The Lesson of the Flying Burrito's

August 16 2010 05:30PM

Long before the Eagles, the Flying Burrito Brothers (and others) were working on a sound that incorporated country and rock music into something special. Gram Parsons would have been rich and famous by now, but got caught up in UFO's, LSD and the Joshua Tree.

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The Dubnyk Selection

Jonathan Willis
August 16 2010 01:48PM

DALLAS - APRIL 02: Goaltender Devan Dubnyk #40 of the Edmonton Oilers at American Airlines Center on April 2, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Devan Dubnyk wasn’t the first player on the radar for the Oilers at the 2004 NHL Draft. He wasn’t the second or third player, either. And it’s easy to forget now, but at the time the Oilers were criticized in a few different places for the selection – because Dubnyk wasn’t considered the best goaltender available at 14th overall.

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August 15 2010 06:00PM

The Comrie Corporation - Duff Inc Corporate merger has gone ahead, with the final agreement signed yesterday in Montecito, California according to reports surfacing on the interwebs.

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He Came From Providence (the one in Rhode Island)

August 14 2010 09:34AM

This is Brian Burke about 35 years ago. It was very likely around this time that someone last used "Brian Burke" and "likeable" in the same sentence. This weekend we'll see the great man in action.

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Dues paid: Corey Graham gets his gig

Robin Brownlee
August 13 2010 05:42AM

For old-schoolers like me, there's plenty to be said about the sometimes overlooked concept of working hard and paying your dues when it comes to landing that big job you really want. A dash of passion for your calling doesn't hurt, either.

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