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'Impossible' Meltdown: Steelers Win a Crazy One

Bengals self-destruct in epic fashion

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Steelers are heading to Denver. The Cincinnati Bengals are heading to another long offseason after a meltdown as ugly and ill-timed as it was complete. Chris Boswell kicked a 35-yard field goal with 14 seconds remaining as the Steelers somehow pulled out an 18-16 victory in a AFC... More »

NFL Player Honors Mom Lost to Breast Cancer in Big Way

Steelers' DeAngelo Williams wants to wear pink all year

(Newser) - "My hair is pink, my heart is pink, and my toenails are pink." That's the confession Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams offers in a video he posted to Twitter Sunday, and the reason he did so shows his heart is as large as it is colorful.... More »

NFL Star Takes Away His Kids' 'Unearned' Trophies

Many agree with Steeler James Harrison's take on 'entitlement culture'

(Newser) - Everyone gets a participation trophy—except James Harrison's kids. In an Instagram post over the weekend, the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker showed a photo of two awards his sons received for good grades as student-athletes from the Best of the Batch Foundation , a nonprofit organization founded by ex-NFLer Charlie Batch... More »

Did a Steelers Fan Just Tweet-Punk the Media?

Major news outlets publish 'ejection' story Jake Berlin calls a hoax

(Newser) - If a Twitter user is telling the truth, he's managed a pretty epic hoax—taking in media outlets from Sports Illustrated to the AP . At a playoff game on Saturday between the Steelers and the Ravens, Jake Berlin tweeted that he'd run onto the field if his post... More »

Hall of Fame Steelers Coach Chuck Noll Dies at 82

Won record 4 Super Bowls

(Newser) - Chuck Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who won a record four Super Bowl titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers, died last night at his home. He was 82. Noll was among family outside Pittsburgh when he died of natural causes, the county medical examiner said, per CNN . Noll transformed the... More »

NFL Fines Steelers Coach $100K Over Sideline Gaffe

Mike Tomlin interfered with runner on opposing team

(Newser) - Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin's wallet is a lot lighter today. The NFL fined Tomlin $100,000 after he interfered with an opposing player running back a kick during the Thanksgiving game against the Baltimore Ravens. The Steelers also could lose a draft pick. Tomlin has apologized but... More »

Tim Tebow's Stats Match Biblical Verse

And so did the fourth-quarter television ratings

(Newser) - This might just be a weird coincidence, or Tim Tebow's dramatic defeat of the Steelers last night may have been a miracle in more ways than one. The polarizing Denver quarterback wound up throwing for 316 yards, which, if you toss in a colon in the right spot, mirrors... More »

Tebow Bomb Stuns Steelers

Broncos advance, will meet New England on Saturday

(Newser) - They'll be Tebowing in Denver tonight: Tim Tebow connected with Demaryius Thomas on an electrifying 80-yard touchdown pass on the first play of overtime and the Broncos defeated the stunned Pittsburgh Steelers 29-23 in the AFC wild-card game. Thomas hauled in a high play-action pass at the Denver 38,... More »

NFL Fines Player $10K for Calling Wife Mid-Game

Troy Polamalu wanted to let her know he was OK

(Newser) - The NFL isn't making exceptions about its policy that players stay unplugged during games: It fined Troy Polamalu of the Steelers $10,000 for making a call from the bench during last Sunday's game, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette . Polamalu, though, wasn't showboating or looking for some digital... More »

Hines Ward Busted for DUI

'DWTS' star pulled over in Georgia

(Newser) - Hines Ward might need those dancing shoes to get out of this one: TMZ reports that the Pittsburgh Steeler was arrested this morning in Georgia's DeKalb County on suspicion of driving under the influence. The Dancing With the Stars champ posted $1000 bond and was released. TMZ has the... More »

NFL Player Deletes ‘Truther’ Tweet After bin Laden Death

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Rashard Mendenhall skeptical about 9/11 narrative

(Newser) - Rashard Mendenhall of the Pittsburgh Steelers might have some explaining to do to the boss after controversial tweets the night of Osama bin Laden's killing, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Mashable . Among them:
  • “I just have a hard time believing a plane could take a skyscraper down demolition
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A Record 111M Tuned in Last Night

111 million tuned in for big game: Nielsen

(Newser) - For the second year in a row, the Super Bowl has set a new record for American television viewing. The Nielsen Co. said today that an estimated 111 million people watched the Green Bay Packers outlast the Pittsburgh Steelers in football's ultimate game. That tops the 106.5 million who... More »

Packers Win Super Bowl 31-25

Green Bay beats Pittsburgh Steelers to win team's fourth Super Bowl

(Newser) - Aaron Rodgers has turned the Green Bay Packers into Super Bowl champions once again. Rodgers threw three touchdown passes and Nick Collins returned an interception for another score, leading the Packers to a 31-25 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. This was Green Bay's fourth Super Bowl title. The Packers won... More »

Christina Aguilera Bungles National Anthem

'At the twilight's last reaming' ... ?

(Newser) - There are three things you have to do when singing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl: Look good, hit the right notes, and sing the correct lyrics. Christina Aguilera is two for three. Aguilera, who isn't exactly an anthem novice (she sang the song at Game 7 of last... More »

A Super Bowl First: No Cheerleaders

Six teams have no squads, and two of those teams play Sunday

(Newser) - Not in the Super Bowl this year: the Chicago Bears , the New York Jets … and the cheerleaders. For the first time in the game’s 45-year history, there will be no sideline supporters in attendance, because the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers just so happen to be... More »

Want Super Bowl Tickets? Cough Up $5K

That's twice last year's resale figure

(Newser) - Tickets to Sunday’s big game are reselling for an average of $4,683, nearly twice the average $2,420 that last year’s Colts-Saints match-up commanded. Don’t expect to get your hands on tickets for less than $2,309 online: those are the cheapest that Fansnap.com could... More »

Steelers Hang On, Beat Jets in a Nail-Biter

Pittsburgh dominated, then held on

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Steelers advanced to their third Super Bowl in six years thanks to a big-play defense that returned a fumble for a touchdown and staged a late goal-line stand in a 24-19 victory over the New York Jets. Pittsburgh, which led 24-0 in the first half and held on,... More »

Jets Stun Patriots, Bears Beat Seahawks

Jets to face Steelers, Bears go up against Packers

(Newser) - The Chicago Bears and the New York Jets won their respective games today, and will move on in the NFL playoffs:
  • Jay Cutler ran for two touchdowns, threw for two more, and the Chicago defense manhandled Seattle early for a 35-24 victory today, lifting the Bears into the NFC championship
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Green Bay Routs Atlanta; Steelers Beat Ravens

Both move on to their conference championship games

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers are moving on in the NFL playoffs:
  • The Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens 31-24 despite trailing 21-7 at halftime. As bad as Pittsburgh was in the first half, the Ravens were worse in the second. Pittsburgh scored three times on three Baltimore turnovers,
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Vick Repeats as Biggest Sports Villain

Forbes list of most disliked athletes has a new name: Tiger Woods

(Newser) - Michael Vick has been out of federal prison for almost a year , but the Eagles quarterback still has some image-polishing to do: For the second straight year, he tops the Forbes list of most disliked people in sports . New for 2010 are Ben Roethlisberger and how-the-mighty-have-fallen poster child Tiger Woods,... More »

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