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Punishing Donald Sterling doesn’t fix the problem

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Sports | On Tuesday, one of the most significant moments in recent NBA history took place. League Commissioner Adam Silver levied a lifetime ban on Los Angeles…

Considering the fairness factor in the NBA’s age limit

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Sports | As another NBA draft approaches, the discussion turns once again to the league’s age limit. This year’s draft will be stocked with players who spent only…

When greatness gets old

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Sports | Gregg Popovich has won more than 900 games as the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs. He has the longest tenure of any NBA head coach, 18 years, establishing…

The lost mission of the NCAA

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Sports | “The NCAA was founded in 1906 to protect young people from the dangerous and exploitive athletics practices of the time. Today, student-athlete health,

When false narratives fly

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Sports | DeSean Jackson is an explosive wide receiver known for big plays and blazing speed. Last season was the best of his career with the Philadelphia Eagles: He…

Greed gets you slaughtered

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Sports | Mark Cuban, owner of the National Basketball Association’s Dallas Mavericks, isn’t known for his reserved nature or tact, and he lived up to his…

Dad first, coach second

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Sports | For the next two weeks , you will see more vein-popping, foot-stomping, jaw-jutting, teeth clenching, expectorating, clip-board-chucking temper tantrums from…

A sign of spring: Box scores at breakfast

A sign of spring: Box scores at breakfast

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Sports | In much of the country, March portends spring (although not so much this year). In my home state of Minnesota, March is miserable. It is Punxsutawney Phil’s…

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…

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