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Dan Rooney

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  • 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...
  • Steelers have money to spend, but mulling who is worthy

    The Sports Xchange Who are the elite quarterbacks? Who is ready for a monster season? Adam Aizer, Dave Richard and Jamey Eisenberg have you covered. CineSport LLC Steelers have money to spend, but mulling who is worthy LATROBE, Pa. -- The Pittsburgh...
  • 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...
  • Pittsburgh Steelers' Dan Rooney is concerned about lack of progress in NFL labor negotiations

     
    Dan Rooney, chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers, isn’t directly involved in negotiations between NFL owners and players, but he’s concerned about the lack of progress between the sides and where that could lead. “We should have a deal,” Rooney...
  • Obama makes post-Super Bowl call to Steelers coach

     
    From White House spokesman: "This afternoon, President Obama called Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin to congratulate him and the team on their remarkable season. He asked Coach Tomlin to pass along how impressed he was with the team’s...
  • 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...
  • Jan. 23, 2007: Steelers name Mike Tomlin their head coach

    Mike Tomlin acknowledges his Peninsula roots as he becomes head coach of the five-time Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers.     The National Football League's second-youngest head coach praised his big brother, his mentor and his God. He...
  • Sept. 9, 2007: Mike Tomlin set to tackle his biggest test

    A chance. That's all Mike Tomlin ever wanted. It didn't matter whether he was a 103-pound budding junior varsity defensive back, a 5-year-old playing cards with his mom and older brother, a seventh-grader taking a crack at high school trigonometry or a...
  • Peninsula native Mike Tomlin has turned Steelers into "his team"

    Peninsula native Mike Tomlin has turned Steelers into "his team"
    Mike Tomlin inherited a team one year removed from a Super Bowl championship. The franchise quarterback was 24, the incomparable safety 25, the fan base Labrador loyal. Nice work if you can get it, the antithesis of the typical coaching transition &#...
  • Glory on a paved road

    Prevailing wisdom says the Pittsburgh Steelers interviewed Mike Tomlin for their head-coaching position because, in part, he's black. Tomlin himself concurs. Prevailing wisdom and Tomlin are wrong, says Dan Rooney, the man who hired him two years ago and...