In digital music circles, few ideas provoke more tooth-gnashing than the model advanced by Warner Music executive/consultant Jim Griffin—occasionally known as “voluntary blanket licensing”—in which users would pay a regular fee in exchange for access to a vast online library of music. Earlier this year, Warner hired Griffin, a respected digital music expert, to explore new business models including voluntary licensing, a concept he has championed for years. [Daily Swarm]
Virginia football coach Al Groh, fighting for his job after two 5-7 seasons in three years, fired his offensive coordinator/son Mike Groh and two other assistants this weekend. Loved by most players and an easy target for the fan base, Mike Groh’s departure ends a three-year run that provided limited success. Over the past three seasons, the Cavaliers’ offense failed to crack the top 100 in total offense. [With Leather]
Unless another photog comes along with shots to beat these, the 2008 award for team photography goes to the USC band photographer.
Week after week, he/she (we’re guessing it’s a dude) brings it. UCLA weekend was no different. [Busted Coverage]