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| January 01, 0001
Len Bias’s death was more than just a basketball tragedy.
It wasn’t quite the world-shattering, where-were-you-when moment as the space shuttle Challenger exploding into cottony plumes earlier that year. But I still remember my naive and dazed disbelief upon hearing that basketball star Len Bias had died of a cocaine overdose on June 19, 1986
| October 28, 2009
The Fighting Sioux clean out the garage. Plus, quincy carter continues his slide.
North Dakota might not be the first place you think of when it comes to sports crime, but if the players up there maintain their recent pace, we might soon be listing the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux alongside such infamous programs as the University of Miami Hurricanes and the Florida State University Seminoles.
| August 05, 2009
Return of the Criminoles
Florida State's wide-receiving corps goes deep. Plus, a Miami big man and his even bigger truck.
Nothing warms the heart like the return of the Florida State football team to national criminal prominence.
| June 03, 2009
Last of the Redskins
What can sports mascots teach us about Native American relations today?
The Scarborough School Board changed from “Redskins” to the “Red Storm” eight years ago, at a time when high school and college teams around the country were trending away from using Native American mascots.
| December 02, 2008
Sports blotter: "Walking in Memphis" edition
There are a lot of famously troubled college sports programs out there, the majority of them football teams.
| August 20, 2008
Bang for T-Buck
Brett Favre walks into a bar.
| August 13, 2008
A different sort of horse
Sports blotter: "The opposite of 'Celtic Pride' " edition
Remember former Celtic Chris Herren?
| June 11, 2008
After decades of curses and calamities, Boston’s sports fortunes are at an unprecedented high. So can we stop the whining?
No matter what happens over their next two games, the Patriots will not have gone undefeated in 2007.
| December 19, 2007
What’s dooming John Edwards’s campaign to be the Democratic nominee? He never attended Harvard or Yale.
John Edwards’s campaign seems to have hit a roadblock that could seriously hurt his chances of securing the Democratic nomination.
| August 01, 2007
A real stunner
Sports blotter: "The tasing refuses to stop" edition
Bob “The Bad One” Probert would have been proud.
| November 21, 2006
Nanook of the north
Sports Blotter: Alaskan edition
Well, it’s official now. The Cincinnati Bengals have surged past the Portland Trailblazers as America’s pre-eminent sports-crime family.
| September 27, 2006
The Boston Phoenix J.R. rider bail-hearing incident of the week!
Plus, deadbeat-daddy jocks and Master P's firearms
Folks in my line of work — cataloguing weekly the crimes of professional athletes — have a built-in rainy-day strategy.
| March 16, 2006
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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