Pittsburgh, already assured of a wild-card berth, left 16 runners on base while falling four games behind the Cardinals with five to go.
Cleveland (77-78) was four games behind the Astros for the AL wild card before its costly defeat.
Johnson rushed for 190 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Irish victory over Warren Harding.
The Cardinals blanked Warren Harding 9-0 to improve to 7-0-1 on the season.
Roethlisberger is expected back at some point in 2015 after spraining the medial collateral ligament in his left knee.
Josh McCown’s right hand is cut and swollen. His job status hasn’t changed.
Boardman hosts Canfield on the Game of the Week this Friday.
Six MVFC teams are ranked in the top-25 in the latest FCS Coaches Poll.
Four area teams are ranked in the top-ten of their respective divisions in the latest A.P. High School Football poll.
Michael Vick will start Thursday night when the Steelers (2-1) host winless Baltimore (0-3).
Jake Arrieta pitched seven dominant innings and also homered in his major league-best 21st win.
“I was kind of stunned,” Vick said. “You never want to see a guy like Ben go down.”
Raider’s safety Charles Woodson made a game-clinching interception as they beat the Browns, 27-20.
Ben Roethlisberger went down in the third quarter of the Steelers 12-6 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
The AL Central champion Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 3-0 Sunday with a five-pitcher two-hitter.
The Golden Flashes dropped their week five showdown with rival LaBrae.
The Blue Jays will get ready to face McDonald this week.
The Phantoms fell behind early in coach John Wroblewski’s debut but were able to battle back before falling Saturday to Team USA
Carlos Santana drove in three runs as the Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 9-5 Saturday night.
The Eagles defeated Steubenville Catholic Central to improve to 4-1 on the season.