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Keep your attention on water-safety rules this summer

Keep your attention on water-safety rules this summer

Marion Reservoir provides a “Loaner Life Jacket Station” at its swimming area at Cottonwood Cove. A PFD (personal flotation device) is the primary piece of safety equipment when in, on, or around the water—especially at a lake or pond because you cannot see the bottom. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press It always saddens me to learn of any drowning. The […]

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New rules could be enhanced

I sometimes wonder why some rule changes are made and whether they don?t go far enough. An example is the distance they have added to the extra point in the NFL. The extra point is no longer a chip shot and it is still worth only one point. Yet a field goal during the game that is much closer is […]

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When a catch is not really a catch

Whenever there?s a play in a major sporting event that is controversial, it?s inevitable that rule makers will be asked to consider changes. It happened again recently in the NFL playoff game won by Green Bay against Dallas. Dez Bryant apparently caught a long fourth-down pass, which would have given Dallas a first-and-goal from inside the Green Bay one-yard line. […]

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