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Pitt recruits’ Boyd and Howard lead Pennsylvania over Maryland 58-27 in Big 33

Pennsylvania’s Tyler Boyd takes the opening kick off back for a touchdown against Maryland during the first quarter of the Big 33 football game, Saturday, June 15, 2013, in Hershey, Pa. (AP Photo/PennLive.com, Joe Hermitt) by Jim Carlson HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Tyler Boyd didn’t think he had anything to prove at Saturday night’s Big 33 Football Classic high school all-star game. But with an NFL Network audience watching, along with about 8,000 fans in the stands, Boyd showed off the all-around skills that made him a solid recruit for the University of Pittsburgh. The 6-foot-1 receiver from Clairton returned the opening kickoff 91 yards and had a hand in five touchdowns as Pennsylvania defeated Maryland 58-27.

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Le’Veon Bell ready to make impact in crowded Steelers’ backfield

Pittsburgh Steelers second round draft pick running back Le’Veon Bell takes part in a drill during NFL football practice, Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) by Will Graves PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le’Veon Bell wants the ball in his hands. Always. First down. Fourth down. First quarter or overtime. The Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back figures the best chance for his team to be successful is with the ball tucked under his right arm and his legs churning upfield.