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Sports Speak Up! Differing takes on Weir, anthem protests

THOSE OF YOU out there who insist that players kneeling during the playing of the NFL pre-game anthem are somehow disrespecting veterans and the flag need to Google the name Nate Boyer. If, after learning who this man is, you still have issues then I submit, maybe you’re the one with the problem.

— tarheelbill

JUST FINISHED grilling my Nike shoes on the BBQ. Done to a crisp in 5 minutes. Sending them to Larry the VOL. Good ridance to both LTV and the shoes.


WITH THE current situation involving the University, I believe coach Weir is jumping the gun. He has not yet established himself as the basketball coach. He might not be here when the renovation is completed and we shall be stuck with another problem. I have a better idea. Sell the suites to the public on a first come first served basis.

— RC

I AND OTHERS weren’t big fans of the hiring of Paul Weir from NMSU. However, he’s starting to win many of us over. Instead of sitting around and waiting for the UNM administration and marketing department to get things done, he’s taking on various tasks himself. No need to apologize for his Pit suite/office suggestion…while many don’t agree with it, at least he’s trying to think of solutions. One has to respect the energy. …

— Joseph