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Lowell Cohn's pertinent and impertinent take on sports

49ers finally announce front office changes

In a move everyone knew was coming, the 9ers announced Al Guido is team president. I never met Guido. People I trust tell me he is a good guy and I will like him. The only hesitation I hear is he’s a salesman, not someone trained in running the show. That may or not not be an issue. I notice Paraag Marathe got a new job title. The title is very long. I don’t understand any of it. But congrats… Read More »

More Chip Kelly

I went to the wrong news conference on Wednesday. I went to the introduction of a football coach. When I read the papers this morning, I saw tht everyone else went to the canonizing of a saint. It was more than that. This guy Chip, who we’d met for about 30 minutes, convinced lots of journalists he’s as charming as Cary Grant as funny as Johnny Carson as smart as Albert Einstein as wily as Machiavelli as strong-willed as Winston… Read More »