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A Strong presence in Texas

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Charlie Strong was hired last June to be the head football coach for the University of Texas. He’d had a successful tenure as the coach at Louisville and as…

Rio’s bacteria-laden water threatens Olympic swimmers, sailors

By Evan Wilt
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Olympics | An investigation into Rio de Janeiro waterways found high levels of viruses and bacteria that could endanger athletes and spectators at the 2016 Olympic…

Searching for ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ in media contract disputes

By Barnabas Piper
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Television | Bill Simmons is headed to HBO. Bill Simmons, who made his name at ESPN, was a creative mind behind the 30 for 30 documentaries , founded Grantland , and was…

Network in decline

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | ESPN, losing a steady stream of viewers, begins cutting staffers

A nation of unappreciative critics

By Barnabas Piper
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Culture | One of the saddest things I see online every day is how little we are able to appreciate anything. I noticed it during the NBA Finals when instead of being…

Midday Roundup: TLC cancels 19 Kids over Duggar abuse scandal

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Off-the-air. TLC is officially canceling 19 Kids and Counting . The network had temporarily stopped airing the show featuring the Duggar family after revelations…

Midday Roundup: Greece makes big promises in bailout deal

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Turnaround plan. Greece and its European partners announced today a deal to rescue the country from economic ruin. In exchange for access to billions more in…

More than sound bites

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | NFL tight end Benjamin Watson goes beyond the conventional wisdom

Pitcher protection

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | Major league hurler dons a new Kevlar cap insert to protect against line drives

Sports: Live-action lessons on life

Sports: Live-action lessons on life

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Every day I think about sports. Yes, I think about them as a fan. (The Minnesota Twins just called up their best power-hitting prospect!) But in a more…

Future bright for former college quarterback

By Ryan Squanda
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Amy Writing Awards | Andrew Maxwell experienced football, frustration, and faith while at Michigan State. The second prize award winner

Be patient … they’re young

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Professional sports are experiencing a youth movement. Yesterday’s NBA draft ushered in a whole new crop of rising stars. Major League Baseball has seen…

 
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