The revamped eatery salutes 'great Oklahomans' People in Oklahoma are still being mean to Kevin Durant. The NBA superstar broke the hearts of basketball fans in the Sooner State when he spurned the Oklahoma City Thunder after eight years with the franchise, signing to play with Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors. Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… The Future of Humanity: A Snapshot The annual Beloit College Mindset List from the Wisconsin school (Go, Fightin' Buccaneers!) is out and generating the usual gasps and titters. The annual list reflects...Show More Summary
Although a fierce believer in free speech, I must admit that I have never been a great fan of protesters who interrupt and disrupt speeches (whether it is at a political rally for either party or the State of the Union Address). Of course,...Show More Summary
Had Dorothy Parker been a supercentenarian, she would have been 123 years old today—and she surely would have had some great observations about life in 2016. As luck would have it, many of her quotes apply to the current state of the world just fine. Show More Summary
Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up to the college football season kickoff, we will give you previews of the 25 teams that you, the readers, voted to be most worthy of writing about. Now, No. 20 Florida State. Read more...
This article by David Haggith published first on The Great Recession Blog. I’ve never seen anything so surreal as the United States’ current political circus of unelectable and undelectable candidates offered as each party’s top of the crop. Show More Summary
A new air transport agreement between the United States and Mexico just went into effect and it could be great news for Delta's $1.5 billion joint venture with Aeromexico. Atlanta-based Delta and Mexico's national airline have been seeking...Show More Summary
The great Louisiana Floods of 2016 have led to the closure of at least 22 of the state’s 70 public school districts, with additional districts calling off classes as a precaution given the immense devastation. This means that as many as one-third of the state’s public school students were out of school last week,and […]
Woe is me. Jim and I missed one of our favorite television shows last week because our recording schedule got knocked out by a storm. The show is Zoo, shown on CBS in the states. The program’s premise is that a chemical company created a mutation that has caused animals to be 1) more intelligent […]
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Monday Margaret and Helen Blogging…Now with Bonus Regrets! Last Thursday Donald Trump said that "sometimes, in the heat of debate and speaking on a multitude of issues, you don't choose the right words or you say the wrong thing. Show More Summary
LeBron isn't mad at KD for heading to Golden State. The post LeBron James On Kevin Durant To Warriors: ‘I Think It’s All Great For Our League’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Mo Farah did it again for Great Britain. He won the 5000m with aplomb in 13:03.30. This is his second gold medal in the Rio games. Your browser does not support iframes. The United States had not medaled in this event since 1964, but Paul Chelimo finished second in this race behind Farah. Show More Summary
Matthew Centrowitz of the United States wins Olympic 1500m gold in Rio as Great Britain's Charlie Grice finishes 12th.
Alongside the Galaxy Note 7?s release in the United States yesterday, Samsung also launched four great new accessories that are all available to order from the company’s online store. The goodies, which include the Gear 360, Gear IconX,...Show More Summary
After an exciting first weekend, the 2016 Copa America Centenario is shaping up to be a memorable tournament. While the United States Men’s National Team disappointed in their Opening Round game, they’ll have a chance to bounce back in their matchup later this week. Show More Summary
Great Britain take bronze in the women's 4x100m relay as the United States defend their title and Jamaica take silver.
We've written frequently over the years about the legions of "safe space" seeking Millennials moving back in with mom (see "More Young Americans Live With Their Parents Than At Any Time Since The Great Depression"). As the Pew Research...Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: Farewell, The Nightly Show Some Larry Wilmore zingers from his too-brief tenure behind the desk… "Violent thugs run amok in the streets of Baltimore. But enough about the police department..." ...Show More Summary
The United States women's basketball team will be out to prove their credentials as one of the Olympics' great sporting dynasties on Saturday when they take on Spain in the gold-medal final.
The polling news for Trump is already not great. He is consistently behind in national polls by a margin of anywhere from 5-13 points. The statewide polls, especially in battleground states, are even worse. But there's a huge difference...Show More Summary