Daily Archive: December 27, 2012


Sleeping dwarves

Over the last few years, the offense of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been considered somewhat of a “sleeping giant” especially when it came to basically playing down to their opponents or just plain sleep walking until they were well into the second half.


AFC playoff lineup set

(AP)—All set in the AFC, except for the matchups. As for the NFC playoff race, there’s still plenty of intrigue. Indianapolis finished off its remarkable one-year turnaround by beating Kansas City 20-13 Sunday to grab an AFC wild card. The Colts went 2-14 in 2011, drafted Andrew Luck first overall and now are 10-5.



:10 Ring…Ring…Rrriiinnnggg…yo, yo, yo, you got “Brother Claus” rib joint “B-Claus” speaking. How can I help you? No, we’re out of baby backs and the short ribs but we got some real sweet and fresh “deer-ribs” if you’re interested! Hey lady, I know that’s hard to swallow but it’s tough out here. We all gotta make a living! BILL NEAL


Ike Taylor hosts ‘Shop With A Jock’

Pittsburgh Steelers star defensive back Ike Taylor hosted his first “Shop with a Jock” event at the Walmart store in West Mifflin, for 50 underprivileged children from MHY Family Services. This private event gave homeless, neglected, at-risk, and abused children from the Pittsburgh area a night of fun filled with food, games and a $100 shopping spree at Walmart with their favorite Steelers football players. SHOE SIZE—Tabon Williams, 13, from Robinson Township, shops with Ike Taylor for shoes. (Photos by J.L. Martello)


Church Circuit

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony DEC. 30—Unity Baptist Church of Braddock, 420 Fifth St., Braddock, will host a Prayer and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 9:45 a.m. at 1023 Talbot Ave., Braddock. The celebration will begin with a procession by vehicle from their former location on Talbot Avenue to their new location on Fifth Street. Then a prayer and ribbon cutting will be held at the front door, followed by a worship service at 10:30 a.m. and an Open House from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call 412-271-6070.