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TV Timeout: A Strong To-Do List
January 7, 2014 03:09 PM
ESPN's Bomani Jones, on Univ. of Texas AD Steve Patterson being the lone decision maker in hiring new football coach Charlie Strong: “I would recommend that Charlie Strong do two things once he gets there: Make some friends and win 11 games" ("Highly Questionable," ESPN2, 1/6).
STAR POWER: MLB Network’s Kevin Millar said of the Dodgers, “With this new ownership, with Magic Johnson behind the scenes, it’s about winning right now. I’m telling you right now they want to win; they're putting in every dollar to win. They just need to get the right ingredients” (“Intentional Talk,” MLB Network, 1/6).
OLD SCHOOL: ESPN’s Bill Polian, on the Redskins head coaching search: “Bruce Allen worked for Al Davis. This is the Al Davis approach to coaching hires. Spread the net as far as you can, pick the brain of as many people as you can, ultimately make the decision, but you gained intelligence on how all the other good organizations in the league work” (“NFL Insiders,” ESPN2, 1/6).