Saturday, February 27, 2016

The Southerners Who Support Trump

Following a dominant showing in South Carolina, the leading Republican presidential candidate made a pit stop in Atlanta before a crowd of 10,000 fans. Uncommon Journalism spoke with some of the undeniably polarizing - and undeniably popular - candidate's staunchest supporters to find out why the billionaire businessman has struck such a resounding chord with America's oft-ignored working class. 

DOWN WITH 'THE DONALD': Emmanuel Martey, Jr., left, and Peggy Martey show their support for Republican presidential candidate front-runner Donald Trump at a rally in Atlanta Feb. 21. (Photo Credit James Swift)

Saturday, February 6, 2016

In 'America's Game,' Gambling Casts a Long Shadow

In his latest book A Season in the Abyss, author Brian Tuohy chronicles the NFL’s battle against sports betting legalization – and how the impact of illegal wagering on football resounds far beyond the gridiron.


HIGH STAKES: There is a lot more riding on Super Bowl 50 than the Lombardi Trophy; according to the American Gaming Association, an estimated $4.2 billion will be wagered on the Big Game - and about 97 percent of the bets will be placed illegally.