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James Harrison is Right: Success Must be Earned

Katharine Rose | Posted 08.19.2015 | Sports
Katharine Rose

In a culture overly saturated with "political correctness" -- where the slightest comment challenging social norms is vociferously attacked -- it was refreshing to read a post asserting that any honor or success must be earned and not assumed.

The Real Story About the Participation Trophies Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison Returned

Dani Bostick | Posted 08.18.2015 | Sports
Dani Bostick

While earning good grades and participating in a sport might be easy and and effortless for some, it is quite an achievement for a young man or woman who battles hunger, an unpredictable home life, and other challenges.

In Defense of Participation Trophies

Richard Greenberg | Posted 08.18.2015 | Parents
Richard Greenberg

When you're nine years old, it's probable that your best isn't going to be good enough. Maybe when you're that age the functions associated with being on a team, learning to accept that other people play before you and that you're not cut out to be an athlete may actually be your best.

NFL Star Takes Away His Sons' Participation Trophies

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 08.17.2015 | Sports

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Man Saves 2 Million Babies Donating Blood, Even Though He 'Can't Stand Pain'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.10.2015 | Impact

"The Man with the Golden Arm" may sound like the name of some superhero in a comic book. But the nickname doesn't belong to someone donning a cape and...

New Video Shows Fatal Police Shooting Of Mentally Ill Black Man

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2015 | Black Voices

(Reuters) - The family of a mentally ill African-American man who was shot dead by Dallas police last summer has released footage from an officer's bo...

Current And Former NFL Players Pile On Roger Goodell Over Ray Rice Debacle

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 09.11.2014 | Sports

Some former and current NFL players who have been punished by Roger Goodell in the past think the NFL Commissioner has some explaining to do. Good...

Bengals Want Depth From Draft

AP | JOE KAY | Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

CINCINNATI (AP) — When linebacker James Harrison signed his two-year deal with Cincinnati on Tuesday, the Bengals had a proven playmaker at one of t...

Steelers Lose (Again) 27-24 in OT to Cowboys & Make the Bengals Game Really, Really Important

Jill Baughman | Posted 02.16.2013 | Sports
Jill Baughman

Um, so wow. If the Steelers hadn't lost against the Cowboys 27-24 in OT in such a dramatic fashion, I'd say that was probably one of the best games I've seen so far in the regular season.

10 NFL Stars On Chopping Block

Posted 10.26.2012 | Sports

By Joel Corry, National Football Post Since NFL player contracts aren’t fully guaranteed and constrained by the salary cap, a majority of them ar...

Verdicts Handed Down In College Park Beating Case

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.20.2012 | DC

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — A jury late Friday found one of two police officers charged in the alleged beating of a University of Maryland student in ...

Cops: Unarmed Skipping, Singing Student Was A 'Threat' (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.18.2012 | College

Jurors in the trial of two veteran Prince George’s County police officers accused of the March 2010 beating of an unarmed college student were shown...

NFL Star Endured 'Double-Digit' Concussions

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 10.17.2012 | Sports

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison didn't want to wait for the NFL to do something about protecting his head, so the four-tim...

Steelers Defense Falls Asleep in 34-31 Loss to the Raiders & It's Gonna Be a Long Season

Jill Baughman | Posted 11.24.2012 | Sports
Jill Baughman

The Pittsburgh Steelers are boasting a stellar record of 1-2 after losing to the previously hadn't-won-a-game-yet Oakland Raiders on Sunday. The defense fell asleep.

Home Opener Winning Streak for Steelers Continues in Much Needed 27-10 Victory Over Jets

Jill Baughman | Posted 11.17.2012 | Sports
Jill Baughman

The Steelers, both offensively and defensively, seemed to find a rhythm and settle into things after the hype of week 1.

The NFL Bounty Blight and the Saints

Linda Kenney Baden | Posted 05.07.2012 | Sports
Linda Kenney Baden

Call the bounty program that sought to hurt, maim, destroy and purposely injure high-powered football players what it is: criminal. This is organized crime at its worse -- nothing less.

Steelers Heading to Denver on Sunday Despite 13-9 Win Over Browns

Jill Baughman | Posted 03.03.2012 | Sports
Jill Baughman

So, as with most of the games this season, the Steelers finished their up-and-down season with an up-and-down game. With Mendenhall out for the playoffs, their entire game plan might need to change.

Big Ben Responds To Fan Rushing Field During Power Outage

Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

A fan rushed the field at Candlestick Park shortly after the lights went out for the second time during the "Monday Night Football" matchup between th...

DENIED: NFL Upholds Steelers Star's Suspension

AP | Posted 02.15.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — The NFL has denied James Harrison's appeal of a one-game suspension for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy, a...

NFL Meets With Browns To Discuss McCoy Concussion

AP | By TOM WITHERS | Posted 12.14.2011 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- An investigation by the NFL and Players Association into the Browns' handling of Colt McCoy's concussion could lead to changes in the lea...

James Harrison On 1-Game Ban: 'LOL'

AP | By JIM LITKE | Posted 12.14.2011 | Sports

-- Even after he became a star with the Pittsburgh Steelers, James Harrison lugged around the equipment bag from his NFL Europe days with the Rhein F...

Steelers Linebacker Suspended For Vicious Hit

AP | By WILL GRAVES | Posted 02.12.2012 | Sports

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has carved out a niche as one of the NFL's most feared defenders over the last five years ...

Browns QB Diagnosed With Concussion

AP | By TOM WITHERS | Posted 12.10.2011 | Sports

BEREA, Ohio -- Browns coach Pat Shurmur strongly defended his team's handling of Colt McCoy after the quarterback sustained a concussion during Thursd...

SHOCK: NFL Quarterback Put In Game After Vicious Hit To Head

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 12.09.2011 | Sports

During the Steelers-Browns game on Thursday night, the NFL Network announcers suggested that the helmet-to-helmet hit laid on Cleveland quarterback Co...

Dave Jamieson

Colt McCoy Hit By James Harrison, Raising Specter Of NFL Health Risks (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.09.2011 | Sports

Late in the fourth quarter of Thursday night's Steelers-Browns game, Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy sustained the kind of devastating helmet-to-helm...