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Sifting through the ashes

Originally Published: January 28, 2005

With a pending court case involving the NFL retirement plan and Mike Webster, ESPN.com explores the life and tragic death of the former Steelers center. Fifth in a five-part series:

By Greg Garber ESPN.com

There was a time, around the turn of the 20th century, when Pittsburgh was known as "The Forge of America." But by the early 1980s, just a few years after the Steelers won their fourth Super Bowl, Andrew Carnegie's dynamic creation had foundered. More than 100,000 steel-related ...

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