Wanna join our football pool?

Last year, we had great fun with the blogHOUSTON Bad Sports football pool.

Anybody who wants to play this year is welcome to sign up. Details are here.

We’ll probably come up with a few prizes to reward the top

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So you want to be a travel writer…

Budget Travel says four different readers are going to get the opportunity to travel and report a story for them.

If they like your proposal.

The submission form is here.

I’ve submitted mine. If you have the travel bug, you might consider doing the same. What the

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Because he’s done SUCH a fine job with CUSA

Sources: At least four vie for Big 12 post (Chip Brown, DMN)

At least four candidates to replace Kevin Weiberg as Big 12 commissioner have interviewed this week with the executive committee charged with cutting the list down to two finalists, according to several sources close to the situation.

Those candidates include Rick Chryst, commissioner of the Mid-American Conference; Britton Banowsky, commissioner of Conference USA; Wright Waters, commissioner of the Sun Belt Conference; and interim Big 12 commissioner

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A good use of Greek wine

A political crisis brews in Greece as fires rage (Ian Fisher and Anthee Carassava, NY Times)

When the water ran out, with pinecones popping and the flames still high around his house, George Dimopoulos switched to wine. He made it himself two years ago, and, nearly alone in his village as it all but burnt down on Friday night, he poured liter after liter, 200 in all, into his little copper hand-pumped crop

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