PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress will miss his second straight game after the team made him inactive for Sunday's showdown against the Cincinnati Bengals.
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CHENEY, Wash. (AP) Venky Jois scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Eastern Washington held off Idaho State for a 57-54 victory on Saturday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Lateef McMullan scored 20 points and Portland State opened Big Sky conference play with a 63-49 win over Idaho State on Thursday night.