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Isiah Thomas: He’s Just Not That Into [FI]U

If James Dolan or Pete Garcia were female, Isiah Thomas may not have seen his last sexual harassment lawsuit. Fortunately for Thomas, these men are in position to enable him to return to the NBA in an executive capacity, all … Continue reading

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Isiah Thomas: Failing Upwards and Onwards

The good news for FIU is that Isiah Thomas probably wasn’t destined to coach here for a long period of time. I didn’t like the hire [see here], but will concede that Thomas’ key recruits won’t see the floor until … Continue reading

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Self-Censorship and the FIU Basketball Coach

There is something very strange going on with the local newspaper reporting about Isiah Thomas. Yesterday there was a nice profile of Isiah Thomas in the Palm Beach Post and I had read earlier ones in the Miami Herald. Those … Continue reading

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Isiah Thomas: The Anti-Cristobal

The hiring of Mario Cristobal as the football coach at FIU was a welcome departure from the safe practice of hiring ‘names.’ He was a young coach with extensive roots in the area, personal and professional. The perception was that … Continue reading

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Spies in our Opinion section

A Cuban spy who is an FIU professor and an editorial page contributor to the Miami Herald sounds Tom Clancy-ish. But unfortunately, it apparently belongs in the non-fiction section. The scenario is laid out in detail on a post from … Continue reading

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