The contest will mark the 24th all-time regular season meeting between the teams, with Pittsburgh leading the series, 17-6.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers (5-2), led by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, met the Detroit Lions (3-3), led by quarterback Matthew Stafford in an NFL Week 8 game on Sunday, October 29, 2017 (10/29/17) at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.
Lance McCullers Jr. says “there’s no place louder” than Minute Maid Park, and Jose Altuve feels the love between the fans and players. That home-field advantage could lead to a World Series clincher in Houston.
With a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday night, the Astros raised their postseason record to 7-0 at their retractable-roofed haven on 501 Crawford Street in Houston. They joined the 2008 champion Philadelphia Phillies as only the second team in history to begin a postseason with seven straight home victories.
It was a roller-coaster night in L.A., where the Dodgers and Astros traded blows with their high-powered offenses … until Houston won with its own.
The festivities of Game 2 of the World Series started with Vin Scully invitingFernando Valenzuela to throw out the first pitch and ended with Chris Devenskistriking out Yasiel Puig in a nine-pitch battle to give the Houston Astros a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in 11 innings
It will be another classic duel in Astros-Dodgers history as Houston’s Dallas Keuchel will face Los Angeles’ Clayton Kershaw in Game 1. Both left-handers are former Cy Young Award winners.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Pittsburgh Steelers taught the Kansas City Chiefs a valuable lesson during a 19-13 win on Sunday afternoon. The Chiefs had the most prolific offense in the NFL, an unblemished record and a raucous home crowd ready to enjoy another fun-filled afternoon. The consensus was that the Steelers were primed to lose yet again in a season that has started with so many frustrations. Instead, Pittsburgh proved what can happen when its superstars decide to dominate.
Jordan Howard and the Bears rushing game dominated the Steelers in a 23-17 overtime victory, making up for Chicago’s lack of a passing game.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are now 2-0 after their Week 2 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
The team remembered its late owner at the first home game since he died in April at age 84.
The Steelers honored late owner Dan Rooney with a video tribute before the game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday at Heinz Field. They posted the video to their Twitter page, as well. .
Running back Fitzgerald Toussaint, who has been on the 53-man roster the past two seasons, was signed back to the practice squad after the Steelers cut him Saturday. The other members of the initial practice squad are: center Kyle Friend, tight end Jake McGee, receivers Marcus Tucker and Justin Thomas, linebacker Matt Galambos, safety Jacob Hagen, defensive end Lavon Hooks, linebacker Farrington Huguenin and cornerback Dashaun Phillips.
Despite his nearly two-year absence from the ring, Mayweather never lost his defensive skills. So he let McGregor do his thing, let him the first three rounds. And then be began to take over. By the ninth round, he was hammering away at McGregor; the 10th, then, was just a waiting game. The fight was stopped with 1:55 remaining in the round.
The only WPIAL team ranked No. 1 at the start of this season is Aliquippa in Class 3A. The Quips have a number of returning starters and will be trying to make it to a WPIAL title game for the 10th consecutive season.
Other No. 1 teams are St. Joseph’s Prep, Archbishop Wood, Cathedral Prep, Southern Columbia and Bishop Guilfoyle.
Big money showed up in Las Vegas on Thursday, shaking up the odds for Saturday’s megafight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor.
The MGM sportsbook took a $1 million bet on Mayweather, at -550 odds, from a VIP casino guest, who wired in the money to the casino cage Thursday afternoon, MGM vice president of race and sports Jay Rood told ESPN.
In what is sure to be a controversial decision, ESPN has decided to pull college football announcer Robert Lee from covering a Virginia football game this season due to the simple fact his name is Robert Lee, the network announced on Tuesday. Outkick the Coverage’s Clay Travis was the first to report the questionable decision.
Justin Thomas, the son of a PGA professional, shot a 3-under 68 in the final round to win the PGA Championship by two shots for his first major title.
Kickoff for the first 2017 Steelers home preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons isn’t until Aug. 20.
But the Heinz Field staff is already pre-gaming.
Friday, the Steelers made it known they would like that tradition to continue when they extended the contract of Mike Tomlin through the 2020 season.
Each of the past three head coaches in Steelers history held the job for a decade or more. Tomlin is entering his 11th season, Noll coached for 23 seasons and Bill Cowher for 15 years before Tomlin was hired in 2007.
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger detailed his thought process on his playing future with media at training camp.
LATROBE, Pa. — Ben Roethlisberger has created a compelling case for potential retirement as early as 2018.
The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback detailed his thought process about his future in an interview with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and other outlets, citing the growing knowledge about chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and his family.
The former football star has served nine years in prison for the 2007 armed robbery and kidnapping in Las Vegas.
LONDON — Venus Williams wiped tears from her eyes during her Wimbledon news conference Monday.
She shook her head, fiddled with her hair and sat, silently.
Valhalla Indoor Axe Throwing — the first of 20 such sites in the U.S. and the first in Western Pennsylvania — opened June 10 along Route 30.
LumberjAxes is set to debut Aug. 1 in Millvale. Owners of each have discussed partnering for future competitions and events. Both are associated with the National Axe Throwing Federation.
Justin Schultz, Bryan Rust, Evgeni Malkin, Conor Sheary, Phil Kessel and Ron Hainsey scored for the defending champions, who got 24 saves from goaltender Matt Murray. Rinne got the hook after allowing three goals on nine shots in the first period, and Nashville backup Juuse Saros didn’t fare much better, giving up three goals in relief.
Game 6 is Sunday night in Nashville
A game-stealing performance by goalie Pekka Rinne against the Penguins in Game 4 has evened the Stanley Cup Final and could very well be the tipping point for the Predators.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Pekka Rinne made 23 saves, including at least three to keep his team in the game, as the Nashville Predators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 in Game 4 to even the Stanley Cup Final at 2-2 on Monday.
What’s next: The series is all knotted up, and Game 5 is Thursday in Pittsburgh at 8 p.m. ET.
The Predators’ 5-1 win over the Penguins in Game 3 Saturday included many ingredients, but any sort of postgame analysis should start with this simple caveat: Hey, the Predators don’t stink.
During the second period, 36-year-old Jacob Waddell launched a dead catfish onto the ice following a stoppage in play.
Waddell was escorted from the building immediately. Yesterday, he was charged with disrupting the hockey game, disorderly conduct, and using the dead catfish to commit the other two crimes.