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Mike Ditka played as tight end for the Pitt Panthers from 1958 to 1960.

Pitt alumni impacting NFL football beyond the gridiron

By Jermaine Sykes , For The Pitt News October 6, 2021
Pitt alumni play every Sunday playing on NFL fields around the country. Several former Panthers impact the sport off the gridiron as well.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, pictured at a Hillary Clinton in October, announced a new intuitive to try and add more diversity to city government positions. Stephen Caruso | Assistant Visual Editor

Rooney rule: Peduto calls for more increased diversity in city hiring

By James Evan Bowen-Gaddy April 20, 2017

Mayor Bill Peduto implemented new measures Wednesday to amp up diversity efforts in city hiring procedures. According to a press release from the mayor’s office, Peduto issued an executive order April...

The funeral procession stops outside Saint Pauls Cathedral before Dan Rooneys funeral service. John Hamilton | Contributing Editor

Gallery: Politicians, NFL players join family to remember Dan Rooney

Friends, family, politicians, NFL owners and players remembered the life of Dan Rooney, the former Steelers chairman and U.S. Ambassador to Ireland who passed away Thursday at 84. The funeral was held...

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