(Scott Johnson) President Calvin Coolidge rose to the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Indepence on July 4, 1926, with a speech providing a magisterial review of the history and thought underlying the Declaration. Show More Summary
The time will never be better than today to recall the tribute Calvin Coolidge once wrote about Walter Johnson, Washington’s greatest baseball star.(Actually, this probably isn’t the right time, either. There might never be a good time to recall the tribute Calvin Coolidge once wrote about Walter Johnson, Washington’s greatest baseball star.)Read full article >>
As a founding member of both K Records and Beat Happening, Calvin Johnson has been associated with punk since its early days. And now that Johnson has launched an eBay auction selling a couple of pairs of his “vintage ’80s punk Levi’s jeans,” people looking to buy some cred can pretend they’ve been there all along, too. Show More Summary
K Records and Beat Happening founder Calvin Johnson is auctioning off two pairs of his old “’80s Punk” jeans on eBay, which the listings say he wore “to punk shows in Olympia, Portland, Tacoma, Seattle, New York, Washington DC, Tokyo, and around the world.” Both pairs are, of course, “Thoroughly holy in the front, back, […]
Photo by Sarah Cass Are you in the market for some indie rock ephemera? Well, you're in luck: K Records and Beat Happening founder Calvin Johnson is auctioning on eBay two pairs of "vintage '80s punk Levi's jeans," which he wore during the inimitable decade. Show More Summary
NFC North Q&A: Is Calvin Johnson still the division's most feared skill-position player?
As Jordan Spieth continues his breakout season, the 21-year-old golfer has already earned the respect of one of the biggest stars in the NFL. Earlier this month, Spieth was part of an ESPN.com interview that included numerous professional athletes and coaches. Show More Summary
The Lions won 11 games and advanced to the playoffs last year without getting a huge season from wide receiver Calvin Johnson. An ankle injury kept Johnson out of the lineup entirely for three games and limited him in others. He finished the year with 71 catches for 1,077 yards, his lowest totals since 2009.…
Photos by Lisa Johnson In part one of this here series celebrating the new book exploring the wacky world of the Vans Warped Tour, we schooled you as to how the whole damn thing came to be in the first place. Well, after its first run...Show More Summary
Calvin Johnson, Haloti Ngata are no-shows for open Lions OTA
Emmanuel Sanders, Randall Cobb and Golden Tate are among the best No. 2 receivers in the league. Antonio Brown, Demaryius Thomas, Julio Jones, Jordy Nelson and Calvin Johnson are widely considered among the "best" receivers in the NFL. Show More Summary
Calvin H. Johnson (Texas), When ‘Simplification’ Is a Trojan Horse for Great Harm, 147 Tax Notes 565 (May 4, 2015): In this article, Johnson argues that simplification is sometimes used as a cover for terrible tax policy. A flat tax, for instance, will increase harm by shifting the burden of...
Orkhan Abdulkarimli (Baku State), Taxation of E-Commerce Calvin Johnson (Texas), Better Twice Measured: Partner Basis from Partnership Debt, 147 Tax Notes 79 (Apr. 6, 2015) Dominika Langenmayr, Voluntary Disclosure of Evaded Taxes -- Increasing Revenues, or Increasing Incentives to Evade? Wolfram Richter & Markus Breuer, Pricing the Transfer of Intellectual...
I will soon be starting another volume in Robert Caro's masterful series on Lyndon Johnson but first need to wrap up Jonathan Fenby's fascinating book on Charles de Gaulle. The Amity Shlaes book on Calvin Coolidge also awaits. This blog...Show More Summary
The Oakland Raiders have a tough history this century at the NFL draft. The list of picks made after the Raiders' first-round pick is incredible, including Aaron Rodgers and Calvin Johnson. And their 2015 pick will be questioned as well. When...Show More Summary
There aren't many guys like Dorial Green-Beckham, in terms of size and his ability to move. In fact, in the NFL there's probably only one: Calvin Johnson. I don't think Johnson is an unreasonable comparison for Green-Beckham. If Green-Beckham was clean off the field he'd be a top 10 or top 12 pick. Show More Summary
Weeks of festivities ending in Atlanta.
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett says the league should have changed the Calvin Johnson (and Dez Bryant) rule at this year's league meetings. Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett thinks the NFL made a mistake when they didn't tweak the...Show More Summary
The theme in 2015 is improvement for the Detroit Lions fantasy football stars. Golden Tate, Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson must coalesce in the second year of head coach Jim Caldwell’s tenure to reach their massive offensive potential. Detroit...Show More Summary
The Calvin Johnson rule isn't going anywhere, but it did get a nice little semantic makeover from the NFL. PHOENIX -- A catch is a catch. It should be one of the easiest things about the game of football to understand, from novice to the expert tape grinder who only pauses to tell you how much tape they're grinding. Show More Summary