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  • Chuck Noll dies at 82; led Steelers to 4 Super Bowl titles

    Noll transformed the Steelers from a long-standing joke into one of the NFL's pre-eminent powers, becoming the only coach to win four Super Bowls. He was a demanding figure who did not make close friends with his players, yet was a successful and motivating leader.


  • FILE - In this Jan. 13, 1975, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Chuck Noll holds Super Bowl trophy aloft before fans who greeted the team at the airport in Pittsburgh on the team's return from New Olreans. The Steelers won the first NFL football title in their 42 year history by defeating the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl IX. Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who won a record four Super Bowl titles with the Steelers, died Friday night, June 13, 2014, at his home. He was 82. The Allegheny County (Pa.) Medical Examiner said Noll died of natural causes. (AP Photo, File)

    Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll dead at 82; Steeler great won four Super Bowl titles

    Chuck Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who won a record four Super Bowl titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers, died Friday night at his home. He was 82.


  • Black ex-coaches say NFL's Rooney Rule is broken

    Three black former NFL head coaches say the league needs to rethink its Rooney Rule for promoting minority hiring after 15 top vacancies _ eight head coaching jobs and seven general manager positions _ were all filled by white candidates since the regular season ended a month ago.


  • Black ex-coaches say NFL's Rooney Rule is broken

    Three black former NFL head coaches say the league needs to rethink its Rooney Rule for promoting minority hiring after 15 top vacancies _ eight head coaching jobs and seven general manager positions _ were all filled by white candidates since the regular season ended a month ago.


  • ** FILE ** In this Nov. 16, 2012, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton poses for photographs before dinner at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Singapore. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    Clinton 'thrilled' to be back at work

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she is "thrilled to be back" at work after a monthlong absence due to illness, a concussion and a blood clot near her brain. But she said she is looking forward to leaving the job as America's top diplomat and taking a break for at least "a little while."


  • Steelers' Rooney steps down as Irish ambassador

    Pittsburgh Steelers chairman and co-owner Dan Rooney has stepped down as the U.S. ambassador to Ireland, a post he assumed after backing President Barack Obama's presidential campaign despite being a lifelong Republican.


  • Renegade Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis dead at 82

    Al Davis was a rebel with a cause _ "Just win, baby" he exhorted his beloved Oakland Raiders.


  • Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis dead at 82

    Al Davis was a rebel with a cause _ "Just win, baby" he exhorted his beloved Oakland Raiders.


  • Europe's Francesco Molinari and Edoardo Molinari, at background, is congratulated by the crowd after halving his match on the third day of the 2010 Ryder Cup golf tournament at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales, Sunday, Oct.  3, 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    The best preparation is off the course

    Preparations for the Ryder Cup were intense and inspirational. There was laughter and a few tears. One thing players from both sides agreed on was the importance of rallying behind the flag.


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