Bruce Kison, who won two World Series rings with the Pittsburgh Pirates, died Saturday at age 68. He had been battling cancer.
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Former Pirates teammate Al Oliver noted on Twitter that, He was one of the greatest competitiors I have seen.
After retiring in 1985, Kison served as a minor-league pitching instructor with the Pirates, before later joining the Royals as the bullpen coach and then the pitching coach. He later scouted for the Baltimore Orioles for many years before retiring in December.
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Shurmur said that rookies, quarterbacks and selected veterans will report to training camp on July 22. The rest of the team will arrive later in that week.
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More recently, Bell told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler that he’s not going to sign a contract that averages less than $14.5 million per year.
That’d be a huge amount for a running back. Devonta Freeman of the Falcons has the second-highest average salary at the position behind Bell, but gets just $8.25 million per year.
What’s the latest: Pittsburgh has until July 16 to reach a long-term deal with Bell. If the Steelers can’t agree to an extension by then, Bell will play the 2018 season on his one-year, $14.544 million franchise tag deal.