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WatchdogI 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,......
The Swampby 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...
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The Swampby 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,......
The Swampby 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.......
The Swampby 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......
Spin CycleU.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......
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The temptation is to define the man, or at least his body of work, by 140 character messages. Yes, the Colts' owner is an active and wildly popular tweeter with more than 180,000 followers. But the owner of the Colts is Jim Irsay, not @JimIrsay. That...
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...
Pennsylvania Ave.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...
The Fabulous ForumDan 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...
En Fuego» Orlando Sentinel – En FuegoThe clean-cut haircut is a sham. We know who you really are, Mr. Ben Roethlisberger: “Frank The Tank” in disguise....
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...
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