17th Anniversary of A.C. Green’s “Iron Man” Record

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Nov. 20, 1997 – A.C. Green of the Dallas Mavericks sets the NBA record for consecutive games, competing in his 907th straight game. The old mark of 906 belonged to Randy Smith, a 6-3 guard-forward who played in the NBA from 1971-83. Green, from Benson High and Oregon State, winds up playing in 1,192 consecutive games, earning the nickname “Iron Man.” …

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The Aging of Aquarius

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Those rebellious boomers of the ’60s are ready for AARP. As aging movie star Bette Davis once warned, “Old age ain’t no place for sissies.” Amen, sister. Not that I’m anywhere near that “place.” But I can see its dilapidated porch and neglected lawn from here, and I’m not looking forward to arriving. Most Baby Boomers know what I’m talking …

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A man text messaging, American flags in the background

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: American Politicians Are A Greater Threat to Democracy Than ISIS

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The lying campaign ads, shady voter ID laws and sanctioned dishonesty should be illegal—and those complicit should be arrested. The upcoming mid-term elections should inspire a swell of patriotic pride in our hearts as we Americans dutifully cast our precious votes to reshape our national priorities and values. This is the American democratic ideal in action that we’ve been promoting …

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Newsmaker: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Newsmaker: Kareem ­Abdul-Jabbar

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In the 1980 film Airplane!, the basketball legend Kareem ­Abdul-Jabbar plays the co-pilot Roger Murdock to Peter Graves’s captain Clarence Oveur. In one scene of the beloved oddball comedy, a child tells Abdul-­Jabbar’s Murdock character: “Wait a minute. I know you. You’re Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. You play basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers.”

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