Tough under fire

...self-defense.Politicians and bureaucrats would surely be less emboldened if the media stood up for gun rights with half the passion they reserve for free speech.The media can't comprehend that the forces trying to gut the Second Amendment will...

Soccer enthusiasts unite in Augusta for World Cup match vs. Germany

...one," Pope said. "People don't realize: Outside of America this is the only sport they have, so you take all the passion we have for all five of those sports and put it into one, and that's how you get the crazy fans."In a back corner...

Byron Scott doesn't see Lakers' return to contention as 'long process'

...said. "It's a dream come true to be here today and to be introduced as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. The passion and the love that I have for this organization is second to none. The only thing that I regret is that Dr. Buss isn't...

New opportunity might send Marcos Ambrose back to Australia

...Stenhouse and Roush-Fenway as strong ambassadors for Zest."This partnership delivers great value for Zest, and the passion of NASCAR fans is unmatched," Daniels said. "It has been a privilege to be able to stand by Ricky, Jack Roush and...

Halt to killing ordered at Augusta shelter

...make sure that we address this issue," Allen said, "to let the public know that we hear their cries and appreciate the passion that they feel."Allen said Animal Services Director Sharon Broady will be working with a rescue group ? Dog Networking...

NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032 for $7.75 billion

...of the long-time experience we have with NBC."Bach cited NBC's "great expertise in Olympic broadcasting and the passion always showed for the Olympic Games."Brian Roberts, chairman and CEO of Comcast, which owns NBC, said the network...

Unlikely partnerships help small businesses thrive

...same period a year ago.Boston Beer gets something out of it too. Jim Koch, who started the company in 1984, says the passion and drive from small business owners breathes new life into the company. "It keeps us connected to our small business...

Patient experience more of a priority for hospitals

...of health care for the better for a lot of people," Wolf said. "And I think it is reinvigorating and reigniting the passion that a lot of people had that brought them to this work in the first place."

Gamecocks, Tigers prepare to renew state rivalry on the baseball diamond this weekend

...Holbrook compared this weekend's games to the Duke-North Carolina basketball rivalry."Within our borders, that's the passion these people have for it," he said.Clemson coach Jack Leggett says he's eager to see how his team handles the...

SC job rehab rate at 7-year low

...Vocational Rehabilitation Department, on Tuesday."But I feel really good about those folks because they've got the passion to help people with disabilities and getting them fully trained."In 2007, the number of South Carolinians with disabilities...