Archive for May, 2008

I’d have to think we’re over Saban now

I saw this snippet today from the SEC spring meetings: Saban’s LSU reunion a lonely ride Tide coach will be lightning rod for ire By Ron Higgins Thursday, May 29, 2008 DESTIN, Fla. — Alabama second-year football coach Nick Saban is a detail-oriented guy. Just the other day, for instance, Saban was discussing with his [...]

My college football championship proposal

This is the time of year when people pushing playoffs for major college football like to roll out their flawless plans for how to make college football championships as debate-free as the NFL. I’m against playoffs for major college football, but even so I think I can come up with a better plan than what’s [...]

AJC: Fast-pass security lines are “so-called ‘Lexus lanes’” because we call them that

You have to love The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Dying a slow death as the market it serves grows rapidly, the AJC editors can’t help but deride the people in metro Atlanta who should be their target audience. Case in point is a story in today’s paper about a pilot program at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport that may [...]

Microsoft / Yahoo – glad to see it’s (maybe) over

So last night Microsoft officially bailed on its offer to buy Yahoo. Jerry’s kids stuck to their guns on acceptable pricing and scared Ballmer away from a proxy fight with talk of a Google alliance. Well done, I say. The only thing that would have made sense about this acquisition was a really big premium [...]

Ryan Perrilloux declares for Arena Football League draft

You pissed it away, son. It’s impossible to know what’s going on in the head of Ryan Perrilloux, but suffice it to say – that kid ain’t right. Perrilloux finally reached the breaking point of Leslie’s “10 strikes and you’re out” rule on Friday and was un-invited to the LSU football program. Was it just [...]

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