It took almost a full nine months for Lane Kiffin to get his pink slip. Although, whether through the Raiders or the media he had been on notice since last January. So with the announcement being expected and Tom Cable’s naming as Interim Head Coach not being exciting, what did we learn from yesterday’s press conference?
You heard it at InGameNow: AL DAVIS IS NUTS! Possibly even certifiably insane! He has completely lost it. With that in mind, how do other Sports Figures compare?
George Steinbrenner: We all know that George likes his high-priced free agents. Heck, would we all hate them as much as we do, if he didn’t? However, what Steinbrenner likes more is control. He changed managers 20 times in his first 23 years of being the owner of the Yankees.
Billy Martin accounts for five of those, albeit in George’s defense, Martin is quoted as saying, “[George Steinbrenner and Reggie Jackson] were meant for each other. One’s a born liar, and the other’s convicted.”