Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Steelers Night Games Draw Different Crowd

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Steelers Night Games Draw Different Crowd

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Much has been written about the despicable behavior of some of the fans at the Steelers and Los Angeles Chargers game on the night of Dec. 2. Night games bring on this behavior for many reasons, including more time to consume alcohol. But there is another large contributor to this unruliness.

Around me at the game on Sunday night were two people I did not recognize. We have all been in this area since Heinz Field opened. I understand the reasoning. Steelers tickets are always in demand. Night games are rare, so the selling prices are higher. Season ticket holders may choose to stay home and enjoy on their couch. Many need to get up early for work. They sell their tickets for a lot of money.

Those buying the tickets spend a lot of money and are bound and determined to get their money's worth. …

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