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Revive GE and also help Puerto Rico

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first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionWhen we hear that large portions of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico are still without power, we wonder why Congress has not asked for bids to rectify the situation.Would that Rep. Paul Tonko might propose such an idea and help resurrect General Electric.Instead, Schenectady is home to a huge corporate cemetery where thousands of anonymous heroes  must be heard groaning like ghosts amid the abandoned buildings. After all, GE gave the world light and power, built the Panama Canal and, some think, won World War II. One can only wonder what went wrong.David ChildsJohnstown More from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationlast_img read more

Governor Wolf Announces Closure of Pennsylvania Schools

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first_img March 13, 2020 SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Governor Wolf Announces Closure of Pennsylvania Schoolscenter_img Education,  Press Release Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that all K-12 Pennsylvania schools will be closed for 10 business days effective Monday, March 16. The administration has been working with school districts as well as state and local officials to gather input on this decision. The Wolf Administration will continue to monitor Covid-19 in the commonwealth, and at the end of 10 days will reevaluate and decide whether continued closure is needed.Governor Wolf made the following statement:We understand that these are trying times and recognize the impact of the coronavirus on our students and communities.First and foremost, my top priority as governor – and that of our education leaders – must be to ensure the health and safety of our students and school communities.As such, I am ordering that all schools in the commonwealth close for the next two weeks.Be aware that no school district will be penalized if it fails to meet the 180 day or school hours requirements.The Department of Education will work with intermediate units and other stakeholders to support school districts with any continuity of learning plans they may be pursuing.Also, the Pennsylvania Department of Education announced today that it received a waiver from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to allow eligible schools to serve meals to low income students in a non-congregate setting, such as a drive-through or grab and go, during this closure. We will also work with schools to assist them with those plans.We appreciate your collaboration as we work together to deal with this difficult issue.last_img read more

Mandate roundup: LGPS Central launches multi-asset credit manager search

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first_imgLGPS Central is looking for active, global, multi-asset credit debt managers to manage a fund – the LGPS Central Global Active Multi-Asset Credit Fund – in the region of £660m (€728m).The investment pool, established to manage cobined assets worth £45bn on behalf of eight* local government pension scheme (LGPS) administering authorities across the Midlands, has released the search via IPE Quest.Although subject to slight variations as the process progresses, as a general guideline, the investment fund is expected to be benchmarked against the three-month GBP SONIA (or equivalent) and is expected to return a provisional active net performance of 3-5% above the benchmark.The search notice also disclosed that the fund is expected to predominantly invest in global fixed and floating rate instruments in markets, including, but not limited to, government, investment grade, high yield, emerging market debt (EMD) and loans. LGPS Central has stipulated certain exposure limits, of which the main ones are:up to 10% in government bonds;up to 10% in investment grade bonds;up to 10% in EMD;up to 10% in non-GBP currency exposure, the remainder of the portfolio should be hedged back to sterling.All other sectors will be limited to a maximum of 30% of the portfolio, to include but not limited to: high yield securities, loans, asset-backed securities, convertibles, collateralized loan obligations, covered bonds, contingent convertible bonds and hybrids, it said.Also, exposure to any one issuer should not be higher than 5%.LGPS Central also noted that the fund will be unconstrained geographically, should have a diversified portfolio and should have no leverage taken at the portfolio/fund level.It may use derivatives for hedging and efficient portfolio management and the portfolio should be predominantly liquid, it added.Successful candidates will need to be able to demonstrate:a consistent, robust, repeatable, investment process;low cost, fully transparent, value for money;responsible investment as part of the investment process;an actively managed portfolio; andfull transparency (look through) with the authorised contractual scheme (ACS) custodian.The three-stage tendering process will initially invite third parties to tender through a selection questionnaire (SQ) using only the email address: globalmacfund@lgpscentral.co.uk.Successful applicants will then be invited to complete a request for proposal (RFP) before a competitive dialogue and due diligence during final interviews and selection.The closing date for the SQ submissions will be 30 June 12pm UK time, after which applications will not be accepted.*Cheshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, and Worcestershire.Cometa awards €1.4bn to GeneraliItalian pension fund Cometa has mandated Generali Insurance Asset Management, the asset management unit of Insurance Group Generali Italia, to run the investment profiles TFR Silente and Sicurezza 2020 for a period of 10 years.The board of directors at Cometa had started the application process to hire fund managers for the ‘sicurezza’ and ’sicurezza 2015’ investment options, worth more than €1.4bn, in January to replace external asset managers UnipolSai Assicurazioni and Società Cattolica di Assicurazione.The investments in the two funds are mainly in fixed income, following the JPM Italy 5–7 anni (95%) and DJ Eurostoxx 50 (5%) as benchmarks.The portfolio is oriented towards medium-term bonds, and includes investment grade bonds as well as private debt in the OECD area.Cometa is the national supplementary pension fund for the metal industry, worth more than €10bn in total assets.German investor tenders hIgh yield bond briefA German institutional investor has issued a high yield bonds tender via Discovery.According to the DS-2612 search, the mandate is to be invested in the US, via a pooled active core strategy.No further details regarding the contract have been released, apart from the closing date of applications, which is 25 June 5pm UK time.The IPE news team is unable to answer any further questions about IPE Quest, Discovery, or Innovation tender notices to protect the interests of clients conducting the search. To obtain information directly from IPE Quest, please contact Jayna Vishram on +44 (0) 20 3465 9330 or email jayna.vishram@ipe-quest.com.To read the digital edition of IPE’s latest magazine click here.last_img read more

Study finds alcohol labelling `highly deficient’

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first_imgOtago Daily Times 22 May 2018Family First Comment: It does make you wonder why governments won’t regulate for this, and why the alcohol industry is so opposed to it.Who’s REALLY in control?!“Regulated mandatory labelling was seen elsewhere, including in the EU, Canada, and the United States, and some of those labels were many times larger than those in this country.”New Zealanders should take “a good long look in the mirror” over the need to improve “highly deficient” warning labels on alcohol containers, University of Otago researchers say.“We’re not doing a very good job,” Tessa Gray, one of the researchers, said.Alcohol labelling “needs to be taken more seriously,” she said.The researchers suggested that current voluntary labelling had not worked in this country.Mandatory standardised labelling – which outlined major alcohol-related risks including those around pregnancy, drink-driving and cancer – was probably required.“We need to provide them [the community] with accurate information,” Ms Gray said.“Marketing material dominates what is on the alcohol container and there is little attention paid to consumers’ right to know the health risks of the product,” she said.READ MORE: https://www.odt.co.nz/news/national/study-finds-alcohol-labelling-highly-deficientlast_img read more

Olympic boxing qualifier in China scrapped over virus: report

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first_img Promoted ContentEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You9 Best Movie Robots Of All TimeThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World7 Mind-Boggling Facts About Black Holes11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table Top8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthWhy Are Sharks Afraid Of Dolphins?Why Go Veg? 7 Reasons To Do ThisTV Characters Who Hated Each Other But Later Became Friends7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterWhat Are The Chances Of An Apocalypse Happening This Century?The Best Cars Of All Time The reported cancellation comes as China said the new strain of coronavirus has killed nine people and infected at least 440 others in the country. Read Also: Serena fends off stubborn Zidansek to reach Aussie Open third round Cases have also been reported outside China, in countries including the United States, South Korea, Japan and Thailand. The coronavirus has caused alarm for its similarity to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), which killed nearly 650 people across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003. Several countries have already stepped up monitoring measures for visitors coming from China, and the World Health Organisation will hold an emergency meeting Wednesday on whether to declare a rare global public health emergency over the virus. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… A boxing qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics scheduled for next month in China’s Wuhan will be cancelled over the outbreak of a new virus, Japan’s Kyodo news agency said Wednesday. Citing organisers, Kyodo said the qualifiers would be rescheduled and moved from Wuhan, where the outbreak of the new strain of coronavirus is believed to have begun. A boxing qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics scheduled for China’s Wuhan has been cancelled over the outbreak of a new virus, Japan’s Kyodo news agency said There was no independent confirmation from the organisers, and Japan’s boxing federation said it was waiting to hear from the International Olympic Committee on the reported cancellation. Kyodo said the IOC was expected to announce a new host and schedule for the qualifiers. Boxing has struggled in the run-up to the 2020 Games, and was almost excluded from the Olympic programme after a series of scandals. The amateur boxing body AIBA was stripped of the right to organise the Olympic competition and replaced with a special taskforce. Other measures have been introduced to rebuild trust in the sport, including a more transparent judging system.last_img read more

Area Basketball Scores (1-15)

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first_imgArea Basketball Scores.Friday  (1-15)Girls Scores.East Central  62     Batesville  26Jac-Cen-Del  65     SW Shelby  32Franklin County  36     Connersville  26Boys Scores.Oldenburg  54     Central Christian  40Milan  64     Rising Sun  52Morristown  72     South Decatur  65Lawrenceburg  56     Hauser  36Waldron  46     Eastern Hancock  43Trinity Lutheran 83   Shawe Memorial 64Switzerland County  44     SW Hanover  42Mt. Vernon  77     Rushville  52last_img read more

Minister tasks Edo 2020 COVID-19 committee

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first_imgRelatedPosts We have finally caged Edo politics lions, says Gov. Obaseki Edo 2020: Social media users turn Oshiomhole to laughing stock after defeat Edo 2020: Obaseki’s victory has several implications — Saraki The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has charged the COVID-19 Edo 2020 National Sports Festival Committee to work as quickly as possible to deliver on their mandate.Dare gave the charge during the inauguration of the committee on Wednesday. He said: “The inauguration of this committee is a fall out of last week’s Council of Sports meeting.“The effort to deliver on your mandate has started.“This assignment must be given the urgency it deserves.“We must follow the regime of what obtains globally.“This is a call to duty which must be handled with all the seriousness it deserves. “I charge you to carry out this task within the stipulated period of 30 days in which you are expected to submit your report.”Dare said the terms of reference of the committee include interface with all stakeholders and relevant agencies to determine the state of Edo State’s readiness to host the festival, ascertain the level of health infrastructure, prepare code of operation for athletes, officials and propose a new date for the Festival.In his response, Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Tonobok Okowa, said: “We thank the Minister for the opportunity to serve in this important sector, which counts a lot for the youths of this country.“We assure you that with our wealth of experience, we will deliver on time.”Tags: COVID-19 CommitteeEdo 2020 National Sports Festival CommitteeEdo StateMinister Sunday Darelast_img read more

Jupiter’s Tyler C is Bachelorette’s Go to Guy

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first_imgDrama, drama, drama…Season 15 of the Bachelorette is a wrap with Hannah’s ring finger empty.This week’s two-night blockbuster finale came to a close last night, and – spoiler alert – so did Hannah’s relationship with Jed Wyatt.After taking both him and Tyler Cameron to meet her family in Greece, Jed’s ex-girlfriend decided to drop a bombshell.She claimed they were still together while he was on the show.That ended their engagement and before last night was over, fans got to see Hannah ask Jupiter resident, Tyler out on a date.We’ll see where it goes from here.Hannah should have listened to her parents who made it clear, Tyler is the man.last_img read more

NPFL: Amapakabo Appointed New El Kanemi Manager

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first_img“Imama was unveiled today (Tuesday) to the public as new manager of El Kanemi Warriors in Maiduguri.“Early in the day, Imama endorsed his contract papers and went into a closed meeting with some government top officials later in the day.“He came with two assistants to work with him, Shaibu Suleiman as goalkeeper coach and Ernest Eziwo as assistant coach.“Imama says coming to coach El Kanemi Warriors is a personal challenge while he asked the stakeholders to rally round him to achieve the desired goal.“He said he had many coaching offers, but he chose El Kanemi Warriors for personal reasons and given what he has seen on the ground, the sky will be the limit of what he will achieve with the team in the upcoming league season,” said Obaseki to supersport.com.The assistants will resume their duties on Sunday while the team training commences on Monday.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Coach Imama Amapakabo was on Tuesday officially unveiled as the new manager of Maiduguri based Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) team El Kanemi Warriors.The former manager of Enugu Rangers was unmasked to the public on Tuesday in Maiduguri after he signed his contract.The former Sharks and Enyimba coach replaces former Flying Eagles coach Ladan Bosso, who guided the side to a sixth-place finish in the immediate past NPFL season.Amapakabo’s two assistants will be Shaibu Suleiman as goalkeeper coach and Ernest Eziwo as assistant coach. The duo worked with him at former Nigerian champions Enugu Rangers.Media Officer of the Maiduguri landlords, Prince Anthony Obaseki, disclosed yesterday that the new manager is excited with the opportunity to work with the side and promised to deliver the goods at the appointed time.last_img read more

THE HARD WAY

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first_img Dino Babers moved around the room, from conversation to conversation, handshake to handshake and autograph to autograph. He obliged as grown men and little kids asked for each during a promotional event at Driver’s Village in Cicero, New York, 22 days before SU’s season is scheduled to start. Then came the comments and questions — We’re counting on you, How’s the team?, We’re looking forward to the season.The tacit understanding is that Syracuse has been through two straight seasons without a bowl game appearance, has a 36.6 winning percentage since Greg Robinson was hired in 2005 and no head coach stability since then.What those making the comments and asking the questions don’t understand is Babers has mastered this. He’s made a career of flipping negatives to work for him: When his father died, when he was fired at Texas A&M and when he had a life-threatening car accident. They all steeled him, forced him to adapt and set him on a course to be Syracuse’s 30th head coach.Those experiences created the smile on his exterior but also turned the gears in his brain. Babers laughs and mingles with fans like a politician with constituents. But soon he’ll leave and get back to work.When Babers breaks from the gathering at Driver’s Village, his smile fades, if only a little, and he heads back to moving forward. Even while he’s shaking hands, you can see there’s something else on his mind. There are more steps he has to take toward Sept. 2, his SU coaching debut. There’s more film, more practices, more coaching. Babers has made a career of fighting back when life tries to bully him off his path. Now, he’ll try to help SU do the same.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text•••The day of his father’s funeral, Babers strapped on two cowboy boots for the first time. His dad always told him he’d look good in them. Babers had planned on spending more time with his father by the time Luther Babers died in November 1994.Earlier that year, Luther was diagnosed with cancer. Babers had resigned after three seasons at Purdue. The school offered him more money to stay on as a coach. While the sum of money was appealing, he was ready to give up his coaching career, at least temporarily, to be with his father.Ted Tollner, then the head coach at San Diego State, heard Babers was headed back to San Diego, where Babers’ parents lived. Tollner offered Babers a coaching position, but the latter only accepted when he was guaranteed he could leave the team whenever he needed to be with his father.“I couldn’t believe that he would say that,” Babers said.Not long after Babers accepted the job, Luther decided to leave San Diego because he wanted to die in Houston.Babers has often leaned on his mentors. His father taught him the importance of details by checking whether his bed was made well enough for a quarter to bounce twice. When he was deciding to enter coaching, he called John Shacklett, his coach at Morse (California) High School for advice. After his father died and Babers finished his only season at San Diego State, Babers took a job at Arizona under Dick Tomey, his former coach at Hawaii.He had left Tomey and Hawaii to prove he wanted to be a coach in 1986.“Everyone says if you really want to be a coach, you have to move away,” Babers said. “If you don’t move away from the coaches you play for, they’ll always treat you like a player.”In his years away from Tomey, Babers vindicated the decision to depart from Hawaii. He gained a reputation for being meticulous. Babers used a Panasonic recorder during practice to take verbal notes. He was the only coach John Skladany, an assistant coach at Northern Arizona in 1990, ever saw use one.,The job at Northern Arizona was a defensive job. Babers dropped to FCS to reverse engineer offensive schemes by learning their defensive counterparts. That, he figured, would help round out his resume for a future head-coaching position.All that work had gone into getting the job at Purdue. And while moving away from Purdue for his father nearly drew Babers away from coaching, he was able to make the most of it. He followed up his position at San Diego State with one at Arizona, just his second major coaching position, where he would be able to grow under Tomey.Graduate assistant jobs were in the past, and Babers was headed to a place Tomey had spent eight years building. Babers’ fear of being eternally pitted as a player under Tomey evaporated in Tempe, Arizona. When Tomey brought Babers in, he sat him down with local high school and community college coaches for recruiting purposes.“If you need anything,” Jeff Scurran, a coach in the meeting, remembers Tomey saying, “ask Dino.”•••Arizona gathered all its freshmen at the beginning of each season, and Babers led the meeting in 1996. He blazed through his speech about the jump first-year players would have to make to succeed.“A lot of you guys won’t make it,” then-freshman defensive end Joe Tafoya remembers Babers saying. “So look around the room right now and decide if you’re going to be one of those guys.”Bluntness, bordering on military-style intensity, was part of the Babers experience. Prior to games, Babers gave out six-page preparation tests as a position coach with Arizona. Each test had one question asking which running backs he would trust with his family if something happened to him. To play in the game, you had to score at least a 90 on the test.He’d make players take a lap for crossing certain boundaries during drills and come out early in the morning for conditioning in return for doing poorly in classes.“Babers is the type of coach you don’t want to disappoint,” Brad Brennan, a then-Arizona receiver said.Against Washington, Tafoya did just that, losing contain on the edge of a play and allowing UW to score. Babers, then the running backs coach, pulled Tafoya aside.“Hey, Joe, look at the scoreboard,” Tafoya remembers Babers saying. “You see that they’re up by seven? That’s your fault. You lost contain and they scored a touchdown, so you better make up for it.”That made Tafoya want to “flip him off,” but he also knew Babers was right.Babers drilled players on schemes by bringing them up to the chalkboard. He’d make them draw out plays and question them on routes that weren’t even theirs.“Are you sure?” he’d ask them.“I’m sure.”“Are you sure?” he’d repeat.Scoping out stutters, blank stares and any shred of uncertainty, Babers only ceded that a player was correct when the player was confident enough in his answer.He pulled back the reigns on rare occasions. As a freshman walk-on, Brennan lived in a non-athlete dorm and ate with the rest of the student population. His dorm was on the opposite end of campus.While the scholarship players walked a few steps to a meal from practice, Babers would occasionally scoop Brennan up in his 1986 Cutlass Supreme and give him a ride. There, Babers became what he was off the field: a father and a mentor who would invite his players over to his house.Melding his personalities helped Babers build a group of players loyal to him by the time he was hired as offensive coordinator in 1998. Babers had recruited most skill-position contributors or switched their positions. Three years of recruiting and boot camp had prepared the players to play just as Babers wanted. 1998 is considered Arizona’s best year ever after they finished No. 4 in the country and won the Holiday Bowl.,In the process, Babers became a desirable coaching candidate. He reportedly received head coaching looks. When most of the staff at Arizona left after the 2000 season, Babers was hired as Texas A&M’s offensive coordinator.Speaking with the offense for the first time, Babers picked up a football during his speech and said football represents the players and the players’ lives. He rattled off family members’ names.Within a year and a half of the speech, Babers was demoted midseason. Head coach R.C. Slocum had been on the hot seat when he hired Babers, and the offense didn’t live up to what Slocum needed. When the A&M head coach pulled Babers into his office and told him about the demotion, Babers was understandably blindsided — it’s rare to demote coaches just 16 games into their tenure.Babers’ demeanor didn’t change despite the demotion, former A&M wide receiver Jamaar Taylor said. The coach he was before the relegation was the same coach that showed up to coach the quarterbacks after. The situation pushed Babers to refocus. He could only cling to the role he had and treat it like it was the best job possible.Babers was able to put himself squarely in the moment, rather than keeping an eye on the future. But it also sent him on a five-season detour to Pittsburgh and UCLA, eliminating some of the value of the work Babers put in at Arizona.“You get scarred by that and you start, ‘Woe me,’ and nobody wants to hear about the pain,” Babers said. “… Let that pain go, you got to bury that. If not, you’ll carry that around the rest of your life and never get anywhere.”•••Former Baylor videographer Scott Riley always considered himself to be steady on the camera. Against Oklahoma in 2011 with 17 seconds left, Robert Griffin III lofted a pass into the back right corner of the end zone and Terrance Williams came down with the catch. Nearly everyone rooting for Baylor, including Riley, threw their arms in the air.Except for Babers.Riley cracked up watching the tape because it was typical of Babers to not react during games. At the end of the game, everybody broke to the middle of the field, Babers said. What Riley didn’t know was that Babers ran to the student section and climbed the railing to get a full view of the pandemonium as Baylor beat Oklahoma for the first time.“It’s … knowing it’s a moment you never want to forget and putting your camera in a position where you can watch the moment,” Babers said.When you’re living on borrowed time, those moments are precious.Babers had used the lessons he learned from A&M, worked through jobs at Pittsburgh and UCLA and accepted a job coaching wide receivers at Baylor in 2008. Not long into his time at Baylor, a life-threatening car accident should have killed him, he said. Babers declined to directly comment on what happened in the crash.“I felt like I died,” Babers said. “And now I had a second chance. So now it was like, OK, if you would have died in that accident, like you were supposed to, what would you have wished to change even though you didn’t have time to change it? And I started going through those things because I didn’t die and now I have an opportunity to change it.”Former Baylor wide receiver Andrew Sumpter said Babers started reading the Bible cover to cover. Players and coaches said Babers would break out a wide range of music and sing as he walked through the hallways.When a former Arizona player was asked about Babers singing in the hallways, he replied: “Are we talking about the same guy?”,Babers was finally relaxed. Before, he had plotted to become a head coach, methodically working his way up. The crash reinforced that Babers had resigned himself to living in the moment. And that made him even more ready to be a head coach.Players still understood their standing with Babers because, like at Arizona, he was blunt about their skillsets. Each player knew what their role would be during the season, and he made sure each of them knew how to maximize their potential.But he also opened up more. His wide receivers would come into his office to talk football and leave with a life lesson. As he moved from an apartment to a house, Babers called the Baylor wide receivers to help him move. When the receivers arrived, none of his apartment was packed in boxes. Whether it was intentional, it was just another way to for his players to bond.At Arizona, Babers hadn’t been as quick to praise his players. That flipped at Baylor. While he maintained his attention to detail and could be a tough grader, he also gave players approval when they performed up to his standards.Some of his players took down “Baberisms” or phrases he’d say often.Practices are hard, game days are easy. I shouldn’t be coaching you on game day because the hay is in the barn. I’m going to prepare you.Sumpter said Babers would tell players he was the best coach on the staff.“We were like, ‘Eh, I don’t know,’ because it was our first year in the system with him,” Sumpter said.But as the team improved and the wide receivers’ production increased, the players started to believe it. By the end of his tenure at Baylor, Sumpter said he would have trusted Babers to call plays as well or better than offensive coordinator Philip Montgomery.“We started seeing, the last year,” Sumpter said, “he’s not going to be here long.”And he wasn’t. He took over Eastern Illinois in 2012 and brought the program from a 2-9 record in 2011 to a 19-7 record over the two seasons he was there. In the two following seasons as the head coach at Bowling Green, he racked up an 18-10 record.On Dec. 9, 2015, he was introduced as Syracuse’s head coach, the only one of the program’s last three with any semblance of a head coaching track record. That day, he talked about filling the Carrier Dome with an electric feeling and a deafening noise, a relentless defense and the fastest game people had ever seen.“That’s gonna be a reality,” Babers said.•••As Dino Babers stood in front of his team on Aug. 12, the first day of two-a-day practices, he showed the most emotion since coming to Syracuse. He let them know his success at his last two stops. He brought Eastern Illinois back in just two seasons. He continued the success Bowling Green had. He told them to remove their “cruise meter.” He asked for belief in his staff.“I need you guys to go today. I need you to G-O, G-O, G-O,” Babers said. “Drop the damn E. No freaking ego. Drop it and G-O.”Babers has never had to drop the “E” because life has always done that for him. Even if he’s finally a head coach at a Power 5 program, now he has to push even harder.In the nine months Babers has been at Syracuse, former athletic director Mark Coyle left after less than one year, a player who had been suspended indefinitely was charged with rape and two current players were allegedly stabbed by a former teammate.On the field, Syracuse was 7-17 during the last two years with former head coach Scott Shafer. Syracuse is down. But Babers has been here before, even if fixing the Orange is his biggest challenge yet.Give it time, it’ll work.Let’s have faith — belief without evidence.Give me 365 days with this team.Time is all Babers has ever asked for, and he knows how to take advantage of it.That’s why he makes his initial move to the exit at Driver’s Village. That’s why he doesn’t look back as he swiftly walks out the door. That’s why he’s heading a program that needs to go in the only direction he’s ever known.It won’t be easy.For Babers, that’s nothing new.,Banner photo illustration by Jessica Sheldon | Photo Editor Dino Babers has a history of turning around programs. Now, he’s trying to do the same with SU. This is placeholder text Advertisementlast_img read more