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You could call it the "Catfight at Cheney Corral" (but if you do, you should expect feminist outrage). When Liz Cheney moved from the suburbs of the nation's capital to Wyoming to run for the U.S. Senate, she knew she was asking for trouble. She risked being called a "carpetbagger," but that has a sharper sting in Virginia than in Wyoming. By emphasizing her conservative roots, she pulled intimate and sensitive family laundry out for a public airing.
A fiction writer would have to strain hard to create characters such as Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson and Doc Holliday. They were people worthy of fiction and didn't need 19th-century dime novel sensationalism to spice up their interesting lives.
"Doc: A Novel" (Random House), by Mary Doria Russell: "Bein' born is craps," dentist and gambler John Henry Holliday observes in "Doc," a first-rate novel from Mary Doria Russell. "How we live," he adds, "is poker."
Central Florida coach George O'Leary is well aware of Marshall's struggles under first-year coach Doc Holliday.
Line: Ohio State by 28 1/2.
Call it "The Marshall Plan" for Thursday's season-opening game at No. 2 Ohio State.
Line: Ohio State by 28 1/2.
Doc Holliday had a close-up view of Tim Tebow at Florida and watched Pat White set an NCAA career rushing record for quarterbacks at West Virginia.
No. 2 Ohio State doesn't know what to expect from Marshall.
Marshall University defensive back DeQuan Bembry has been kicked off the school's football team, some three months after his arrest outside a West Virginia bar.
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Marshall head football coach Doc Holliday argues with an official during an NCAA college football game against East Carolina at Joan C. Edwards Stadium, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in Huntington, W.Va. (AP Photo/The Herald-Dispatch, Marcus Constantino)
"There are two things we really pride ourselves in," said Marshall coach Doc Holliday. "Number one is protecting the football and number two is tackling. We didn't do either one of those against Ohio U. We have to do those two things against Virginia Tech to have a chance."