The Steelers had a winning record in each of Mike Tomlin's first five years as head coach.
They made the playoffs four times, went to two Super Bowls, and won the whole thing in 2008. But in the last two years, the team has been the definition of mediocre, going 8-8 in back-to-back seasons.
You'd have to go back to the 1998-1999 seasons for the last time the Steelers had two consecutive seasons of .500-or-worse football. Kordell Stewart and Mike Tomczak quarterbacked offenses that ranked 19th and 20th, and while those defenses were good, they weren't great. - Full Article
It's Masters week, and that's not something going unnoticed in the Beyonce household. Apparently inspired by golf's first major championship of the year (how could you not be?), Beyonce seems to be giving golf a try.
On Thursday, she instagrammed two pictures of her playing golf to her more than 11 million followers. - Full Article
Tiger Woods, the No. 1-ranked player in the world, will miss golf's version of the Super Bowl for the first time in 20 years because of back surgery.
The absence of golf's best-known personality could be a major blow for Nike, which is Woods' corporate sponsor, but it might turn out to be very good news for Callaway Golf , which sponsors rival Phil Mickelson and several younger players. - Full Article
Who knew Howard Stern has such thin skin? Stern, who has made a nice living second-guessing and criticizing people, got his back up Tuesday after ESPN analyst and former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy scolded him for leaving a Knicks game before the final buzzer sounded. - Full Article
Some Jets fans who are also dog lovers and animal advocates were not happy to hear the news that quarterback Michael Vick has been signed to the team.
As 1010 WINS’ Gary Baumgarten reported Saturday afternoon, the controversy when the Jets sign a quarterback usually revolves around questions such as whether he is ready, or whether he might be washed up as a player. - Full Article