Sport: Super Bowl's Super Coach

A quiet craftsman leads the Steelers to another title

"Charles Henry Noll. He's the guy who keeps it going. He's the man who does it all."

—Mean Joe Greene

In the dressing room beneath the stands, the roar of the 103,985 spectators rose and fell like the sound of distant breakers. Then, suddenly, the game was over—and the first black-and-gold jerseys appeared at the end of the floodlit passageway leading from the Rose Bowl playing field. The huge Pittsburgh Steelers ran with mincing steps, cleats sliding nervously on the concrete. Their eyes glittered with exhilaration, and some threw back their heads and whooped triumphantly.


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