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Tuesday, April 27, 2004
 

Appeals Court Rules Against Price: The 11th Circuit court of appeals upheld a ruling that former Alabama football coach Mike Price was not entitled to a hearing before or after being fired last year. The court ruled that Price had no right to such a hearing because he had not yet signed an employment contract. Thus, the decision of the lower court to dismiss Price's lawsuit was affirmed. Price had sued for $20 million, claiming defamation and wrongful termination.

His lawsuits against the University President and Sports Illustrated are ongoing. You can read more on that case here.





1 Comments:

With the trades and acquisitions made going into the draft, plus the bulk of the team that is carried over from last season, and the trades and draft picks made during the draft, it sure seems like the Pats are going to be the team to beat in the AFC this season, and perhaps in all of the NFL.

Considering the Pats were almost in the Superbowl last season with a pathetic receiving corps and that they've added very talented players into said receiving corps this season, barring some nasty injury(ies), they look to be the team to take it all.I say injury(ies) because I think they could survive an injury or two to some positions, but if they lost Brady they'd probably have a hard time recovering.


I wish I could say that the Redskins did well in the draft and/or in free agency but so many holes still exist that I'm not sure they'll be significantly better than last season. I suppose on face they should be if they can keep their corners healthy. With Landry (argh, hard to type that name as a Redskin!!) back there with a healthy secondary they might be able to cheat up more and put more pressure on opposing QBs. Might.

They still have what should be a lot of talent in the receiving positions, and Campbell should be better, but they don't have the quality on either line (offense or defense) that I wish they'd have, so it could be yet another year of .500 at best, or worse.

Still, the NFC East looks to be the NFC Least again this season. None of the teams there look like they'll be that good, and none really look ready to step up and take the division.

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