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Articles tagged: Hines Ward

Hines Ward: Football is not ready for an openly gay player

On Monday, the NBA became the first of the four major American team sports to have an openly gay player when Jason Collins decided to come out. Now, the question on the minds of many people is whether or not any of the other three sports will follow. Will Collins’ announcement inspire others to come…Read More

Hines Ward: Steelers are in ‘total disarray’

Last weekend, the Pittsburgh Steelers pulled a New York Jets when an anonymous player reportedly blasted linebacker LaMarr Woodley for having poor workout habits that led to a number of injuries. The comments were the type we are used to hearing from a team like the Jets, but were highly uncharacteristic of an organization like…Read More

Hines Ward joins NBC Sports, will appear on Football Night in America

Hines Ward will be making the transition from athlete to broadcaster now that he’s retired. The former Steelers receiver has been hired by NBC Sports according to SI media reporter Richard Deitsch. Deitsch says Ward will serve as an analyst for “Football Night in America,” college football and on the NBC Sports Network. NBC’s Football…Read More

Pittsburgh TV station falls for Hines Ward-to-Ravens spoof report

The 6 o’clock morning news at WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh found itself in an embarrassing situation Wednesday after it erroneously reported as fact a satirical story by BroCouncil.com saying that beloved former Steelers receiver Hines Ward signed with the bitter divisional-rival Ravens. Here’s news anchor Todd McDermott first mentioning the “report” in passing as the broadcast…Read More

Hines Ward Sat Out Against Patriots Because Their Secondary is Awful

With Hines Ward nursing an ankle injury throughout the week leading up to the Steelers’ showdown with the Patriots, Pittsburgh decided to declare him inactive for Sunday. You might think that Ward would have wanted to tough it out in such an important conference match-up, but the Steelers felt there was no need to push…Read More

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