• Dan Rooney settles into new role with Steelers

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 5, 2013
    Back as the team's chairman, Dan Rooney traded in his three-year job as U.S. Others may debate whether the Steelers are in a period of transition, but Dan Rooney certainly finds himself in one. "I still talk to players and things like that," Rooney said in an interview at the team's South Side offices Tuesday. "There was always real trouble," Rooney said of the Newry-Dundalk relationship during the bad times. As fans of the Steelers and Baltimore Ravens might say, those two towns just didn't like each other during The Troubles, the 30-year conflict in Northern Ireland. The overlap of old job with renewed job found him in the White House movie theatre Tuesday with President Obama and Harrison Ford, among others, for a showing of the upcoming release of "42," a film about Jackie Robinson.
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      Steelers chairman Dan Rooney recalls his three years as U.S. ambassador to Ireland with fondness.

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