1. Pittsburgh Steelers Win Fourth Straight but at a Big Price

    PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania—The Sunday night rain that poured down on Soldier Field in Chicago on the Houston Texans and Chicago Bears found its way east just in time for Monday Night Football ...

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  2. Kent State Continues Perfection in MAC with 35-24 Win over Akron Zips

    KENT, Ohio – Drizzling rain filtered in with cold damp air was the setting as the Akron Zips traveled a quick 25 minutes to take on in inner-state rival Kent State...

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  3. Pittsburgh Steelers Make It 5 Straight over Visiting Washington Redskins

    PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania—Ben Roethlisberger took control of the game immediately before Hurricane Sandy’s rain-filled clouds could move into Heinz Field...

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  4. Louisville Cardinals Improve to 6-0, Beating the Pitt Panthers 45-35

    PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania Pitt looked to avoid its first 0-3 start in the Big East since 2001, taking on nationally ranked No. 16 Louisville at Heinz Field...

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  5. Pittsburgh Steelers Defeat Philadelphia Eagles to End 49-Year Curse

    It is hard to win in the National Football League, especially when age combined with injuries start to dig into the depth of the team...

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  6. Ball State vs. Kent State: Golden Flashes Become the Leader of the MAC

    The colored leaves below the blue sky at Dix Stadium painted a picture-perfect setting for a fall afternoon of football Saturday in Kent, Ohio...

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  7. Youngstown State Penguins Move to 4-0, Beating Northern Iowa 42-35

    The last time Youngstown State's football program opened 4-0 (2000), former head coach Jim Tressel had jurisdiction over the Penguins side lines. Since his departure from the Penguins in 2001, they are 73-57 after going 135-57-2 under Tressel...

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  8. Pittsburgh Steelers Used to Have a Bus, Now They Have a Diesel: Jonathan Dwyer

    Georgia Tech’s triple-option offense can play a dual role in both the success and distress to a player with aspirations of getting drafted in the National Football League...

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  9. Pittsburgh Steelers: Coach Tomlin Calls "Redemption Week" in 27-10 Win over Jets

    The Rocky Mountains are not kind to the Pittsburgh Steelers, where they have gone 1-4 (including playoffs) since 2006...

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  10. Why the Pitt Panthers Upset of Virginia Tech Felt Like Seinfeld Episode "166"

    “The Strike” was episode No. 166 of the hit NBC sitcom Seinfeld . On this particular episode, Jerry was dealing with a peculiar disturbing issue with his new girlfriend ...

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  11. Houston Texans: NFL Draft Day Log with Desmond Marrow

    “Just got up about to go workout at (Cardinal) Mooney” was the text at 7:31 a.m. from former Toledo Rockets Desmond Marrow...

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  12. Notre Dame LB Darius Fleming: Quicker, Lighter, Stronger as NFL Draft Nears

    Looking back at his career with the Fighting Irish, ex-Notre Dame linebacker Darius Fleming said, “I just think I was a bit oversized. I was a little too heavy...

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  13. 2012 NFL Draft: Portland State's Myles Wade Impresses at Pro Day After Long Road

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  14. North Alabama CB DeAndre Morgan: Impressive Pro Day Has Scouts Talking

    “My mom always told me when I was little and I'll never forget it. She said 'baby I don't know what it is that you're doing but you don’t let the boys catch the ball' ...

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  15. Montana St.-Northern LB Will Andrews: Pro Day Results Top Most from NFL Combine

    The NFL is filled with all shapes and sizes of players from power house programs like Alabama or a small program like Northwood located in Michigan...

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  16. 2012 NFL Draft: Randy Moss Type WR Fled West Africa and Is Now on NFL Radar

    “I was too proud to step away,” said Brown receiver Alexander Tounkara of the first time he arrived at football practice in high school...

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  17. Kent State: WR Sam Kirkland Impresses at Pro Day, Ties NFL Combine Record

    A few years ago I was able to witness ex-Kent State jack-of-all-trades Jameson Konz put on one of the finest pro day's an athlete could ask for...

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  18. Northern Illinois: LB Pat Schiller Impresses at Pro Day

    Since 2001, Northern Illinois has had seven players selected in the NFL Draft, with San Diego Chargers defensive end and ex-Huskies Larry English going in Round 1 back in 2009...

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  19. Northwestern Wildcats Brian Peters Leaves Pro Day Impressing NFL Scouts

    The secret is almost out of the bag that Northwestern Wildcats safety Brian Peters is gaining steam as we start to build towards the up coming NFL Draft...

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  20. Rise of the NFL Scouting Combine: Fans Turned into Experiment Mammals

    This was a piece I posted back in 2009 before the National Football League went prime time with the NFL draft and before 250 selected fans where allowed entry to view the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine...

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  21. The Battle of Florida All-Star Game: Future NFL Players Will Emerge

    Who doesn’t love a home-cooked meal? Something prepared in mom’s kitchen that wasn’t put together by the bulbs of the microwave but by the recipe handed down from generation to generation...

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  22. Cotton Bowl Heading to BCS? All the Pieces Are in Place for BCS Run.

    The 76 th AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic shared something only the BCS bowl games had in their games and that was matching two top ten teams to going head to head with No. 8 Kansas State taking on No...

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  23. 2012 NFL Free Agents: Dallas Cowboys Sign Justin Taplin-Ross

    The Dallas Cowboys brought in Rob Ryan to fix the leaky faucet known as the Dallas Cowboys defense from last season, when it finished 26th overall in passing yards allowed with 3,894...

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  24. Pittsburgh Steelers to Take on the Broncos and Tebow Mania in AFC Playoffs

    New Year’s Day brought immense winds with a good dose of lake effect snow on the way to Cleveland Browns Stadium as the Browns played host to their rival, the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

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  25. Pittsburgh Steelers: Cleveland Browns Looking to Play Spoiler in Week 17

    Although the Christmas spirit seemed to drown out the atmosphere of football while making the routine walk to Heinz Field, there was an immense bounty to lose on the game when the Pittsburgh Steelers played holiday host to the St...

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