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What a girl ballplayer taught me about prejudice

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Mo’ne Davis is a baseball star, one of the best pitchers in the world. Well, among 12-year-olds. Davis has made a name for herself—that’s right her

Money changer

Money changer

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | District judge's ruling may radically alter college sports beyond football and men's basketball

Losses and gains

By Megan Basham
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Movies | When the Game Stands Tall rises above its competitors in the sports genre

Enjoying the good gift of sports

Enjoying the good gift of sports

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | I write about sports. A lot. To write about any subject regularly demands a fair amount of thought. I’ve been asked more than once whether it’s worth it…

College recruiters: Social media missteps trump on-field skills

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | Prudeness in social media is a wise choice for people of all professions. But in the world of sports, a tweet could make or break a career or stop it from…

Midday Roundup: Violence follows police shooting in St. Louis

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Community pain. A candlelight vigil for an unarmed African-American man who was fatally shot by a suburban St. Louis police officer was followed by a spree of…

Protect the truth, not the image

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | We all know people who are so focused on their image that what lies underneath has rotted away. It happens when image is primary instead of secondary. It…

Stump of Stanford

By Mary Jackson
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Sports | Without carrying a title, counselor wields great influence with Stanford's athletes

Spurs hire NBA’s first female assistant coach

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | The San Antonio Spurs made history Tuesday when they hired WNBA veteran Becky Hammon as an assistant coach, making her the first full-time, paid female…

There are no stars

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | “Dwight [Howard] and I are the cornerstones of the Rockets. The rest of the guys are role players or pieces that complete our team.” This statement, made…

Midday Roundup: American missionary with Ebola in ‘grave condition’

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terrifying. A Texas doctor communicating with a medical missionary in Liberia via email told The Associated Press his friend is in “grave condition”and is…

Midday Roundup: Palin-vision coming to a computer near you

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Small screen star. Can’t get enough Sarah Palin? For $9.95 a month, consumers can access her new online channel, billed as a “direct connection” between…

 
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