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Freeploid Follies, Weekend Catchup Edition

Things are getting a little sketchy at the Burlington Free Press, Vermont’s ever-dwindling Largest Newspaper. I’ve got several items to report; none merited separate posts, but they make a nice collective bundle. 724 more words

The Media

Carter Battles to Hong Kong Semis on Return

Mark Davis is still on course to defend the General Cup after placing top of his group in Hong Kong.

Shaun Murphy, though, will be the favourite after the recent Bulgarian Open champion continued his good form by reaching the semi-finals undefeated following the round-robin stage. 138 more words

Snooker News

One man's cheap shot is another's cogent criticism. Or, why I bag on the Free Press so much

Those who follow Vermont media accounts on Twitter may have enjoyed a little Columbus Day entertainment by way of a Tweetfight between staffers at the Burlington Free Press and Seven Days, which the Freeploid has long looked down at, but which has become a powerful competitor in the battle for print advertising. 533 more words

The Media

“How to Realistically Make The Oakland Raiders a Winner Again”

“How to Realistically Make The Oakland Raiders a Winner Again”

What is sad is that Raider fans under the age of 35 really have never felt what the aura of the Raiders is.  1,931 more words

Sports

Sparano Picks Up 1st Loss As Interim Coach For Oakland Raiders

OAKLAND (CBS/AP) — Branden Oliver and Philip Rivers spoiled Oakland’s fresh start to the season.

Oliver scored on a 1-yard run with 1:56 to play and the San Diego Chargers dealt Oakland interim coach Tony Sparano a loss in his debut with the Raiders, 31-28 on Sunday. 578 more words

Sports

Lawmakers call for national concussion standards

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– “When in doubt…take ‘em out” are the new watch words for school sports. As we’ve been reporting, there are new standards in Connecticut for coaches to watch for concussion during contact sports, but now there is a call for national standards because concussion is now being called an epidemic. 368 more words

Connecticut