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2006-04-03 05:35:34

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea welcomed the return on Monday of its new-found sports hero Hines Ward, the Korean-American football star who left as a toddler, but questions remain over how the country treats its mixed-race children. Ward, 30, crowned the Super Bowl's most valuable player, was last in South Korea when he was a little over a year old. He was born in Seoul in a modest household to an African-American father who was a U.S. serviceman and a South Korean...

2006-02-19 20:34:52

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - Most South Koreans had never heard of Hines Ward before he won the Super Bowl's most valuable player award but the half-Korean's sudden fame has turned the spotlight on mixed-race children in his country of birth. Ward was born in Seoul to an African-American father who was a U.S. serviceman and a South Korean mother. After the Super Bowl he was called a great Korean athlete and became an instant sports hero in South Korea -- a country that usually...

2006-02-07 17:40:29

By Chriss Swaney PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of fans packed the city streets on Tuesday to celebrate the Pittsburgh Steelers's first Super Bowl victory for more than 25 years. "We did it," running back Jerome Bettis, clutching the trophy, yelled to a screaming crowd decked out in black and gold. "We're the world champions and I want to say from the bottom of my heart that I thank you for this great victory." Pittsburgh beat the Seattle Seahawks 21-10 in Super Bowl XL...

2006-02-06 13:34:39

By Steve Keating DETROIT (Reuters) - Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward began the season as a holdout but ended it on Monday holding the Super Bowl MVP award in one hand and the keys to a new luxury car in the other. Ward made the big plays when it counted on Sunday, hauling in five passes for 123 yards, including a 43-yard touchdown reception from wide receiver Antwaan Randle El that clinched the Steelers a 21-10 victory over the Seattle Seahawks. The MVP award capped an...

2006-02-06 07:17:34

By Jon Herskovitz and Lee Jin-joo SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea embraced a new sports star on Monday after Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward was crowned most valuable player of Super Bowl XL. Ward was the toast of Seoul, the city of his birth, with major newspapers splashing pictures of the "half-Korean" athlete across their front pages. Local broadcasters ran footage of his touchdown catch in the Steelers' 21-10 win over the Seattle Seahawks, praising the talents of a...

2006-02-06 00:35:00

By Roger Lajoie DETROIT (Reuters) - Hines Ward made the big plays when it counted on Sunday to earn the Super Bowl XL Most Valuable Player award. Ward hauled in five passes for 123 yards, including a 43-yard touchdown reception from wide receiver Antwaan Randle El, as the Steelers beat the Seattle Seahawks 21-10 to claim their fifth Super Bowl championship. Ward became the fourth Steeler to win Super Bowl MVP honors after Franco Harris (1975), Lynn Swann (1976) and Terry Bradshaw (1979 and...

2006-02-06 00:20:51

By Steve Keating DETROIT (Reuters) - Big plays from Willie Parker and Hines Ward put a shine on a lackluster performance that was still strong enough for the Pittsburgh Steelers to beat the Seattle Seahawks 21-10 in Super Bowl XL on Sunday. The victory gave Pittsburgh a record-equaling fifth Super Bowl title and enabled them to join the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers as the league's most prolific teams. More importantly to the Steelers, it was a first title for running back...

2006-02-05 22:11:47

DETROIT (Reuters) - Halfback Willie Parker scampered 75 yards for the longest touchdown run from scrimmage in title game history to help lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 21-10 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XL on Sunday. Parker's record run came just 22 seconds into the third quarter as Pittsburgh claimed its first National Football League championship since 1980 and became the first team to win five Super Bowls. Wide receiver Antwaan Randle El tossed a 43-yard TD...

2006-02-03 16:36:12

By Steve Keating DETROIT (Reuters) - When the Seattle Seahawks clash with the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XL on Sunday their fight will be for recognition as much as a first NFL title. The Seahawks have been a solid football team, with good players for a while but they are tucked away in the rainy Pacific northwest with few NFL fans from beyond the city limits paying much attention to the team in the teal green uniforms. A 13-3 season and a trip to the their first Super Bowl...

2006-02-03 15:40:00

By Steve Keating DETROIT -- When the Seattle Seahawks clash with the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XL on Sunday their fight will be for recognition as much as a first NFL title. The Seahawks have been a solid football team, with good players for a while but they are tucked away in the rainy Pacific northwest with few NFL fans from beyond the city limits paying much attention to the team in the teal green uniforms. A 13-3 season and a trip to the their first Super Bowl has forced people to...


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