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    From Bernie's Pressbox:

    We are reporting this:

    Team president John Shaw has offered his recommendation to Rams owner Georgia Frontiere: Scott Lenihan as the new head coach.

    She'll have to approve.

    That may not happen until tomorrow.

    It's not official. But getting close.
    Last edited by SFCRamFan; -01-19-2006, 08:40 AM.

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    Re: This just in at STLSports from Bernie

    So Bernie did get scooped by Clark Judge despite his sycophantic submissions..........

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      Re: This just in at STLSports from Bernie

      Okay, somebody explain this one to me...

      Linehan has not been offered the job, but...

      Shaw has recommended to ownership that he be hired...

      How would anyone... Judge, Blarney, anyone, know this?

      Are we supposed to believe that Shaw is publicly acknowledging a recommendation that could be rejected by ownership?

      Are we supposed to believe that Shaw wouldn't have obtained permission to hire any of the candidates he's interviewed ahead of time?

      This makes NO SENSE AT ALL!!!!!!!!!!!

      I think Linehan has the job, and Blarney just can't handle the fact that he didn't break the story!
      Last edited by AvengerRam_old; -01-18-2006, 09:01 PM.

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      • #4
        Re: This just in at STLSports from Bernie

        It appears that he may have...You should hear his minions bowing down over there to him. It is a real smooch fest with the exception of a few posters pointing out that he got scooped.

        :moon:

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          Re: This just in at STLSports from Bernie

          Originally posted by SFCRamFan
          It appears that he may have...You should hear his minions bowing down over there to him. It is a real smooch fest with the exception of a few posters pointing out that he got scooped.

          :moon:
          Don't worry, those posters will be banned from his board by the end of the night.

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            Re: This just in at STLSports from Bernie

            avengerram you are killin me everytime i read blarney, cracks me up all the time.

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            • #7
              Re: This just in at STLSports from Bernie

              Originally posted by Fat Pang
              So Bernie did get scooped by Clark Judge despite his sycophantic submissions..........
              Sounds about right.

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                Re: This just in at STLSports from Bernie

                i hope that linehan is the right one for the job

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