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Warriors contact Stan Van Gundy, seek to interview Steve Kerr and others

By TED SILLANPAA It might seem that the Golden State Warriors are rushing to hire TNT analyst Steve Kerr to be their next head coach, but reports to that effect are being disputed by some of the top NBA writers in the country. The New York Daily News’ Frank Isola quoted a league source early Wednesday saying that “the Warriors job is his if Steve Kerr wants it.” It doesn’t make a great deal of sense that the club would… Read More »

Belichick took a step to end string of meaningless interviews

By TED SILLANPAA Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is under fire for refusing to do a post-game interview with CBS sideline reporter Steve Tasker following Sunday’s AFC Championship game win by the Ravens. Belichick was doing us all a favor. Halftime interviews. Sideline interviews. Onfield, post-game interviews. They’re worthless. In fact, barring the days-long process a truly gifted journalist goes through to elicit insight from subjects ofa s tory, interviews of athletics and coaches are all meaningless. Here’s what Belichick… Read More »