Arthur Joseph "Art" Rooney, Sr., often referred to as "The Chief", was the founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers American football franchise in the National Football League from 1933 until his death, a member of the NFL Hall of Fame since 1964, an Olympic qualifying boxer and part or whole owner in several track sport venues and Pittsburgh area pro-teams.
Rooney was the first president of the Pittsburgh Steelers and first chairman of the team
Linebacker Von Miller was selected as the Broncos' nominee for the 2017 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award, given to the player who "best demonstrates the qualities of on-field sportsmanship, including.. Denver Post
NEW YORK (AP) NFL veterans Drew Brees, Joe Thomas, Von Miller and Luke Kuechly are among the 32 nominees announced Tuesday for the Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award. FOX Sports Also reported by •USATODAY.com