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Opinion

Football, at zenith, is dying

Football, at zenith, is dying

American football is at its zenith in terms of money and hype. The game dominates the airwaves on weekends, and now throughout the week as w…

Tears fell on Illinois

I had a dream during the recent turmoil over enactment of a state budget. The statuary on the Capitol campus in Springfield had tears runnin…

Walking alone?

When my son was little, the occasion often arose where he had to walk to school on his own. We live within visual distance of the school, an…
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