Faces of America
SLP2000060309-03 JUNE 2000- ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris, claps during ceremonies for the Faces of America quest, at the foot of the Gatewway Arch, June 3. Harris rode his bike some of the way as others- some starting in Boston and the other half beginning in San Francisco- rode bikes, wheelchairs and inlines skates, for 22 days to promote the capabilities of those with disabilities. bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 7, 2013.
Police were called this week when Franco Harris tried to ask NCAA President Mark Emmert about Penn State sanctions, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.
Penn State officials declined comment on a pre-game rally Saturday that called for the resignation of the university's trustees.
Penn State University says the Jerry Sandusky sexual-assault scandal had cost the school almost $17 million by the end of June.
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 7, 2012.
Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has won the Democratic Party mayoral primary, election returns indicated, giving him an inside track to gain a full term.
Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Barack Obama acknowledged in an interview with Fox News Channel the surge in Iraq has been a success.
Steven Jackson ran for a career-high 179 yards Sunday to help the St. Louis Rams beat the Jacksonville Jaguars, 24-21.
Curtis Martin gained 111 yards and scored twice Sunday in rallying the New York Jets from a 14-point deficit to a 22-14 win over San Francisco.