Top Pittsburgh sports news: Former Pirates pitcher linked to drug trafficking; Pirates take Nats 4-1

Here’s the most recent top sports news you may have missed in Pittsburgh.

Former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu stars with Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes in new Head and Shoulders commerical

Former Steelers great Troy Polamalu teamed up with a current NFL superstar for another Head and Shoulders commercial.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Octavio Dotel linked to drug trafficking and money laundering ring

A former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher has been arrested in the Dominican Republic.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Eighth-inning eruption dooms the Nationals, who go cold in Pittsburgh for a 4-1 loss

Stephen Strasburg had cruised through seven innings, needing only 94 pitches, before Manager Dave Martinez shook his hand and phoned the bullpen Tuesday night at PNC Park. The decision seemed like a toss-up in the moment. Hindsight would later hate it. 

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.

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