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  • The scary world of anonymous comment boards

    The scary world of anonymous comment boards
    There are so many things I love about the news business: the human-interest stories we tell, the corruption we expose and the smart and passionate journalists we employ. But one thing I loathe are the anonymous, online comment boards. This is the...
  • Review: 'She's Leaving Home' by William Shaw

    Review: 'She's Leaving Home' by William Shaw
    The recent commemorations of Beatlemania, tied to the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's maiden voyage on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1964, have produced hours of TV documentaries and a groaning shelf of new books. These last include a murder mystery,...
  • Respect high on NFL meetings agenda

    The NFL has spent the last several years trying to make its game safer. For its next trick, it will attempt to make it more civil. "We have an element of respect that we have to bring back to the game," Rams coach Jeff Fisher, a longtime member of the...
  • Blake Bortles draft coverage has given UCF more exposure than Fiesta Bowl

     Blake Bortles draft coverage has given UCF more exposure than Fiesta Bowl
    Running off at the typewriter … Going to the Fiesta Bowl and beating Baylor gave UCF tons of national exposure, but the coverage of potential No. 1 pick Blake Bortles leading up to the NFL Draft has been even more of a boon for UCF's football...
  • Fan incidents create their own March Madness

    Fan incidents create their own March Madness
    Some people sure know how to put the dumb in fandom. How else do you explain a ‘fan’ running onto the court during Thursday night’s UC-Santa Barbara-Hawaii men’s basketball game and confronting Hawaii coach Gib Arnold? The...
  • Poster city of abandonment

    White flight, corporate flight . . . I grew up just outside Detroit and have felt an ache in my heart for this bleeding city for so many years now. It's long been one of the country's designated loser cities, beginning in the 1960s, when change hit it...
  • Affirmative denial

     
    From It’s Time for Liberals to Admit That Affirmative Action Doesn’t Work by liberal writer Tanner Colby in Slate: Affirmative action becomes more contentious, more stigmatizing, harder to enforce, and less effective the older its purported...
  • College excludes whites from diversity event

    College excludes whites from diversity event
    College officials canceled a diversity event and issued an apology after an invitation sent to the school's staff made it clear that no white people were allowed, according to KING 5. Karama Blackhorn, the program coordinator for South Puget Sound...
  • Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew

    Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew
    TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who led a growing mega-state through a period of modernization and public corruption, died Thursday morning. He was 85. A family spokesman said he had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday with ...
  • Stan Van Gundy: Politician's NBA tweet was "racist and wrong"

    Stan Van Gundy: Politician's NBA tweet was "racist and wrong"
    Former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy says a recent tweet about NBA players from a Minnesota lawmaker was not only racist, but completely ignorant. Rep. Pat Garofalo from Minnesota made news earlier this week when he tweeted: “Let's be honest, 70%...
  • Judge alleges racial profiling by UCLA police in $10-million claim

    Judge alleges racial profiling by UCLA police in $10-million claim
    An African American judge has filed a $10-million claim alleging excessive force and racial profiling by UCLA's campus police when he was handcuffed and put into a police cruiser after being stopped last fall for not wearing a seat belt. Los Angeles...