HARTFORD, Conn. -- The identity of the city of Pittsburgh has always belonged to the Steelers. From the Steel Curtain to bullish Franco Harris to even more bullish Jerome Bettis to blue-collar Ben Roethlisberger, the city's love affair with its football team is rooted as much in the Steelers' identity as it is in their success.
The steel mill may no longer run the city, but the dirt and grime that defined the toughness of the steelworkers remains.
Pittsburgh is a ...
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