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  • Christine M. Flowers: Ray Rice episode being irresponsibly simplified by ratings-hungry media

    I've never been a victim of domestic violence, but I've loved people who have been. I say "people" because some of the victims have been men, despite the general "Burning Bed" stereotype of the muscled brute beating the living daylights out of the 100-...
  • Bob Ford: NFL sends mixed message on women

    If Ray Rice never plays football again, nothing will have changed. If Roger Goodell is fired as commissioner of the NFL, nothing will have changed. If the league issues a dozen new rules and related penalties pertaining to the abuse of women by men,...
  • 30 years of explaining things

    A columnist's job is "to explain things," the late, great Tribune columnist Mike Royko memorably declared. The past three decades — from the rise of AIDS, crack cocaine, Ronald Reagan and Madonna to the era of Ebola, medical marijuana, Barack...
  • Let the Oversharing Begin: 5 Confessions Ahead of Lena Dunham's First Book

    Lena Dunham has made a specialty of oversharing since the start of her career. In next Sunday's New York Times Magazine, the 28-year old "Girls" creator sat down with Meghan Daum to talk about dealing with criticism and her new book, "Not That Kind of...
  • Martin Schram: Roger Goodell's quest to measure up

    Proudly displayed on the wall of the Commissioner of the National Football League is an instant replay, of sorts a freeze-frame of Commissioner Roger Goodell's personal hero, in his most famous performance. It provides the ideal yardstick by which...
  • Paul Montgomery, 72, noted investment expert from Newport News, dies

    Paul Montgomery, 72, noted investment expert from Newport News, dies
    He was a nationally-renowned forecaster of stock and bond markets who chose to stay put in his home town of Newport News, a serious student of statistics whose sense of the ridiculous led to his lighthearted discovery of the women's hemlines indicator...
  • Why Chicago has football but no cheerleaders

    Why Chicago has football but no cheerleaders
    I received harsh criticism for an article I had published on this page recently about the stunning differences between American baseball and German soccer. I hadn't written about the game as such, but about the spectators. After attending a game at...
  • Rekha Basu: U.S. grants Guatemalan woman sanctuary � from abusive husband

    Five years ago, a federal immigration judge refused to grant political asylum to a Guatemalan woman who had fled to America after years of severe battery by her husband. The judge didn't doubt her story, but said she couldn't claim membership in a...
  • Jay Ambrose: A delay does not a hero make

    President Barack Obama wanted to try out another experiment in unilateral government, was persuaded it would hurt Democrats in the coming election, and backed up. The trick he had in mind finding ways to make some illegal immigrants legal without the...
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Rice abuse video revealed nothing we didn't know already

    Apologies for the blunt language, but can we please cut the crap? Meaning: can we stop pretending we know something now that we didn't before about what Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice did to his then-fiancee in the elevator of that Atlantic...
  • Mebane is Seahawks' 'unsung hero'

    Brandon Mebane sat at his locker after Seattle's win against Green Bay Thursday and scanned the box score for his name. He didn't find it. The very nature of Mebane's position nose tackle dictates that he is rarely involved in tackles or sacks or rushing...