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Will Johnson trying to find niche with Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Of all the players responsible for the Pittsburgh Steelers leading the NFL in yards rushing, Will Johnson might be one of the most overlooked.

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Panthers look to bounce back against Akron

Pitt running back James Conner (24) eludes the tackle of Iowa defensive back Anthony Gair (12) during a first-quarter run in an NCAA college football game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Paul Chryst knows the game will come when the Pittsburgh Panthers need to throw the ball to win.

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This Date In Baseball

1923 — Lou Gehrig hit his first homer in the majors off Bill Piercy of the Boston Red Sox. On the same date 15 years later, he hit his 493rd and last off Dutch Leonard of the Senators.

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Sutter scores in OT, Penguins beat Wild 3-2

Pittsburgh Penguins' Kasperi Kapanen (42) goes into the corner with Minnesota Wild's Jared Spurgeon (46) during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brandon Sutter scored his second goal of the game 2:23 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 exhibition victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.

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Allen steps into leadership role with Taylor out

Carolina Panthers' Kelvin Benjamin (13) catches a pass as Pittsburgh Steelers' Cortez Allen (28) defends during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers paid Cortez Allen to become their top cornerback.

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