Pitt football head coach Paul Chryst announced that sophomore defensive back Titus Howard has been suspended for the 2014 season.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Tick, tock, tick, tock…Tyler Boyd barely had anything left after a few hours under steady sun, but he had just enough to pull in the pass from Tom Savage, and get out of bounds before Father Time could punish them any further.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Ask Clairton alumnus Trenton Coles if his Bears will continue their record winning streak this year, and he’ll respond with guarded optimism.
LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — Timing is everything for Steelers rookie safety Shamarko Thomas, who is still trying to work on his own timing, yet couldn’t have come at a better time, considering the […]
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The infamous events involving former Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressel that dissuaded some WPIAL youth from going there have not stopped the new regime under Urban Meyer from pursuing western PA talent, and the Buckeyes have added a significant name to their 2014 freshman class.
It’s a sad day in Steelers Nation. Steelers Hall of Fame defensive back Jack Butler died Saturday morning following a lengthy battle with a staph infection.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Dan Snyder might be one of the more ridiculed owners in sports. His typically well-financed teams have underachieved significantly, so it stands to reason. But former Redskin and current Steelers defensive back Ryan Clark challenges conventional wisdom.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Through two games Pitt’s defense looked lost. But now that group seems to have found its way, and the Panthers have gotten contributions from multiple sources en route to consecutive wins.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Defensively the Steelers were uncommonly bullied by Carson Palmer in a Week 3 upset at Oakland. If there were ever a test of their resilience, it’s coming to Heinz Field this weekend.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Oakland Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey has been released from a local hospital, which has given peace of mind to the player who unintentionally put him there. Steelers defensive back […]
The Steelers needed free agent defensive back DeMarcus Van Dyke last Sunday. But few realize it, including the Oakland Raiders, who cut the 2011 draftee in the off-season.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — One thing most impressive about the effort by the Steelers in a 27-10 thumping of the New York Jets was the fact it came without arguably the Steelers’ two best defenders.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — With safety Ryan Clark out for Sunday’s season-opener in Denver because of his sickle cell trait, his job in Week 1 belongs to Woodland Hills product Ryan Mundy, a stalwart in Dick LeBeau’s nickel defense.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Redshirt freshman defensive back Lafayette Pitts is one of a number of young Panthers ready to contribute to a defense that already boasted strong leadership.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — It’s not easy for a young defensive back to make an impact on a team that has such intense intra-squad competition at that spot, but after a year of playing in a high-profile environment like the one at Michigan, Cullen Christian feels up for the challenge.