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NFL Star Takes Away His Kids' 'Unearned' Trophies

Many agree with Steeler James Harrison's take on 'entitlement culture'

(Newser) - Everyone gets a participation trophy—except James Harrison's kids. In an Instagram post over the weekend, the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker showed a photo of two awards his sons received for good grades as student-athletes from the Best of the Batch Foundation , a nonprofit organization founded by ex-NFLer Charlie Batch... More »

Steelers Star Passes on Obama Visit

Invite us when we don't win, says Harrison, who declined in '06, too

(Newser) - Linebacker James Harrison, the NFL defensive player of the year and a key cog in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Super Bowl victory this year, won’t accompany his team to the White House this week, WTAE-TV reports. Harrison also turned down the honor when Pittsburgh won in 2006. “If you... More »

Big Ben Rings in Rout of Ravens

5 TDs from Roethlisberger seal Pittsburgh's 38-7 crushing of division rivals

(Newser) - Ben Roethlisberger put on a show on the Monday Night stage last night, overcoming both the Ravens' defense and an injured hip to throw five touchdowns in the Steelers' 38-7 win over Baltimore. When Roethlisberger wasn't on the field, linebacker James Harrison was, picking up nine tackles, 3.5 sacks,... More »

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