Purdue

Fri, 09/23/2011
The celebration that followed Notre Dame’s 18-point victory over Michigan State last week seemed disproportionately joyful, as if it assured the Irish of something significant just three games into their season. Then again, buzz-killing losses the previous two weeks hardly signified an ideal start to Year 2 of Brian Kelly’s campaign to restore the...
Sat, 04/09/2011
When Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Chicago-based Nation of Islam, staunchly defended Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi recently, he seized headlines for an organization that has made little news in recent years.In an often-fiery speech on March 31 at Mosque Maryam, the group’s South Side headquarters, Mr. Farrakhan recalled the decades of friendship and...
Sat, 04/09/2011
Jim Whitesell is a Cub fan, and he felt Ryan Dempster’s pain as Arizona clubbed the struggling pitcher for 5 runs and 10 hits in 7 innings on a raw, cold Wednesday at a half-filled Wrigley Field. Alfonso Soriano hit a solo home run in the Cubs’ 6-4 loss, but he was booed vigorously after two fielding lapses and for striking out to end the eighth...