Franco Harris

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“Immaculate Reception” Monument Unveiled

In honor of its 40th anniversary, the “Immaculate Reception” monument was unveiled near Heinz Field Saturday.

12/22/2012

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Steelers List Three Defensive Backs As ‘Probable’ For Sunday

A playoff atmosphere has given the Pittsburgh Steelers a feeling of urgency in practice this week. While several Steelers players are listed as probable for Sunday’s game, it is the defensive backfield that is being watched closely.

12/22/2012

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Man Who Scooped Up Immaculate Reception Football Tells Story

The football, now on temporary display at Heinz History Center, took the luckiest bounce in Pittsburgh Steelers history, when Franco Harris caught that glorious ricochet, on Dec. 23, 1972. But the man who later scooped it up never saw the play that made it famous.

12/21/2012

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Franco Talks About The Immaculate Reception

KDKA AM’s Larry Richert talks to former Steeler Franco Harris about the 40th anniversary of the greatest play in NFL history.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/20/2012

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History Center Marks Immaculate Reception Anniversary With Monument, Photo Contest

In the shadow of Heinz Field, a slab of granite marks a hallowed spot. Yard lines drawn on the sidewalk mark the boundaries of a miracle.

12/05/2012

PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 04: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers gets ready for a first quarter snap while playing the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field on December 4, 2011 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh won the game 35-7. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

What ‘The Chief’ Might Say About The Steelers’ Condition

The 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves in a similar position to the 1976 Steelers, a team that team founder Art Rooney Jr. ‘The Chief’ loved more than his four Super Bowl teams. If he were still alive, what might ‘The Chief’ tell today’s team?

11/28/2012

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Linda Barnicott And Her New Painting

Linda Barnicott is a famed Pittsburgh painter who has captured everything from the city during the holidays, to its landscape, including the Duquesne Incline and its various sports stadiums.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/18/2012

Snow-Covered Trees

Officials Work To Raise Awareness About LIHEAP Program

For more than two decades, one of the famous faces of the Steelers has been the point man for LIHEAP. Hall of fame running back Franco Harris is back again this year.

11/08/2012

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First Artifacts Arrive For ‘Gridiron Glory’ Exhibit At Heinz History Center

Joe Horrigan with the Pro Football Hall of Fame, flanked by Steeler great Franco Harris and Heinz History Center President Andy Masich unveils the first exhibit artifacts.

09/26/2012

(Photo Courtesy Of Senator John Heinz History Center)

Former Steelers RB Frenchy Fuqua In Immaculate Reception: “You Have To Believe”

With the Steelers playing the Oakland Raiders on Sunday 40 years removed from the Immaculate Reception, the Fan Morning Show chatted on Friday with Frenchy Fuqua, running back for that legendary 1972 Steelers team.

93-7 The Fan–09/21/2012

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New ‘Gridiron Glory’ Exhibit Coming To Heinz History Center

Did you know that the first Professional Football Player took the field in Pittsburgh 120 years ago? That’s one of many stories featured in a Hall of Fame Exhibit coming to the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at Heinz History Center on October 6.

08/21/2012

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New Tee-Shirt Celebrates Anniversary Of Immaculate Reception

It’s a moment sports fans, and especially Pittsburghers, will never forget. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Immaculate Reception.

08/02/2012

Immaculate Reception Commemorative Shirts

It’s a moment sports fans, and especially Pittsburghers, will never forget. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Immaculate Reception.

08/02/2012

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Franco Harris Skeptical Of Freeh Report

Franco Harris, a staunch supporter of Joe Paterno, expresses his thoughts towards the report giving his former coach and mentor so much attention. He says the focus has been on Joe Paterno and he doesn’t understand why.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/13/2012

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Steelers To Mark 40th Anniversary Of Immaculate Reception

In the grand scheme of Pittsburgh sports, the Immaculate Reception was a turning point. “Everyone knows where they were on Dec. 23, 1972 if they were born at that time,” Andy Masich, director of the Heinz History Center, said.

05/31/2012

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