Derrick Hall satisfied with Dbacks buying and se

first_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury will forever be tied to Rams counterpart Sean McVay.Had McVay not found near-immediate success as a young, offensive innovator, Arizona likely wouldn’t have pulled the trigger in handing the franchise keys to a recently-fired Texas Tech head coach with no NFL coaching experience.The two coaches are also good friends — good enough friends that McVay recently pulled quite the prank on his buddy while the two shared a dinner with Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. 5 Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury, left, and Rams head coach Sean McVay, right. (AP photos) “I kind of tricked him into thinking he was going to be in trouble with the league with tampering and stuff like that,” McVay told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on The Adam Schefter Podcast. “I think his assistant got all wigged out. He was worried about losing (draft) picks.”Related LinksCardinals to host DE Nick Bosa in Arizona, per reportArizona Sports NFL Mock Draft Tracker: Who’s next for the Cards at No. 1?Alright, we need details, Sean.“We have a mutual friend that I put his name in my phone as (NFL commissioner) Roger Goodell,” McVay told Schefter. “I had this friend send me a text saying, ‘I can’t believe you’re at dinner with Kingsbury and Mahomes. You know better than this. This is tampering. You’re both losing picks.’ And I showed Kliff the text. He saw a ghost.”That’s pretty innovative! It turns out McVay’s secret sauce of leading an NFL team to the Super Bowl doesn’t include a Belichickien aversion to hanging out with friends and having a little fun.Next up: Let’s wait to see if and how Kingsbury might get McVay back.“I’m pretty proud of that one, Adam,” the Rams coach said of his relatively elaborate prank. “(Kingsbury) said, ‘That’s messed up. I’m getting you back.’” Top Stories Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

Palais Stephanie located in the center of the fam

first_imgPalais Stephanie, located in the center of the famous La Croisette just steps from the beach, is offering the tempting Azur Evasion and Azur Sky Discovery packages for an unforgettable experience of Cannes valid for travel through December 2010. Palais Stéphanie’s recent 38 million Euro renovation transformed this classic hotel into a vibrant and stylish hotspot reflecting its glamorous film heritage as it sits on the original site of the Palais des Congrès, where the first Cannes Film Festivals were held.The AZUR Evasion package includes accommodations, daily continental breakfast, and in-room gift of Champagne and gourmet chocolates. Rates start from 210 Euros per room, per night, based on double occupancy including VAT and city tax.The Azur Sky Discovery package includes accommodations, daily continental breakfast and a thrilling 45-minute private jet flight over Cannes. Rates start from 285 Euros per room, per night, based on double occupancy including VAT and city tax with a minimum five-night stay.Guests can also take advantage of all that Palais Stephanie has to offer. After the renovation, the hotel features 261 spacious rooms and suites with upgraded flat screen TVs and high-speed Internet access; A heated rooftop swimming pool, Jacuzzis and Panorama bar; La Scena Lounge Bar and Restaurant featuring specialties from Italy, Japan and France and a full casino offering 150 slot machines and 19 gaming tables.www.PalaisStephanie.comlast_img read more