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Tom Jackson: Topsy-turvy election seen from bottom of the world

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A ritualistic subplot of virtually every election organizes around announcements by those who threaten to leave the country if the vote doesn’t go their way. They shouldn’t be taken seriously. Interestingly, politicians with far more at stake than your garden-variety celebrity almost never declare their intention to abandon the nation for distant parts. The phenomenon is, in fact, so unusual that history records with a mixture of awe and heartache Davy Crockett’s declaration of departure when he lost his re-election…

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Remember the Alamo! TCU comeback upends Oregon

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With 40 bowl games played after the 2015 season, precious few were memorable. The Alamo Bowl was one of those. Those who were in attendance or watched on television will remember the Alamo. In one of the most incredible games of this season, or any season, the TCU Horned Frogs overcame a 31-0 halftime deficit on Saturday and stunned the Oregon Ducks in triple overtime, 47-41 on Saturday. The storylines from this game could take up an entire sports section.…

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