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The Glove

[My dad's been gone for more than five years, but as we build toward his favorite sporting event of the year—the World Series—I can't seem to stop thinking about him. Here's something I wrote for a Father's Day gift a … Continue reading

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Here’s the Ultimate Weapon Against Evil

I have some thoughts on the general topic of gun control, but I don’t want to get into that here. What I do want to say is that it saddens me that every time there’s a high profile shooting in … Continue reading

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Parents, Save Those Clippings

#TBT I was at my parents’ house a few years ago and my mother handed me an envelope containing this frayed newspaper clipping detailing a highlight of my athletic career. She likely saved it because there were so few “glory … Continue reading

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The NFL’s Goodell Chooses Thugs Over Patriotism . . . Shameful

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I’d Rather Be Hung By Strangers, Part II

(This piece was first posted in January, 2014, but recent events with the GOP “leadership” in Washington, have made it beyond appropriate to update and reprise it.) It’s one of the most powerful scenes in the classic American western Lonesome … Continue reading

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“Your Time’s Up, Mister!”

Several years ago, I spoke with Dolly Parton for the first time, during a phone interview about her acclaimed Imagination Library reading program for Tennessee kids. It was a long day of interviews for Dolly, as she did one phone … Continue reading

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Will Patriots Also Protest Against GOP Socialism?

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Prayers for victims? Of course. Then destroy the slime who killed them.

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Well, GOP, We’re Waiting for You to Keep Your Word

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Other Airlines Rush to Capitalize on United’s PR Nightmare

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