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Rob Rossi is a sports columnist for the Tribune-Review. Rob Rossi can be reached via e-mail

Rossi: Looking at the next great Steeler

By Rob Rossi 9:48 p.m.
Mike Munchak doesn’t need to hear it from one of his offensive linemen. He faces them during drills. Their position coach goes straight for the ...

Rossi: Nothing huge, but Huntington helped Bucs

By Rob Rossi
Delusions dominate baseball’s silly season, which ended Friday afternoon with Pirates general manager Neal Huntington having helped his club for the rest of this summer ...

Rossi: ‘Hockey guy’ Sutter will be missed

By Rob Rossi
As we might expect from the son of a hockey coach, Brandon Sutter read the play perfectly. Didn’t make the result any easier to digest, ...

Rossi: St. Vincent a football sanctuary during Steelers training camp

By Rob Rossi
We need a place like the one where the Steelers Nation convened Sunday afternoon, because football is America’s game. And like Americans, football fans could ...

Rossi: For Pirates, Alvarez move must be next

By Rob Rossi
For all of their sudden shortcomings, the Pirates are unmatched among presumed World Series contenders when it comes to players poised for storybook endings. So ...

Rossi: Steelers offensive line must move team forward

By Rob Rossi
He probably isn’t high on your list of Steelers to watch during training camp. He might not make your list of Steelers you could mention ...

Rossi: Pirates, Cardinals deserve October showdown

By Rob Rossi
A driving rain, not unfamiliar around here this summer, appeared as though it might flood PNC Park late Friday afternoon. It made for a messy ...

Rossi: Burnett hasn’t given everything, not yet

By Rob Rossi
It sounded like a conversation ripped from the pages of a comic book. But Jeff Locke isn’t Robin. And A.J. Burnett isn’t Batman. “He’s just ...

Rossi: Luck be a lady for the Pirates

By Rob Rossi
Starling Marte took to left field, Pittsburgh’s best place for a party fittingly behind him, and maybe that is where Lady Luck took in Game ...

Rossi: Marte more important later than now

By Rob Rossi
This ballpark was built for series such as their showdown with St. Louis, but there was something familiar missing from the Pirates at PNC Park ...

Rossi: Rutherford shines as old boss pouts

By Rob Rossi
It’s called a record. And the goalie in Jim Rutherford probably would have battled to defend it Wednesday. The Goalie has a job: stop shots. ...

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