Opinion

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Richard Sherman and a changing story line

What Sherman said wasn't gracious to his defeated opponent, but it was by no means out of bounds, nothing that would warrant the controversy that followed.

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NCAA and truth of college sports

A new report from the National College Players Association and the Drexel University Sport Management Department highlights the level of exploitation these players face.

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Celebrating my fellow women postal workers

In honor of Woman's History Month, I would like to share the history of the women I rub elbows with every day on the workroom floor; the female letter carriers of the United States Postal Service.

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Pistorius offers another example of violence against women

On Feb. 14, an annual event highlighted the fact that one out of three women will be beaten or raped in her lifetime. The same day Reeva Steenkamp was killed, allegedly by Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius.

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2012 “Are You Serious?” awards

Every year Dispatches From The Edge gives awards to news stories and newsmakers that fall under the category of "Are you serious?"

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Victory of the football refs tells a tale of two lessons

The victory of the referees the greed of the team owners means much more than just a football season getting back on track. There are two big lessons to be learned.

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NFL settlement a victory for unions, solidarity

This labor battle has touched off a national debate about the treatment of workers and their unions.

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Boston’s U.S.-Cuba games show beauty of sports

Too often, sports is considered to be yet another venue that exacerbates divisiveness, exhorts nationalism and further inflames existing tensions.

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Which way forward for the Olympics?

In 2016, Brazil, with its left-center government, will hopefully lessen corporate influence and increase the public's involvement.

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