- George Zimmerman signs autographs at Orlando gun show
- GOP lawmaker faces fire for NBA crime tweet
- Taliban vow to ‘use all force’ to disrupt Afghan elections
- Atheists sue to remove ‘Ground Zero Cross’ from 9/11 museum
- Bishop in Aleppo: ‘We Christians live in fear in Syria’
- Oscar Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony
- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford flubs daylight saving time advice: ‘Turn your clocks back’
- Americans don’t support sending U.S. troops to Ukraine
- Florida lawmakers move to wipe corrupt ‘Boss Hogg’ town from map
- N.C. math whiz to unveil secret of March Madness picks
Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Christian End
The Quarterback is among the most unusual of America's obsessions, non-Justin Bieber division. He's mocked and deified and, no matter what happens in his limited excursions on the field, can't seem to escape the tractor beam of relentless attention.
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is set for a huge payday after leading his team to a Super Bowl victory, but the same cannot be said for his team's adoring hometown fans.
"One of the main factors that predicts attraction is similarity," said Christian End, an associate psychology professor at Xavier University. "People who find similarities in athletes may be attracted to them more than anyone else."