This keeps me awake at night: The knowledge that there are important stories of value and interest to my readers, or of importance to our community or our country, that aren’t being reported because news organizations don’t know about them and there might not be enough warm bodies to do the work even if we did.
A Washington Post report Sunday led nearly everyone into immediately believing Broyles Award winner Gus Malzahn was taking the Vanderbilt head coaching job, but the Fort Smith native and noted former high school coach in Arkansas instead will stay on as offensive coordinator at Auburn.
When it comes to possible destinations for free agent pitcher Cliff Lee there are two popular candidates. Lee seems likely to re-sign with the Texas Rangers or go to the New York Yankees. Another organization appears very much in play at this point. ESPN’s Buster Olney says via twitter the Washington Nationals are potentially working up a “HUGE number” for Lee, the Benton native and part-time Little Rock resident.