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Dan Rooney

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  • Art Rooney II ready for Steelers to turn page

    Art Rooney II never experienced anything like this as Steelers president. Consecutive 8-8 seasons and two years in a row without a playoff game hadn't happened since the dawn of the 21st century. And, while Rooney, who took over for his father as team...
  • Steelers to retire Greene's No. 75

    The Sports Xchange Steelers to retire Greene's No. 75 The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Wednesday they will retire Hall of Fame defensive tackle Joe Greene's No. 75 in a ceremony on Nov. 2. The Steelers will host the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field that...
  • Thanks, Mean Joe — Steelers to retire Greene's No. 75 in November

    For 50 years, Pro Football Hall of Famer Ernie Stautner had been the only Steelers player to have his jersey retired. That changed today when the Steelers announced they were going to honor another defensive lineman in the Hall of Fame. Joe Greene will...
  • Chuck Noll dies at 82; coached Pittsburgh Steelers to four NFL titles

    The Pittsburgh Steelers, among the most successful franchises in professional sports, were nothing of the sort before Chuck Noll became their coach. In their 40 years of existence before Noll was hired in 1969, the Steelers had never won a postseason...
  • Miami Pro Day results

    OFFICIAL TIMES AND MEASUREMENTS NAMES                                POS        HT          WT         40           VERT        BENCH     L DRILL      BROAD                                                             ft-in        lbs          sec     ...
  • Kenneth Stanley 'Bud' Adams dies at 90; owner of Tennessee Titans

    Kenneth Stanley "Bud" Adams, owner of the Tennessee Titans and one of the founders of the American Football League, was found dead Monday at his Houston home. He was 90. Adams, an eccentric Texas oilman, lived alone and reportedly had not been seen...
  • When it comes to diversity in the NFL, nepotism trumps the 'Rooney Rule'

    When it comes to diversity in the NFL, nepotism trumps the 'Rooney Rule'
    This NFL offseason represents the 10-year anniversary of the inception of the "Rooney Rule." The rule, named after Pittsburgh Steelers' Chairman Dan Rooney, requires teams to interview minority candidates for all head coaching and senior football...
  • Former Md. State star Art Shell glad about accolade for his college career

    Former Md. State star Art Shell glad about accolade for his college career
    Art Shell was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989 after a 15-year playing career with the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders. A native of Charleston, S.C., Shell is also a member of the South Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. Tonight in Atlanta,...
  • The life of former Ravens owner Art Modell [Timeline]

    The life of former Ravens owner Art Modell [Timeline]
    March 21, 1961: Modell bought the Browns for just under $4 million. Aug. 18, 1962: Modell proposed and staged pro football's first preseason doubleheader at Cleveland Stadium. The Browns played the Steelers in one game and the Lions faced the Cowboys...
  • Legacy of Art Modell will be NFL on TV, moving Browns from Cleveland

    Legacy of Art Modell will be NFL on TV, moving Browns from Cleveland
    Art Modell forever will be known as the man who took the Browns out of Cleveland, but his legacy as one of the NFL's most influential personalities extends far beyond state lines. As an old-guard owner, he helped pour the foundation for today's game and...
  • David Teel: Feb. 2, 2009: Tomlin guides Pittsburgh to 6th Super Bowl title

    Mike Tomlin coached timid early, and his Pittsburgh Steelers melted down late. But on a Sunday evening for the football ages, Pittsburgh defeated the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 to claim a record sixth Super Bowl victory and elevate Tomlin to the coaching...