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No longer a coach, Spurrier has new roles | The State

thestate.com — Last October, after more than 25 seasons as one of college football's most successful head coaches, Steve Spurrier abruptly resigned from the University of South Carolina, saying that at 70, he didn't have enough left in the tank to continue.

No Longer a Coach, Steve Spurrier Assumes New Roles

nytimes.com — Last October, after more than 25 seasons as one of college football's most successful head coaches, Steve Spurrier abruptly resigned from the University of South Carolina, saying that at 70 he did not have enough left in the tank to continue.

Hawaii redefining the road game | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

staradvertiser.com — By Marc Tracy New York Times Many college football teams, particularly those outside the so-called Big Five conferences, begin their seasons with two games on the road. But there is the road, and then there is the road when you are Hawaii.

When the Rainbow Warriors Play a Road Game, They Take to the Skies

nytimes.com — Many college football teams, particularly those outside the so-called Big Five conferences, begin their seasons with two games on the road. But there is the road, and then there is the road when you are Hawaii.

New York Times, BuzzFeed, Andrew Sullivan Herald Death of the Blog

newrepublic.com — As the 'Times' moves to eliminate theirs, we should remember its golden age In November 2011, Politico's most prominent blogger, Ben Smith, declared the advent of the "the post-blog blog." "The dusty old form of the personal political blog has required some updating.

Get on the Nats Bandwagon!

washingtoncitypaper.com — Photograph by Darrow Montgomery "Bandwagon" is usually an epithet to die-hard sports fans. Those years in the wilderness, after all, are the ones that make the winning seasons feel so sweet. Yes, when the local team wins it all, logos pop up all over a city, tickets become hard to come by-and the longtime loyalists start to grumble.

Selection Sunday 2016: Top seeds and printable bracket

thestate.com — Kansas, the Big 12 tournament champion, was the top-ranked team overall in the NCAA men's basketball tournament field announced Sunday night. The other three top seeds in the 68-team field were the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament winner North Carolina, the Pacific-12 tournament champion Oregon and the ACC runner-up Virginia.

In College Football, No Player Escapes the Eye of the Strength Coach

nytimes.com — On a humid summer morning recently, Tom Herman, the University of Houston's football coach, stopped by the team's weight room and was surprised to find a few of his players "shooting the bull" with Yancy McKnight, the program's strength coach. A few hours earlier, McKnight had, in Herman's words, "pounded the players into the ground with a 6 a.m.

N.C.A.A. Will Quiz Host Cities About Anti-Discrimination Policies

nytimes.com — The N.C.A.A. unveiled a questionnaire Friday that requires current and prospective host cities of its championship competitions "to specifically outline how they will protect participants and spectators from discrimination," including details on how they would mitigate any local discriminatory laws or rules that permit the refusal of services to members of any group.

To Keep Up, Big 12 Looks to Expand

nytimes.com — Paul D. Ryan, the House speaker, turned to college football this week in persuading Texas delegates at the Republican National Convention to unify behind the presidential candidate Donald J. Trump.
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Aug 29, 2016

RT @DLeonhardt: Yikes. For a big pennant-race game on a gorgeous night. Makes one wonder if Baltimore is an overrated sports town.  https://twitter.com/jonmeoli/status/770425412644139008 

Aug 29, 2016

As I live and breathe four E trains have come without a single A (much less a C).


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