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Sports Speak Up!

SO UNM HIRED a high flying Chicago law firm that came to Albuquerque and was paid $24,292 of New Mexico citizens’ tax dollars for an investigation of Bob Davie and never spoke to him? Stunning. Interim UNM President Chaouki Abdallah then suspended Davie for 30 days, which became a national news story. Reading the Journal’s account of the situation, I’d say that Davie has a good chance of winning his appeal. Abdallah, thankfully headed out the presidential door in less than three weeks, has set the struggling Lobo football program back a decade.

— Wolf Alum

WHEN CERTAIN players use words in a spirit of comradeship and locker room esprit de corps, the words are not meant for publication. The players utilize a unique methodology honed by centuries of history and observations. These players come from the front lines of the battle for equality and justice — some from the thickest part of the fight.


MY COACH said there are no New Mexicans in this years’ Winter Games because Car Theft and Drunk Driving are not Olympic sports.

— M.S.

SOME PEOPLE need to calm down. A hard foul during a basketball game is a “criminal act?” Troy Simons’ suspension must’ve been “racial discrimination?” It couldn’t possibly be that he was having some other issues in practice and off the court, could it? One of the major problems with (especially white) liberals and progressives is they think they’re capable of speaking on everyone else’s behalf. They’re not. …

— Post-left Lobo



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