Playing Basketball with the VC

  • Playing Basketball with the VC

    It is often said, and justifiably so, that the premier war novel of the twentieth century is All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque’s searing and compassionate account of life and death in the German trenches of the First World War. It is a standard-along with less frequently read works by Remarque’s fellow […]

  • Broncos get what they wanted Sign veteran linebacker Mobley, lineman Neil to multiyear deals

    During the entire 2000 offseason, the Denver Broncos handed free agents more than $6.1 million in signing bonuses. Friday alone, on the first day of this year’s free agency, the Broncos shelled out more than $12.4 million in signing bonuses. In return, the Broncos no longer have to worry about their starting weakside linebacker or […]

  • Defense still struggles: Communication lacking, veteran linebacker says

    Sep. 23–BERKELEY, Calif. — Ten of Arizona’s 11 starting defenders have been playing together for over a year.

    Not that it showed in Saturday’s 45-27 loss to No. 6 California.

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    For the second time in as many weeks, Arizona’s defense struggled to adjust to formation changes and botched a handful of assignments.

    With Saturday’s game on the line, the Wildcats allowed Cal to run at will.

  • How To Veteran Linebacker Haunts Saints’ Brooks And Influence People

    FOXBORO There are days when it seems like Willie McGinest is all over the field, and yesterday was one of them. The veteran linebacker spent most of the afternoon in the New Orleans backfield, recording career sack No. 75 1/2 and harassing Saints quarterback Aaron Brooks in the Patriots’ 24-17 victory. “When I first came […]


    Prof. Ernest Ables stands on the side of a steep mountain slope in Yellowstone National Park surrounded by knee-high wild grasses, which wave in a stiff breeze. Peering through a telescope, he quietly signals to several students nearby that there are three mule deer feeding on the slope in front of him.

    Professor Ables swings his Best spotting scope to his right. Across the park’s Lamar Valley, a broad expanse of grassland surrounded by mountains and divided by the meandering, silvery ribbon of the Lamar River, he spots a handful of big horn sheep, a herd of nearly 100 elk and a small knot of bison.

  • Prairie dogs friend or foe

    JUST THREE YEARS AGO! Prairie dogs lived on millions of acres of the U.S. Great Plains from Canada to Mexico. But as the Great Plains has been developed by humans, the prairie dogs’ habitat has shrunk to between 500,000 and 800,000 acres. As their lands have decreased, the prairie dog’s population has decreased to 2 […]

  • [Part 3] Crossing Mount Soledad

    Part 3 …”Neither the Legislature, nor any county, city and county, township, school district, or other municipal corporation, shall ever make an appropriation, or pay from any public fund whatever, or grant anything to or in aid of any religious sect, church, creed, or sectarian purpose”–Article XVI, Section 5, California State Constitution. The cross is […]

  • [Part 2] Crossing Mount Soledad

    [Part 2] I learned how to question religion when I was a kid growing up in rural Northwestern Wisconsin, concluding that all deistic god concepts were unbelievable, superstitious claptrap. I am an atheist because my mother, now deceased, who I loved very much, was a devout Christian whose strongly religious, mentally rigid mindset served as […]

  • [Part 1] Crossing Mount Soledad

    Crossing Mount Soledad “Stand more than 800 feet high underneath the shade of a 43-foot cross, and enjoy gorgeous, 360-degree views from this prime memorial and picnic, photo and sunset spot.” The above enticement appears in the online entertainment guide of the San Diego Union-Tribune under “Attractions” and no doubt serves its purpose in directing […]