• Steelers tackle Villanueva: mix up led to anthem flap

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alejandro Villanueva just wanted to get a glimpse of the American flag, the symbol he wore on his military uniform during three tours in Afghanistan before beginning an unlikely journey from Army Ranger to the NFL.

  • QB situation still unclear for sputtering Pitt

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A month into the season, Pitt has more quarterbacks (two) than wins (one). That’s not exactly how coach Pat Narduzzi drew it up when he named Max Browne the starter coming out of training camp.

  • Cardinals stumble again with 4-1 loss to Pirates

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals are running out of time to make their September surge extend their season beyond the first day of October.

  • Cardinals rally past Pirates in 9th for 4-3 win

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A flip to second base gone awry threatened to sap the St. Louis Cardinals of the momentum that has carried them from the doldrums of August to the middle of the playoff race in September.

  • Idle Steelers LB James Harrison ‘just doing what I’m asked’

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Harrison spent last weekend standing on the sideline waiting for a call that never came.

  • Kid at play: Steelers WR Smith-Schuster making a splash

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NFL’s youngest player rides his bike to work, runs to the local ice cream place in SpongeBob Squarepants slippers and will happily take you on in Madden or Call of Duty if you happen to find him online during a given night.

  • Frazier’s walk-off homer lifts Pirates by Brewers 6-4

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Milwaukee closer Corey Knebel shook off catcher Jett Bandy with two outs in the ninth, confident he could get an inside fastball past Pittsburgh’s Adam Frazier.