Today marks two rare events in the city of PIttsburgh, one of mourning and the other of celebration.

Former Mayor Bob O’Connor’s funeral was today, televised live. Read the story here.

But there is celebration afoot in the city as well, and many of the mourners in attendance at his funeral (over 5000) stated that they will be at tonight’s game as well…

Tonight is the opening game of NFL Football, right here in the Steel City. In case you have forgotten, I am, have always been, and always will be, a Steelers Football fan.

Read the game 1 preview from