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Druckenmiller eyes NFL team

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Duquesne's Stanley Druckenmiller may play a pivotal role in the proposed sale of the Pittsburgh Steelers. But Dan Rooney, head of the franchise his father founded 75 years ago, has other plans. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported on August 5 that Rooney is reaching out to other NFL owners to block any sale. Only eight nays are needed to veto a buyout. Such a move may place Rooney at loggerheads with Steelers fan Druckenmiller, who has been trying to put a buyout deal together since 2006, most recently reaching out to Rooney's siblings to buy their stakes, some 80%