A Nice Way To End The Season

Two plays mirrored OU’s season (George Schroeder, Daily Oklahoman)

Two plays defined Oklahoma’s 17-14 Holiday Bowl win over Oregon. Two plays that mirrored a season.

There was Clint Ingram’s leaping interception near the goal line in the final seconds — “He saved our butts,” OU defensive coordinator Brent Venables said.

But if Ingram’s interception showed OU’s toughness and resilience, “it also showed the way we foul up a play here or there to allow it to be (close),”

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Adverse Events Is One Way To Put It

Abortion Drug Adverse Events Reported: Reports Include Infection and Severe Bleeding (Salynn Boyles, WedMD Medical News, via Brothers Judd)

The FDA received reports of 607 adverse events involving the abortion drug RU-486 over a four-year period, it was reported this week.

The adverse events included five reported deaths and 68 cases of severe bleeding that required transfusions.

Late last month, federal officials confirmed that five women who died of toxic shock syndrome within a week of taking

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No Doubt That Carr Will Be Back

New Year’s resolutions (Charles Robinson, Yahoo! Sports)

Speaking of the Texans, it’s highly unlikely the team is going to part ways with quarterback David Carr, who is due an $8 million bonus this offseason. But if Houston does, one NFC personnel man said he won’t be out of work long.

“I don’t think he will be available, but if he is, I think there would be a lot of interest from a lot of teams,” he said. “We

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Modest?

Last-minute shopping rush boosted retailers (Associated Press)

Same-store sales for the month and for the November-December period are on track to meet a modest gain of anywhere from 3.0 percent to 3.5 percent, compared to a year ago.

I am so sick of hearing retailers whine about their “modest” Christmas sales increase year-on-year of 3 to 3.5 percent. When GDP grows by that amount annually, we call it a booming economy. So why not call it that

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