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Berrier joins JTG Daugherty

JTG Daugherty Racing announced on Sunday that crew chief Todd Berrier will join the organization to serve as crew chief for returning driver Bobby Labonte in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition for 2012. “Todd Berrier is a winner, pure and simple,” JTG Daugherty co-owner Brad Daugherty said. “He is innovative, an effective communicator, great with race cars and...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
October 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Greenstein, Johnson make Poker Hall of Fame

Card professionals Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson have been voted into the Poker Hall of Fame, joining the likes of card legends Doyle Brunson, David "Chip" Reese and Stu Ungar among poker's most influential figures.
Via Sign on San Diego
October 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Bill Smith fired

Apparently Terry Ryan is taking over - possibly as interim.
Via Timberwolves Central
November 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Philosophy

Philosophical differences led to the firing of Bill Smith: “This is a culmination of multiple internal conversations among Jim Pohlad, Bill Smith and myself,” said Twins president Dave St. Peter during a late afternoon press conference. “We just felt we weren’t on the same page,” Pohlad said. Asked about the philosophical differences within the organization: St. Peter...
Via Baseball Musings
November 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Twins Let Smith Go

Bill Smith was dismissed as the Twins' general manager Monday, and his predecessor, Terry Ryan, was named to the role on an interim basis.
Via twins.scout.com
November 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Pure Speculation

Nick’s Twins Blog tries to make sense of why the Twins fired Bill Smith. He figures either Smith wanted to rebuild slower, or wanted a bigger payroll to make the team competitive now. This passage struck me, however: I wrote a post back in late September yearning for an injection of fresh thinking into the Twins’ front office power structure. While swapping Ryan for Smith...
Via Baseball Musings
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Former GM Bill Smith expected to return to Twins

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Via SportingNews.com
November 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Brad Daugherty back behind the wheel

Daugherty plans to race in eight NASA Southeast Region events during the 2012 season and he has decided to test a NASCAR Camping World Series truck at Martinsville Speedway on Wednesday. Continue reading →
Via i HEART RaceDay
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

David Lee Watched Phil Hellmuth Play Poker Into The Wee Hours Last Night

Tipster Calvin writes in, frankly: More »
Via Deadspin
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Bruce Martin: Former NBA All-Star Daugherty has always been a racer at heart

Brad Daugherty was the No. 1 pick in the 1986 NBA draft. But after eight seasons, he returned to his first love: racing. Bruce Martin details his path from the hardwood to the racetrack.
Via SI.com
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Friberg transferred from Seattle to Swedish club

The Seattle Sounders FC have transferred midfielder Erik Friberg back to his native Sweden and top flight club Malmo FF. The Sounders announced the move on Monday. General manager Adrian Hanauer says Friberg is starting a family and wanted to be closer to home. Friberg spent one season in Seattle and started 23 regular season matches. He had one goal and two assists in his one...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Friberg transferred from Seattle to Malmo (AP)

Seattle Sounders have transferred midfielder Erik Friberg back to his native Sweden and top flight club Malmo. The Sounders announced the move on Monday. General manager Adrian Hanauer said Friberg is starting a family and wanted to be closer to home. Friberg spent one season in Seattle and started 23 regular season matches.
Via Yahoo! Sports
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Kings fire Murray, John Stevens named interim. Granato staying in Pittsburgh

Via TheRoyalHalf: Today, Coach Terry Murray was let go by the Kings after 3 seasons and 29 games of service. He was exactly who we thought he would be... a strong, silent, patient leader that would help re-build this wandering Kings team in a "defense first" mentality. And based on Coach Murray's past... he had taken this team as far as he could. He had helped...
Via The Pensblog
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Doyle Brunson gets lifetime Epic poker card

LAS VEGAS - A professional poker league that's trying to become the PGA Tour of poker is giving card icon Doyle...
Via Boston Herald Sports
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Bill Smith given new job as top assistant

The fired GM agreed to remain with the Twins front office.
Via Star Tribune
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Photos gallery of Seahawks game

Bears photographer Bill Smith captures the story of Sunday's 38-14 loss to the Seahawks through his camera lens.
Via chicagobears.com
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss
DEALT A BAD HAND

Report: Poker champ beaten, robbed in home

Jonathan Duhamel, the 2010 World Series of Poker main event champ, was tied up, beaten and robbed by two men at his Montreal home.

Via NESN.com
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Yahoo’s Jerry Yang Resigns

Former Yahoo CEO and co-founder Jerry Yang announced his resignation Tuesday, saying he would no longer be a part of the company in any way. Yang served on Yahoo’s board of directors after he resigned from the CEO position of the Sunnyvale Internet company in 2008. In the press release announcing his resignation, Yang said, “My time at Yahoo!, from its founding to the present...
Via Mashable
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Yahoo founder Jerry Yang resigns

In an end of an era at Yahoo, founder Jerry Yang has stepped down from the struggling Internet company's board.
Via LA Times
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang leaving company

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang is leaving the struggling company as it tries to revive its revenue growth and win over disgruntled shareholders under a new leader.
Via Lions Blog
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Today’s Top Stories: SOPA Blackouts, Jerry Yang Resigns From Yahoo

Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. Today, we’re looking at three particularly interesting stories. Internet Goes Dark in Protest of SOPA Major web services such as Wikipedia and Reddit as well as hundreds of smaller websites have blackened their pages today in protest...
Via Mashable
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Einhorn & firm fined $11M by UK authorities

David Einhorn & firm fined $11M by UK authorities for trading on insider info. good thing Mmets aren’t involved w/ einhorn — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 25, 2012 In September, Mets Ownership and Einhorn broke off talks about a potential limited partnership. At the time, ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin wrote, “Einhorn alleged the Wilpons changed agreed-upon terms in...
Via Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Cleveland: The Old Boy Club by Bill Smith

The Old Boy club is alive and well in Cleveland By Bill Smith   Every movie has a continuity person that is charged with insuring for example that no cell phones ring during a Civil War scene. The Browns should hire a Director of Continuity because they seem to keep changing their story to the [...]Thanks for reading. Cleveland: The Old Boy Club by Bill Smith is a post from 2012...
Via New NFL Draft
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

John Morrison Returning To WWE This Year?, Shane Helms Online Show, Maryse

– The latest issue of Power Slam reports John Hennigan (a/k/a John Morrison) has hinted to friends that he will return to WWE later this year. The former WWE Superstar stated during an interview with Poughkeepsie Journal last month that “the door is open” for him to return to the organization.“I left on really good terms with everybody and what I wanted to do was take time...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

John Morrison hints at WWE return in 2012

The latest issue of Power Slam reports John Hennigan (a/k/a John Morrison) has hinted to friends that he will return to WWE later this year. The former WWE Superstar stated during an interview with Poughkeepsie Journal last month that “the door is open” for him to return to the organization. “I left on really good terms with everybody and what I wanted to do was take time off...
Via Wrestlechat.net
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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