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  • Giants' blueprint for success isn't easily deciphered

    The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense and speed to kill. The Oakland Athletics have a way, the zig-when-...
  • New Dodgers exec Andrew Friedman long on optimism, short on specifics

    New Dodgers exec Andrew Friedman long on optimism, short on specifics
    At his introductory news conference Friday, the Dodgers' new president of baseball operations confirmed Don Mattingly would manage the team next season and that a general manager would be hired. That was about the extent of what Andrew Friedman...
  • Heat edge Rockets before a season of change for both

    Heat edge Rockets before a season of change for both
    In a week, it will be for real, whether the Miami Heat are ready or not. To a degree, that makes the Heat like Tuesday's opponent at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Houston Rockets, a team returning with a different look, awaiting the starting line to...
  • Newport council election has unaccustomed feistiness

    Even as councils in neighboring cities have come to accept sharply split votes along political lines as the norm, elected officials in Newport Beach have long said they've avoided letting ideological differences get in the way of prudent decision-making....
  • Direct democracy not an option

    George A. Nation in his Your View asks, "Does the Constitution create a republic or democracy?" He then proceeds to explain the technical difference between the two and concludes that the Founding Fathers saw little difference between them and that...
  • Losing faith in Obama

    Losing faith in Obama
    When presidents become unpopular, they are no longer welcome on the campaign trail. They're trapped in Washington, watching their party abandon them. It happened to Lyndon B. Johnson, whose presidency collapsed amid protests over Vietnam. He left...
  • 'Gotham' recap, 'Viper'

    'Gotham' recap, 'Viper'
    Another day, another mass panic in Gotham.  In the episode titled “Viper,” Stan Potolsky, a biochemist with the heart of an evil philosopher, unleashed a potent drug on Gotham. Viper induced euphoria and super human strength, followed by a...
  • Towson professor explores whether social media have left us disconnected

    Towson professor explores whether social media have left us disconnected
    Towson University professor Andrew Reiner is concerned that the desire to be "liked" online has bled into the real-life interactions of some of his students. He wants to change that. Reiner, a lecturer in English in Towson's Honors College, says...
  • Conservatives Favor Fox News, While Liberals Trust CNN, NPR, MSNBC - Study

    The most ardent conservatives overwhelmingly favor Fox News as a trusted source of information, while the strongest liberals tend to place their faith in a broader array of news outlets , but not in one over others, according to a new study on media...
  • Commentary: Sports psychology has progressed beyond stigma

    By Steven Hendlin There was a time back in the '80s when the notion of using a psychologist to help sports performance was viewed as a weakness. It didn't matter whether it was a team game like baseball or an individual game like golf, nor did it...
  • Cautious optimism in Dallas as 43 people declared 'Ebola free'

    Cautious optimism in Dallas as 43 people declared 'Ebola free'
    Dallas County officials on Monday expressed relief with the end of Ebola monitoring for most of the first group of 48 people who had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of the virus on Oct. 8. “Today is a milestone day, it’s a hurdle...