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Hall Of Fame President Envisions Football 'Disney World'

By BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — David Baker has a vision.

He sees a state-of-the-art stadium; eight fields in a youth sports complex (plus three more on campus); an indoor arena; a center for athletic performance and safety; a player care center; and a hotel. 857 more words

Sports

How Far Is Too Far? How Much Is Too Much?

I didn’t actually set out to answer those questions. But over the past several months, they’ve been on my mind. A lot.

Let’s back up. My teenaged daughter is a voracious reader. 880 more words

Writers Are Readers

A Mini-Manifesto on Letter-Only Words

Back in the Late Cretaceous, when I was a kid, one of our neighbors had a couple of daughters named Danielle and Darcy. Both girls were several years older than me, and both were (from my perspective) kind of pretty. 929 more words

Character Development

12 Hrs 4 12K

Ten years ago, David and Gwen Baker’s oldest daughter was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. The incurable illness — and related inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis — cause abdominal pain, persistent diarrhea, rectal bleeding, fever and weight loss. 385 more words

People

A Conversation with David Baker, the President/Executive Director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Before David Baker was named President and Executive Director for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in early 2014, he certainly had a very interesting background in sports. 3,597 more words

A1: Context and References

Notes on Context

I came to this project on the back of my research into the history of landscape art, an investigation that touched on painting, photography and landscape gardening, mediums that turned out to be surprisingly interrelated. 625 more words

Research And Reflection

Kade Warner, Kurt Warner's son, to walk on at Nebraska

Scottsdale Desert Mountain All-Arizona wide receiver Kade Warner says he has committed to Nebraska to play football.

Warner, who is the son of former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner, said he accepted the preferred walk-on offer presented to him. 1,280 more words

Football