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Wakeup Call: Seriously …

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Some sporting thoughts before sunrise …

>> I don’t have an issue with the athletic directors’ handling of the West Virginia-Marshall mess last night. Not sure what else could have been done.

Rules are rules, and the rule is that any lightning strike within 6 miles brings a 30-minute delay. Well, those kept coming, even as the National Weather Service kept saying everything was about to be OK. It looked time and time again, like everything would be OK to play.

Left my house at noon and returning at midnight, so I’m kind of all out of stuff to say for the day, if I could take a mulligan from you this morning.

>> Oh, this is my Monday column about West Virginia’s fine quarterback, Geno Smith, and how he could make the difference over Pitt.

>> And this is my news story about the ridiculous day.

Happy Labor Day to all, in the home of what remains the United States’ largest Labor Day parade.

Comments

  1. JAL says:

    JAL’s Dust in the Wind Morning Links

    GENERAL DAILY UPDATED BASEBALL SITES

    1- MLB Transactions

    http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/transactions

    2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates

    http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/pittsburgh_pirates/

    PIRATE BLOGS

    3—Pirates Prospects

    Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 9/4/11

    http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/09/pittsburgh-pirates-prospect-watch-9411.html

  2. JAL says:

    NEWSPAPERS and MAGAZINES

    11 Chicago Tribune

    Wells earns 5th straight win as Cubs beat Pirates

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/baseball/cubs/ct-spt-0905-cubs-pirates-chicago–20110905,0,5072507.story

    Ricketts found a new way to mess up Cubs GM search

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/rosenblog/chi-ricketts-found-a-new-way-to-mess-up-cubs-gm-search-20110904,0,7123057.column

    12 Chicago Daily Herald

    Wells says 2010 ‘was just a tough year’

    http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20110904/sports/709049831/

    13 Chicago Sun Times

    Cubs’ Randy Wells wins fifth straight

    http://www.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/cubs/7471146-573/cubs-randy-wells-wins-fifth-straight.html

    14 Altoona Mirror

    Pirates not forcing Alvarez to play in offseason ball

    http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/553293/Pirates-not-forcing-Alvarez-to-play-in-offseason-ball.html?nav=751

    15 Houston Chronicle

    Astros head to series against UH’s Lincoln, Pirates

    http://blog.chron.com/ultimateastros/2011/09/04/astros-head-to-series-against-uhs-lincoln-pirates/

  3. JAL says:

    Steelers Blogs

    -Behind the Steel Curtain

    Delving Deeper into Vegas Super Bowl Futures

    http://www.behindthesteelcurtain.com/2011/9/4/2378763/2011-nfl-super-bowl-futures-odds

    -Steeler Depot

    Game 4 Defensive Charts

    http://www.steelersdepot.com/2011/09/steelers-panthers-preseason-game-4-defensive-participation-chart-personnel/

    -Steelers Gab

    Big Ben, Ward, Farrior and Battle Named Captains; Practice Squad Named

    http://www.steelersgab.com/2011/09/04/big-ben-ward-farrior-and-battle-named-captains-practice-squad-named/

    Pitt Blogs

    Pitt Blather

    …NOTHING TO FEAR BUT FEAR ITS SELF

    http://www.pittblather.com/2011/09/04/…nothing-to-fear-but-fear-its-self/

    Cardiac Hill

    Pitt Vs. Buffalo: A Look At The Offense

    http://www.cardiachill.com/2011/9/4/2404580/pitt-vs-buffalo-a-further-look-at-the-offense

    WVU Blogs

    Gold and Blue Blog

    Expansion Impact on West Virginia University

    http://goldandbluezone.com/football/expansion-impact-on-west-virginia-university/

  4. Leefoo says:

    I am originally from the Tri-State area and I love PSU and WVU, but not Pitt (altho I curiously am a Marino fan).

    So I am hoping WVU hands it to Pitt this year and wins the Big East.

  5. JAL says:

    Was a crazy weather weekend for several football teams.

 
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