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The Sports Section

Scottie Pippen is an amalgam of extremes. Born in Arkansas and a product of the small University of Central Arkansas, he was nevertheless the fifth player picked in the 1987 college draft. He makes $750,000 a year playing for the Bulls; big money by Arkansas standards, but it’s among the lowest salaries for a starting […]

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The Sports Section

My good friend and predecessor in this space, Ted Cox, has gone south, in a hurry, perhaps for good. Before leaving he advised me to tell you about myself: I was born in Chicago, Illinois. If I had my druthers I’d live in a temperate climate–like my sister in San Diego–and play golf 300 days […]