Bipartisanship, but at what cost?

OPINION

In his well-meaning effort to build a broad base of congressional support, President Obama may be handing GOP lawmakers too much power over his agenda
By admin | February 2, 2009

Mike Tomlin: Young, gifted and (yes) black

I'M JUST SAYIN'

I hate to bring up race, but...shouldn't we be making more fuss over the fact that another African American coach has won the super bowl?
By admin | February 2, 2009

Cinderella will be a no-show at Super Bowl XLIII

Except in a few notable cases, you just don’t see major upsets in the biggest sporting event of the year
By admin | February 1, 2009

Some random thoughts on the NFL (and Barack Obama?)

I'M JUST SAYIN'

Jemal ruminates on the possible departure of Julius Peppers, the happy retirement of Tony Dungy and a White House visit for coach Mike Tomlin
By admin | January 27, 2009

His moment has arrived

ANALYSIS

Barack Obama takes office today with a realistic prospect of joining the ranks of history's most powerful presidents.
By admin | January 20, 2009

King and Obama

OPINION

Obama sprang from King's sacrifice. Without the bullet King took, Obama may have never secured a place on the ballot.
By admin | January 20, 2009

Obama’s election no panacea

OPINION

"Barack Obama's election does not render my father's dream realized."
By admin | January 18, 2009

‘It’s good to see the good things in life’

Martha Young overcame 15 years of crack cocaine addiction and the murder of her son. Next week she travels to witness the swearing in of the nation's first black president
By admin | January 13, 2009

Dark and lovely, Michelle

OPINION

If a black president represents change, a dark-skinned first lady is straight-up revolutionary.
By admin | January 13, 2009

Panthers let magical opportunity slip away

I'M JUST SAYIN'

People across the country expected the Panthers to reach the Super Bowl. They had the city in the palm of their hands.
By admin | January 12, 2009