Originally Posted by hicksfan
In the early '80s, NFL Films approached Art with an idea. They wanted to give the Steelers a nickname - "America's Team." After all, they were very popular, the Team of the Decade for the 70's, why not give them a title? "No," Mr. Rooney said, "They aren't America's Team. They're Pittsburgh's Team."
--Pittsburgh Post Gazette August 30th, 1998
That's interesting. Just more points for ol' Ronney. Gotta love him.