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2005-11-01 03:57:50

TORONTO (Reuters) - Jeff Reed's 37-yard field goal with 1:36 left gave the Pittsburgh Steelers a 20-19 win over the Baltimore Ravens in the National Football League's Monday night game in Pittsburgh. The Steelers led 17-10 entering the fourth quarter but three straight field goals by Matt Stover put the Ravens ahead, setting the stage for Reed's game-winning kick. Ben Roethlisberger directed the game-winning drive and tossed two touchdown passes, going 18-for-30 for 177 yards...

2005-09-25 19:55:47

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Adam Vinatieri kicked a 43 yard field goal with one second on the clock to lift the New England Patriots to a 23-20 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in National Football League play at Heinz Field on Sunday. The Steelers had tied the game on a four-yard touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger to Hines Ward with 1:21 left, but New England quarterback Tom Brady led the Patriots on a five-play, 37 yard drive that ended with the game-winning field goal. The loss...

2005-09-05 13:43:40

NEW YORK (Reuters) - All-Pro wide receiver Hines Ward has signed a four-year contract extension with the Pittsburgh Steelers that will keep him with the team through the 2009 season, the Steelers announced on Monday. The deal is worth $25.83 million and includes bonuses of $10 million, ESPN.com reported. The 29-year-old Ward had been seeking a long-term contract after becoming the only receiver in Steelers' history to play in four consecutive Pro Bowls (2002-05) and surpass 1,000...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.