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Chief resigns after labeling Steelers’ Tomlin with slur

A Pittsburgh-area volunteer fire chief has lost his post after using a racial slur to describe Steelers coach Mike Tomlin.


Chiefs’ Andy Reid believes holding should have been no-call

Chiefs coach Andy Reid doesn’t believe the holding penalty on left tackle Eric Fisher that cost Kansas City a tying 2-point conversion against Pittsburgh on Sunday night should have been …


NFL notes: Tomlin defends decision to leave Roethlisberger in game with big lead

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday defended his decision to leave quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the Miami game despite holding an 18-point lead but admitted he got “over-aggressive” and shouldn’t …


Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter arrested after game

Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter was charged early Monday with assaulting a doorman at a Pittsburgh bar and a police officer who intervened, hours after the team’s wild card …


NFL notes: Star receiver Andre Johnson retires

Andre Johnson called Tennessee coach Mike Mularkey, asking if they could talk Monday morning. After 14 NFL seasons, the man with more catches than anyone else currently playing had made …


NFL notebook: Broncos coach Gary Kubiak returns from week hiatus

Gary Kubiak, 55, returned to work Monday, a week after his doctor ordered the Broncos’ coach to take time off after he suffered a complex migraine and was hospitalized overnight …


NFL notebook: Steelers’ Roethlisberger has torn meniscus

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a torn meniscus in his left knee and will have surgery Monday morning. There is no timetable for his return to the team.


Nelson hurt in Packers’ loss to Steelers

Aaron Rodgers and Ben Roethlisberger look ready for the regular season. The immediate future for Jordy Nelson seems far more uncertain.


Newsmakers

Extended The Pittsburgh Steelers and coach Mike Tomlin have agreed to a contract extension Thursday that will keep him with the team through 2018. Tomlin is 82-46 with Pittsburgh since …


Steelers safety Troy Polamalu retires

PITTSBURGH – His flowing locks bouncing off the top of his No. 43 jersey, Troy Polamalu spent more than a decade flying across football fields as the backbone of a …


Flex plan sticks with Steelers-Bengals

The NFL will keep the AFC North matchup between Cincinnati and Pittsburgh as the prime-time game on Sunday, Dec. 15. The Bengals (8-4) lead the division and will visit the …


Bengals earn big win over division rivals on MNF

An elusive rookie made all the difference by darting through the Steelers’ defense. Running back Giovani Bernard scored his first two NFL touchdowns, one of them on a short pass …


MNF: Steelers at Bengals

James Harrison and Ben Roethlisberger remember their first time together a bit differently. The linebacker had a big game for Kent State in 2001, repeatedly getting to Roethlisberger when he …


Bengals win to get in, Steelers ousted

PITTSBURGH – A.J. Green doesn’t really care about the Cincinnati Bengals’ woeful past. The wide receiver wasn’t part of it and hasn’t really taken the time to study it. The …


Dallas wins on OT kick

ARLINGTON, Texas – Brandon Carr found a way to silence thousands of Terrible Towel-waving Pittsburgh fans at Cowboys Stadium and send the Dallas crowd home happy. The Cowboys cornerback intercepted …


Batch rallies Steelers

BALTIMORE – Because there’s still some life in the 37-year-old arm of Charlie Batch, the Pittsburgh Steelers remain alive in the AFC North Division. Batch directed a 61-yard drive in …


Steelers stop Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers escaped with a victory. The health of their franchise quarterback is another matter entirely. The Steelers edged the woeful Kansas City Chiefs 16-13 in overtime on Monday …


Steelers get past Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Sometimes, real life intrudes on the games we play. And sometimes, we need those games to get away from real life. In the wake of Superstorm …


Rookie Luck looks sharp in Colts’ loss to Steelers

PITTSBURGH – Andrew Luck shook off a pair of early interceptions to put together three second-quarter scoring drives, giving the Indianapolis Colts a halftime lead before the Pittsburgh Steelers rallied …


Steelers already believe in Luck

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck needed just one game to make Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin a believer. Tomlin says the top pick in April’s NFL draft played like a …


Fans greet Giants on return to New Jersey

Smiles were the order of the day, as the Super Bowl-champion New York Giants returned home, victorious once again. The team’s charter plane from Indianapolis touched down around 1:55 p.m. …


San Francisco 49ers powerful in Monday night beating of Pittsburgh Steelers

SAN FRANCISCO – Monday Night Football nearly became a Monday Night Fiasco. San Francisco’s lights-out return to prime time helped salvage what could have been an embarrassing evening for everyone …


Fans welcome Packers, Steelers to Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – The big rodeo – the Super Bowl – is in town. If Monday is an indication, this could be a wild week in Big D. Video …


Steelers survive Jets’ comeback bid

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 …