For devotees of the NFL, this is as good as it gets – the divisional round of the play-offs, four games pitting the regular season’s finest against four challengers already battle-hardened by victory in last weekend’s ever-treacherous wild-card round. And in 2014 there’s an extra twist: the prospect that one of the longest, most painful droughts in US sport might be near an end.
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Saturday 05 September 2009
Friday 04 September 2009
The Conservative Party backed Germany and France yesterday in their row with the British Government over how long the global economic bailout should continue.
Friday 04 September 2009
Saturday 15 August 2009
US Outlook: As one of the few world leaders who really believes in the G20 negotiations of the biggest industrialised economies, it must be pretty galling for Gordon Brown that his own Financial Services Authority has shot him in the foot even before he goes to the meeting in Pittsburgh next month.
Thursday 06 August 2009
Wednesday 05 August 2009
A gunman walked into an exercise class at a health club and opened fire, killing four people and himself and injuring at least 10 others.
Tuesday 30 June 2009
Sunday 31 May 2009
Thursday 28 May 2009
The Pittsburgh Penguins are back in the Stanley Cup finals after beating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 to win the Eastern Conference title on Tuesday.
Wednesday 08 April 2009
Tuesday 03 February 2009
Tuesday 27 January 2009
The pilot of their airplane stuck a team flag out the cockpit window as the Arizona Cardinals landed in a place few could have imagined.
Monday 19 January 2009
The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens 23-14 in a bone-jarring AFC Championship game Sunday to set up a Super Bowl XLIII clash against the darkhorse Arizona Cardinals.
Thursday 13 November 2008
Anyone using Google's Street View map feature to scan one downtown Pittsburgh street is bound to take a closer look.
Friday 24 October 2008
PNC Financial Services Group Inc agreed to buy ailing National City Corp in a government-backed $5.6 billion deal that will rescue the Ohio-based lender and create the No. 5 US bank by deposits.
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