By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media
Morning, Lunatics …
>> The next column will be Sunday, covering the Steelers-Chiefs preseason game. The ones I normally would write for today and Friday were pushed up this week to cover the Steelers in D.C.
>> Le’Veon Bell’s mid-foot injury leaves two running backs saying they’re No. 1, per Alan Robinson.
Ben Roethlisberger is getting lots of leeway from Todd Haley.
Richard Mann, the new wide receivers coach, is profiled in Joe Starkey’s column.
Here’s our full Steelers coverage.
>> The Pirates scored one run on four singles. Travis Sawchik is in San Diego.
Here are official game highlights from MLB.com.
>> You have to wonder if banged-up Isaac Bennett will be starting in Pitt’s backfield for the Florida State game. There are other options. Jerry DiPaola reports.
>> Penn State’s got a promising tight end named Jesse James. Bob Cohn reports.
>> I’ll visit with TribLIVE Radio at 11:30 a.m.