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Sun, June 16

Column: NFL moves ahead in rookie treatment

Argus Hamilton

Argus Hamilton

Tennessee Titans rookie linebacker Jonathan Willard pulled over on a highway and rescued a family from a flipped-over burning car. The car exploded a minute later. It showed the rest of the NFL it's possible to combine rookie hazing and community service.

O.J. Simpson begged his parole board for a sentence reduction Thursday at Lovelock Prison in Nevada. You can just imagine O.J.'s exasperation. You kill two people, you get nothing, but steal your own football jersey and they put you away for thirty years to life.

Pope Francis opened a drug rehab in Brazil Tuesday and lashed out against the drug cartels operating out of the Andes Mountains. The area produces two huge cash crops, coffee and cocaine. The Inca Indians who once lived there believed in one God and no sleep.

The Los Angeles City Council approved construction of two towering skyscrapers in Hollywood Thursday. They'll stand directly over an earthquake fault and two subway tunnels. The city is sick and tired of producers going out of town to shoot disaster movies.

Phil Mickelson paid half his two-million-dollar prize money for winning the Scottish and British Open to British tax collectors. It supports Britain's cradle-to-grave welfare system. Maybe now Phil Mickelson understands why the gallery made him feel like a king.

NBC News reported a poll Monday which said race relations have worsened over the last five years. We've seen evidence of that this month. Black people and white people have a difficult time getting along in Florida, because neither one of them speaks Spanish.


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