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Romney endorsed by The Man Who Isn't There | Jay Bookman
What does it tell you about all involved that Mitt Romney is willing to be photographed with and publicly embrace the birther nutball egomanic Donald Trump, but wants no photographic evidence of any relationship with former Vice President Dick Cheney? From the Washington Post: WILSON, Wyo.
Robert Nkemdiche: Clemson is "done deal" if they offer another Grayson teammate | AJC College Sports Recruiting
The No. 1 college football prospect in the nation says his commitment to Clemson is a "done deal" if the Tigers offer one more of his Grayson High School teammates, safety Ryan Carter. "I am waiting on Clemson to offer Ryan; when that happens, it's locked ... it's a done deal ...
Tigers Must Offer to Robert Nkemdiche's Teammate
The Clemson Tigers need to do everything, and I mean everything, possible to make sure that the nation's No.1 overall recruit, defensive end Robert Nkemdiche, sticks to his commitment with them. If it comes down to making offers to his whole high school team plus a few members of the marching band, so be it.
Top recruit to Clemson: Take my teammate, too
The nation's top high school football prospect has unwittingly exposed one of the uncomfortable aspects of college recruiting. And in so doing, he has shined a bright light on a practice that no one wants to admit exists.
QB Nick Schuessler: Another one of Robert Nkemdiche's teammates is headed to Clemson | AJC College Sports Recruiting
What was Robert Nkemdiche's reaction when he found out that his high school QB - and another close friend - will be playing football at Clemson on Sunday night? "We are about to start a dynasty [at Clemson]."
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Danny Ferry hiring would be positive move for Hawks | Jeff Schultz
The partners of the Atlanta Spirit believe I pick on them too much for all matters pertaining to . . . well, you know, pretty much everything. So in the interest of equal time, here goes: The Hawks reportedly have offered the general manager position to Danny Ferry and are in "serious talks" with him, according to Yahoo Sports .'s Tom Kowalski selected as PFWA 2012 Dick McCann Award winner | Blog And Tackle
NOTE: This is the last of five major off-field awards to be presented this week by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA).'s TOM KOWALSKI SELECTED AS PFWA'S 2012 DICK McCANN AWARD WINNER The late Tom Kowalski, a Detroit Lions beat reporter for over three decades, has been selected as the 2012 Dick McCann Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA).
4-star LB picks Vanderbilt for second time after de-committing from Georgia Tech | AJC College Sports Recruiting
Nigel Bowden said he no longer plans any future visits to Georgia Tech. The 4-star linebacker from Central Macon High School has had a roller-coaster ride in recruiting over the last few months: He committed to Vanderbilt in March, switched to Georgia Tech on June 1, then opened things back up the very next day because he felt like he rushed it.
Georgia State's 1st commit for 2013 ... changes his mind | AJC College Sports Recruiting
The Florida quarterback who became Georgia State's first commitment for 2013 ... changed his mind two days later. On Saturday, DJ Juste of Port St. Lucie, Fla., pledged to Georgia State. On Monday, he called Georgia State coach Bill Curry. At that point, Juste wasn't calling to de-commit but to let Georgia State he would be visiting other schools.
Solomon Poole: Georgia Tech lands one of nation's top 15 prospects | AJC College Sports Recruiting
Georgia Tech has landed one of the top point guards in the nation. Solomon Poole of Jacksonville, Fla., committed to the Yellow Jackets over UCLA on Saturday. He is ranked as a 5-star recruit by Rivals, along with the nation's No. 14 overall college basketball prospect for 2013.
Bill Kristol offers solution: Yep, you guessed it | Jay Bookman
War. Whatever the problem, the ever-eager Bill Kristol believes that other people dying can solve it. The ardent cheerleader of our invasion of Iraq, where more than 4,400 U.S. soldiers died for a cause yet to reveal itself, now champions that same "solution" for Iran, a much more difficult problem.
How was the Alabama visit for UGA's top football recruit? | AJC College Sports Recruiting
How did it go with UGA's top football recruit visiting Alabama over the weekend? Well, Derrick Henry, the 5-star tailback from Yulee, Fla., remained committed to UGA on Sunday night after returning from his mini-vacation at Alabama. That appears to be good news for UGA, doesn't it?
Jack Banda: Arizona gets commitment from Nkemdiche's teammate | AJC College Sports Recruiting
Jack Banda committed to Arizona on Friday, without visiting the school first. But the 6-foot-4, 220-pound defensive end from Grayson High School had his reasons. "Because that's a big offer and I didn't want to let it sit on the table," Banda explained. "I wanted to seal the deal and not let anything slip away."