Snow? Rain? Who cares? It’s opening day in the baseball season. It doesn’t matter — yet — that the local nine have no chance at a World Series. There’s green grass, warm temps, and ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’s to sing instead of shoveling snow, wind chill calculations, and school closings to talk about. Endlessly. Read more

Give the University of Minnesota basketball players who had staff members write their papers for them years ago a little credit: At least they knew they’d flunk if they turned in the kind of academic work they were actually capable of. Sure, it was academic fraud but at least they put some effort into covering it up.

How will the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill explain this third-grade level essay, turned in by one of its football players? Read more