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 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger drops back for a 94-yard touchdown pass to Martavis Bryant against the Bengals in the fourth quarter at Paul Brown Stadium Sunday afternoon, December 7, 2014.
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Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger drops back for a 94-yard touchdown pass to Martavis Bryant against the Bengals in the fourth quarter at Paul Brown Stadium Sunday afternoon, December 7, 2014.

On the Steelers: No mystery in game plan for Chiefs

Keeping quarterback Ben Roethlisberger upright will be the challenge against superb pass-rushing Kansas City linebackers.


 Pitt head coach Paul Chryst during the Armed Forces Bowl press conference in Texas on Monday.

Chryst meets with Wisconsin officials about coaching job

Third-year Panthers coach likely to accept position today and return to his alma mater.



 Oliver Luck has been athletic director at West Virginia University since 2010 and was a member of the inaugural College Football Playoff committee.

WVU athletic director Oliver Luck resigns, will join NCAA

Luck, 54, will serve as executive vice president of the NCAA, second-in-command to president Mark Emmert.



 Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury is one of three players tested for mumps "as a precaution."

Penguins announce three more players tested for mumps

Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and defensemen Robert Bortuzzo and Olli Maatta are being tested “as a precaution” as they were “not feeling well.”



 Columbus Blue Jackets' Jordan Leopold, left, and Pittsburgh's Bobby Farnham fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio.

Penguins winger a bundle of energy

Bobby Farnham is able to play hockey for a living, let alone in the NHL, in large part because he’s willing to sacrifice his body



 Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin argues a call Sunday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

Steelers notebook: Several injured starters close to returning

Ike Taylor, James Harrison and Marcus Gilbert are candidates to play Sunday in big game against Kansas City.



 Penn State wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton runs between Akron safety Devonte Morgan and cornerback Bryce Cheek after taking a pass from quarterback Christian Hackenberg for a first down during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

Separation a trial for Penn State receivers

Improvement in getting away from defensive backs a focal point for Nittany Lions.



Panthers ready for defensive challenge

Manhattan appeared a team on the rise last season but has been hampered by injuries this year.



Jerry Micco's sports chat transcript: 12.17.14

This week’s questions cover Pitt’s coaching drama, Martavis Bryant of the Steelers and the NL Central’s off-season moves.



Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat transcript: 12.17.14

The PG’s Steelers beat writer answers questions about Johnny Football, Troy Polamalu and what it will take to beat Kansas City.


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    Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward is turning into a star, but friend and mentor Brett Keisel saw that coming long before it happened.

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    Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward is turning into a star, but friend and mentor Brett Keisel saw that coming long before it happened.



    Once again Sunday, the Steelers defense wasn’t great, but it did enough to help secure a victory against the Falcons.

    Gene Collier: Shaky Steelers defense covers up holes

    Once again Sunday, the Steelers defense wasn’t great, but it did enough to help secure a victory against the Falcons.

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