James Harrison

NFL Linebacker James Harrison Provided His Sons a Lesson That Others in Sports Should Heed

Several professional sports league should heed Harrison's advice about "participation trophies"
NFL Linebacker James Harrison Provided His Sons a Lesson That Others in Sports Should Heed

Recently, longtime NFL linebacker James Harrison compelled his two sons to return participation trophies that they received from their sports league. He did so in order to teach them that trophies should mean more than simply showing up for games and merely trying to accomplish something in games.

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys Preview and Prediction

Two of the NFL’s most successful franchises face off with playoff hopes directly on the line
<p> Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys Preview and Prediction</p>

The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys will each be looking to stay above .500 and in the thick of the playoff hunt when they face off this afternoon at 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS. The Steelers (7-6) are currently holding onto the final wild-card spot in the AFC, while the Cowboys (7-6) need to keep winning to have any hopes of securing a postseason berth in the NFC bracket.

Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Pittsburgh Steelers

A fantasy football perspective on the team
<p> Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Pittsburgh Steelers</p>

What can the Pittsburgh Steelers do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season.

San Francisco 49ers Shine Despite Power Outages at Candlestick Park

The Pittsburgh Steelers were scared of the dark as the lights went out twice at Candlestick Park last night.
<p> The Pittsburgh Steelers were scared of the dark as the lights went out twice at Candlestick Park last night.</p>

Which game would you rather see televised?  The Seattle Seahawks hosting the St. Louis Rams or the Pittsburgh Steelers visiting the San Francisco 49ers?  Let me guess…

In a battle of 10-3 teams, Monday Night Football regained the drama it lacked in previous weeks.  Finally, we were going to see a game that mattered; at least we hoped.

10 Soap Operas Sure To Play Out During the NFL Season

Here's 10 NFL stories bound to spark a lot of drama this season.
<p> Here's NFL stories bound to spark a lot of drama this season.</p>

Every NFL season has its share of drama. Unfortunately, with the Twitterverse and 24/7 media world, most of that drama happens off the field, as opposed to on. In the spirit of preseason predictions, I looked into my crystal ball and predicted 10 stories the sports media world will work itself into a frenzy over this season.

Pittsburgh Steelers 2011 NFL Team Preview

An in-depth look at the Steelers' offense, defense and special teams this year.
<p> <span><span>An in-depth look at the Steelers' offense, defense and special teams this year.</span></span></p>

Few teams were better positioned than the Steelers to weather the lockout — and specifically the missing offseason workouts and practices that were a casualty of the NFL’s first work stoppage since 1987.

NFL Lockout Heroes and Villains

The best and worst moments from this summer’s 130-day NFL lockout.
<p> <span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">The best and worst moments from this summer’s 130-day NFL lockout.</span></span></p>

Best lockout:
Chad Ochocinco