The true MVPs of the first half of the NFL season should be the Steelers' offensive line (Back in the Running, Nov. 15). Jeff Hartings is a fantastic center, Alan Faneca and Keydrick Vincent are the toughest guards in the league, and Marvel Smith and Oliver Ross are warriors at the tackle position. Bill Cowher realized that when you burn up the clock, it can give the defense the confidence to improve. As you can see, it has worked.
Rick Nagy, Coconut Creek, Fla.
There are no Steelers voted to the midseason All-Pro team (Nov. 15). That just proves that pro football is a team sport.
Toni Hartman, Fayette City, Pa.
Out of Sight
How can you honestly give an opinion on improving the marketing of women's sports (SCORECARD, Nov. 15) when your magazine publishes so few articles on athletes who are not men?
Danielle Charette Durham, Conn.
I think people don't watch women's soccer or basketball because, quite frankly and without an ounce of bias against women, it's not as good as men's. Women are not as fast, as strong or as skillful. It's a matter of quality, not marketing.
David Dix, Wakefield, Mass.