Press-shy money man plans to buy pro football's Pittsburgh Steelers from Rooney family for a reported $700 million cash this year. Attended Bowdoin U.; ditched Ph.D. in economics to become oil analyst at Pittsburgh National Bank. Founded Duquesne Capital Management 1981 with $1 million. Went to work for George Soros' Quantum Fund 7 years later. Helped hedge fund manager "break" British pound 1992; duo said to have made $1 billion in one day when currency collapsed. Left in 2000. Duquesne believed to manage $10 billion. Personally oversees firm's No Margin fund.more » « less
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