CLEVELAND: The Media is public enemy No. 1 for Alabama

By RICK CLEVELAND,

So, I was following my electric twitter machine late Saturday night, checking for college football scores and comments from across the land.

And then, from friend Cecil Hurt (@Cecil Hurt), veteran scribbler for the Tuscaloosa News came this nugget of twitter gold: “Saban to media – all the good stuff you write is rat poison.”

CLEVELAND: Sports pages are about accomplishments

By RICK CLEVELAND,

It was Earl Warren, the chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, who once said, “I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.”

In Mississippi, here lately, we've had plenty of accomplishments to read about. On the sports page, that is. To wit:

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