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  • Dealing with Gustav and how to beat the big boys

     
    There were two major themes running through today's Belt coaches' conference call: Gustav and statement wins. Gustav because ULL is in its path for one thing, and it is also having an impact on other schools Louisiana-Monroe is not......
  • Roger Angell, Joe Wood, Ron Darling, Steve Scafa

     
    My Friday newspaper column has items about Ron Darling and Steve Scafa, the latter of whom is best known for his heroics against Darling in the St. John's vs. Yale NCAA regional playoff game of 1981. Scafa broke up Darling's......
  • James Carville, Magic Johnson, Mike Fratello, etc.

     
    Commenter "Neil Castiglione Palin Glauber Best," which I'm assuming is not his or her real name, wondered a couple of posts down whether I am aware of a sports media conference call for journalists that attracted zero callers. I am......
  • FAU sinks to bottom of the Belt

     
    Every team has played at leat two conference games, and FAU is tied for last with --- Louisiana-Monroe (0-2, 1-5) and North Texas (0-2, 0-6). On top? Well, how about them Golden Panthers, who have earned their nickname back......
  • Magic Johnson believes Knicks are playoff contenders

     
    I participated in the ESPN/ABC call Monday with Magic Johnson, who will be joining the ABC studio crew effective Dec. 25 and who made a brief appearance in my Tuesday newspaper column. During the call he was asked for his......
  • FAU roundball interlude

     
    It is overlap time, when football and basketball intersect, which means scribes running back and forth between the arena and The Oxley. Caught up with Jarvis today before football practice. The luxury boxes are nearing completion, and they hope......
  • Game Week X: FAU's season on the brink

     
    Yes, there will be a demolition coming later today. This three-week win streak has been great for the psyche, since I haven???t had to mess with Howard Bobble Head Doll for a while. But I thought it would be......
  • FAU will have to stop ULL juggernaut (updated)

     
    Got a copy of the ULL game notes, and it could be titled the Tyrell Fenroy Life Story. Fenroy is the Cajuns record-breaking running back and they dedicate six pages of the notes to him. He is the ULL......
  • NCAA offers Jim McKay Scholarship for student-athletes

     
    The NCAA has established a scholarship in honor of the late Jim McKay that will offer $10,000 for postgraduate study to one male and one female student-athlete with interest in sports communications.......
  • Rounball update: FAU vs. James Madison, Davidson

     
    Darn. FAU will not get a chance to take on St. John's in the NIT Tipoff Tournament. There were rumors that the Owls might be sent to New York to be in St. John's bracket, but instead FAU will......
  • Barack Obama divides media into Cubs, Sox sections

     
    President-elect Barack Obama's sports fetish is getting stranger by the week. First, he lobbied for a college football playoff. Then, he discussed Kurt Warner's comeback season in a comically awkward chat with John McCain. Now this: Dividing reporters for...