SIMON: Tonight: Alabama, LSU. College footballs two top-ranked teams play for the number one spot, and new crop of baseball free agents are now on the market - and this just in: still no basketball. Maybe ESPN will pick up that big game next week between the (unintelligible) High School Bulldogs and the Von Steuben Panthers. Howard Bryant, from ESPN.com, ESPN the magazine and ESPN the pesto sauce joins us from the studio of WBUR in Boston. Howard, thanks very much for being with us.
Journalist Andy Rooney poses in his office at CBS in New York City on June 19, 1998. Rooney delivered his first 60 Minutes commentary on July 2, 1978.
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Rooney sometimes wrote his TV essays on an old typewriter in the cluttered office of his summer home in rural Rensselaerville, N.Y.
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As a commentator for 60 Minutes, Andy Rooney became known as one of the most famous curmudgeons in American public life.
A portrait of Andy Rooney taken Nov. 25, 1960. From 1959-65, Rooney was writing for The Garry Moore Show and helped it achieve hit status as a Top 20 program according to CBS. During this time, he was also writing for CBS News public affairs broadcasts. From 1962-68 he collaborated with correspondent Harry Reasoner as a writer and producer for CBS News specials.
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Andy Rooney, commentator for CBS's 60 Minutes, speaks at the program's 25th-anniversary party, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on Nov. 10, 1993.
Generation Xers — grown up now and in their 30s and 40s — are feeling hardest-hit by the recession, and are the most divided over the presidential candidates for 2012, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center.
Daniel Ortega is seeking a third term in Sunday's elections despite a constitutional limit on holders of the office to two terms.
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President Jimmy Carter welcomes three of Nicaragua's five-member ruling junta to the White House on Sept. 24, 1979. From left: Alfonso Robelo, Carter, Ortega and Gorgio Ramirez.
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Cuban President Fidel Castro (right) and Ortega walk together during Ortega's departure from Jose Marti International airport in Havana on Aug. 13, 1987.
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Ortega (right) with Tomas Borge on May 23, 1994, shortly after Ortega was re-elected secretary-general of the Sandinista National Liberation Party. Borge was elected vice secretary on May 23, 1994, in Managua.
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Sandinista Party leader Ortega speaks to supporters on July 19, 2000 as they celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Sandinista revolution, which toppled the dictatorship of Anastasio Somoza in Managua on July 19, 2000.
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Daniel Ortega, who has served two previous terms as president, is shown during his re-election campaign in Managua on Oct. 31.
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Daniel Ortega, commander of the Nicaraguan army, is shown in Cuba, during the 20th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs invasion April 21, 1981.
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Daniel Ortega led the Sandanistas to victory through a guerrilla campaign in the 70s. He headed the junta until 1984, when he was elected the nation's president.
Yet another woman seemed ready to break her silence about Herman Cain on Friday, but it was not to be.
The emergence this week of sexual harassment accusations made against Herman Cain has intensified curiosity about Gloria Cain, the candidate's wife of 43 years. Cain himself helped pique the interest earlier this week when he said America would soon "meet my wife publicly in an exclusive interview that we are currently planning."
A woman who accused GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment when he headed the National Restaurant Association in the late 1990s alleged Friday that the incidents were "a series of inappropriate behaviors and unwanted advances from the CEO."
In a brief statement released by her lawyer, the woman, who continued to maintain her anonymity, responded to Cain's claims this week that the harassment charges were either false, or that the woman had misinterpreted his brand of humor.
The attorney for one of the women who filed a sexual harassment complaint against Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain says the woman made a complaint in 1999 to the National Restaurant Association about "a series of inappropriate behaviors and unwanted advances from the CEO." At the time the CEO was Cain.
Attorney Joel Bennett said the woman did not want to go into the details of the incident, because it would be "extremely painful to do so."
As a major new survey from Pew Research Center examines the generation gap in politics, we take a closer look at what, besides year of birth, differentiates one generation from the next. From the dawn of rock 'n' roll to the emergence of hip-hop, from "We Like Ike" to "Yes We Can," from a man on the moon to an iPhone in the pocket, here are some highlights from each of the four generations covered in the survey.
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In 2010, TransCanada completed a major pipeline — the Keystone — which runs from Alberta to Illinois. The company is now planning a second line, called the Keystone XL, that would run from Alberta to Nebraska with an extension from Oklahoma to the refineries on the Gulf Coast.
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