Jul 10

Polamalu, Mitchell look to forge bond

(By Scott Brown | ESPN.com ) PITTSBURGH — One item was clearly out of place in the Pittsburgh Steelers‘ locker room on the final day of minicamp. But Mike Mitchell said there was nothing to read into the Carolina Panthers helmet hanging in his locker on Thursday. “It means I haven’t found a house yet [...]

Jun 19

Giveaway: Student of the Year

Hey teachers, While most of you are enjoying some much-deserved time off from school, I’d like to offer up one more chance for you to nominate one of your students for special recognition, this time for Student of the Year. The rules and method for entry is the same as with previous Student of the [...]

Apr 28

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Troy Polamalu ranks in the top 20 for a third straight year (No. 17).

By Ryan Wilson | CBSSports.com The top-10 includes nine quarterbacks, with Wilson’s teammate, running back Marshawn Lynch,ranking seventh. 1. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks 2. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos 3. Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers 4. Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins 5. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers 6. Tom Brady, New England Patriots 7. Marshawn Lynch, [...]

Apr 24

Former Steelers RB Baron Batch Paints Very Colorful Troy Polamalu Portrait

By David Bryan (via Steelers Depot) Many of you are well aware that former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Baron Batch is now a full-time artist. One of his latest paintings is of his former Steelers teammate Troy Polamalu and he recently released a time-lapsed video of the creation of it. The entire video is four [...]

Apr 18

GIVEAWAY: April Student of the Month

UPDATE: Form is now closed. Thanks for your submissions and be on the lookout for a winner announcement in the near future.  Hey teachers, I’m now taking Student of the Month entries for April. Use the form below to submit your information and essay about a student in your class you believe deserves recognition. All [...]

Mar 30

Gift Card Giveaway – Sunday March 30

Fridays is the normal day I post the back of a gift card somewhere on Facebook/twitter/Instagram or troy43.com. For the first one to find and use it to enjoy, but today I just posted a $100 iTunes card.  Happy Sunday!! [Today -- iTunes -- $100]                     [...]

Mar 11

March Student of the Month | Winner Announcement

Hey everyone, I’m pleased to announce that my March Student of the Month winner is Jorge of Millmont elementary school. Jorge’s teacher wrote in to say that Jorge came to her with anger and self control issues, as well as academic roadblocks, but has made significant progress in all areas. Often children, and even adults, [...]

Mar 07

Gift Card Giveaway, Friday March 7

Each Friday I post the pic of a back of a gift card (number and security pin of each) somewhere on twitter/Instagram/Facebook/or troy43.com. First person to use it gets it.  Enjoy! If you are a quick one who finds and uses one of these gift cards successfully, I’d love to hear you post about what [...]

Mar 05

Steelers, Polamalu to rework deal

(via ESPN) Although they need to create salary-cap space, the Pittsburgh Steelers will not release veteran safety Troy Polamalu, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Wednesday morning. One source said the Rooney family is loyal to Polamalu and that he has been too valuable to the franchise to let go. The sides will try to work [...]

Feb 28

February Student of The Month Winner Announcement

After reading through a new batch of inspiring students for the month of February, I’ve settled on Vanessa, 11th grader at Palm Beach Lakes Community High School, for this round of Student of the Month. Vanessa, originally from Jamaica, has taken the challenge of being in a new country and has, as her teacher has [...]