BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Pittsburgh coach Paul Chryst is optimistic enough to know there's still half a season left for the Panthers to show they're capable of becoming a winning football team.
NEW YORK (AP) Nike forgave Tiger Woods after he apologized for cheating on his wife. It welcomed back Michael Vick once he served time for illegal dog-fighting.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Authorities say a man who tried to extort $15,000 from retired Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward has been arrested.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Ike Taylor's skin - the figurative kind - has grown thick over a decade developing a reputation as one of the NFL's better cover guys.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left Thursday's practice after turning his right ankle but expects to play on Sunday against Cincinnati.