Bill Cowher may have had a losing season last year for Pittsburgh, but the Steelers organization seemed to realize that patience is key to their success.
The team signs their head coach to a 2-year contract extension through 2007. Cowher's only had 3 losing years in his 12 head coaching seasons, all with Pittsburgh. Cowher's brought the Steelers to 1 Super Bowl and he's won 7 division titles. He is the longest-tenured active head coach in the NFL.
WHIZ has learned that Doug Stevens will take his pitching skills to Otterbein. The Newark Catholic grad and 3-time state baseball champ decided roughly one week ago over schools like Muskingum, Walsh and Ohio Dominican.
Stevens told WHIZ that he fell in love early with Otterbein when he first visited the campus during football season. However, as of now, he will only play baseball with the Cardinals. The Otterbein football program has told Stevens he has a spot on the team...
Former Buckeye Eddie George decided he liked Texas enough to make his second career stop there.
The running back signs with Dallas in an incentive-laden one-year deal that could be worth up to $4.5 million dollars. George started his career with the Houston Oilers.
In his 8-year career, George has never missed a game on his way to over 10,000 yards rushing. However, his yards-per-carry average over the last three years dwindled to 3.2 yards a touch... and he couldn't...
Hammertime might not be coming in Athens for Keturah Lofton, but there's Beijing in four years.
The ZHS grad had qualified for the finals of the women's hammer throw (top 12 in the meet) at the U.S. Olympic track-and-field trials, but needed to finish in the top 3 to have any shot of representing America in Greece. She finished 12th.
Lofton's first throw was her best, going for 62.26 m. Meanwhile, the 3rd-place finisher (Amber Campbell) had a top throw of 65.98 m. ...