There was no Super Bowl parade in Pittsburgh this year, but there will be a rally for Hines Ward’s victory on a reality TV show.
The rally will honor Ward’s victory in “Dancing with the Stars” will be held in front of the City-County building. Both Ward and his dancing partner will attend, and fans are encouraged to wear black and gold and bring terrible towels.
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“City residents and the Steelers Nation have contacted my office asking for the city to properly thank our hometown hero for once-again shining the spotlight on Pittsburgh,” Mayor Luke Ravenstahl said via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
It’s official. The huge rally Boston threw for Ray Bourque when he won the Stanley Cup in Colorado is no longer the saddest sports-related celebration ever.