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Bettis says he sold crack during rough upbringing

Jerome Bettis has never shied away from expressing deep pride over the fact he was born and raised in Detroit. But in comments made during a recent interview, his glowing fondness for his hometown doesn’t necessarily mean all things were rosy while growing up. During an appearance on syndicated sports talk show “In Depth with...Read More The post Jerome Bettis says he sold crack...
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Jerome Bettis Says He Sold Crack, Shot At People Growing Up In Detroit

“The Bus” finally will come to a stop at the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer after a long, successful NFL career. But his ride to glory wasn’t exactly a smooth one. With his Hall of Fame induction approaching in August, Jerome Bettis teamed up with Graham Bensinger for an exclusive interview that will next week. In it, the former Pittsburgh Steelers running back went...
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Jerome Bettis says he shot at people, sold crack growing up in Detroit

Jerome Bettis says bowling a perfect game is his biggest sports accomplishment, but overcoming his tough upbringing to become a Hall of Fame running back is certainly one of his best achievements in life. Bettis said that dealing drugs was the only option for him and his brother to have money in inner city Detroit in an interview with sports talk show host Graham Bensinger. "The...
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Help Out Jerome Bettis’ Foundation By Buying His New HOF Cereal

Needing some cereal and want to help support a charity foundation belonging to soon-to-be Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis? Thanks to Bettis and PLB Sports, you can now accomplish both of those things. According to WPXI-TV, Bettis will be introducing the Bettis Hall of Fame Crunch cereal this coming Monday at his North […] Help Out Jerome Bettis’ Foundation By Buying...
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Jerome Bettis Chooses Brother To Present Him At Hall Of Fame Induction

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in early August and he has now decided who will present him at annual ceremony. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jerome’s brother, John Bettis, will be the one to present the Steelers all-time leading rusher. […] Jerome Bettis Chooses Brother To...
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Bettis Names 2002 AFC Championship Game Punt Return As The ‘Most Painful’

Earlier we asked you to name one play in Pittsburgh Steelers history you would change if given a chance and several of you responded with quite a few good answers. Former running back Jerome Bettis was asked the same question Monday on NFL Live and his response might just surprise you. Bettis said that the […] Bettis Names 2002 AFC Championship Game Punt Return As The ‘Most...
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Steelers fans briefly preferred Duce Staley over 'The Bus'

There’s no question the relationship between Steelers fans and Jerome Bettis, the legendary running back who will be inducted into Pro Football’s Hall of Fame next month, was one that was made in Heaven. With his rotund physique and propensity for running over opponents that earned him the perfect nickname: “The Bus,” Bettis personified what Steelers fans loved in their...
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Report: Vikings and Steelers to play in Hall of Fame Game

We are barely 10 days removed from the Super Bowl and news has already broken that we will be seeing the Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers play in the 2015 Hall of Fame game. The game will officially kick off the 2015 preseason and will take place in Canton, Ohio on Sunday August 9 at 8:00 p.m. EST at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Vikings’ quarterback Teddy Bridgewater...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerome Bettis elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

The Bus is headed to Canton. Former St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis announced on Twitter Saturday that he has been elected to the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. So happy to be amongst the games greatest players!! My Family and I are truly honored and blessed! — Jerome...Read More
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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