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Josh Hamilton. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: I’d Be Josh Hamilton’s Handler

Wait, you’re going to pay me probably six figures to travel with an MLB All-Star and make sure he’s not drinking or doing drugs? And you’re going to refer to me as a “Major League staff assistant?” Um, yes, please.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2012

Vinny Del Negro. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bernstein: Shut Up, Vinny

Del Negro was a curious choice from the outset in Chicago, where he believed a warmed-over Jim Valvano impersonation constituted coaching.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Greg Schiano. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Wisch: Hire A College Coach In The NFL? Only At Your Own Risk

More often than not, “A-List” college coaches – such as the likes of Tressel, Kelly and Schiano – have ended up finding themselves shipwrecked on the NFL shores. It remains to be seen how Schiano will fare in Tampa, but below you’ll find a list of 13 of his predecessors who have experienced a mixed bag (of mostly bad) after beginning their head coaching careers in college before leaping to “The League.”

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

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Rees, Irish Roll Over Air Force, 59-33

Tommy Rees threw four TD passes in the first half, Notre Dame built a big early lead and the Irish rolled to their fourth straight victory Saturday, routing Air Force 59-33.

10/08/2011

T.J. Jones attempts to catch a pass against Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Notre Dame’s Jones Strong On And Off Field

Through three games, TJ Jones has proved himself as a legitimate No. 2 receiver for Notre Dame, opposite Michael Floyd. He’s not just the player coach Brian Kelly got in his face for a mistake in the season opener.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2011

Lou Holtz

Holtz Receiving Honorary Degree From Notre Dame

Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz will be among 13 people to receive honorary degrees from the school he led to a national championship in 1988.

03/23/2011