17 Burst results for "Jim Rooney"
"jim rooney" Discussed on The Daily
"Michael borrow. This is a deal a today. After weeks of delay the trump administration has authorized a formal transfer of power to president. Elect joe by my colleague. Jim rooney on the unprecedented campaign of lawsuits lies and pressure from the president to try to prevent that from ever happening. It's tuesday november. twenty four. th. Jim the last time you and i talked was the morning. The saturday morning at the new york times called the presidential election several weeks ago. Do you remember. are you sure we spoke. Because i have no recollection of that. We absolutely spoke and it feels like four years ago but at that moment and they actually in that conversation our collective sense was that in the face of defeat president trump would be making the case that he in fact hadn't lost that he would not concede anytime soon that he would file a few lawsuits but that it really wasn't going to amount to all that much and they would probably feel like a nuisance campaign and in fact it's kind of become a pretty big deal. I've spent most of this year preparing to cover some semblance of something like this. If he lost. But i was not prepared. Nothing indicated to me. It was going to look like this. Data president trump remaining defiant and not conceding this race by all indications today. The president wants to keep fighting. We're gonna win pennsylvania but they're trying to cheat us out of it because they know it's their only path to victory the president's biggest battlegrounds the courtrooms in the states. That will decide. The presidential race has not lost. Do not concede. Mr president fight hard. And that's this incredibly intense effort that starts with some court cases in michigan republicans claim. They had evidence account should be stopped and then more cases in nevada republican lawyers claimed their observers weren't close enough in pennsylvania. Trump's lawyers claimed their observers. Were being blocked dan. You have this pressure campaign on not just politicians but election officials at the lowest levels of state government this.
"jim rooney" Discussed on Huddle Up with Gus
"You know I'm GonNa get a chance to start here and you know they. They they conveyed. The sense of trust is being so meaningful salty yet. I think that's an amazing thing that that your family took on. Your Dad took on Created a rule change. And you know I probably has to be some politics in it. Because they're probably some owners that don't want to hear about that right. They want to do what they WANNA do. They don't want to go by. What other teams are doing right? So for him to be not only A great owner a great leader for your organization but then to also be a great leader for the whole. Nfl Man. You must be really proud. I am the rule is now gone beyond Amazon uses it Goldman Sachs. So it's kind of cool to see that legacy go beyond football and that to me really indicates it's it's even more so now in you do your keynote speeches and you go out and talk Is this a part of it when you're talking to companies or do you try to integrate it if they want you to talk about something else because it is important? You know with immigration. We're all immigrants in one way or another and You know some companies you know. See it one way and other companies. See it another way. Do you feel like that's a little bit of your responsibility when you make those stocks. I absolutely now. I try to pay attention. If there's going to be a lot of resistance talk about it more in relationship to change and and having different opinions out you know in the marketplace. You'RE GONNA have different opinions. You can have different points of view. WanNa be able to serve the market. You better have some mindset. That is not just a singular mindset. So so talk about it. From that standpoint. Other folks have become in and talk about diversity per se which. I'm not an expert in. I try to bring an expert with me of. That's what they want me to do. But but when I'm talking to the corporate world talk about my father's work in hiring I talk about his work and changing culture. I talk about his work. In negotiating those were sort of three of the main core competencies he has and you know the hiring is is it. Is it really easy story to tell you? Hire three coaches in in fifty years. I know you were on a couple of teams struggled. You might at three coaches in one season. I know I mean that happens right. I mean look at the browns. Now you know they go through coaches every year. It's like what there's gotta be some consistency and I think that when you know your book when you talk about the long game that part of it right is the consistency. We're GONNA have ups and downs. But we gotta have good credible people that are running our team so that those ups and downs are GonNa come but it's always going to be the same that we can handle and deal with. Well maybe you can give perspective on this but I talk about him walking down the aisle of the of the plane after we lost and I saw him do that one hundred times and we would. I would talk about. He said look. I just want people to know you. Don't lose your cool. You know you're going to have bad days. Things are going to happen. That doesn't mean we're not committed to a championship. But you can't be freaking out when things don't go your way because then you're not going to be prepared for the next thing. I don't know how you as a player would see that. But he felt that was really important valet. Stay and play on your next getaway to Los Angeles. The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and suites offers effortless access to all the city of angels has to offer whether you're hoping to catch a concert.
"jim rooney" Discussed on Huddle Up with Gus
"The opening day was your father says. I didn't even not not. They didn't invite him. But you know I just never had an expectation grew at the way he described that story. I'm not really doing it. Justice but but just demonstrated that this was something. My father really didn't just talk about again. Just talk about from strategic standpoint. But he had made this commitment so then when you get to the coaching situation You know Fifteen years later my father helped put the rule into in a in a practice and ends up getting named after him but what he really did was the next. Fifteen years is every time there was opening. You know he would talk to coaches general. Managers owners certainly. Didn't you only advocate for minorities? But he really make sure that they had had a good understanding of what candidates were available because one of the things that folks at as well. I'm not familiar. Who's available so he just spent this tremendous amount of time familiarising himself with these candidates and being able to speak on behalf so they would get interviews. They would get opportunities in you. See not only the rule named after him and we can talk about the challenges today that are there and they're there but but during his lifetime yet. A three hundred percent increase in the head coaches In terms of of head coaching hires. You had a an increase of forty percent out total. It's it's completely switzer. Forty percent of the coaches on the defensive side of the ball are African American the NFL twenty percent increase in Onfield officials and so wasn't just sort of the policy. It was this work that my father committed his life to to make sure that people were were Implementing this and and carrying out. Is Tony Dungy calls it? The spirit of the Rooney will. Yeah and I think you know what I was reading your book. I think the spirit almost goes back. There's there's a a a player that was a priest that used to talk to your grandfather that he father. Glasco talked to my desk and he was he. He became our parish priest and he invited my father to go to Selma Alabama. And my father didn't go on this marked back in the sixties and I talk about that as being a cadillac. You know. Sometimes you don't do something really sort of changes your mind and my father sort of says the moment sort of made him realize. Oh what I could do. Most for this issue of you know they call it immigration back then is with my yoke. Can I make a real commitment and he always wanted merit. He didn't want guys who weren't good enough. But can we make a commitment? You know to to to really integrating and giving folks an opportunity and Chuck Knoll and bill non. Were just such an important part. They believed in those same things with him. And then you get the story of Joe Gilliam and again talking a male talking to John. Stall talking to donny about the about the when chuck named Joe. Gilliam is the first starter. I quarterback start African American. Starting at fell. You Know Joe. Wasn't that successful. But what it meant to the rest of the players was. If I'm the best at my position.
"jim rooney" Discussed on Huddle Up with Gus
"Few member him a quarterback weird together into Vikings we go play playoff game in Philly and the teams even warning us. Like you know if your family's comment you know I know they. They want us. They're proud of you. WanNa wear your stuff and and Don we are. Remember Dante's MOMS saying no I'm wearing. I'm support my son wearing all this stuff. And and I forget how many beer she had thrown on her like Diana escorts so many people out of her section. It got really ugly. I mean Philadelphia's last what. They had a jail in the prisoner stadium I guess. We'll you know that that franchise is the franchise. My grandfather started so in nineteen forty eight. We switched that there was some big thing after the war and financing. So the guy bought the steelers my grandfather and he was gonNA move him to. Boston and my grandfather was going to partner with Bert. Bell Rang Philadelphia and he decided he wanted to go to Philadelphia and my dad convinced her bell to come to Pittsburgh. We never missed a season but but there was actually a time. When there might not have been football in Pittsburgh we would have been involved in Philadelphia. So so the franchise that is the steelers actually is the original eagles. The Eagles are the original steelers. Not Too many people know that no. No that makes the rivalry. Go Way back then right after high school you graduate from Gilmore. What was your next step for for you so I I was. I was one of those kids. Another guy that that you inspired or that lifetime you and I had in those those ladies. You know I'll never forget. This game was the Friday after Thanksgiving what nineteen eighty five or six. I'M WATCHING BOSTON. College in this little quarterback throw this pass and so so I am going to be see love. Bc had a great time up in. Boston never never never picked up. A there couldn't get couldn't get near that team but it was a great place to be and Actually became became buddies for awhile with. I think a guy. You were teammates within Were you ever teammates with Romanowski? Yeah so yeah Romo and I were buddies for for a little bit. That he was. I think he was a year ahead of me and we just became friends because of different things but yeah I love drama. Romo was great. People really had issues with them but I never did. We always kinda sat by other on the planes. When I played we played together on the broncos. Bill had a big suitcase with them. Right now has all kinds of pills and creams. And now I remember why we're I can't remember who we were playing but I got. My elbow was just killing me. 'cause I got hit and I said Romo you got anything for me. And he gave me this This cream of an old oil oil of Olay Jar. Andy said look. This plant was picked under a full moon with no clouds in the sky. We made it into a cream. It's GonNa help your elbow and I'm like yeah okay. Hope I don't have to drug test next week you know. There's there's the drugs Abbott people. That aren't in locker rooms and look I was a ballboy etc. You're a player but don't realize there's always one or two those superstitious guys and they got the craziest stuff in the world going on there and it's always so funny like I remember being a boy with those cards where be picking up all the socks. Jocks and IOS. Sidney Thornton was the famous guy but we had two or three of those guys. Yo and we'll pass them at a certain time they get upset at you. If you put the thing on the right side rather left they were going to have a bad practice. I didn't even go near you. Those superstitious guys. Just I never had like for me. It was too much energy to do all that stuff. Like you know. Like I've guys like lay out their whole uniform on the ground in front of their locker before the game so they can see out. It's going to look when it's on their body and I'm like what like I'm worried about like okay. If I see a cover two defense you know. And then all of a sudden they rotate them. I gotta go this way on my read. You know I wasn't worried about what how my socks looked right right. Exac one superstar one last superstitious story going back to my grandfather's time in the box. Same so always he would always take a priest with them whenever he went anywhere and take two or three. Some cops were with them you know. They always went to box. There is at horse race. Horse match racing and boxing and so yellow boxer does the sign of the cross before he gets in the ring and one of his buddies. So I think was a cop said to the priests. Hey you think that will help. And the pre said only if he can fight now. He's got that was the best Superstation you better be. You were able to do the thing let alone just superstitious while you know when I was reading your book In some that you were telling some of those stories about boxing about your grandfather and and who used to go to the the the matches and I'm like well. I wonder if those same people would go to the matches today. You know you know. I wonder if it's filled with priests and Catholics and everybody you know. I'm thinking now on Vegas. I don't think they're all out in Vegas Watch. Boxing matches anymore. But you know it just tells you the world's changed well and I also think it was such a great immigrant story and so maybe the the immigrants of today who come from other countries have that experience boxing is. I think it's the ultimate tough guy experience and if you have nothing and you're willing to fight for it. I don't think there's a better way to do it. And that's what my grandfather's generation you know what we're doing is Irish and I think you know I so I wonder if that's that's how it is because that was that was their day and that was how they stepped into sports and politics. How the Irish now? The Italians. So many folks? That's how we got into sort of normal society or your finally got accepted right exactly and I think that You know it's amazing that you know when reading your book and and thinking about everything that your family has done and come through. There's been a lot of similar people that have come through Pittsburgh. My family's family ignorance. My Dad was one of fifteen right and you know and they did things just to survive make money and they were all in the military and do those types of things and and the vision that your day he. Your grandfather love sports and not just boxing but everything and then he said this is what I WANNA do. It probably was tough times for him. trying to find the money to buy team and then do all those things but he knew that someday that was going to be valuable for his family and what a family you guys have built so after college go to BC I think you graduated What was IT and Communications Political Science and Communication Right Right? So why did you pick those to pick political science because my grandfather always said you know you should get in politics? You're talking with people you know He. He always he always had good relationships with people in politics. And the other one I've ever seen in my life including my father who ended up doing okay in that world named ambassador but my grandfather was the only one I ever knew that had no political enemies. I mean everyone on every side of the aisle just like my grandfather. He could deal with them. He could get deals done for his business but stay out of their business and and just just was fantastic at doing that So so he's he thought that the communications I just. I don't know why did that. I guess it just I felt like there was. I think it was one of the things where I started. Five classes in and was like okay if I take three more. I'll get the double major right now. That's great so when you get out of of college were the plans. I mean your family so ingrained. In addition your dad is now running the steelers. And what will your plans? And he has some conversations with you about your next step in life. I I mean my father and I had had great conversations really it. I mean it's why I wrote the book and felt like I had point of view that was different IOS starting in college A you always talking on the phone every night and then when I got home we talk every night. I don't know that we ever said Hey. Here's a plan. Let's let's go forward with this. It was always talking about you. Know this is going on in Ireland Commissioner. Tagliabue's doing this. This young guy. Roger Goodell doing that a lot about coach. Noll and how coach Noll just head coach? Noel was my father's best partner and he said you know everyone's wrong in life. I'm not gonNA tell us. Not but he said that. That man has the most integrity. I've ever seen in my life so so just learning from these people Pete Rozelle just the greatest visionary of all time understood where the. Nfl was going. I actually went to Chile in South America for the first two years after college and worked with children with diabetes had diabetes now for forty five years and and my father was a big supporter of of doing something like that he said. Look you know it'll wants to get on a career path and that's a great thing. You are fortunate you know and and really I was sort of concerned whether it was the right thing to do or not and he said that would be a just a tremendous experience. I lived in Chile with children with diabetes in a Third World country. Which is really interesting. Because you know. Diabetes doesn't SORTA discriminate so we had kids that had nothing and would have to sharpen their needles on a rock and we had kids who had more money. You know 'cause there's money in the third world's a little different if you have at you have all May Day of power that you can't even think of here so just really interesting dynamics with with people and then helping them helping them deal with this. This disease in a way. That dumb was was humbling because we are a love. Many many people America that struggle in an I you know we try to do everything we can to to be support but the third world is you know. It's hard to imagine having a chronic illness. In a place like that it's really unimaginable. A certain way I mean people get medicines. There's there's twenty different types of insulin. These guys would get one bottle for three months and have to make it last where. I have ten bottles in my fridge now for the next four months. So just very humbling experience. And my father really encouraged supported me doing now. That that's wonderful We're joined by Jim Rooney Route writer of a different way. Great Book about his father. Dan Rooney that he wrote with his brother. Art I mean what a better conversation for me as a Pittsburgh to have him so excited about this You can listen to this podcast on radio.
"jim rooney" Discussed on Huddle Up with Gus
"Industries. Sports Business Stews in the in the schools across the country sports management program Throughout this sort of covid experience and I said look my grandfather young. Were we own this business? Albert's unbelievably valuable. Whatever they call it you know but my grandfather got into it because it was during the depression. He would have preferred to buy baseball team but he could never afford to do that. He got into the steelers because it costs nothing to get in lucky. And I've been telling these kids like look. Think about the sports industry. Think about what's going on with with things like you and I are doing these online things. Is there a way you can create a new type of engagement with the fans? Is there something you can invent is there? Is there something you can get into now while while the others? There's some tough times. Run PARTS OF THE INDUSTRY. Because you know this is going to be a great opportunity. Ten fifteen years from now met certainly the path my grandfather took but but so But boxing fed him until the mid fifties. I mean you know really with my father. Took the steelers. Business made it successful on my grandfather. Success in business really was much more in boxing than ever really. Wasn't football yeah. I just interviewed Steve Lot he was. I don't know if you know who steve is but he has the boxing hall of fame Ya Online. And and he was assistant manager with Tyson and he has seventy five years of of boxing footage that he actually owns and we had a great conversation about boxing and man. His knowledge of it was incredible. Goes Hallway back into the Twenties and thirties? And how it started in and how our country fell in love with it and and He was talking about. I think it was when who was it. Fighting over in Ireland was in Ireland. They were fighting I can't remember who it was. But he said the president called him and said your country is is betting on you. Maybe Joe Louis. I'm not sure who was fighting at that time. The President calls you and says hey your countries behind you want you to win like you gotTa Win that round right. You're fighting somebody from Europe and it's like okay. This is a big match in a. Boxing is just such ingrained in our history. I think it was just incredible that now. It's like boxing. Bigger football isn't as big and it's all just kind of taken a different turn and it's amazing that the the long game that your family had to look at that and see that as this is something that we think is going to work. Well Yeah my father and Dan. Rooney did a lot for the business of of the whole sports industry but particularly as it relates the NFL when you look at the Labor agreements you know. He was the first owner way ahead on labor. My grandfather art actually is the guy who who made the proposal in a League meeting that there be a players union in nineteen fifty seven and then my father was the chief negotiator and you know he was the first one that understood free agencies going to come we have to find a way to create competitive balance and keep the game interesting for our fans. But you can't let the players have some degree of movement. And he was. He was talking about that in the mid seventies And you know you didn't get three agency until ninety three but it was that approach to business that my father always looked at looks. Grow this pie as large as we can. And that's going to happen best if we're all willing to share Whether it was the revenue sharing between the teams or free agency with with the players and look the. Nfl has gone through the roof and there were certainly a lot of people involved. But I always feel that that you know. That's sort of steady hand. My my father would be as tough as you could be in certain negotiations but he always looked at the big picture and and you know and understood that. You have to treat people well if you did that you know. I contribute that to so much of the reason the NFL has become what it's become right. You're listening to with Gus Gus for us and we're here with Jim Rooney and you can catch us on radio DOT COM or wherever you listen to your favorite podcast and on amp TV amp dot TV. So let's go back to your family. I mean everybody in your family all went to same high school my correct we actually did. We all went to different high school really. I thought you guys were all north Catholic kind of before as did so my dad and his brothers they all went to north and then my mother wanted you to go to some other schools. So art nine of. Who's the president my brother are went to? A school called Gilmour Academy which is Holy Cross Brother School Notre Dame actually own the school. It's in Ohio back in the day and my son actually went there and then my brothers. Dan in John went to went other schools. All my sisters had to go to the all girls Catholic school near our house and my brothers and I were going to these other places but So so but north is is an important part of our our family and you know they've done a great thing right now. They've even moved further. North should be a lot closer for you guys but What was it like for you when you went to Gilmore? Your way from home was like a boarding school almost i. Yeah as I said. Art Lift in dorms In the end it as well and So so my mother felt that entity would be a good thing for us in high school that that the idea of everyone sort of knowing the Rooney story is is is great and we're very grateful for the life we haven't Pittsburgh during that time so this critical time she. She thought that that would happen. Will she sends us a school? That is basically in Cleveland and everyone knows Rooney's but they hate us. Send.
"jim rooney" Discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network
"Don't mean like you know. Hang them. I'm done with it. I've seen everything someone ECHINACEA everything. But how many movies have you stopped and you know you started and then stopped? I should say in the old days when you rented a movie. You're like oh I to rely on this thing so I might as well just watch it. Now it's like you're literally two minutes in your. I can't do it. The movie develop yet. It's like I got nine other than the Q. They all look just as bad. We'll get shot all right. We got a guy coming up next. Zack Zack Meisel the fabulous marvelous. Mrs Meisel I won't call them that. But he's got a book about the Cleveland. Indians of ninety five got questions about the trees. I've also Jim Rooney. He owns the steelers by himself. Well he's part of the family that owns. I might have been a little bit exaggerating. But he's written a book his Dad. Dan Rooney remember the Rooney rule. That whole thing. Oh yeah they got Mike Tomlin. Ironically big shout out to the troops listening on American Forces Radio Network as well. Let's talk sports at one. Eight hundred eight seven eight play. I'm Rick Tuttle in a second at twenty eight. I'd struggled with opiate and Meth Addiction. For twelve years I didn't said things that the sober me never would have done one day. I realized I was not invincible. Was Not exempt. And that's when a friend told me about elite Rehab placement. They gave me the tools I needed to get sober and took was the one phone call..
"jim rooney" Discussed on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA
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"jim rooney" Discussed on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA
"Courtney Brennan morning influencer running we have to figure out a better or worse you spent nine years on and now now digital and we welcome Jim Rooney who is well known the Rooney family obviously his father Dan a different way to win Dan Rooney story from the Superbowl to the Rooney rule Jim welcome thank you it's great to be here Larry is always good to see you Courtney's near you and talk to you I don't think influencers a bad term let's stick with it what's her name Kardashian made in dollars doing you know what and I'm not sure why right I don't hate honor though girlfriends got it going on that's what I think you can throw hater shade Larry well I saw her face I apart I already know you're smarter than that's because she's originally from the north your site is in here we were just hearing stories about your grandfather the chief and I've obviously your dad's passing was a a major blow to the city and the the NFL and on one hand it was beautiful to see the outpouring of love and stories that came out maybe there were many stories that you didn't know about the people shared that your dad left an impression a lifelong impression on so many people right so well and and actually that became part of the book so the idea of this book was that we would we wanted to do sort of my father's business story and you know sort of show that that you can be a good person and still win and that that those things aren't aren't mutually exclusive so I think we did that but but in doing so we interviewed a a whole host of people after he passed away and it was really this amazing experience these guys go big tough guys like Joe Greene and Mel Blanc very successful business people like Paul kagwe boo and others I you know I get in this conversation with them and many of them went into tears you could see their eyes gloss over so he always use my father but but can you hear the stories of the connections he had with them but to have that experience with them and really serve sharing the grief process with them you know is really special experience and and so we tried to include not only serve this technical this is how we did things which was the original intent intent of the book but really Sir building a memoir quality of this was my experience with these people and how they share the stories and how in a in a professional setting he had this meaningful impact on I always love the fact that he didn't view himself as what what he used to say big shot big shot that's it shot you're a big shot every day call me a big shot because because so you're right he did not like being a big shot but you know going to got older like older people he wanted things done a certain way but he would never ask so I had to go ask for this or that and they say you're a big show some way to mess is doing that for you I'll tell you what I I loved your dad your dad was is the special in your mom it's been a really challenging year for your family you lost a sister and and our deepest sympathies to you in the family and I know it's been tough for your mom but I hope she knows how much I love her too and I love what they did this the story about a lifetime of Sunday's with basically the matriarchs of the NFL yeah yeah so first Jones birthday was Monday we really missed young she was she was really special she was the baby of my parents nine kids of John was special but but doing a lifetime a Sunday so other than writing the book my other serve ad hoc job that art my brother assigned to me was basically mom's agent through that process so I was with my mother through all the filming through these different interviews all these processes and and you thought she was really great phone appreciate the hard work that everyone around her was doing but she laughed you know we we did twenty five hours worth of filming for six minutes of it so she's like I don't know that that was the best use of but she it was a great so I like to understand the world yeah I know right right and I have lived in for all the time that goes in it's just like at the stadium that scoreboard team that's there they work so hard to put on the show the it's the team that supports the team and a lot goes into a Sunday game at Heinz field in your dad used to walk around he had a routine on game day as you well know in court he would come up to the score board room and visit with everybody just a brief visit let us know he was there say hello you have no idea what that meant to everybody well Joe Gordon who I talk about in the book was the Steelers great communication stricter PR guys we call him back in the seventies and and Joe was just fabulous but Jo talked about my father's management style of being that of an orchestra conductor that he challenged people yeah we didn't tell yeah what note to play but he expected everyone to be in concert and he challenged people very very much but you could challenge I'm back and that that was the type of environment that that someone in the dates talented and successful wants to be and they want someone who's competent who can do the job but they also want to be able to push back if they have a good idea and and they talk about several folks but that was one who who really was successful in his own right talk about how that varmint was was just such a special environment so I think that's what you're talking about Larry and will share more stories generally with us this morning a different way to win Dan Rooney story from the Superbowl to the Rooney rule this is an amazing stocking stuffer right court now it's perfect yes can we still get it in time for Christmas yeah you can you can get online at Amazon it's also the Steelers shops and with a great partnership with giant eagle so perfect all the local giant eagle's so get your user bars Larry yes as far as a little.
"jim rooney" Discussed on The Sporting Life with Jeremy Schaap
"For exteriors controlled the team for almost ninety years Dan it's titled a different way to win Dan Rooney's story from the Super Bowl to the all the things he achieved not only in football of course he was also the United Dan this process actually well he was alive and we were talking about doing something maybe conclusion but to talk about how he tried to incorporate these things the steelers drafted more players from the HCC US than any other team and and you AAC the idea that he he tried to step into challenging situations and make the rule and he didn't just have an outsized role in the world of professional it's hard to be in a business for so long exercise so much power and so much influence with people right Jeremy You you deal with a legacy and he he you know I think you have to have to you pay special attention I don't know the pay more we had these qualities that that I think we all would like an a boss you know he he was very competent he doc with him around him knew that you know he was going to raise the bar on you but then they were very palpable from certainly my experience but I think more importantly sure Goodell Commissioner Tagliabue talk to you know sports executives and folks outside and indecency any balanced it or blended in a really good way and of course and the on race and we all know that the world of professional football is often very upgraded in the nineteen forties the steelers started an African American L. appease attitudes about racial inclusion well I certainly the history of our country Joe Job was right after Joe Louis it was my grandfather was a great promoter my father was was a better operator and he really started as you said it was the first time in NFL history that prior to the season talked him out blunt guys that went to the BBC's and they said you know it fairly and when chuck made that decision it really said to me I'm certainly proud I guess is the right way to say it that that he did it he didn't story from the Super Bowl to the Rooney rule he don't over the years since the implementation opportunity to get head coaching jobs and coordinator you take it seriously your dad died in twenty seventeen act I don't know if that's the the best word but but that there had been improvement you know how you know you're you're I don't have that number right in front of me should was very much a realist and Tony Dungy shared some of these stories with me about how it's my father sometimes would be the loudest voice saying yeah we're not we're not doing enough Bruni rule and this issue in particular we need to be doing a better job and and we're doing a better job if there's you know bear practices out there we're thinking about you know reported to the League so so you know we're we're creating do you know how do we include those over the last ten twenty Took the money you know which is their prerogative there right cashed a family that's intertwined as well with the mirrors and other one of the few families Berg even the region western Pennsylvania and your family You know where where I am in the world and folks come up to me if they you know sort of find this was something my grandfather wanted to do and my father and Joe Gordon who at this community in a in a way that was similar you know hard work and that same sort of mentality throughout and You know so you know all across the country and in different parts of the world or steeler fans and the and you know certainly are some of the with a lot of people and they become fans on on on one level or another lers fans a unique relationship especially.
"jim rooney" Discussed on The MMQB Podcast with Peter King
"Welcome to the Peter King podcast or we'll cover week seven in the National Football League and actually quite a lot more this week my guest this week jets and right now he is playing at an all world level as good as he's ever played in his ten year career we'll also be joined by Terry mcaulay WHO's three times super bowl referee and now the NFL rules analyst for NBC. See you hear him with Alan Chris on Sunday nights also this week we'll be joined by Jim Rooney who is one of the Rooney family in Pittsburgh he's a son of the late Dan Rooney and he wrote a book that's really really interesting it's basically about the Dan Bruni way it's called Dan Rooney a different way to win talks a lot about the Rooney rule talks a lot about why the steelers have succeeded by staying the course over the years you're gonNA WANNA listen to Jim Rooney okay but I just wanted to tell you about a cool thing I was able to do this summer I hope you're going to get to be able to see this week on NBC Sports Network it's a it's a show called film study Ma homes and Farve and that's pretty much exactly how it sounds. I sat in a film room in Kansas City August with Brett Farve. Patrick mahomes Andy Reid Andy Reid had the coaches clicker which is apt and he went through a bunch of places Farve a bunch of plays of mahomes and I went there to do this as a piece for NBC's Sunday night football for football night in America for the pre game show before the Green Bay Kansas City game and obviously mahomes got hurt so it kind of put a little bit of a damper on this great video and great show we got but the BRAINIACS AT NBC who I think no atv decided listen let's make a half hour show out of the forty five minutes you had with read Farve Mahomes in that film room on that August afternoon in Kansas City so that's what we did it's going to err on NBC it's network Wednesday night that's tonight if you're listening to the podcast on Wednesday so Wednesday night October twenty three at eleven in Thirty PM EASTERN NBC Sports Network it will also air Thursday at six PM on NBC Sports Network so DVR alert. You're going to really like this show so couple things I would tell you that I found interesting number one I had this idea last bring and everybody at NBC said Hey Listen Go for it if you can do that it'd be wonderful so I convinced far to come to Kansas City and Andy Reid was into it and Patrick mahomes spent over two hours on an off day right after the chiefs Broke Training Camp and when we were walking out after I actually got Patrick Mahomes I don't WanNa spoil this but I got Patrick Mahomes in Brett Farr have to play catch on the field in the chiefs indoor facility and it was such a cool moment you know as I say in the in the as I said I felt like I feel like I'm watching field of dreams with a Kevin Costner playing catch with his old man and so anyway we're walking out of there in the afternoon mahomes says to me hey this was really great thanks I really appreciate you setting it up so just grateful to be able to do this farve and Mahomes who obviously are so much like each other on the field had met each other before but had never converse had a conversation and you'll be able to see in this great interaction that they have in this film room at the chiefs facility in Kansas City how they get along and how I think mahomes might have learned a couple of things from watching farve and talking too far that who knows we'll see on the field but anyway that is a shameless plug for something I'm doing but I know if you invest half hour of your time you're really going to initiate this I know it's one of the most fun things that I've done in my years covering the national football league so let's start the pod we're going to start this week with Devin mccourty the all pro safety of the Patriots coming off that incredible victory on Monday night thirty three to nothing over the New York jets and really what you're seeing in this New England patriots team if it keeps going now obviously they've had a soft schedule but if it keeps going and be watching and you are watching one of the best defences ever to play so let's hear from Devin mccourty happy to be joined by the national the football league's leader in interceptions as we approach midseason Devin mccourty safety with the League's best is defense the New England Patriots Devon thanks so much for joining me no no problem for me all so devon I think I I just like to ask you what in the world is it like to play for a team that has eighteen interception and then allowed one touchdown pass so far this year you're at a you're playing at a at a historic levels so far there's been a lot of fun I think the the best part has been just a relationship with the guys on the team you know even talking you know we're in a hotel Sunday night and it's like six hundred seventy bucks at the table all the way to like nine fifteen nine thirty at night just sit down there and talking about nothing just enjoying each other's company I think been a good part is defense we all get along well we enjoy playing with each other we enjoy the success of the group more than anything so we really enjoyed got could you have predicted at the start of this year how well you would have played for the first half of the season I mean the numbers that you guys are putting up statistically you're basically allowing three offensive touchdowns in seven weeks that's on pace to be one of the greatest defenses in the one hundred seasons of professional football I mean did you see this coming all of the numbers all of that we were very confident coming in as a defense just you know you go through training camp starts starts do things not coming off last year where we're able to pick up as far as a scheme knowledge standpoint was more events than we have been in the last couple years So I think we took full advantage of that and we were we were doing something we didn't do until November December last year and eight hundred May and I think one of the things that it's so interesting to watch quite honestly is the way that you make it so hard to predict what it is you're going to do on defense you could see this week with Sam darnold he really didn't know where the pressure was coming from is that something that you guys work so hard to disguise yeah we put a lot into that you know build always coming up in the safety room into the backers about trying to make it tough and not just lining up in our calls each time to go out there so you know then quarterback if we play we WANNA make it tough you know especially now these quarterbacks are so talented they're able to re coverages and they're really able to get the ball where they want so if you make it easy it's going to be update for you so we've always tried discussing nothing now understood and beef is of knowing what we want to disguise not just doing things but actually showing different things already done or might do on I think it's made us a better decent Devon I'm sure you heard on Monday night when when Sam Darnold was caught on the sidelines saying man I'm seeing ghosts and I think a lot has been made of that in the hours since the game but I I don't necessarily view that as something bad about darnold here's how I view it I view it as so hard to figure out where you guys are coming from and so he'll look to a certain place where maybe the tendencies would be okay I'm going to have a blitzer her in this gap and there's nobody there but the blitzer is coming in another gap and so when you thought when you heard that what did you think I'm like I think much of it I think you put that together with our line boundaries been calling themselves boogeyman training camp so you put it all together I mean it's you know it's great stuff for the media so for us I think the big deal I think that's the same way she decided to say but as players we've all been there before we're just not going right And I think for us as a decent that gives us confidence of what we need to do has started each week we'll go out there and play against different quarterback I wonder so far in the first half of this season you know you're leading the NFL and interceptions and wonder if I mean you had seven interceptions in your rookie year in two thousand ten but would you consider it I mean can you get in streaks on interceptions or do you just feel real confident whether it's you or somebody else when you're putting pressure at that somebody's GonNa get it. Yeah I remember my rookie year Herald National Edition coach. He's always say that to me they come in Bunches group of guys in the back in that understand that and we understand how we need to play together so on you guys have seen it we have a lot of guys that intercepted there and I think that's only because of how we played on front on the pressure that they're getting whether it's a format rush five minute rush you know but blitzer six guys just knowing where they need really you know obviously they're very few people me included everyday people in the media who get really get a chance to see what it's like stint you guys can play can you take me into into really what it is like to play for Bill Belichick and maybe a story or two about how he makes your unit better and how he can find things during the week that you're able to you News on Sunday I think when you talk about plan from Utah just planning for probably one of the most repairs human beings does on a unit and our team overall and I think that's why we've been able to be prepared and go playing some games and win some games where a lot of people counted us out as the because of him you know his understanding and ability to you know prepare to play against another team but also prepare to know our own team sleekness what we need remember December with Devin mccourty the pro bowl safety of the New England.
"jim rooney" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Free credit monitoring from credit karma today. Download the credit karma app. Now credit karma. Here's to progress. Kevin Brennan WBZ's traffic on the threes. And now the four day WBZ AccuWeather forecast. Plenty of sunshine this afternoon, we'll be a little bit milder than the last couple of days a high of fifty three partly to mostly cloudy for tonight, a low near forty tomorrow turning out rather cloudy. It will become breezy with a high of fifty four and some rain moves in tomorrow night, some of that rank linger into Saturday morning, especially near in south of Boston and turning breezy and much warmer as clouds break for some sunshine, high Saturday near seventy any early sun gives way to clouds on Sunday, a high of sixty one then more rain on sap for late Sunday or Sunday nights. And that rain will linger into Monday for the marathon temperatures. Most likely to be in the fifties. I'm AccuWeather meteorologist Brian Thompson. WBZ Boston's is radio sunshine right now in forty four degrees in Boston are your kids feeling overwhelmed. The experts at floating hospital for children are here to help in a special online section. Get tips on how to talk to children about stress managing stress now at WBZ ten thirty dot com slash health. Ten twenty five on WBZ time now for New England business. It's going to be easier to get to Europe starting in twenty twenty one jet blue willow fly from its hubs at Logan New York's JFK to an unspecified airport in London chap who has been talking about the possibility of flights to Europe since mid twenty sixteen the newly four Massachusetts business coalition on transportation led by Boston chamber, president Jim Rooney is calling for increased ridership on public transit decreased road congestion and better bridge and road conditions college driven by employers.
"jim rooney" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"What I heard this weekend in this room from top age for leadership speaker Pelosi is that the Democrats refuse to negotiate until the president reopens the government about eight hundred thousand federal workers have been impacted in some way by the shutdown now in its eighteenth day, obstruction of Justice charges against the Russian lawyer who became a focal point of alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump election campaign this case against the Talia vessels Kaya is unrelated to any collusion. Instead, she is now accepting an indictment of submitting deceptive declarations to a judge in a civil proceeding that involved a Russian tax refund scheme. We're getting a first look at the city of Boston's big pitch to Amazon last spring as the online retail giant was looking for the site of their second headquarters. WBZ's KENDALL Buhl tells us the emails were obtained by the Boston Globe. Very hush hush Dan half toward the city gave a visiting delegation of Amazon exacts last March included predictably, great views. Good food tours of robust development sites and introductions to innovative business leaders. But it also included a sit down with the heads of some of the areas. Top schools head of the greater Boston chamber of commerce, Jim Rooney says that emphasis on our status as an education hub was right on the money is competing in a global knowledge-based economy. Many of the industries that are growing here require that kind of talent in the end. Boston's wooing Amazon hardly earned a peck. On the cheek the globe reports. City officials learned the company's h to q was going elsewhere. What John sent them a press? Release KENDALL Buhl WBZ Boston's NewsRadio things are getting back to normal at London's Heathrow airport departure. Archers there were suspended because of a reported drone sighting. There's an active investigation right now. But police have not said whether they have confirmed that a drone actually flew near the airport coming up a successful appeal of drug convictions for a man from Attleboro.
"jim rooney" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"We'd like to win here in Boston. So would not deny that there's a level of disappointment. Really no surprise that's Jim Rooney president of the greater Boston chamber of commerce instead New York City and crystal city Virginia win the HQ to sweepstakes. But Amazon already has thousands of workers employed here in Massachusetts. And they're planning for thousands more on the seaport clearly Amazon sees Boston has part of the family if you will. And I think a lot of that will be in function in particular require a talented workforce. And I think that's the growth that will see in the seaport as they say. Onward and upward desperate for cash. General Electric is trying to dig some up in the sofa cushions of its oilfield services company Baker Hughes, and they think they can find four billion dollars. GE is going to float more than one hundred million shares to the public and Baker Hughes will buy back some of its own common stock from the Boston company GE has already outlined plans to dump all of Baker Hughes in the coming years, but investor pressure is forcing it to move a bit more quickly biotech startup Primera therapeutics. It's the private equity markets for sixty five million dollars in new money. The Cambridge based company is working on cancer and inflammatory disease treatments by attacking protein buildup and targeting ways to break that protein down. The new financing will help it to help you help be will be used to help it push. It's leading drug candidates to clinical trials. Hopefully, it says in the next couple of years mixed day on Wall Street with the Dow losing one hundred points. It's four twenty-seven market volatility is back. I'm..
"jim rooney" Discussed on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA
"A radio. Rachel. Sorry about that. How to get another sip coffee. Did you know the wallet hub has a story out today about the best coffee cities in the country? And that Pittsburgh comes in at number eighteen number eighteen in the entire country for coffee now, I don't know about you. I think that's really cool because when I think of cities and coffee, I think of obviously New York not only for just getting coffee. But because there are so many different cultures that are there and their particular take on coffee, you think about New York. And then you also think about Seattle with Starbucks saying Seattle's best in everything and then Portland Oregon's another one because of the proximity copy really big there, Chicago, I think Pittsburgh being in the top twenty is pretty impressive. It was also kind of surprised at when I was going through the rankings that. Cleveland is just terrible for coffee. If you like coffee do not move there. You gotta go someplace else almost any place. They're in Toledo to understand. Why Ohioans don't like their coffee because Columbus ranked really low as well. But Pittsburgh right up there. We'll talk more about that coming up a little bit later on. In fact, I have a post up on my Facebook page to about the places you like to go for coffee, and we'll give you more on that a little bit later today is national voter registration day. Are you registered to vote? Are you? It's surprises me that not everyone over eighteen is registered that doesn't make any sense. Why not be registered to vote especially in overwhelming numbers? I mean, there may be some outliers out there who say I don't care. It doesn't make a difference. I don't want to be involved, but especially in this day and age you think you'd have like ninety percent voter registration and crazy turnout. But apparently, it's just not the case. Well, what I wanna do is talk about that right now. And with me on the disk. Pittsburgh Newsline is Stephanie young communications director when we all vote. Stephanie welcomed the KKK radio. Good to have you. Thanks so much for having me special event happening this evening in Pittsburgh to encourage people to get registered to vote. Tell us about it. Yes. So what is a national nonpartisan nonprofit organization whose mission is to change the culture around, boating and increase participation in this election. But also in every election this initiative was launched by a co-chairs. Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks, Paul faith hill, and Tim McGraw and really excited about our week of action were in right now as you mentioned today national voter registration day, and what we decided why not make a week out of it and work with folks around the community around the country rather to host events on every community possible. So we have a Vincent almost every state over two thousand events at all came together in the course of three weeks just to register voters and have a conversation about voting and really excited about today in Pittsburgh more. We have our coach Tom Hanks who was here, and he is going to be joined by Pittsburgh Steelers running back, James. Conor Jim Rooney? Also Tomlin the head coach his wife as well. As the coach I believe will be there as well. And we'll be at soldiers and sailors memorial hall. You can come down and get register. But you can also hear from our great speakers, and you can get plugged into. When we all all the things that we're going to do over the next couple of weeks because but reg deadlines are fast approaching Pennsylvania's is October ninth. So we are your super duper excited about this event today because what we're trying to do is really energize the community and share with them, our main method, which is your voice is your vote and your vote is your power, and we don't want anyone seating their power to special interests or anyone else. Okay. Go ahead. I just wanna make sure we nailed down the issue of this evening at soldiers and sailors memorial hall, Fifth Avenue right here in Pittsburgh. It's still open for people who are interested in. I'm you realize there's only so many people that you could possibly fit into soldiers and sailors at one time is it still open for people who are interested to contact you and RSVP. Absolutely. It's still open and free to the public. You can't come on down. It's it starts at six PM, and they're still space. So I would encourage your listeners to they have some time this evening come on out. Meet Tom Hanks in some of the Steelers. Keynes's here. Okay. Very very good. And look this is a really really fun event. Once again, Stephanie young joining us communications director for when we all vote with their special event here in Pittsburgh. Stephanie, thank you very much for your time. No problem. Thanks for having me. So once again, Tom Hanks, Jim Rooney via Tomlin James Connor all going to be their free public rally happening tonight six thirty to eight thirty the event begins actually at six if you decide to arrive a little bit early. You can get more information we all dot vote forward slash Pittsburgh. And once again the event taking place at soldiers and sailors memorial hall forty-one forty-one Fifth Avenue right here in Pittsburgh. Radio with you as the radio dot com. Today and.
"jim rooney" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"A campaign is underway to build a king memorial in boston wbz's josh binswanger's spoke about it with jim rooney president and chief executive officer of the great boston chamber of commerce you know i think it's important and actually it's long overdue that a form of monument or memorial to such a historic figure around race relations in america um be recognized right here in boston local tech entrepreneur paul english has contributed a million dollars to the project meanwhile cbs's pam coulter tells us the immigration debate is heating up in washington several days after he reportedly used a vulgar term to describe haiti in africa president trump told reporters in florida he is not a racist police races first you in any blame democrats for not doing more to protect the socalled dreamers they could deal a doctor but i don't think the democrats want to make of the president obama set up the deferred action for childhood arrivals program that shields hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation pam coulter cbs news washington the king holiday comes amid the flap over what president trump did or did not say about haiti and african countries during a meeting last week in the white house president trump seemed to deny that he used a vulgar term to describe african countries during a meeting on immigration reform the president is referring to republicans who went on sunday political shows to deny the president ever made the comment but there's one thing the president isn't rebutting that he believes the us should taken more immigrants from places like norway for phelps abc news traveling with the president in west palm beach florida at least thirty eight people were killed in a pair of shoes aside blasts in baghdad they came one right after the other during the morning rush at a busy street market in central baghdad officials say more than one hundred were injured no one has claimed responsibility and more than a dozen people were driven out of their home by flames will have a report from madda pan coming up in about five minutes wbz news time nine three traffic and weather together the subaru retailers of new england allwheeldrive traffic.
"jim rooney" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"A strong connection to the city he earned his doctorate at boston university more than sixty years ago and then effort is underway to build a king memorial in boston wbz's josh binswanger's spoke about it with jim rooney president and chief executive officer of the greater boston chamber of commerce you know i take a important and actually like overdo it a form of monumental memorial to such a historic figure around race relations in america um be recognized right here in boston all local jack entrepreneur polish has contributed a million dollars to the projects and the king holiday comes amid the flap over what president trump did or did not say about haiti and african countries during a meeting last week in the white house president trump seemed to deny that he used a vulgar term to describe african countries during a meeting on immigration reform did you see why various the president is referring to republicans who went on sunday political shows to deny the president ever made the comment but there's one thing the president isn't rebutting that he believes the us should taken more immigrants from places like norway jordan phelps abc news traveling with the president in west palm beach florida meanwhile cbs's pam coulter tells us the immigration debate is heating up in washing several days after he reportedly used a vulgar term to describe haiti and africa president trump told reporters and florida he is not a racist police race first you any blame democrats for not doing more to protect the socalled dreamers they could dealer but i don't think the democrats want to make of the president obama set up the deferred action for childhood arrivals program that shields hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation pam coulter cbs news washington at least thirty eight people are killed in a pair of suicide blasts in baghdad the came one right after the other during the morning rush should a busy street market in central baghdad officials say more than one hundred were injured no one has claimed responsibility a fire leaves more than a dozen without shelter will tell you where it happened in about five minutes wbz news time seven three traffic and weather together the subaru retailers of new england allwheel drive traffic.
"jim rooney" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Our contemplate matches the but only myrtle when he realised you're not very comforting doubt cbs saturday or stream it live or on demand relatives derek fisher has the fourday wbz accuweather forecast severe weather should say to our south and west tonight but it will be a chance for some showers a downpour specially the first half of the overnight with low temperatures in the mid60s to tomorrow beautiful summer day comfortable humidity levels but very warm high near 90 should make it an official heatwave in the boston area and a great day to be at the beach saturday to saudi start your always mink racing after new cloudiness the humidity will be in check high temps mainly in the middle 80s sunday brings mostly cloudy skies chance of showers and storms near eighty that a cool wet start to the week on monday i'm wbz tv meteorologist derek fisher wbz newsradio 1030 eighty seven nimby 25 this is new england business state labor officials say massachusetts added an estimated ten thousand jobs in june while the unemployment rate crept up to four point three percent labour and workforce development secretary a resolution ah kosta says the first six months of 2017 brought a record increase in the total labour force in massachusetts signaling a growing state economy jim rooney president and ceo of the boston chamber of commerce tells wbz where the base data's adding jobs show actually this a number replace food from education and health services uh added just under seven thousand jobs address than the last month uh over year that factor is up about three point six percent over twenty eight thousand jobs uh lebron hospitality continues to perform well uh manufacturing game uh from drugs 500 not a lot but it's uh.