Tag Archives: Rick Renteria

Are constant headaches and uncertainty for a coach worth the money or effort
October 29, 2015

by Kent Sterling I look at the mood swings of Chuck Pagano, the uncertainty surrounding Rick Pitino, and the constant din of criticism for Tom Crean, and I wonder whether being a coach is worth the money or sacrifice. It’s a tough life, even for a secure coach with a pristine record of winning and compliance. […]

Joe Maddon to the Chicago Cubs has my hope-meter spinning wildly
October 30, 2014

by Kent Sterling As a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan, I have learned not to indulge in the last emotional refuge of the truly pathetic – hope. “Life in hope; die in desperation,” is a quote that should be spelled out in the ivy on the Wrigley Field outfield wall that Bill Veeck planted 75 years […]

Chicago Cubs Search for Manager Becoming Comical with Torey Lovullo’s Comments
October 30, 2013

by Kent Sterling The headline for this post is misleading because the search for Dale Sveum’s replacement as manager of the Chicago Cubs was comical the moment president Theo Epstein told the media he punted Sveum over beers after the final game of the regular season in St. Louis. But it sure hasn’t become less silly, […]