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'Sixburgh fever' hits Steelers parade

Updated: February 3, 2009, 11:44 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- More than 300,000 black-and-gold bedecked Pittsburgh Steelers fans -- about the population of the city itself -- packed the streets of "Sixburgh" on Tuesday for a parade celebrating the storied franchise's unprecedented sixth Super Bowl title.

From infants to senior citizens, fans braved freezing weather and crowds so deep that for some even seeing the parade was impossible.

Not that it mattered. Many just wanted to be part of the festive atmosphere and have the chance ...

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