civil War. By the time the United States entered World War I, he was leading a Pittsburgh-based, multimillion-dollar international company. The empire Henry John Heinz built marks its...

Steelers rookie QB Hodges to start vs. Chargers

Oct. 11, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It's officially "Duck" season for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers ruled quarterback Mason Rudolph out for Sunday's visit to the Los Angeles Chargers while he continues to recover from a concussion, meaning undrafted rookie free agent Devlin "Duck" Hodges will get the start when...

Dog lost since 2007 found over 1K miles away in Pittsburgh

Oct. 11, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A toy fox terrier that disappeared from its family's south Florida home in 2007 was found this week over a thousand miles away in Pittsburgh and reunited with its owner on Friday. The 14-year-old named Dutchess was found hungry, shivering and in serious need of a nail trim under a shed on...

Guentzel's third-period goal gives Pens 2-1 win over Ducks

Oct. 10, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel has played with Sidney Crosby long enough to know he needs to get to the net when he sees Pittsburgh's captain take a defenseman wide. Guentzel was at the right place when he scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to lead the Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the...

Guentzel's goal sends Penguins past unbeaten Ducks 2-1

Oct. 10, 2019 11:12 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the previously unbeaten Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night. Guentzel finished Sidney Crosby's backhand feed from the slot at 7:24 of the third. Guentzel has five goals in five...

As offense stalls, Steelers defense tries to pick up slack

Oct. 10, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The bold-faced names on the Pittsburgh Steelers defense kept repeating the phrase "ball awareness" over and over during the offseason, as if they could somehow speak the goal of creating more turnovers into existence. It wasn't just empty jargon. For all the chaos of Pittsburgh's 1-4...

Squirrels hide more than 200 walnuts under SUV's hood

Oct. 9, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh area couple found out where all their walnuts have gone. It turns out squirrels stored more than 200 of them under the hood of the couple's SUV. Chris Persic tells KDKA-TV his wife called to say the vehicle smelled like it was burning. When she popped the hood, she found...

Steelers' season could rest in the hands of QB Devlin Hodges

Oct. 9, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Out of work on the first Saturday in September after getting cut by the Pittsburgh Steelers, Devlin Hodges sat in his parent's house in Kimberly, Alabama, texted his high school coach Dusty Goode and asked Goode if he wanted to come over and watch some football. As afternoon turned to...