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With support among police quietly growing, can Occupy cross over the thin blue line?

As Occupy camps from coast to coast face evictions — and in many cases have already been pushed out of parks and plazas like so much human trash — it's clear that the institutional response to the movement is escalating dangerously.
Silent partners
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 02, 2011
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Catch a falling star

There was a time, not long ago, when two things were true. The first was that the University of Miami was a perennial college-football powerhouse. The second was that Willie Williams was going to be the next big thing among college-football linebackers.
Willie Williams and Charles Rogers prove that "can't miss" prospects sometimes do
By MATT TAIBBI  |  September 25, 2009
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Trouble in Iowa

Gross, nasty, disgusting story out of Iowa recently — from Iowa City, to be exact, home of the University of Iowa.
Sports blotter: "Also trouble in Washington" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  June 04, 2008
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Willie returns

Remember Willie Williams?
Sports blotter: "Never fade away" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  October 03, 2007
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Crimson pride

The last pre-training-camp days of summer are always a bad time for collegiate and pro-football arrests.
Sports blotter: Harvard football edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  July 19, 2006
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Comma self

The “comma self” murder has for decades been one of the most important innovations in American-headline literature, a testament to both our national fascination with verbal brevity and to our sociopathic, codependent relationship to deadly violence: FLA.
This week's sports blotter
By MATT TAIBBI  |  March 29, 2006


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Super Blot

With all due respect to Isaiah (J.R.) Rider — the NBA’s all-time arrest leader who solidified his first-ballot Sports Crime Hall of Fame status last week with a decisive post-retirement kidnapping bust — there really is no news in sports this week that d
Sports crime does the Super Bowl
By MATT TAIBBI  |  February 02, 2006

'Hit the Ground'

Portland's (and 6gig's) song of the decade
Portland's (and 6gig's) song of the decade
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 01, 1900