Sport: Defensive D-Day

Art Rooney is a patient man. In the 42 years since he founded the Pittsburgh Steelers, Rooney has enjoyed only eleven seasons in which his team won more games than it lost. The Steelers have not earned a single N.F.L. championship. No other pro football team that has been around so long has produced so little. But for Rooney, now 73, success seems finally to have arrived. The Steelers are the new champions of the American Conference, and they are heading into Sunday's Super Bowl with an excellent chance to beat the Minnesota Vikings....

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