Soccer-Real Sociedad promote Arrasate to first team coach MADRID, June 7 (Reuters) - Real Sociedad have promoted 35-year-old Jagoba Arrasate to be first team coach for next season, the Spanish club's president Jokin Aperribay told a news conference on Friday. Arrasate, a coach from the club's youth ranks, was part of Philippe Montanier's backroom staff last season. Frenchman Montanier rejected the chance of a contract extension with the San Sebastian ...
June 7, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
It ain't easy Creating a professional sports league is work best kept in the backroom. Pro leagues start out like a Midway carnival barker, “Step right up, ladies and gents, see Lobster Boy in his tank!” As you may recall, the august National Football League was founded in a Canton, Ohio, Hupmobile showroom.
June 5, 2013 - San Diego Reader
David Lee Camp in BusinessWeek If the starting point for this summit is more of the same backroom deals and partisan bills, then this meeting will likely be a charade,Camp said.
John Boehner in AlterNet (blog) This new Democrats-only backroom deal doubles down on the same failed approach that will drive up premiums, destroy jobs, raise taxes, and slash Medicare benefits,said House Minority Leader John A. Boehner (R-Ohio). "This week's summit...
Ron Wyden in Wall Street Journal The president goes out and says this is not acceptable and then some backroom deal gets cut to let these things get paid out anyway,said Sen. Ron Wyden, (D., Ore.), author of an earlier, alternative pay amendment, told the Associated Press.