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Back at it Again

UAPB junior Ghiavonni Robinson (23) defends during Tuesday’s practice at H.O. Clemmons Arena. He is expected to be one of the team’s key contributors this season. Robinson is just one of the players head coach George Ivory said should have his team scoring a lot of points this winter. Along with Robinson, Ivory said he expects Pine Bluff natives JoVaughn Love and T.J. Handley to also step up in 2015-16.

Question-and-Answer with UAPB athletics director Hardy

During halftime of Sunday’s soccer game between Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Alabama State, UAPB athletics director Lonza Hardy Jr. sat down with The Commercial for a question-and-answer session to discuss various topics regarding Golden Lions athletics. Below is a transcript of the nearly 7-minute interview.

Win re-energizes Bielema

FAYETTEVILLE — For the first time in almost 11 months Arkansas coach Bret Bielema was able to address the media during his typical Monday availability coming off a win.

Free market requires moral code

Life, the pope is telling us, is about more than the bottom line. This past week has given two examples of why people should listen to his big economic message even if they disagree with some of his little ones. One involves a giant automaker. The other manufactures a little pill.

The Case for the “Right To Die”

Life is a gift that can also become an intolerable burden. For those afflicted with terminal diseases, the grim approach of death is accompanied by what, for some, is the unbearable prospect of pain, confusion and helplessness. If death can’t be avoided, they would like to decide how and when it comes.