It’s the beauty – and, in a way, the absurdity – of the Olympics. When else would we set aside time to watch a kayaking competition? Or field hockey? Or javelin throwing? Or dressage? Or archery? Or rowing? Or badminton?
It is interesting to contemplate, as a mental exercise, what Democrats, who are high-handedly chiding Republicans for their spineless refusal to condemn their candidate, would do if they were riding the same train. Is there any equivalent situation imaginable in which fringe Democrats might succeed in nominating a presidential candidate so loathsome that middle-of-the-road Democrats couldn’t stomach him?
While I never really was able to “feel the Bern,” I understand the emotions supporters of Bernie Sanders are experiencing at the Democratic National Convention. Nonetheless, I have a message for them: Bernie lost. Hillary won. Grow up.
Meredith McIver said Melania Trump has always admired Michelle Obama, and she read McIver some passages over the phone from Mrs. Obama’s speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention as examples of what had inspired her.
One of my favorite teachers in high school, Arnold Brix, used to inject controversial current events into the daily lessons about U.S. history. One question I remember in particular: Is Muhammad Ali a traitor or hero for refusing to serve in the Army?
Who doesn’t like summer movies? While we might enjoy the more cerebral cinema that populates the rosters of the Academy Awards, movies such as “Mad Max: Fury Road” or any Quentin Tarantino movie, it’s often the mindless summer action flicks that stick in our minds.
Tuesday is Bratton Chandler's fifth birthday so he and his mother, Emily Chandler, came to the Carolina Panthers practice in hopes of meeting linebacker Luke Kuechly. Kuechly didn't disappoint, giving Bratton a pair of his gloves and autographing his shirt and poster board.
Luke Kuechly gives boy a fifth birthday to remember
Video: Northwestern football coach David Pierce previews South Meck game