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With the 2012 baseball season upon us, we ask the experts if size really does matter

In Major League Baseball, where big-market teams have won eight out of the past 10 World Series, your payroll often determines how far into October you'll be playing.
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By PHOENIX STAFF  |  March 30, 2012
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Conservative donors eagerly fund Brown University's Political Theory Project

Last month on a bright fall day, hundreds of Brown University students spurned sun and Frisbee for a debate on the constitutionality of President Obama's health care reform law.
Ideological tug-of-war
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  October 14, 2011
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Big conservative funders are making a new push at universities

Funders are working through official university channels to underwrite lecture series, conferences and colloquia, and centers geared for the general-interest student, all carrying university imprimatur.
Right turn on campus
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  July 15, 2011