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New Commissioner Rob Manfred Doubles Down on Collusion With Wilpons

When news broke that Fred Wilpon would be head of the league’s finance committee, I immediately wrote about it: http://metsblow.com/2015/01/18/fred-wilpon-becomes-mlb-finance-chair/

Manfred has now responded, saying he DOESN’T UNDERSTAND why I am critical of this move. 134 more words

Sports

Senate Approves Bill Retracting Commissioner Raises For Now

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A bill temporarily slicing the paychecks of more than two dozen top state administrators is on the cusp of reaching their boss, Minnesota Gov. 509 more words

News

Final Vote Coming For Bill Altering Commissioner Raises

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The closing act neared Wednesday in an agency commissioner pay debate that has split top Minnesota Democrats and emboldened resurgent Republicans, as a bill temporarily halting Gov. 497 more words

News

ACC Commissioner Calls UofL's Athletics "Unmatched"

I had the extreme pleasure of being at the most recent Conversations With Champions event hosted by the The University of Louisville. The Commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference, John Swofford was welcomed on Tuesday, Feb. 183 more words

University Of Louisville

Press release: Minnesota graduation rate rises to 81 percent

Source: Minnesota Department of Education

In 2014, 81.2 percent of Minnesota students graduated from high school, up from 79.8 percent in 2013. In addition, every student group showed an increase from the previous year. 141 more words

Brenda Cassellius

Masterclass with Chef Kunal Kapur & New Zealand's AVANZA Avocados

Richard White- Trade Commissioner, Trade and Enterprise, New Zealand and AVANZA hosted a masterclass conducted by celebrity Chef Kunal Kapur at the New Zealand High Commission in Chanakyapuri. 904 more words

Food