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Why Weis, but not Willingham?

Ty Willingham had a better start at Notre Dame than Charlie Weis. So why was Weis the one who got a contract extension? Sadly, the color of his skin.

Updated: November 3, 2005, 12:21 PM ET
By Jason Whitlock | Special to Page 2

I believe it was the great Negro philosopher Don King who best summarized Charlie Weis' Notre Dame contract extension: "Only in America."

Because only in the land of apple pie, baseball and hypocrisy would a major sports organization have the audacity to give a white football coach a record contract for winning five of his first seven games just a few months after prematurely firing a black coach who won his first eight.

You have to be impressed with Notre Dame's arrogance.

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