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The murky moral jungle of the basketball court

My nephew Robert, a thoughtful and enthusiastic basketball player, raised the issue of players who intentionally break the rules out of sight of the referees and then say, “It ain’t  a foul if the ref doesn’t call it.” Aren’t such … Continue reading

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Why refs disappear at crunch time

I worked as a newspaper editor for decades. I constantly had to make  decisions under deadline pressure. Occasionally, I’d spot something that I was 99 percent sure was incorrect. With no time to check, I could either make a pretty … Continue reading

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