It's difficult to do your job appropriately if you are completely divorced from the majority of your staff and the office for considerable periods of time. The offices are there and it's important for the office holder to be present in those offices at least a significant percentage of the time.
I am surprised we don't have (a shot clock) now. America invented the game, but it now has spread throughout the world. My thought is we are headed toward an international game with international rules. I think we are headed in that direction and I would not be surprised if at some point we don't have a shot clock.
It's a different feeling. When you're on the field, you feel like you have some sort of control, but when you're on the other side of the fence you feel helpless because you don't have the ability to call plays and point things out to your players in certain situations.
[This week Browning is working to be ready for its meeting with Havre, on the road this Friday, Sept. 23, with kickoff slated for 7 p.m.] We're focusing on Havre this week, ... We have a good game plan, and we should be very competitive.
These financial statements reflect seven months of effort and an estimated cost of $50 million to identify, assess and resolve the accounting issues new management confronted when we arrived at Rite Aid in December 1999,
While the financial results published today reflect sizable losses, a majority of those losses are directly related to inventory accounting adjustments and former management's overly aggressive expansion program for the last three years,