Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletics Director Ryan Ivey sat down with the guys today to discuss the Lions' climbing of the mountain, and what it takes to stay there. Also discussed: the World Series and baseball's future in a fast-paced world.
Nolan Ryan announced his retirement from his position as CEO of baseball's Texas Rangers, according to a release from the team on Oct. 17.
Ryan, 66, was hired as the team's president in 2008 and was named CEO in 2011. During Ryan's tenure in the Texas Rangers' senior management, the team made its first-ever World Series appearances in 2010 and 2011.
"This is the right time for me to step down from my role of overseeing the Rangers organization," Ryan said in a statement. "I'm extremely proud of what this organization has accomplished."
Today Taylor and Cooper discussed the upcoming NLCS and ALCS matchups, and also talked a little NBA action before diving in to the preview of the Chennault Cup between A&M-Commerce and A&M-Kingsville this Saturday night at 7.
Sammy Morrone, Assistant Athletic Director for Internal Operations, sat down with the guys today to discuss the numbers side of A&M-Commerce Lions Athletics. He talked about the changes the Lions have gone through, and the good and bad of wearing multiple hats. Also discussed: the MLB playoffs and the Dallas Cowboys.