'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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ACES IN WAITING?
George Allen, the late, legendary coach of the Washington Redskins, is famously known for the quote, "The future is now," which encapsulated his philosophy of building a winner: Eschew youth, trade as many draft picks as possible and load up on wizened, savvy veterans.
With eight days remaining until major league baseball's trade deadline, there has been a lot of talk from the Washington Nationals about trying to build a championship club as quickly as they can.
"It's totally different than it was in high school," he said. "In high school you can just throw 95 miles an hour to get guys out. Now you've got to go fast and slow, in and out, up and down."