Each day during the noon hour, we'll offer five reading recommendations from around the Web.
1. Sad to day, wild war between papers is over [By Woody Paige, Denver Post]: Today we celebrate the life and memorialize the death of a great, proud American newspaper.
2. Sampson still refuses to take responsibility for what happened at IU [By Bob Kravitz, Indianapolis Star]: A year later, the disgraced coach is still sticking to his script and saying his cousin bought the cell phone in the Dominican.
3. Duo forever united by love of the Bulls [By Rick Telander, Chicago Sun Times]: Johnny "Red" Kerr and Norm Van Lier were dissimilar in many ways but their common bond was with Chicago basketball.
4. NCAA investigates role of a recruit's adviser [By Pete Thamel and Thayer Evans, New York Times]: The NCAA gumshoes are in Kansas today, inquiring about the activities of top recruit Bryce Brown's trainer and "mentor" Brian Butler.
5. Athletes overpaid? Your outrage is misdirected [By Jerome Solomon, Houston Chronicle]: Are you with management or with players regarding the salaries rendered?