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Steelers Hang On, Beat Jets in a Nail-Biter

Pittsburgh dominated, then held on

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Steelers advanced to their third Super Bowl in six years thanks to a big-play defense that returned a fumble for a touchdown and staged a late goal-line stand in a 24-19 victory over the New York Jets. Pittsburgh, which led 24-0 in the first half and held on,... More »

County Wants Stadium Payback if Steelers Are Sold

Controller sends team a warning

(Newser) - If the Pittsburgh Steelers are sold, someone will have to pay for the $281 million in taxpayer money used to build Heinz Field, Allegheny County’s controller told the owners in a letter today. He said even engaging in sales talk may violate the 2000 lease, and demanded the team... More »

Rooney Bros. Split Over Steelers Selloff

4 of founder's 5 sons want out of football biz

(Newser) - A change of ownership could be in the playbook for one of the NFL's most historic franchises, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Pittsburgh Steelers have been in the Rooney family since the team was forged in 1933—but four of the founder's five sons are now seriously considering getting... More »

Jaguars RB Taylor Rips Steelers' Turf

Says Pittsburgh's Heinz Field is a lawsuit waiting to happen

(Newser) - Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor makes no bones about hating the turf at Heinz Field, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "That field is terrible," Taylor said. "That's a lawsuit pending. That's ridiculous. Maybe they should try to invest in FieldTurf next year or in the future." More »

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