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Steelers could gamble on former Packers cornerback in free agency

Kevin King has been up and down for most of his career, but here’s why the former Packers cornerback could be just what the Pittsburgh Steelers need. The Pittsburgh Steelers have had quite an active 2022 offseason. In one last hurrah, Kevin Colbert used the team’s ample salary-cap space to add some quality depth in free agency. He later topped his historic tenure by loading up on offense early in the NFL Draft.
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Hempfield veterinary center attracts pets, owners with treats, tours

Hannastown Veterinary Center’s Summer Treat Social attracted more than 40 owners and their pets Saturday afternoon, including Kristy McCracken and her Burmese Mountain Dog, Riley. At 13 months, rambunctious Riley is well on the way to reaching the 2-foot height at the shoulders many dogs of that species achieve...
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Steelers' Najee Harris emerging as leader in post-Big Ben era

The Pittsburgh Steelers are heading into their first season without longtime quarterback Ben Roethlisberger at the helm, opening the door for some new faces to emerge as leaders on the team. One name in particular is getting lots of buzz. "There's going to be some new leadership here. Some of...

Peace and Love Walk takes place in the Mon Valley

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - There is no shortage of events in and around Pittsburgh this weekend.Just one of the events, the fifth annual Peace and Love Walk in the Mon Valley, is currently underway. It's in honor of all loved ones lost to gun violence in the Mon Valley, and a rally to help people affected by the violence.The walk will end at the Wolvarena where a celebration follows.

Lawrenceville Independence Day celebration gets underway

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - It's never too early to start celebrating Independence Day this time of year. The festivities have already kicked off in Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville neighborhood.The neighborhood's 76th annual Independence Day celebration is happening in Arsenal Park.It runs all day from 11 AM to 10 PM tonight and there will be live music, all kinds of activities for kids, and at 9:30, a world-class Zambelli fireworks display.Organizers said they're happy to be back after a two-year hiatus because of the pandemic.

Former No. 1 pick Mark Appel finally called up to MLB at age 30

The story of Mark Appel is proving that few things are as sweet as when perseverance pays off. Appel was a top pitcher in college at Stanford and became the No. 8 overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2012. He did not sign and returned to school. After another strong season, he became the No. 1 pick by the Houston Astros in 2013.

Dormont highlights Pride Month with celebration and festival

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Pride month festivities are still happening, and in Dormont today, the LGBTQ Community Committee is teaming up with Dormont Arts for the Dormont Spark/Pride Arts and Music Festival.There will be live music, visual arts, vendors, food, and more.The event runs from 2 PM until 8 PM on Potomac Avenue in Dormont.You can check out the event page on Facebook for details on more of the organizations that will be there offering resources to the LGBTQ community.

Pittsburgh Weather: Slight cooldown coming to close out June

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - We will see some relief from the high heat over the next few days.WEATHER LINKS:Current Conditions | School Closings & Delays | Submit Your Weather PhotosAlert: NoneAware: Scattered to isolated showers and storms are possible tomorrow afternoon/evening as a cold front passes.Another hot, muggy night is in store for us with lows only near 70 under partly cloudy skies. We'll still hit the mid to upper 80s Sunday before a cold front arrives to cool us down a bit and bring us some scattered showers and thunderstorms.We're under a marginal (isolated) risk for severe storms across Western PA Sunday, but the...

Rays rally with 2 out in 9th to defeat David Bednar, Pirates, 6-5

Two unusual hits by rookies — one a high fly ball that deflected off a catwalk near the Tropicana Field dome and another that didn’t hit anything until it traveled 443 feet — would have lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates to victory under normal circumstances. But the Tampa...

5 toughest quarterbacks Pittsburgh Steelers will face in 2022

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a tricky quarterback schedule in 2022. Here are the five best signal-callers they will face this year. For nearly two decades, the Pittsburgh Steelers entered the majority of their matchups with a quarterback capable of dueling with any counterpart. Even as Ben Roethlisberger experienced a drop-off in terms of ability over the last few seasons, the Steelers went into each week knowing they had a seasoned franchise pillar operating their offense.

Rays 6, Pirates 5: Victory Paredes!

Not gonna lie, this recap was going to be about how much I hated the bullpen management, and how Cash clearly pissed off the baseball gods. But the Rays had other ideas, rallying and winning it in thrilling fashion in the bottom of the ninth. Corey Kluber got the start...