Posts Tagged ‘dan rooney’

Dan Rooney Returning to Pittsburgh as Steelers Chariman

Dan Rooney is returning to his position as Steelers chairman, the position he held before becoming U.S. ambassador to Ireland in 2009. Rooney‘s title with the Steelers had been chairman emeritus while ambassador. Rooney resigned as ambassador on Friday after serving one term. That is often the case with posts involving non-career employees of the […]

New President Rooting for the Steelers?

While the country swore in a new president today in Barack Obama, it appears that the new head man may already have a team that he’s rooting for in next Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIII. Yes, according to sources, Obama is going to be rooting for the Black and Gold of the Steelers. The Pittsburgh Post […]

Steelers Set to be Bought by Dan Rooney and Son

There is good news for Steelers fans, as it appears that chairman Dan Rooney and his son are close to getting what he and Steelers fans want – for him to be able to buy the team out from his brothers. “It’s not really (that) a deal has been reached, but we’re coming along very […]

Steelers Suitor to Buy Team Bails; Ball Back in the Court of the Rooney’s

The Steelers being owned by the Rooney family took a large step forward on Thursday, as billionaire suitor Stanley Druckenmiller withdrew his offer to buy a majority stake of the franchise. “Based on recent developments, it has become clear that the Rooneys need substantial additional time to assess their options,” Druckenmiller said in a statement. […]

Rooneys To Meet With Goodell

For some time, the Rooney brothers – Dan, Art Jr., Tim, John and Pat – have been finding a way of abiding by the NFL rules regarding the ownership of their racetrack-casinos, as well as the Pittsburgh Steelers; the aforementioned Rooneys have a meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell next Thursday, according to Ed Bouchette […]

Reports Say Druckenmiller to Buy Into Steelers

Published reports indicate that the Rooney family ownership of the Steelers could be in jeopardy.  Reports indicate that as many as four of Dan Rooney’s brothers are interested in divesting their 16 percent stakes in the storied NFL franchise in order to bring the club into line with ownership regulations of the NFL and to […]

Steelers Ownership to Undergo a Change at the Top

The Steelers, one of the most stable organizations in the NFL, will be shaking up some things at the top.  The team announced that chairman Dan Rooney and his son, team President Art Rooney II, want to purchase Dan Rooney’s brothers shares in the team.  The reason behind the move is that some of Rooney’s […]

Former Cowboys and Steelers receiver Dial passes at 71

  Buddy Dial, a star receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers who also played for the Dallas Cowboys, has died. He was 71. Dial died Friday in a Houston hospital. He had been hospitalized recently for treatment of cancer and pneumonia. Dial played in the NFL for eight years — with the Steelers from 1959-63 and […]