By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media
Morning, Lunatics …
>> The Friday column looks at the first month on the job for a man who has yet to be hired. And it looks seriously intimidating.
But maybe not to you, so I’ll let you have a crack at three questions to tackle in the comments section.
1. Would you trade Kris Letang, even if only to move his contract?
2. Could a tough coach toughen up James Neal’s net-front work?
3. At what point do you get irritated with ownership for not having a GM?
Here are official game highlights on NHL.com, including the Rangers reaching the Stanley Cup final, where they’ll lose in three to either the Kings or Blackhawks.
>> Russell Martin and the Pirates played terrific ball late last night at Dodger Stadium, by Rob Biertempfel in Los Angeles. Really, coming off those two stinkers in New York and a cross-continent flight, this was pretty impressive all-around.
Is Josh Harrison just warming up? Biertempfel reports.
Scott Boras has lunch with his Pittsburgh clients, also by Biertempfel.
Here’s Dodgers news from the Los Angeles Times.
Here are official game highlights on MLB.com.
>> Mike Mitchell is a big hitter who wants to be known for something else. Alan Robinson reports from the Steelers’ OTAs on the South Side.
Shamarko Thomas, another young safety, is learning from the best. Mark Kaboly has that.
Here’s a question I had about the offensive line for Ramon Foster:
>> Thank you, as always, for reading.