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Archive - 2007 - Blog entry

Some athletes do get it

Just when the Mitchell Report about drug use in baseball had sports fans wondering if there was anything noble any more about their heroes in jock straps, two football players proved there are prof

Christmas in Hawaii? Not for many ECU fans.

Can someone please explain to me why the NCAA continues to play bowl games in Hawaii?

Yes, Sean. There is a Santa Claus.

Do you believe in Santa Claus? Our photographer Sean O'Neil and I do.

Figuring out what the BCS can't

Merry Christmas, die-hard college football fans!

"Scary ghost stories" for Christmas?

As the old song says, it's the most wonderful time of the year.

Take a moment. Thank a veteran.

Sometimes I get a little wordy in my blogs. Not today. Today I just have one request. The title of this blog says it all: Take a moment. Thank a veteran.

Congrats, Sox fans. Now shut up.

Today thousands, perhaps millions, of Red Sox fans will fill the streets of Boston for a parade celebrating their team's World Series title.

A morning full of bad news

One of the best things about working in news in a place like Wilmington is that we don't have an abundance of bad news. But every now and then, it all catches up to you.

Top cops finally getting along?

I have to say I've been pleasantly surprised by the cooperative spirit that's popped up from the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office this week.

Checking puppy poop: A lesson in parenting

In late June I moved in with my fiancee Tiffany. A couple weeks later, we made another life decision by adopting a puppy named Libby. She's been an absolute joy to have.

Pass the Kool-Aid, cuz. The Phillies are champs!

Just about every day for the past two weeks, my cousin Jay and I have sent e-mails and text messages about the performance of our beloved Philadelp

All hail Okra Man!

It's been years since I took part in a unique annual tradition in the South Carolina town where I grew up. But this weekend, with the future Mrs.

Academia clutters Florida Taser incident

College campuses are typically places of open-mindedness and liberal thinking.

Asking her dad seems easy now

If you've ever asked a woman's father for permission to marry his daughter, you have to have a certain amount of respect for Henry Hager.

Primary calendar hurts democracy in America

Yesterday Republican leaders from South Carolina held a news conference in New Hampshire to annouce the Palmetto State's Republican Presidential Primary is moving up to January 19.