Saturday, May 17, 2008

Commodore Banter (5/17)

Some links for your reading pleasure...

Brett Hait of the Nashville City Paper reports that cornerback Akeem Cunningham, who made a verbal agreement to play for Vanderbilt earlier in the month, signed with North Carolina State yesterday.

Check out an interview with VandyMania where Cunningham, who played quarterback, running back, cornerback, wide receiver and safety in high school, discussed his excitement at coming to Nashville. I guess not.

Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports,whose own son suffers from Type I Diabetes, has a great, in-depth column about Jay Cutler's adjustment to life with the disease.

The Vanderbilt baseball team dropped its fourth straight, its longest losing streak of the season, in a 5-4 loss to Florida on Friday. Vanderbilt's had leads of at least two runs in three of the last four games but failed to hold on.

This is a few days old, but Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner discussed his rookie draft picks in an interview on

Former Commodore and first overall draft pick David Price will face another first overall pick, Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees, today in an extended spring training game. Price is coming back from a sprained left elbow.

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