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SCHMIDT: Butler’s story is one that shouldn’t have been

Erik Schmidt

September 1, 2011

There was a little kid from Tomball, Tex., who grew from a crack in concrete. He was abandoned when he was 13 years old. He was lost. He was found. He was raised by adoptive parents. He survived the streets. He graduated high school. He became a junior college All-American. He fin...

SCHMIDT: The Midwest’s bitter(sweet) rivalries

Erik Schmidt

September 9, 2010

Ninety miles of graying, midwestern freeway, bushy Ditka moustaches and beer battered brats, a training ground for blue collared workers who live and die by their sports teams: The Brew Crew. The Lovable Losers. Monsters of the...

Sports Sideshow: Alcoholic Artest

Eric Grover

December 3, 2009

If there’s anyone who’s a stranger to controversy in professional sports, it’s Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest. Let’s be real here. He’s been a model of discipline and good behavior for the duration of his career....