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Friday, February 04, 2005

superfreak

-- During a conversation between Chicago Tribune staff writer K.C. Johnson and Charles Oakley, the former Chicago Bull said Tim Floyd "had no strategy" and was a "bad coach." Reminded Floyd was recently hired for another coaching gig, Oakley responded. "I know it wasn't the NBA. Good luck [to USC]. They'll find out soon. Floyd should be coaching Little League."

-- The Norwich (CT) Bulletin urges readers to take Jim Calhoun at his word; he won't leave Connecticut to coach the Lakers.

-- The Des Moines (IA) Register's editorial board argues for a clear code of conduct for student-athletes that sets minimum behavior standards, including establishing a clear procedure for what happens when athletes are in trouble with the law and the discretion to discipline or expel students for inappropriate behavior, and a coach "who doesn't open his mouth before he knows what he's talking about." Here, here.

-- Am I the only one who finds Rashad McCants' description of Marvin Williams --"He's a freak!" -- following the freshman's 20-point performance against North Carolina State a bit ironic?