Is the brunt of the recession over? Not for college football programs, some of which are being forced to take tinier charter planes to their bowl games. This is truly upsetting.
Want to trim the budget during a recession, but can't get around that little matter of guaranteed contracts? Take a page from Heat, and cut the pay of the entire front office staff, including Erik Spoelstra and Pat Riley.
"ESPN began making a round of previously announced job cuts Wednesday, informing about 100 Connecticut employees that they would be laid off this week.The Bristol-based sports news network said in February that it would eliminate 200 vacant and occupied positions worldwide following a 60- to 90-day review." [Hartford…