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Slumping Steelers lose Cam Heyward for season due to injury

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin understands the negativity associated with a four-game slide and stressed his underachieving team would do its best to absorb it and move forward. It’s a path they’ll have to travel without Cam Heyward. The defensive end and ...

Steelers closing ranks as losing streak hits 4

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ramon Foster knows the drill, even if it’s one the Pittsburgh Steelers have been largely able to avoid most of the last four-plus decades. When a team that began September with realistic Super Bowl expectations finds itself listing as Thanksgiving nears like the ...

Panthers not getting ahead of themselves after Clemson upset

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As a general rule, Pittsburgh kicker Chris Blewitt tries to steer clear of social media. He logs onto Facebook only occasionally, joking he likes something every couple of months so people know he’s still alive. Twitter is pretty much out. Consider it an act of ...

Death of man after Pittsburgh Steelers game investigated

BALDWIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania are investigating the death of a Pittsburgh-area man after some kind of incident following the Pittsburgh Steelers game. Pittsburgh police said detectives started investigating after Allegheny County police informed them of the ...

Penn State pays out $93 million to 33 Sandusky victims

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Penn State's latest audited financial statements show it has settled with one more sexual-abuse accuser of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, bringing the total payout to $93 million to 33 people. The statements cover the fiscal year that ended June ...

Steelers-Ravens rivalry renewed with duel for 1st place

By The Associated Press PITTSBURGH (4-3) at BALTIMORE (3-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Ravens by 2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Pittsburgh 4-3, Baltimore 2-4-1 SERIES RECORD — Pittsburgh leads 24-20 LAST MEETING — Ravens beat Steelers, 20-17, Dec. 27, 2015 LAST ...

Iowa must contain Barkley, McSorley at No. 20 Penn State

By The Associated Press Iowa (5-3, 3-2 Big Ten) at No. 20 Penn State (6-2, 4-2, No. 12 CFP), 7:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network) Line: Penn State by 7½. Series record: Penn State leads 13-12. WHAT’S AT STAKE Both teams will try to keep chances at conference championship berths alive ...

Cut by Eagles, Josh Huff tells AP he’s sorry and doing fine

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two days after he was arrested on gun and drug charges, Josh Huff lost his job. The Eagles released the wide receiver and special teams standout on Thursday, reversing course after coach Doug Pederson said he planned to play Huff against the Giants this week. “I ...

Feds investigating Sandusky fine Penn State a record $2.4M

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Federal officials looking into how Penn State handled complaints about Jerry Sandusky slapped the school with a record $2.4 million fine on Thursday, saying it violated requirements about reporting campus crimes and warning people if their safety is threatened. The ...

Steelers QB Roethlisberger practices in limited capacity

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger practiced in a limited capacity on Monday, just two weeks after undergoing surgery to repair the meniscus in his left knee. Whether Roethlisberger is healthy enough to start under center when the Steelers visit their ...