Editorial: Fans, stay seated until we leave

Battle

Coach K. is upset with officials for not helping Duke leave the court after a 73-68 loss to University of Virginia After guard Jaron Lane hit the lay-up to tie the game 81-81 and a UNC Asheville timeout with 37 seconds left in overtime, Liberty held the ball for one …

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Editorial: Charles Barkley was right, sort of…

Catfished — Manti Te’o was the victim of a hoax by a friend. Neon Tommy, Creative Commons

In 1993, Nike released a 30-second commercial that caused a national uproar. In the advertisement, former NBA superstar Charles Barkley declared that he was not a role model, stating, “Just because I dunk a basketball doesn’t mean I should raise your kids.” Barkley has repeatedly stated from then on that …

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Referee lockout hurts everyone

Witherite

While the song isn’t used anymore in the NFL, chances are if you ever watched a football game growing up, you heard Hank Williams Jr. belt out, “Are you ready for some football?” But, for the first time in my lifetime, the answer to the question is, “No.” Honestly, this …

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Is the recent MLB policy enough?

Caught — In the midst of his greatest season ever, Melky Cabrera is the latest player to admit using banned substances. Creative Commons

Major League Baseball (MLB) has made large strides to reduce the use of steroids, enforcing stricter rules that make players think twice. However, MLB players still find it necessary to use banned substances. According to baseballsteriodsera.com, nine players have been suspended for their use of a banned substance since 2008. …

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