McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK


  • Lindley, Tom.jpg Shakeups sure to leave good teams out of BCS title game

    There’s plenty of football yet to be played this season, during which things have had a way of going wrong for the front-runners. Nevertheless, more than one good team is going to be left home to soothe its hurt feelings and be relegated to a lesser bowl.

    November 11, 2013 1 Photo

  • Fins’ Incognito deserves banning

    No matter the job, a line still exists between acceptable and unacceptable behavior, between behavior that creates a productive work environment and a hostile one, and Miami Dolphins lineman Richie Incognito crossed that line in his treatment of Jonathan Martin.

    November 11, 2013

  • Lindley, Tom.jpg As the World Series ends, let's consider shortening games

    World Series games, which once started about the time lunch was served, now begin long after dinner has been finished and the dishes washed and put away. Today’s night games, if you live in the Eastern time zone, can stretch into the next day.

    October 31, 2013 1 Photo

  • Sox prove ‘team’ still matters

    In winning the World Series, the Red Sox proved that the right manager and the right locker room atmosphere can turn a bunch of nobodies into champions.

    October 31, 2013

  • redsox-fan.jpg 107-year-old Red Sox fan hoping for 1918 all over again

    Obeline Biron has been a Red Sox fan for almost 100 years. One of her first vivid memories of the Red Sox is when they won the World Series in 1918.

    October 31, 2013 1 Photo

  • Lindley, Tom.jpg Is the NCAA a sinking ship?

    The daily flow of bad news chronicling the NCAA seems to fall somewhere between damaging and defeated. By comparison, the NCAA’s myriad problems make the Obama Administration’s roll out of the Affordable Care Act look smooth.

    October 29, 2013 1 Photo

  • PGA Sunday Woods wins Electronic Arts parts ways with Tiger Woods

    Electronic Arts Inc., the second- largest U.S. video-game publisher, has announced that Tiger Woods will no longer be associated with its golf title.

    October 29, 2013 1 Photo

  • 131023_ET_PBI_WSGAME2_0758 [color] World Series evens on Cardinals base running, Red Sox flubs

    The Boston Red Sox started Game 2 of the World Series on the verge of tying an 86-year record for consecutive victories in the Fall Classic. But just when it seemed everything was falling into place for the Sox, everything fell apart.

    October 28, 2013 2 Photos

  • spt_cardscelebrate.jpg VIDEOS: Memorable MLB postseason celebrations

    Some of baseball's most enduring October memories are punctuated by jubilant celebrations. Take a look back at some of the most memorable expressions of joy in Major League Baseball's postseason by players and teams after the final out.

    October 24, 2013 1 Photo

  • yale_university.jpg The Daily Beast releases Top 200 Colleges rankings

    The Daily Beast analyzed nearly 2,000 four-year, degree-granting colleges and universities in the U.S., using criteria including future earnings, quality of education, affordability and diversity.

    October 22, 2013 1 Photo


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