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Time for gloves to go on
By BRIAN LANDMAN
Published November 9, 2006
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One for the ages
Bobby Bowden turned 77 Wednesday. He had no big plans to mark the event. His motto is to Avoid the Cake Type 2 diabetes will do that to a guy, but we figured we would mark the then and now, showing how things change and other things, perhaps, not so much:
Dow crashes to 145
Dow soars over 12,000
YouTube sold for $1.65-billion
Adm. Byrd flies over South Pole
NASA craft enters Mars orbit
College football champ
The Irish have a shot
TALLAHASSEE - Quarterback Xavier Lee isn't trying to make a fashion statement or one-up Michael Jackson. But in case you didn't notice, he has worn gloves on both hands in his two starts, at Maryland and last week against Virginia. That's something he had never done before. Is Isotoner looking for a pitchman a la Dan Marino back in the day? Is he superstitious? What gives? "When it's cool," Lee explained, "my hands get really dry and it (the ball) slips out of my hand a lot. ... If it's hot, I'm taking them off." The weather forecast for Saturday (8 p.m. vs. Wake Forest): 77 for a high, 46 for a low. That might mean it's a hand-in-glove fit.