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Report: Pirates Acquire Reliever John Axford From Cleveland Indians

According to FOX Sports MLB Reporter Ken Rosenthal, the Pirates have acquired Cleveland Indians Right-Handed Reliever John Axford.

93-7 The Fan–08/14/2014

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Kevin Colbert: Roethlisberger Has Nothing To Worry About

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert joins The Fan Morning Show at Steelers training camp

93-7 The Fan–08/14/2014

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Ike Taylor: ‘Emmanuel Who?’

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor joined “The Fan Morning Show” at Steelers Training Camp Thursday.

93-7 The Fan–08/14/2014

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Jeff Locke Cleared Of Any Connection To Alleged Game Fixing

A report has surfaced of a small-time sports handicapper claiming that he, in connection with Pirates Starting Pitcher Jeff Locke, had been fixing games. As you’ll read in this report, Locke was cleared of any connection to the handicapper who made these accusations.

93-7 The Fan–08/13/2014

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93-7 The FAN Accepts The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

You’ve likely heard of The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral movement designed to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as ALS of Lou Gehrig’s disease. 93-7 The FAN Update Anchor Eric Hagman was issued the challenge, and as you’ll see below, does not disappoint.

93-7 The Fan–08/13/2014

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Report: McCutchen Still A Front-Runner For NL MVP

Looking to become the first Pittsburgh Pirate ever to win back-to-back National League MVP awards, Andrew McCutchen still finds himself as one of the front-runners for the award despite his recent injury that landed him on the disabled list for the first time in his career.

93-7 The Fan–08/13/2014

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Bob Walk: No More Snide Remarks About The Lineup

Bob Walk joins The Fan Morning Show in his regular weekly spot

93-7 The Fan–08/13/2014

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Joey Porter Bringing Intensity To New Coaching Position

As a linebacker with the Steelers and later with the Dolphins and Cardinals, Joey Porter played with a passion that few could match.

08/13/2014

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Pirates Recall Brandon Cumpton

After just one shaky relief appearance Monday night against the Detroit Tigers in which he pitched just two-thirds of an inning while giving up three hits and two earned runs, the Pirates have optioned reliever Casey Sadler back to Triple-A Indianapolis and have recalled pitcher Brandon Cumpton.

93-7 The Fan–08/12/2014

BEREA, OH - MAY 17: Cleveland Browns draft pick Johnny Manziel #2 throws during the Cleveland Browns rookie minicamp on May 17, 2014 at the Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio.

Marcus Gilbert Calls Browns Team To Beat In AFC North

Many experts would agree that the Cleveland Browns are trending in the right direction for the first time since they last had a winning record in 2007, but not many are ready to call them the team to beat in the AFC North.

93-7 The Fan–08/12/2014

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Tomlin Likes Team’s Energy In Monday Practice

Today’s practice seemed to lack the intensity of what you might expect during the final week of training camp, but coach Mike Tomlin didn’t necessarily agree.

08/12/2014

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Pirates Place Andrew McCutchen On Disabled List

After much debate over what the Pirates should do with their growing number of injured players on the active roster, the team has announced that they’ve placed Center Fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day DL with an avulsion fracture involving the costochondral cartilage of the left 11th rib.

93-7 The Fan–08/11/2014

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Pitt Basketball To Play Two ESPN “Big Monday” Games

According to an announcement from the Atlantic Coast Conference and ESPN, the Pitt basketball program will be featured in two “Big Monday” national broadcasts.

93-7 The Fan–08/11/2014

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Neal Huntington: McCutchen Making Progress, Walker Not As Good As He Hoped

Piittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington joined Greg Brown Sunday for his weekly radio show.

93-7 The Fan–08/10/2014

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John Wehner: Alvarez Will Be Fine At First Base

Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez took some reps at first base during batting practice Friday.

93-7 The Fan–08/09/2014

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