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Column: Line Drives — Selvey got his team of heroes, not farm animals



Lea Selvey said it last week.

No farm animals.

Whether win or lose, he hoped to see a hero or two.

No goat, though. And sure as heck not a herd of them. 765 more words

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NFL & Trump: What has happened to the First Amendment Rights?

By Leland Stein III

DETROIT – It all seems so simple to me! One of the non-negotiable tents of our United States Constitution is the First Amendment right of free speech. 1,629 more words

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Michigan outlasted by Villanova in National Title Game

Noteworthy run to Finals by UM halted firmly by Wildcats.

By Leland Stein III

SAN ANTONIO, Tx. – With underdog University of Michigan playing a sharp-shooting, balanced Villanova team, and, every prognosticator predicting a blowout Wildcats victory, the Wolverines jumped out on top of the favorite before 68,831 in the championship game of the 2018 Final Four at the Alamodome. 1,010 more words

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Eagles demand first Super Bowl title

By Leland Stein III

MINNEAPOLIS, Mn. – No matter that the weather outside was hovering around zero, the over 67,612 fans in US Bank Stadium, and, the millions of television watchers world-wide were on fire as the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots got set to engage in American gridiron football action. 1,062 more words

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The Art of Victory

Author’s Note: Book business to the side, the former sportswriter needs a moment… Thanks for reading, A.S.

I’ve watched a good bit of high school basketball in the past months, both my youthful alma mater, and other local teams as well. 731 more words

Andy Spradling

Column: Line Drives — Record career almost didn't happen

He wasn’t going to play football as a freshman.

A three-sport athlete, he much prefers a baseball diamond to the gridiron.

More than four years later, Cole Stigleman is thankful he chose to play football. 1,169 more words

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