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NFL Whiffs on Domestic Violence Again

David Steele, Sporting News

How Kings Could Change NBA

Ira Boudway, Business Week

Michigan Smart to Strike Early

Michael Rosenberg, Sports Illustrated

Due Process a Casualty With 49ers

Mark Purdy, San Jose Mercury News

The NFL continues to set an example to the nation on how to handle domestic violence among its employees. Once again, it’s a bad example. Then again, a bad example is better than...(full article)

When Malcolm Gladwell wrote a story for the New Yorker five years ago about how underdogs can triumph through unorthodox tactics, he focused on a basketball team of 12-year-old gir...(full article)

Offering nearly $50 million for a football coach seems preposterous. The question Michigan must be asking, though, is this: "What's the cost of not making that kind of offer?" The ...(full article)

In recent days, hope has risen within the Michigan athletic department: Jim Harbaugh, the darling of this coaching search, is serious about returning to his alma mater. The hopes a...(full article)

  The 49ers fired a player Wednesday for "a pattern of poor decision-making." Someone should have thrown a penalty flag for irony. Why? Because the "pattern" in question follo...(full article)

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