Play with fire …

– The beating that Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat received at the hands of Bashir al-Assad’s thugs has received coverage all over the world. As a practicing cartoonist myself, Ferzat’s broken hands are a powerful symbol of the price many non-Western...

JoePa Meets The Press (Aug. 30 edition)

Joe Paterno doesn’t take to the dais for another 40 minutes or so, but the anticipation is killing me. So, here are some of the questions I’m sure Paterno will at least get asked today, on the first official day of the regular season for we Penn State beat...

Big night for Eric Duncan

I’m going have to start with some disappointing news: There will be no Game Blog tonight. I have some work to do on my other beat — college football season, incidentally, starts on Saturday — and I don’t want to start something I can’t...

McGloin, Bolden sharing top spot…for now

Honestly, I don’t know what you can ever make from a depth chart. Especially at this time of year. Coaches aren’t beholden to it. Players who aren’t listed as third teamers frequently end up playing a bunch. Opposing teams can feel free to ignore it....