August 18, 2013 |
These days, credit card companies either love ya or they love ya. And Americans love them back, running up a revolving bill of $853.6 billion as of May and carrying individual balances of almost $5,000 per person, according to CreditCards.com. For credit card companies, the promise of the big ka-ching spurs them to entice us with deals that reward our spending, a bonus for a traveler who's intent on keeping down costs. To benefit, you must know the new kids on the block and play the game with your eye on the prize - the prize not being a dozen or so credit cards with big, fat balances.
July 31, 2013 |
It has already been a tough 2013 campaign for Notre Dame. The breaks, as George "Gipper" Gipp once said, have certainly been beating the boys. Irish football dropped to 0-2 with Wednesday's shocking letter-of-intent ruling defeat to UCLA. It was the second huge loss of the year after the Irish's humbling January defeat to Alabama in the BCS title game. UCLA shook down some of its own thunder when the NCAA National Letter of Intent Appeals Committee released star recruit Eddie Vanderdoes to play immediately for the Bruins.
April 16, 2013 |
American Airlines says the computer systems that caused the airline to ground most flights Tuesday (today) have been restored but that travelers should expect delays through the day. Joe Brancatelli, who writes the JoeSentMe travel newsletter and is a longtime industry observer, said in an email to members: “Don't go to the airport hoping things will be straightened out by the time you get there. They won't.” What's a traveler to do? Brian Kelly, who runs the website ThePointsGuy.com and is a frequent traveler himself, offers these suggestions: --Act first, worry about a refund later.
January 12, 2013 |
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Brian Kelly will remain Notre Dame's football coach, the school announced Saturday. "This week, I had an incredible opportunity to speak with one of the premier organizations in sports about becoming their head coach," Kelly said in a statement released by the school. "Like every kid who has ever put on a pair of football cleats, I have had thoughts about being a part of the NFL. However, after much reflection and conversation with those closest to me, I have decided to remain at Notre Dame.
January 10, 2013 |
Just days after saying he has no intention of leaving, Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly was in Philadelphia interviewing for the Eagles head coaching job. Kelly met with the Eagles on Tuesday, and they have agreed to meet again this weekend, according to ESPN.com . Kelly led the Fighting Irish to a 12-1 record in the season that just ended, the only blemish coming in their 42-14 loss to Alabama in the BCS title game. Kelly was asked about heading to the NFL on Saturday, and he said, "Leaving Notre Dame is not an option.
January 5, 2013 |
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Nick Saban and Brian Kelly dropped strong hints Saturday they would be coaching at Alabama and Notre Dame beyond Monday night's Bowl Championship Series title game. It's understandable the men leading the top two college football teams into the sport's top game would be considered candidates for several NFL vacancies. Saban, seeking his third national title in six years at Alabama, had the more adamant denial. "I don't have any unfinished business in the NFL," Saban said at Saturday's media day at Sun Life Stadium.