Monthly Archives: June 2012

The CNN-Penn State emails story

The late-Friday CNN story purporting a series of emails involving former Penn State officials and their knowledge of Jerry Sandusky and his abuse of boys is drawing plenty of attention. What do you think of it? If I correctly understand … Continue reading

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RIP, Yitzhak Shamir

The following news alert was sent by the New York Times at 2:05 p.m. EDT: Yitzhak Shamir, who emerged from the militant wing of Israel’s pre-state militia and served as prime minister longer than anyone except David Ben-Gurion, promoting a … Continue reading

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An interesting evening in Westerville, Ohio

Friday had all the earmarks of a fun day in central Ohio. It began with me doing some interviews with a couple members of the Columbus Crew for a research paper I’m working on. It continued with an afternoon listening … Continue reading

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DSK and his wife separate

My only question — why did Anne Sinclair wait so long to split from her husband?

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I wouldn’t know anything about…uh, excuse me…

…did you say something? An interesting study suggests checking your email on a regular basis…um…checking your email…oh, yeah, can cause you to lose…um…lose…your focus. (See I remembered!)

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Robert is Kraft-ing an idea…

…that puts an NFL team in London. There are obstacles — not the least of which would be player resistance — but the owner of the New England Patriots, Robert Kraft, thinks an NFL team in London is a great … Continue reading

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It’s time to kickoff the…

…2012 CFL season!! And with that taking place tonight, I re-post my predictions for the season: The BC Lions went from toothless paper cats to an unstoppable force in the span of about two months. In doing so, they won … Continue reading

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