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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Modell tribute tops NFL meetings agenda

    PALM BEACH, Fla. - The start of this year's owners meetings was a mixture of smiles, tears and goodbyes for Art Modell. In his final league-wide event, the Ravens' outgoing owner was saluted at two meetings - the opening session before all league...
  • In final season, Modell leaves a lasting legacy

    Decades before the tortuous franchise move and the triumph of a Super Bowl, Ravens owner Art Modell's emotional ties with football became rooted in Roy Lumpkin. At age 9, Modell walked a couple of miles to save on car fare and squeezed out a quarter to...
  • With Modell's endorsement, Lerner awarded Browns

    CHICAGO -- Ravens owner Art Modell let bygones be bygones and helped his former friend and business partner, Al Lerner, win the bidding war for the Cleveland Browns to become the 31st NFL owner last night. Even though there was a major rift between the...
  • Lifelong service to pro football should land Modell spot in Hall

    NEW ORLEANS -- If Ravens owner Art Modell is not selected for Hall of Fame induction on Saturday, it would be an affront to the man, the game and the NFL. He deserves to be enshrined as much as any player or other administrator/owner, including Tex...
  • 'We won't see another Johnny Unitas'

    Mourners said goodbye to John Unitas yesterday, evoking memories of a steely, Hall of Fame quarterback and a tender father who stayed close to his coal-shoveling roots. Cardinal William H. Keeler said he found "sanctity" in the man who threw footballs as...
  • Steelers to retire Joe Greene's No. 75 jersey

    "Mean" Joe Greene was summoned to the Steelers' offices for a meeting with team chairman Dan Rooney and president Art Rooney II earlier this year. He had no idea why his former bosses wanted to see him. Then, the Rooneys did what no National Football...
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Pittsburgh Steelers - INSIDE SLANT The Pittsburgh Steelers have somewhere around $6 million in salary cap space and team president Art Rooney II declared one reason they would not negotiate an extension to quarterback Ben...
  • 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...