February 2009


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Holmes Waives Right To Hearing On Marijuana Charge

Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on a misdemeanor marijuana charge stemming from his October traffic stop. Holmes didn\’t comment after his short appearance in Pittsburgh City Court. The decision now means Holmes must stand trial on the misdemeanor charge, or work out…



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Holmes To Have Drug Hearing Today

Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on a misdemeanor marijuana charge resulting from his October traffic stop. Pittsburgh police said they found three marijuana-filled cigar blunts in Holmes\’ SUV when he was pulled over on Oct. 23. Police say they stopped Holmes because his vehicle…


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NFL Expands Salary Cap To $127 million in 2009

The salary cap will be expanded to $127 million in 2009. NFL teams didn’t spend as much as they were supposed to under the collective bargaining agreement the past three years so teams were notified on Wednesday that the salary cap will increase over $4 million from $123 to $127…


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Harrison And Steelers Still Not Close On New Contract

The Steelers and Pro Bowl linebacker James Harrison remain far apart in negotiations, Harrison\’s agent, Bill Parise, told ESPN.com on Wednesday. For the Steelers and Harrison, this is one of those times, as the two sides remain far apart in contract negotiations, Harrison\’s agent, Bill Parise, said. “We\’re talking and…