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Do we really want honesty?

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Sports | “I hope they go 0-162.” Well, that wasn’t a terribly nice thing for Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler to say about his former team, the Texas…

Flash vs. substance

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Sports | One of the most anticipated off-season events for National Football League teams wrapped up this week: the NFL scouting combine. The combine takes place…

From the land of no tomorrows

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Sports | “Where I come from there is no tomorrow, only today.” Hearing those words, you might think of an immigrant from a military state or someone who has known…

The ‘broken’ standard between players and fans

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Sports | Marcus Smart, a sophomore at Oklahoma State University, is one of college basketball’s brightest stars, but after an altercation at a game last Saturday he…

How do you handle the sports doldrums?

How do you handle the sports doldrums?

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Sports | With the Super Bowl in the rearview mirror, we find ourselves in the midst of the sports doldrums. Twice a year (the other being mid-July) sports fans are…

Damaged goods need a healer

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Sexual Abuse | This week police at the University of Missouri handed over details of a rape case to local police for investigation. Sasha Menu Courey, a member of…

The best leader in sports retires

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Sports | I fell in love with the National Basketball Association in 1995, when the Minnesota Timberwolves drafted a gangly high schooler named Kevin Garnett. From that…

It’s time to put the old dog down

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Sports | When I was 23 my family put our dog Sable to sleep. She was nearly 14 years old, deaf, and could barely walk anymore. I was living away from home at the time,

Chris Kluwe and our rush to judgment

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Sports | Last week, Deadspin published an article by former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe titled “I used to be an NFL player until I was fired by two cowards…

The Peter Principle and the NFL

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Sports | Black Monday is not a big shopping day and it doesn’t refer to a stock market crash. It’s the day after the final day of the National Football League’s…

A new kind of leader in the NBA

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Sports | A decade ago the National Basketball Association’s roster of coaches matched the caliber of the league’s All-Star players: Phil Jackson, Don Nelson, Lenny…

What is a win worth in college football?

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Sports | I went to Wheaton College, a small school in Illinois. It is an NCAA Division III school, which means two things: It cannot offer athletic scholarships and…

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