Money to help Sickle Cell charity

Updated: February 17, 2009, 1:56 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- The gloves worn by Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Santonio Holmes when he caught the game-winning touchdown pass in Super Bowl XLIII have grabbed $70,200 for charity.

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Santonio Holmes keeps his feet in bounds and hauls in the game-winner in SB XLIII.

Holmes auctioned the Reebok gloves for the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Inc. Holmes's 6-year-old son, Santonio III, has the blood disease.

Bidding for the gloves nearly doubled in the final hour of the auction, which ended Sunday night. A total of 163 bids were placed.


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