Quote of the Day

"I knew there would be people that said, 'Well, you didn't play football.' That would be true, but not everybody that's been associated with this game played football. With all due respect to my good friend Roger Goodell, and Paul Tagliabue, I think the most influential commissioner in the history of the NFL was Pete Rozelle. He never played football."
-- Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, defending her spot on the College Football Playoff selection committee. (SI.com, 10/16)
Thursday October 17, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 26 Print This Issue

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