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Posted by on Jan 12, 2008 in Sports, Tomfoolery | 0 comments

Cleveland Browns

I have very little interest in the NFL, and even less in the Cleveland Browns. College ball, yes. Soccer at all levels, definitely. But pro football, not so much.

However, an old high-school buddy of mine was just fired from the Cleveland Browns.

He was once a candidate for head coach, and now he’s…not.

Assistant coaches are paid well, according to this (somewhat dated) article.  With stakes that high, I wonder if he’ll get another chance…

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Posted by on Aug 23, 2007 in Sports | 0 comments

59 year-old to play college ball

ALPINE, Texas (AP) — Mike Flynt was drinking beer and swapping stories with some old football buddies a few months ago when he brought up the biggest regret of his life: Getting kicked off the college team before his senior year.

So, one of his pals said, why not do something about it?

Most 59-year-olds would have laughed. Flynt’s only concern was if he was eligible.

Finding out he was, Flynt returned to Sul Ross State this month, 37 years after he left and six years before he goes on Medicare. His comeback peaked Wednesday with the coach saying he’s made the Division III team’s roster. He could be in action as soon as Sept. 1.

Full Story at Yahoo Sports

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