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Sports Speak Up! On the dismal UNM football outlook and LeBron James

THERE REALLY IS no answer for UNM regarding Lobo football. UNM needs to field a team to keep the revenue flowing with Mountain West Conference money that helps to fund all sports. Bob Davie has ‘zero’ concern about his job security because he makes about $800,000 per year and has a contract that runs through 2021. An inexperienced assistant interim coach won’t do any better. It usually takes a new coach at least three seasons to rebuild. As the losses continue to pile up, all Lobo fans can do is stand in-place as a group of defenseless punching bags.

— SSU Coach

UNM FOOTBALL will finish the season, 2-10. Why not consider hiring a well regarded NM high school football coach? Offer him triple his salary, which should still be half as much as is currently being paid out by UNM. All we ever hear is a how hard it is to win football games at UNM. So be fiscally responsible and create some early buzz by giving a local guy a shot. At 2-10, what does the institution have to lose?

— G

AS THE NATIONALS sweep St. Louis and head to the World Series, the chant should be, “Who the heck was Bryce Harper anyway?”

— tarheelbill

WHAT YAO MING did for basketball in China while playing in the United States, LeBron James should do for basketball in the United States while playing in China.

— Blu

AMERICA’S MOST popular Cuban/American sports program, ESPN’s Highly Questionable, went after LeBron James for his comments about China. LeBron must have forgotten his time with the Miami Heat. You’re not allowed to have an opinion unless the Calle Ocho crowd approves. Ask Ozzie Guillen.

— Larry the VOL

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