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Monday, February 11, 2019

Alex Cora admits ‘bombing’ Tigers interview before second chance with Red Sox

No one in Major League Baseball had a better 2018 than Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora.

The first-year skipper took over an established contender that was searching for answers after back-to-back quick eliminations in the ALDS. In a span of 12 months, Cora unflinchingly provided all of the answers and even rewrote most of the questions.

Cora helped transform Boston into an unstoppable force that won a franchise record 108 games during the regular season, before plowing through the postseason to win its ninth World Series championship. In the process, he made history by becoming the first-ever Puerto Rican born manager to bring home a World Series crown.

Would that all of us on the job market were so lucky….

 

QLE Posted: February 11, 2019 at 05:28 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: alex cora, interview, tigers

Saturday, February 02, 2019

Kyler Murray remains awkwardly silent on the football/baseball question

ATLANTA — It took five days and innumerable interviews across hundreds of media outlets, but Super Bowl LIII finally has its first legitimately weird moment.

Appearing on the Dan Patrick Show, Heisman Trophy winner, former Oklahoma quarterback, current Oakland A’s minor-leaguer, and possible future NFL draft pick Kyler Murray got the only question anyone would possibly want to know about him right now — football or baseball? — and fumbled it or let it go right between his legs, choose your metaphor. Patrick tried to get Murray to at least concede he’d be going to the NFL Combine or holding a pro day to allow scouts to assess his skills, and, well … no luck.

Mind you, no one else seems to want to be decisive this hot-stove season….

QLE Posted: February 02, 2019 at 04:11 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: interview, kyler murray, super bowl

 

 

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