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[Sports Timeout] Olympic Gold Medalist Swimmer, Michael Phelps, Arrested for DUI…Again.

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Was a taxi and Uber busy that night? Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps, 29, was arrested for DUI once again. 153 more words

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It is more than a little disconcerting that many in the football media, having accepted Essendon’s guilt in the absence of evidence, proceed to endorse and proudly boast about the AFL’s assumed power to pervert the course of justice. 403 more words


Name That Word—No, Not That One...

Have you ever used a word, and found out, to your horror, it doesn’t remotely mean what you intended? Here are a few words that just might fit in that list. 184 more words


Patrick Smith Responds To Ice Bucket Challenge

Upon his return to the club, James Hird has joined his captain and chairman in participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise money for Motor Neurone Disease (MND). 112 more words


Bias and Opposition

In an article about former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson, Patrick Smith claims, “the only way an American journalist can be a good American is to be a good journalist.” The assumption behind this, that journalism rises above biases such as nationalism, made me think of two things. 814 more words