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Asked if he was worried that Florida State might have to forfeit some games, Bobby Bowden said, “I don’t think that’s possible. We didn’t intentionally play an ineligible player.”

I can’t wait for Bobby try that argument in the bowl game against Kentucky.

“Aw, come on, ref, we didn’t intentionally jump offside, dadgummit.”


Maybe it’s just me, but it seems like Bowden is caught between a Rachmaninoff and a hard place.


Quote of the Week: “Maybe we should be a farm system — until our coaches get good enough that they can coach at Michigan.”

— West Virginia booster Dean Hartley in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette after football coach Rich Rodriguez followed basketball coach John Beilein to Ann Arbor. Nikki Izzo-Brown, the Mountaineers’ women’s soccer coach, reportedly also has interviewed with Michigan.


Less than two weeks after they traded Miguel Cabrera and Dontrelle Willis to the Tigers, the Marlins held their annual “Select A Seat” day … and fewer than 50 people showed up in the first two hours, according to the Palm Beach Post.

Where was everybody, you ask? Probably at “Select A Seat” day at Comerica Park.


The Marlins would have gotten a better turnout if they’d shown just a little imagination. Next time, guys, try this sales pitch:

“Buy a season ticket, get a free supply of paper bags — in your choice of designer colors!”

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