Everybody knew "What'd I Say," an early crossover hit, a basic 12-bar riff that I practiced on my guitar since I was 13 years old, but this was a live album, "Ray Charles in Person," recorded in Atlanta in May 1959.
I'll probably never take myself completely seriously if I'm being honest, but that's okay. Even though it's little by little, I'm certainly starting to figure this "grown up" business out.
Living with her father in Tennessee, Eugenie has pushed the envelope of long-distance learning from her rural bedroom. For her academic audacity and global vision, Eugenie will be awarded Luce Leader 2015 of the J. Luce Foundation at a special reception.
It's 11:30 pm on a random Thursday night, and who do I see crossing the street in LA on their way into the club? Michael Sam, the first openly gay football player drafted and recently dropped from an NFL team.
A confident athlete simply stopped hiding. He enjoyed his man's support in his big moment. More important than cake, he smashed stereotypes.
If the NCAA is smart, they'll come to the table and do whatever it takes to avoid a union. If they're not smart, it could be the end of college athletics as we know it. Your move, NCAA.
Roman political mythology perhaps offers an instructive parallel for the policy crisis facing colleges.
Michael Sam is a gay black man, but should that be a strike against him because there are people too afraid to play alongside him?
If your gay teammate is showering at the same time, kudos to you for noticing he walked into the showers. Why are you watching him so closely, anyway? Seriously, are you cruising him?
If you had told SEC fans at the start of the college season that the 2013 conference title game wouldn't feature Alabama, LSU, Georgia or Texas A&M, they would have laughed. But they would have broken into hysterics if you had said that Auburn -- a three-win team a year ago -- would be ranked third, with a chance to beat Missouri and possibly play in the BCS National Championship.
Here we go again. What is journalism? Who is a journalist? How do you educate journalists? It's an existential question that's becoming more pertinen...
Year one didn't go as planned for the boys from Columbia, Missouri with too many injuries to the offensive line and many skill positions ending in a 5-7 finish with no bowl appearance. Things will be different in the fall of 2013 and a bowl appearance will happen for the Tigers.
This month marked 11 years since the opening of the infamous prison camp at Guantanamo, where over a hundred men, many innocent, remain indefinitely d...
Everyone in America is predicting Missouri to have a rough time adjusting to the SEC style of football. So, how will Missouri fair in the big bad SEC? I'm not worried at all.
The University of Missouri's student newspaper usually goes by name The Maneater, but as part of a hilaaaaaaaaarious April Fools' Day joke, the paper decided to change its name to The Carpeteater for the day.
Missouri could move to the SEC and remain competitive in both major revenue-producing sports. The Tigers don't need to fear being crushed if they leave the Big 12.