I wanted to get Buck's first-hand view of the team after a tough road trip. We try to do it a couple of times a year and it was good night to spend the evening talking baseball. I got his perspective on what's going on with team.
It was not a big deal. There's not a lot of joy in the Rangerdom right now. That's baseball.
I've suffered right along with all the rest of the fans. We lost like seven one-run games. When we hit, we did not pitch. When there was pitching, there was no hitting.
We have really been moved by so much tragedy that I said to our guys that we need to do something that can lighten their load momentarily and give the people a fun evening. We hope we can get several thousand to come out and have a good time.
There is no doubt that the hard work of the Johnson staff and district staff as we implement new teaching and learning strategies is at the heart of this recognition, ... We are very proud of Johnson Elementary and our staff, and we fully anticipate that we will see more success as we move forward.
Does the district look significantly different today than it did last year? The simple answer is no, not significantly
We looked at that bad experience and said this is a great opportunity to use a problem solving strategy we're going to use in the future under ISO, a process to resolve issues related to quality
We asked if we could achieve a championship faster doing this deal or not making this deal. We felt we could make it faster doing this deal.
It's disappointing, it really is. Our players know the rules. They know they are going to be tested. If any of them get caught, shame on them. I am disappointed.
There was a strong and unanimous feeling that this (the incident) was something that could not be repaired.
If you take the approach that you want to scrape every last nickel off the table, that'll work one or two times, but after awhile, your reputation will precede you.
I think the University of Texas has the chance to become the finest public university in the country.
I don't have the insight with the Longhorns that I do with the two teams that I own, but as a fan and reading the sports pages, I'm bullish about the Longhorns.
What you don't want to do is to hang on to the aging superstar past his prime and take resources away you can otherwise use to build a better overall team.
My style is to keep folks in place who are good managers and want to win.