Story | Aug 14, 2014 | 7:00 AM
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Column | Sep 3, 2014 | 5:16 PMPeople make such a fuss about preseason rankings but really, what's the big deal? Like any good coach at halftime, it's all about adjustments. So what if South Carolina was ranked No. 8 in the first Super 16* poll and Texas A&M, criminally, wasn't ranked at all? Rankman and his two eyeballs are capable of frantically reassessing any situation. These rankings aren't carved on Mt. Rushmore, or Mt. Passmore. It was a simple cut and paste to put Texas A&M at No. 5 after the Aggies throttled South Carolina in the Thursday night opener. UCLA likewise flunked its pop-quiz road opener, but there's a makeup test this week against Memphis. Ohio State and Notre Dame were also reclassified after being ranked before Braxton Miller's shoulder injury and Notre Dame's academic issues. So there, was that so hard?
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Story | May 10, 2014
There was a time when progressive people who wanted vast social change were unhappy with the two major political parties of the day, the Democrats and the Whigs. Neither party would take a firm stand against slavery, an institution which an ever growing...