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Dan Rooney

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  • Going in, an historic mismatch

    Dynasty vs. doormat. The Pittsburgh Steelers have signified success in the Super Bowl era with their stable ownership, brilliant coaching and throwback style. A victory Sunday will give them a record sixth Super Bowl title, and they are 6 1/2 -point...
  • Tomlin proves that Rooneys made the right call

    TAMPA, FLA. 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...
  • Super celebration in 'Sixburgh'

    More than 300,000 black-and-gold bedecked Pittsburgh Steelers fans — about the population of the city itself — packed the streets of "Sixburgh" on Tuesday for a parade celebrating the storied franchise's unprecedented sixth Super Bowl title....
  • CBS' Subway postgame show leaves viewers hungry

     
    I could try to write something clever to make fun of CBS' post-game show after the AFC Championship Game, or I could just present the sorry facts: End of game until Nantz/Simms signoff: 38 seconds. Nantz: "We'll see you shortly,......
  • Obama: Steelers (Rooney's a buddy)

     
    by Mark Silva One good endorsement deserves another. Back when then-Sen. Barack Obama was waging an uphill battle for Pennsylvania's Democrats in the party presidential primaries there, Dan Rooney, owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, stepped up to the plate...
  • Irish Obama: 'Apostrophe after the O'

     
    by Mark Silva On this day of fountains running green at the White House, the nomination of the Steelers-owning Football Hall-of-Famer Dan Rooney as ambassador to Ireland and the gift of a bowl of shamrocks from the Taoiseach of Ireland,......
  • Pittsburgh Steelers' Rooney: Ireland

     
    by Mark Silva Big campaign supporters tend to get big appointments, and what bigger honor for Dan Rooney, owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers and a high-profile 2008 Obama campaign supporter, than the U.S. embassy in Ireland? The president chose St.......
  • Obama's ambassadors: Donors included

     
    by Mark Silva To the victors go the spoils -- and London, and Paris, and Copenhagen, and Tokyo. President Barack Obama, like his predecessors, is dispatching some of the most prolific fundraisers of his presidential campaign to some of the......
  • Rep. King said to pass on Ireland ambassadorship

     
    U.S. Rep. Peter King in January turned down an offer from President Barack Obama to be ambassador to Ireland, sources said Tuesday. A source with knowledge of the Seaford Republican???s thinking said Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel called......
  • Is Ben Roethlisberger really Frank the Tank?

     
    The clean-cut haircut is a sham. We know who you really are, Mr. Ben Roethlisberger: “Frank The Tank” in disguise....
  • King Rejected Obama's Offer As Ambassador

    King Rejected Obama's Offer As Ambassador
    According to reports, New York Congressman Peter King rejected an offer from the Obama administration to take on the role as U.S. ambassador to Ireland back in January. Sources say Obama's Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel contacted King, the week before the...
  • Expanded Smoking Ban Worries Neighbors

    Expanded Smoking Ban Worries Neighbors
    It's been almost a year since Pennsylvania's Clean Indoor Air Act banned smoking in most public buildings in the Commonwealth. Now one York County township wants to take it a step further. Spring Garden Township commissioners voted unanimously...