TODAY  Peterson Out Again, Boots for Iraq?

The Football Business:After a flurry of outrage over his re-instatement, The Minnesota Vikings have once again sidelined their star running back Adrian Peterson, who’s facing criminal charges that he hit his four-year-old son with a switch.

YESTERDAY  Obama to Send Ebola Aid, ISIS and ISIL

Ebola: President Obama is expected today to announce a dramatic step-up in aid to stop the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa. He’s sending 3,000 military personnel for medical and logistical help.

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A statement by the Vikings’ owners said, “after further reflection we have concluded that this resolution is best for the Vikings and for Adrian.” Several advertisers had severed their relationship with Peterson and the Radisson Hotels pulled sponsorship of the team. Nike stopped selling Peterson jerseys. Peterson has said that...

ISIS: The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says he will ask to send in ground troops if the air war against ISIS militants in Iraq is insufficient. Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Gen. Martin Dempsey said he thinks the current military coalition is the way to...

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“Global Response” to ISIS, Cigarette Suit

Monday, September 15, 2014

ISIS: French President Francois Hollande told a world summit that the Islamic State in Iraq presents a global threat and must be dealt with by a global effort. Hollande called for support of the more moderate rebel forces in Syria …

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Another Beheading, The End of the Affair

Sunday, September 14, 2014

In the Name of Allah: British aid worker David Haines has been beheaded by Isis extremists in a desert setting similar to where two American journalists also were murdered. His killing was shown on a video released on the Internet. Cawthorne …

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NFL Brains and Battering, Liberia Pleads Help

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Brain Damage: The National Football League, which for years has been in denial about brain-damaged players, can expect a third of its retired players to develop brain-related ailments, according to papers filed in federal court. The report, prepared by actuaries …

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Page Two

Page Two: Stoned on 8th Avenue

Monday, August 4, 2014

Baseball, Futebol, and Football

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Gay in the Locker Room

Monday, May 12, 2014

The Absurdity of Everest

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Journalism’s House of Cards

Monday, March 24, 2014

NBC’s Triumph from Tragedy

Monday, February 17, 2014

Spicoli Comes to the Olympics

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The Senior Global Digital Foreign Correspondent

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

It's Been Said

“It will redefine what people expect from a watch.”

-Apple CEO Tim Cook announcing the new Apple watch.