Saban addresses arrests at University of Alabama

Alabama coach calls rash of incidents a family tragedy …

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48% of teenagers bought zero (0) CDs in 2007

Nearly half of all teenagers bought no compact discs in 2007, accelerating the music industry’s painful transition from CDs to digital downloads, according to a report released today.

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Vilma Seeks Jet Out of Town

According to Rich Cimini of the Daily News, Jonathan Vilma
’s days with the Jets are numbered.
The popular linebacker, whose star has dimmed in two seasons under Eric Mangini, has received permission from the Jets to shop himself for a potential trade.

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COED Presents: Chris Berman Breakdowns

You thought the video of Chris Berman flipping out on the teleprompter a few weeks ago was hilarious? Wait until you see the most recent crop of Berman breakdowns to hit the net.

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Injured NFL Player Everett Happy To Tell His ‘Moving’ Story

On Sept. 9, Everett laid at the 20-yard line at Rich Stadium in Buffalo wondering why he couldn’t move, not knowing if he would ever move again. Five months later Everett is walking around telling his story. Every time he moves, it is moving. Now he hopes his story can help others to find ‘movement’ in their lives.

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Kid Gets Choke Slammed By Cop After UM BBall Win Over Duke

Just keep your eye on the area circled in red…

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BLURAY Wins. So what?

BLURAY is busy flexing chest muscles. And I guess if you bought a Bluray player you can show off what you got. But what does it really mean for us constant movie watchers  really. Bluray announces victory….  For what though? I watched The Jerk a few hundred times on Beta, and I watched Scarface a few hundred times on VHS. How was my experience any different when you factor in the technical differences? Not so much, and I get paid to be a video engineer.  Here is my REAL problem, the FCC is forcing the networks to switch from analog signals to digital. Skip’s government is gonna hand out coupons for people that cant afford digital->analog convertor boxes. Ok great, but what about us Southerners that clutch our handheld Watchman TV’s during Hurricanes to watch the news to see where the storm is hitting and where the eye is?  The FCC is gonna brick my Watchman? So now, when I have no power, no internet or cell, I wont have my little TV to clutch while me and my family are huddled in an interior room, watching the storm path? Ive called all the hotlines with this question, and have asked, if there will be emergency-only analog backup thing in case a Hurricane hits land. You can imagine the answers I get, everything from “huh?” to “thats an interesting question, I really dont know” Then I ask, “Will the digital convertors run on batteries? Same answers. We all have AA battery powered TV’s down here.  We’ve got cigarette lighter adapters. Do I now have to buy a digital Watchman? Is there even such a thing? What the fuck? When you lose power for a week or two, and the only thing you have connecting you to the rest of the world is a little radio and a little TV to find out information, and the TV is the only thing that can offer a picture of the storm and its proximity to where you are trying to survive, those little tech widgets are worth the hundred bucks you spend on a device that at first look you admit can’t offer that much of a pleasurable viewing experience. Well it does. And from what I can tell, the FCC is gonna brick my Watchman. Bring this up to the candidates?