* Decree to UF Gators: In the search for another head football coach, get it right this time. No Will Muschamps, Jim McElwains, Dan Mullens. And, yes, personality, not just credentials and recruiting wherewithal matters. For consolation context: It’s only football, even in grid-glory Florida. Much more concerning is having a Congressional subcommittee investigating the university over free speech and academic freedom concerns. Head’s up, Kent Fuchs, and your buyout would be a lot less than Mullen’s.
* The Rays Kevin Cash is the first MLB manager to win back-to-back American League Manager of the Year Awards. It’s what should happen when you win–even when the financial odds are stacked against your franchise.