And then...there were just 3 1/2 games separating the Pirates from the Cubs. In your mind, are the Pirates REALLY in contention? "Do you believe in miracles?" Rob King will join me at 12:30.

Mike Tomlin will hold his press conference today at 12:15, and we'll have it live for you from Latrobe. Then we'll discuss it with Gerry Dulac of the Post-Gazette at 1:30. 

In addition to Steelers talk, I want to ask Gerry about Jordan Spieth's quest to win golf's grand slam.

There are some who won't recognize Barry Bonds as the all time home run leader, and still regard Hank Aaron as the king. With that in mind, does the Patriots numerous scrapes with the rules diminish your perception of them as the NFL's most successful franchise for the past 15 years?