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Last Year's Rank: 25
Title Track: 5
Fan Relations: 14
Stadium Experience: 26
Bang for the Buck: 9
The Steelers won bragging rights from all other NFL franchises in the rankings this year, as no other football team cracked our Top 10. Despite a consistently crushing demand for tickets that will only become more brutal on the heels of a sixth Super Bowl victory, club officials say the cost of admission next season will remain steady. "I can say unequivocally that we will not raise ticket prices," said Dave Lockett, the team's communications chief. "Our owners really care about being fan-friendly, and our fans sense that commitment." True that. Amazingly, the average ticket to Steelers home games last season ($67.47) cost only a dollar more than the typical Lions' stub ($66.39). And Steeler Nation has no problem shelling out to watch beloved young (37) coach Mike Tomlin guide Big Ben and his band of merry warriors. For their tireless community outreach, players receive as much love from fans off the field as they do on it. The team's annual fashion show raises big bucks for various charities, including cancer research, and last year's auction of autographed Steelers gear generated enough money to help purchase 8,000 winter coats for needy families in Western Pennsylvania, as part of Project Bundle-Up. That should warm the hearts of even the most disappointed Cardinals fan.
Mike Conley took a gamble in coming back a week after facial surgery. It paid off in a 22-point night as Memphis dealt Golden State a stunning home loss.
DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points to help the Hawks pull even in their second-round series with the Wizards, who were without point guard John Wall.
Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg was removed with a shoulder blade issue from Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Miami Marlins after pitching three innings.
Manny Pacquiao would welcome a rematch with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather next year, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
Mike Wallace has proclaimed himself the NFL's fastest player and he'd be willing to race any challengers to prove it.
Carlos Perez capped his major league debut with a game-ending homer in the ninth, and the Angels snapped their four-game skid with a 5-4 victory over the Mariners on Tuesday night.
Turner Sports broadcaster Ernie Johnson bestowed a Sports Emmy Award he won Tuesday night for best studio host to the daughters of the late, longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott.
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James admits he had an "off game" in Game 1, but plans to change his mindset in time for Game 2 against the Chicago Bulls.
Keith Law updates his player rankings for the 2015 MLB draft and this time goes 100 deep, placing high-school shortstop Brendan Rodgers atop the list.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has moved out of his downtown Cleveland apartment and into a golf course community in a suburb west of town, according to a source.
By sticking with the system that got them 60 wins, the Hawks pulled even with the Wizards in Game 2 of the East semifinals.
Jimmie Johnson said Tuesday that fans who say he let Dale Earnhardt Jr. win at Talladega are taking away from Earnhardt's accomplishment.
Helped by their special teams and Corey Crawford, the Blackhawks played the way they knew they had to in order to snatch a key Game 3 road win.
Isiah Thomas is returning to New York basketball as president of the Liberty, despite a checkered reign with the Knicks that ended ignominiously.
Kentucky coach John Calipari said he will no longer use a platoon playing-time system with the Wildcats.
Tiger Woods has had some sleepless nights lately, due in part to the anniversary of his father's death and his recent breakup with Lindsey Vonn.
Dallas Cowboys rookie Randy Gregory got a star tattoo on his forearm to show his allegiance to the team that drafted him last week.
Isiah Thomas and James Dolan are officially back together. It's easy to say the two deserve each other, but the women who play for the WNBA's Liberty deserve better.
The Patriots have decided to release cornerback Alfonzo Dennard.
The Flames are full value for all the hyperbole talk of magic, comeback and character, something they proved again in shocking the Ducks in Game 3.
Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan passed through Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and had an unsanctioned meeting Monday evening with former LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins.
Manny Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials for failing to disclose a shoulder injury before his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Whether you think a more open Tiger is genuine or a marketing ploy, one thing is for certain: It's a stark contrast from the Woods of old.