• Pittsburgh Steelers
    CBS Sports

    Here's why the Steelers, not Patriots, can be the AFC favorites in 2017

    Here’s how the Pittsburgh Steelers ’ past three seasons have ended: Wild-card loss to the Baltimore Ravens , divisional-round loss to the Denver Broncos , conference championship loss to the New England Patriots . Both Denver and New England went on to win the Super Bowl. If we assume that the Steelers’ success is linear, then in a year’s time they will be in their ninth Super Bowl. Unfortunately for Steelers fans, a straight line isn’t representative of the relational complexities of more than five months of football. In simpler terms: In the NFL, past success doesn’t guarantee you anything in the future. Look no further than the Carolina Panthers , who went 15-1 in 2015 and faced the aforementioned

  • Sammy Sosa would gladly return to Cubs, but he won't beg
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    Big League Stew

    Sammy Sosa would gladly return to Cubs, but he won't beg

    Sammy Sosa is open to a return to the Cubs, but the organization isn’t feeling it. The Chicago Cubs’ World Series run saw a number of franchise icons return to the limelight. Slugging outfielder Sammy Sosa has not returned to Wrigley Field after the two sides experienced a nasty divorce following the 2004 season.

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    Yahoo Sports Videos

    How will new scoring impact NASCAR in 2017?

    Yahoo Sports' Jay Busbee and Nick Bromberg look ahead to the upcoming race to the Monster Cup Series title, including how a new scoring system will affect strategy and the title chances of Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt, Jr.