• Steelers running back honors Mac Miller with custom cleats

    By: WPXI.com


    PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh is a tight-knit town, and the sudden death of rapper Mac Miller sent shockwaves through the music community here and around the world.

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    Steelers running back James Conner is among those mourning the Point Breeze native, and he found a unique way to do it.

    Conner, an Erie native who played at the University of Pittsburgh, tweeted several photos of a custom-made pair of cleats honoring Miller, whose real name was Malcolm McCormick and who died last week of a suspected overdose at age 26.

    Steelers running back James Conner shared photos of his cleats honoring Mac Miller who recently died at the age of 26. (Photo: James Conner/Twitter)

    The tweet simply read, "Thank you Mac," with emojis of praying hands and a teardrop.


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