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Chris Mack
September 17, 2018 - 10:37 am
After a disappointing early exit to last season's playoffs, the Pittsburgh Steelers had a decision to make about how they wanted to hold their head coach, Mike Tomlin, responsible for a disastrous effort against Jacksonville in the Divisional Round. It was time, after getting torched by the Jaguars...
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Colin Dunlap
September 13, 2018 - 1:14 pm
Pirates season is done. Has been for a pretty long while. Heck, I don't blame you if you aren't paying much attention anymore. I don't blame you if you're watching Wheel of Fortune and then Matlock reruns instead. It is what it is, free up your evenings. Los Buccos went on that 11-game win streak,...
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Chris Mack
September 11, 2018 - 11:39 am
Careful what you wish for, Steeler Nation. You just may get it. Ben Roethlisberger got exactly what he wanted. And the question now is whether he, new Offensive Coordinator and Big Ben confidant Randy Fichtner, or Head Coach Mike Tomlin will have to step in and keep Roethlisberger from trying to...
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Colin Dunlap
September 10, 2018 - 1:31 pm
The fumble was bad. It was really bad. Game on the line --- because Ben Roethlisberger had been terrible --- with just under 8 minutes left and the Steelers up two scores, the black and gold were looking to zipper it up, jump on the Turnpike and get out of Cleveland with a win in AFC North road...
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Colin Dunlap
September 04, 2018 - 1:18 pm
I have said this before a few times. I don't exactly know who the heart of the Pittsburgh Steelers is. But I know who the soul is. It is veteran guard Ramon Foster. When he speaks, people listen. When he says something, it is met with a certain reverence few --- if any others --- on the team have...
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Stephon Tuitt
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Colin Dunlap
August 26, 2018 - 2:46 pm
I don't know if you did it reluctantly, as a matter of habit because the Steelers were playing (and our forefathers command us to watch all things Steelers here in Pittsburgh) or because you had a genuine interest, but I am guessing you did the same thing on late Saturday afternoon that I did. You...
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Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports
Chris Mack
August 23, 2018 - 12:52 am
It was a dark place to be transported to, but Wednesday night did it for me, and it very well could have done it for you, too. Watching the Ohio State University Board of Trustees announce their “suspension” of Athletic Director Gene Smith and Head Football Coach Urban Meyer reminded me all too...
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Chris Mack
August 19, 2018 - 1:22 am
It’s not hard to look at the 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates and see an easy equation: Offense = Wins. Throughout the course of a roller coaster 2018 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates have gone as their bats go. In starting out 26-17, they had one of the five best offenses in baseball and the second best in...
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Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports
Chris Mack
August 16, 2018 - 12:41 pm
The hot take machine here at Entercom Pittsburgh HQ has been overheating the last 24 hours, and for a change, it’s not one of us providing the steam. It’s a fan base that asked and asked and asked for something, got it, and is now self-inflicting an all-too-early case of Buyer’s Remorse. The 2018...
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Francisco Cervelli
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Colin Dunlap
August 14, 2018 - 7:10 am
Pirates are in a tough situation with Cervelli's health.
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