North Carolina State point guard Anthony “Cat” Barber didn’t have a great first half. He was 0 for 7 when the Cardinals took a 33-31 lead into halftime. But Barber had two rebounds, three assists and, most importantly, the highlight of the night. That’s right, Barber rebounded the ball while lying on the ground, then […]
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… One Poll to Rule Them All The first C&J "Who won the week" poll was posted seven years ago this week, on March 28, 2008. Despite efforts on the part of Gallup, PPP, Pew and RATSmussen to duplicate my secret formula, none survived more than a few weeks without going down in flames of ridicule and scorn. Show More Summary
It looks like the state of Indiana has a new catchphrase: “It’s a great place to be a bigot!” At least according to a travel commercial produced by the “Indiana Board of Terrible People.” “Whether you’re a family of bigots, a couple of bigots, or just an individual bigot,” the video boasts, “you can explore Indiana […]
It's already proving to be a great game tonight as the Wichita State Shockers take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Notre Dame's Zach Auguste wasn't wasting any time getting into the action. In the first five minutes of the game he slammed down a dunk from a sweet pass by Jerian Grant. Check out the video above to see the thunderous dunk. Show More Summary
Kentucky puts its undefeated season on the line against West Virginia, while Notre Dame and Wichita State meet in a battle of two great backcourts. The Kentucky Wildcats can take one step closer to an undefeated season Thursday night when they take on the West Virginia Mountaineers in the Sweet 16. Show More Summary
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The United States is considering letting Tehran run hundreds of centrifuges at a once-secret, fortified underground bunker in exchange for limits on centrifuge work and research and development at other sites,...Show More Summary
Year after year, what makes the NCAA tournament so great? Upsets. In the first few days of March Madness, we saw a ton of underdogs dethrone heavily favored opponents—14th-seeds ran wild in the round of 64, with Georgia State and UAB pulling off miracle wins and Northeastern pushing Notre Dame to the edge. Show More Summary
Tucked away in America’s red states, a trio of rowdy, cool foodie meccas read more
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Things I Learned from Republicans in March I filtered out the kooky stuff, leaving only the Ph.D.-level nuggets: Prison turns you gay. The solution to the problem of having too many homeless people in America...Show More Summary
A Connecticut Republican state representative said during discussion of a bill regarding campus sexual assault on Tuesday that if there are witnesses to a reported sexual assault then it must have been a “really great party.” According to Hartford’s WFSB, Republican state Rep....
We are still in the grip of the Great Recession. Economic growth remains anemic and below its trend rate in most parts of the world. And what’s more, this state of subdued economic activity has been with us for over seven years.
Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber enjoyed a great start to his tenure as the Wildcats’ head coach, winning a share of the Big 12 championship in 2013. However, the Wildcats finished fifth in the league last season and a disappointing eighth in 2015 after being picked fourth in the preseason. Show More Summary
March 24--Although Denny Schmickle, head of the Rogers State University (RSU) Department Head of Fine Arts, is not actually riding around on a Tulsa Transit bus, his artwork is... and it has more than just a great seat. It literallyShow More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… I Have No Words People keep asking me what I think of Ted Cruz running for president, and what will happen to his campaign as the giant throbbing GOP primary machine switches on. I'll save you the reams of verbiage and just go straight to the video: It's a metaphor, you see. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, DC, March 23, 2015 —Jean Hardisty, lithe and slight of frame and a daughter of the genteel South of Maryland and Washington DC, lived in two great cities in the United States. Chicago, the City of Big Shoulders, opened itself to Jean when she studied political science at Northwestern University, earning a Ph.D. and setting […]
Tom Cunneff in a special to CNBC caught up with Greg Norman
“Like most psychopaths. That’s why they’re successful. That’s the way they look. They all look great.” — Ben Carson, quoted by GQ, commenting on how President Obama looked at the State of the Union address.
When Smorgasburg returns to the great outdoors next weekend, it'll bring with it a slew of new food vendors ready to take on the crowds in East River State Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 5. Each year the popular market brings in new talent to supplement stalwarts like Milk Truck, Dough doughnuts and Mighty Quinn's. Show More Summary
PITTSBURGH — An unlikely collection of people gathered at the edge of a Consol Energy Center tunnel Saturday night, crowding together for a view of the final minutes of N.C. State's upset of Villanova. A couple of reporters, a few ushers, a police officer, a Butler band member or two, arena personnel, Hink the Butler Bulldog mascot. Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… A Rare Whiff from Jon Stewart But we still love ya. Earlier this month, Mr. Stewart tried mightily to play the "both sides do it" card after those 47 GOP senators sent their little Obama-snubbing letter to Iran's Ayatollah. Show More Summary