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Steelers' Holmes named MVP

Updated: February 2, 2009, 1:24 AM ET
Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. -- Santonio Holmes sat on the grass alongside the end zone -- legs outstretched, head bowed, arms wrapped tightly around the ball.

He'd come too far to let go.

The kid who once sold drugs on a street corner had grown up to become MVP of a most remarkable Super Bowl.

Holmes, who overcame his gritty childhood in rural south Florida, made a brilliant touchdown catch with 35 seconds left to give the Pittsburgh Steelers their record sixth Super Bowl title, a 27-23 ...

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