By Stephanie Stradley, Special Contributor Published 3:12 pm CDT, Thursday, November 1, 2018 Houston Texans wide receiver Demaryius Thomas takes the practice field at The Methodist Training Center on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Houston. Thomas was aquired by the Texans in an NFL trade deadline deal with the Denver Broncos. less Houston Texans wide receiver Demaryius Thomas takes the practice field at The Methodist Training Center on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Houston. Thomas was aquired by the Texans in an NFL trade deadline deal ... more Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle / Staff Photographer Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle / Staff Photographer Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Houston Texans wide receiver Demaryius Thomas takes the practice field at The Methodist Training Center on Wednesday, … [Read more...] about Stephanie Stradley’s Texans-Broncos Q&A with Benjamin Allbright
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by Modern Love Modern Love in miniature, featuring five reader-submitted love stories of 100 words or fewer. Oct. 30, 2018 Dogs on Instagram It was a typical New York City love story: We met playing kickball, bonded over jazz and fantasy football and dog runs. We were together for a year, but Astoria is far from the Upper West Side. Weeknights became weekends became every other weekend. We split up after the Halloween dog parade, both agreeing that it just fizzled. Yet, three years later, we still talk every day. But only trading cute dog photos on Instagram. Pugs, Brussels Griffons and Frenchies exclusively. It’s one of my most cherished friendships. — Ricardo Screpka Passing the Message On As I waited for my friend to pay the bill, an elderly gentleman said, “Excuse me, I want you to know that … [Read more...] about Tiny Love Stories: Dog Parades, Rowing-Machine Romance and a Hurricane
Mitch Albom Detroit Free Press Published 4:00 p.m. UTC Aug 5, 2018 “(The people) have a right, an indisputable, unalienable, indefeasible, divine right, to that most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge, I mean, of the characters and conduct of their rulers.” — John Adams, 1765 President Donald Trump last week called many media outlets “the enemy of the American people.” His press secretary, when given the chance to retract, deny, or at least clarify that statement, refused to do so, instead listing off times that she herself has felt mistreated by journalists. Presidents come and go. So do press secretaries. Ideas stick around longer. The idea of a free press, for example, as essential to America — protected by the First Amendment of our Constitution — predates this President by nearly 230 years. So when the idea that the press is the “enemy” of America starts to float, we ought to be concerned. After all, you can name … [Read more...] about Mitch Albom: If a free press is the ‘enemy,’ then who is your friend?