We're back with some short links today – sounds like a breakfast order – mainly due to putting up the main ones last night. Read on.
• We'll start with our story again, but we'll add John Blanchette's column to the mix as well. ... From the Seattle Times, there is this Steve Kelley column and this one from Bud Withers. ... Freelancer Howie Stalwick has this story in the News Tribune. ... I was told yesterday Mike Leach has a real connection to Kansas and that is his No. 1 choice (this story explains what it is). One big reason? The Jayhawks play Texas Tech in conference play. ... Finally, Stanford's David Shaw has seen coaches fired all the time, his dad was one. But there was only one in the Pac-12 he talked about, because it surprised him. ... Cougar women's basketball player Rosie Tarnowski is the subject of Dave Trimmer's notebook.
• That's all for this morning. The Cougars play an early starting basketball game (5:30) tonight, and we'll be back prior to that. Until then ...