Stephen Thompson

Stephen Thompson

Stephen Thompson graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications and political science from Pitt in April 2022 after spending four years as a sports writer and editor at The Pitt News, the University of Pittsburgh's independent, student-run newspaper. He primarily worked the Pitt men's basketball beat, and filled in on coverage of football, volleyball, softball, gymnastics and lacrosse, in addition to other sports as needed. His work at The Pitt News has won awards from the Pennsylvania News Media Association and Associated College Press. During the spring and summer of 2021, Stephen interned for Pittsburgh Sports Now, covering baseball in western Pennsylvania. Hailing from Washington D.C., family ties have cultivated a love of Boston's professional teams and Pitt athletics, and a fascination with sports in general. 

Dec 3, 2023; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin watches a replay against the Arizona Cardinals at Acrisure Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports
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Steelers Extend Mike Tomlin's Contract

The Pittsburgh Steelers will keep Mike Tomlin as their head coach for the next three seasons.

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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk (11) reacts to his touchdown score during the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023 at EverBank Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla. The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 34-3. [Corey Perrine/Florida Times-Union]
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Steelers Get Latest Offer on Brandon Aiyuk

The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to empty their wallets to land a star wide receiver.

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Nov 28, 2020; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Mike Tyson (black trunks) exits the ring after his split draw against Roy Jones, Jr. (white trunks) during a heavyweight exhibition boxing bout for the WBC Frontline Belt at the Staples Center.  Mandatory Credit: Joe Scarnici/Handout Photo via USA TODAY Sports
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Former Steelers RB Calls Out Mike Tyson

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell wants to get in the ring with the legendary Mike Tyson.

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Sep 11, 2022; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cameron Sutton (20) reacts after a penalty called in the second half in the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paycor Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports
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Analyst Rips Steelers For Cam Sutton Signing

The Pittsburgh Steelers are taking some heat for bringing Cam Sutton back.

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May 18, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA;  Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts (30) look on during batting practice prior to the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
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Steelers Get Big Name MLB Visitors

The Pittsburgh Steelers welcomed one of the MLB's best to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex.

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Jan 16, 2022; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cameron Sutton (20) enters the field against the Kansas City Chiefs in an AFC Wild Card playoff football game at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
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Steelers' Cam Sutton Addresses Domestic Violence Arrest

Cam Sutton had to address his lingering legal issues upon returning to practice with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Dec 17, 2023; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; Baltimore Ravens linebacker Patrick Queen (6) warms up before a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports
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Ravens Radio Host Blasts Steelers' Patrick Queen

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Patrick Queen caught some heat for comments about his old city.

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Nov 12, 2023; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Cameron Heyward (97) in between plays against the Green Bay Packers at Acrisure Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports
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Steelers' Cam Heyward Could Still 'Hold In'

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Cam Heyward doesn't have a firm idea of how he will handle training camp.

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Aug 27, 2023; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Houston Texans safety Grayland Arnold (25) warms up during pregame during pregame against the New Orleans Saints at the Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
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Report: Steelers Sign Former Texans DB

The Pittsburgh Steeers have made another addition to their defensive secondary.

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Dec 17, 2023; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields (1) tosses the ball to a running back during the fourth quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Galvin-USA TODAY Sports
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Tim Tebow? Steelers QB Drawing Worrisome Comparisons

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been warned against using a two quarterback system.

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Nov 26, 2023; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Darnell Washington (80) completes a catch in the second quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paycor Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kareem Elgazzar-USA TODAY Sports
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Steelers TE Drawing All-Pro Comparisons

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Darnell Washington reminds his teammate of a former All-Pro player.

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Aug 12, 2023; Arlington, Texas, USA;  Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Jaray Jenkins (87) stiff arms Dallas Cowboys safety Markquese Bell (41) during the second half at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
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Steelers Sign Former Jaguars WR

The Pittsburgh Steelers added some depth to their wide receivers room.

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