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Stop Listening to John Bolton

Bolton wrote an op-ed in The New York Times asking for all-out war in Iran as soon as possible. He has no idea what he’s talking about, and it’s …

Will Californians Vote On Executing Gays and Lesbians?

Unless a court intervenes, the state will have to allow an attorney to collect signatures for a ballot measure that would authorize mass murder.<p>California has always done democracy a bit differently than most other states. Every other year, voters in the Golden State cast ballots not just for …

Rights & Freedoms

Obama halts Afghanistan troop withdrawal

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The United States will keep its current level of 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of the year, rather than reducing that number to 5,500 as planned, the White House said Tuesday.<p>The announcement comes as Afghan President Ashraf Ghani visits President Barack Obama and …

Israel Spying Spat: Netanyahu's Office Denies Nuke Talks Snooping

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel did not snoop on closed-door talks over Iran's nuclear program involving the U.S., a senior official in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said on Tuesday, denying an earlier report.<p>On Monday evening, the Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. officials learned of …

Marcus Mariota becomes feature attraction at NFL combine

Burning Questions Heading into the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine

The NFL Scouting Combine—the annual event that launches a thousand hot takes—hits the airwaves soon.<p>There are plenty of storylines already out there, and with them come plenty of questions. Who will run the fastest, jump the highest or bench press the most? How will the positions sort out once …

NFL

Vince Wilfork Spots Fan Wearing His Jersey in the Bahamas, Introduces Himself

The Bahamas are a long way from Foxborough, Massachusetts, so imagine how surprised New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork was when he saw a fan in the Bahamas wearing his jersey.<p>Wilfork and his wife spotted the fan and decided to ask him if he knew whose jersey he was wearing. A few …

NFL

A Richie Incognito Return Is the Last Thing the NFL Needs Right Now

Before the Ray Rice video, the Greg Hardy conviction, the Jonathan Dwyer assault charges and Adrian Peterson's child abuse case—before everything that made this the NFL's year from hell—there was Richie Incognito, a woman and a golf club.<p>That's the guy the Buffalo Bills just signed. A proven, …

Domestic Violence

Legendary North Carolina coach Dean Smith dies at 83

When Dean Smith set what at the time was the record for career coaching victories on a mid-March day during the 1997 NCAA basketball tournament, the celebration was on for the far-flung "family" of ex-North Carolina players he had coached and nurtured in more than three decades at the school.<p>Many …

North Carolina

Eastern Washington QB Vernon Adams transferring to Oregon

Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams, a two-time finalist for the Payton Award as the best player in the FCS, announced on Instagram today that he is planning to play his final season of college football for Oregon.<p>Adams, who will have immediate eligibility as a graduate transfer, joins a …

College Football

Michael Jordan misspelled the President's name on an autograph

President Obama has his name misspelled by the Greatest of All Time who apparently needs The Greatest Proofreader Of All Time.<p>In an interview with …

Royal Kituro win 356-3: Belgian rugby club claim record victory

Cris Carter: If Jerry Rice used stickum, he cheated

Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter says that he never used stickum and if Jerry Rice did, then Jerry Rice is a cheater.<p>Jerry Rice might want to …

Oregon extends coach Mark Helfrich

After leading Oregon to the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T in his second season as coach, Mark Helfrich …

Domestic violence charges against Panthers' Hardy dismissed