HOOVER, Ala. – By the time he had completed his annual summary of world domination and interplanetary broadcast rights, SEC commissioner Mike Slive referenced Johann Gutenberg, Albert Einstein, Theodore Roosevelt, the Gordian knot, James Baldwin, Benjamin Franklin and, of course, all three Mannings. Which is fine. The media never has a problem when an Ivy Leaguer tries to impress you with how smart he is, as long as he’s also entertaining and quotable, which Slive almost always is.
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