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 The Steelers' Mike Mitchell prevents the Chiefs' De'Anthony Thomas from getting a first down in the second quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.
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The Steelers' Mike Mitchell prevents the Chiefs' De'Anthony Thomas from getting a first down in the second quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

On the Steelers: Throwback defensive effort sets up AFC North showdown

The Steelers defense hopped into a time machine Sunday for a bend-but-don’t-break performance in a playoff-clinching win against the Chiefs.


 James Harrison takes down the Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles on fourth down near the end of the second quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Ron Cook: James Harrison's play too good to call it quits

James Harrison is playing too well for him to hang up his cleats after this season.



 Jung-ho Kang, 27, hit .356 with a .459 on-base percentage and 40 home runs for the Nexen Heroes this season.

Pirates post winning bid for Korean shortstop

Team has 30 days to come to an agreement with Jung-ho Kang, who reportedly is seeking a multiyear contract worth $6 million per year.



 Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury watches as the puck goes in for a goal by Panthers' Jussi Jokinen during the second period Monday night in Sunrise, Fla.

Penguins head into holiday break on a loss

Aleksander Barkov scored in the seventh round of a shootout to give Florida a 4-3 victory over the Penguins at the BB&T Center tonight.



 Antonio Brown had 7 catches for 72 yards against the Chiefs Sunday at Heinz Field. Brown broke his Steelers single-season receiving record with 1,570 yards this year.

Gerry Dulac's Two-Minute Drill: Steelers vs. Chiefs

In a game when any number of defenders made significant stops, Harrison came back after missing two games and stood above the rest.



 The Steelers' James Harrison takes down the Chiefs' Jamaal Charles on a fourth-down try near the end of the second quarter Sunday at Heinz Field.

Steelers notebook: Injury report short for a change

Injury list is on the short side heading toward Sunday night's showdown against Cincinnati for the AFC North title.



 General manager Neal Huntington and the Pirates have made PNC Park more appealing for potential free agents.

Huntington, Pirates make PNC Park a destination for free agents

Back-to-back playoff appearances have thrust the Pirates back in the spotlight, and executives believe Pittsburgh is becoming a destination.



 Penguins rookie Derrick Pouliot celebrates his goal Saturday night against Florida.

Derrick Pouliot's Penguins debut an encouraging sign

The future appears to be bright for Penguins rookie Derrick Pouliot, who made a big splash Saturday in his debut.



Penguins notebook: Three more players hit with mumps-like symptoms

Medical crisis continues with Steve Downie, Brandon Sutter and Thomas Greiss joining long list of out of lineup for injuries or mumps.



Robert Morris defeat winless Delaware, 84-81

The Colonials (4-7) led throughout, taking an 11-2 advantage not even two minutes into the game.


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