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Take 5: Baseball is Boomin’

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell signed a four-year, $52.5 million deal with the New York Jets last week.

By Staff

March 20, 2019

The largest contract in baseball history lasted 20 days before it was beaten out by the largest contract in baseball and American sports history. So who got the better deal, the Philadelphia Phillies and Bryce Harper or the Los Angeles Angels and Mike Trout?

Column: Le’Veon Bell due to return Week 7

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) runs upfield in the first half of the team’s game against the Indianapolis Colts on Nov. 12, 2017, in Indianapolis.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 2, 2018

After a difficult week for football in Pittsburgh, fans can look towards some good news. It seems Steelers' running back Le'Veon Bell is expected to return to the game in Week 7. Bell's return will help the Steelers make a major comeback after a few hard weeks on both defense and offense.

Steelers start off sluggish in stormy stalemate against Browns

Cleveland Browns Denzel Ward (top) and Joe Schobert take down Pittsburgh Steelers James Conner during overtime Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. The game ended in a 21-21 tie.

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018

On top of Pitt getting pummeled by Penn State on Saturday, the Steelers also struggled to successful begin their season. Playing against the Brown's, the game ended in a 21-21 tie . Although there were several good plays, the Steelers still have much to improve on in order to have a successful season.

Take 5: Bell, Beadle and Basketball

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) runs upfield in first half action against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Steelers won, 20-17. (Sam Riche/TNS)

By The Pitt News Staff

August 30, 2018

From catsuits to contract holdouts, The Pitt News staff takes a look at the spiciest storylines from the past week.

Take 5: Tiger, Tournament, Tom Crean

Tiger Woods watches a tee shot fly Feb. 21, 2018, during the Pro-Am round of the Honda Classic at the PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (Joe Cavaretta/Sun Sentinel/TNS)

By The Pitt News Staff

March 15, 2018

While Pitt may not have qualified for this year’s NCAA tournament … or the NIT … or the CBI, there are plenty of other things happening in the sports world Pitt fans can distract themselves with. The Pitt News sports staff is back with a weekly roundup of the best in sports this past week — an...

Pitt to honor James Conner with bobblehead

In the return of Pitt's retro uniforms last October, former running back James Conner helped the Panthers to a 37-34 victory over Georgia Tech with 60 rushing yards on 14 carries. (TPN File Photo)

By Ryan Zimba / Sports Editor

August 17, 2017

The Pitt athletic department announced Thursday there will be a James Conner bobblehead night to honor the former running back at the team’s Oct. 14 homecoming game against the North Carolina State Wolfpack. The bobblehead — featuring Conner wearing Pitt’s throwback uniform — will be given ...

No Contest: Tomlin blunders another battle with Belichick

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin looks on during the first half against the Indianapolis Colts on Nov. 24. Sam Riche/TNS

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

January 24, 2017

Sunday’s AFC Championship Game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots was a mismatch of epic proportions — not on the field, but on the sidelines. The talent level on the Steelers’ and Patriots’ 53-man rosters is virtually even. Both teams are stacked with future Hall of ...

No Bell, No Bryant, No Problem: Steelers roll in D.C.

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell celebrates his short touchdown run for a 20-7 lead over the Atlanta Falcons in the final minute of the first half on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. (TNS)

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

September 13, 2016

As a national audience witnessed Monday night, rumors of the 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers’ demise were greatly exaggerated. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shined, and Antonio Brown further staked his claim as the best wide receiver in the NFL with a pair of touchdown catches in the Steelers’ 38-16 s...

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