Quote of the Day
"The brilliant idea of giving everybody veto power … probably not working out too well."–- U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Marvin Isgur, on a clause stipulating the Rockets, Astros and Comcast must agree on major decisions regarding the future of CSN Houston. (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 1/8)
Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland's six-year run in the position ended yesterday, concluding a tenure that "featured no playoff appearances in the past five seasons, numerous personnel decisions that backfired and heavy criticism from frustrated fans," according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. A source said that Ireland "was going to lose much, if not all, of his decision-making power" if he did not agree to mutually part ways. Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross intended to hire an exec "with personnel authority over Ireland, a situation that was not acceptable to Ireland." Ross "immediately will begin a search" for a new GM. He "intends to keep coach Joe Philbin, but Philbin is not expected to assume considerably more responsibility in personn ...
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