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Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak wore a busy multi-colored tie that he said belonged to and fit the flamboyant personality of team owner Bud Adams.
The evolution of the comic strip has been seen through the eyes of historians, academics, critics, fans and even the cartoonists themselves. It has helped us to better understand the cartoonist's role, evolving story lines and the development (and occasional disappearance) of main and supporting characters, among other things.
"Presidencies Derailed" is a critical study of how and why college presidencies break down, or, as the subtitle explains, "Why University Leaders Fail and How to Prevent It." This is not the only book on this important topic, but it has to be the timeliest.
The Supreme Court on Monday sent a major affirmative action case back to the lower courts to be reheard, ducking the chance to rewrite discrimination laws and instead affirming the current state of law for racial preferences, saying they can be used for admissions but only if there is a compelling need and no other remedy works.
Gunfire wounded four people on New Orleans' famed Bourbon Street as a costumed crowd partied amid the countdown to Mardi Gras, sending people running, police and bystanders said.
The Congressional Budget Office's estimate of potential revenue from expanded oil and gas leasing in federal areas was far too conservative, underestimating the potential budget impact by billions of dollars, according to an analysis issued Tuesday by the industry-backed Institute for Energy Research.
Rather than boast about Florida's lofty national defensive rankings, safety Josh Evans questions whether they are an accurate reflection of how good his unit really is.
People familiar with the situation say Les Miles and LSU have agreed to a new contract.
You would think that, with Louisiana State University's 7-1 overall record and 3-1 Southeastern Conference record, fans of the No. 6-ranked college football team would focus all their attention on the upcoming game against No. 1-ranked Alabama.
For the first time in nearly a decade, the issue of race as a factor in college admissions comes before the Supreme Court on Wednesday, thrusting affirmative action back into the national spotlight.
No. 1 Alabama (1-0) vs. Western Kentucky (1-0), 3:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
Laboratory tests show that globs of oil found on two Louisiana beaches after Hurricane Isaac came from the 2010 BP spill.
Waves from Hurricane Isaac uncovered oil previously buried along Gulf Coast beaches, exposing crude that wasn't cleaned up after the BP spill in 2010.
As Isaac's drenching rains and cooling winds drifted north of the Gulf Coast, heat and humidity moved back in — along with frustration, exhaustion and uncertainty.
LSU coach Les Miles rode out Hurricane Isaac on Wednesday at the Tigers' football operations building, where he and members of his staff continued planning for Saturday night's scheduled home opener against North Texas.