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Art, Dan take majority ownership

Updated: July 22, 2009, 8:07 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney's four brothers signed papers this week transferring majority ownership of the six-time Super Bowl champions to Rooney and son Art Rooney II, the team president.

The complicated sale, ongoing for nearly a year, is expected to close within the next several weeks.

The sale allows Dan Rooney, now the U.S. ambassador to Ireland, and Art II to control 30 percent of the team's shares, as required of a principal owner under NFL rules.

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