They had driven about 225 miles from tiny Lakeland, Ga., to Atlanta on Saturday, unsure if they wanted to sit through the rain, unsure that Junior Gnonkonde would even play, before the moment came when they rose from their seats and celebrated as if he was one of their own.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is well-known in this serene coastal section of Scotland, where shimmering golden sand dunes meet the ice-blue North Sea and people play on his golf course. He's known in the Himalayas, too, far from any sign with his name on it. And in the Middle East, Africa and beyond.
B.R. Owens: For the hundreds of thousands of Hindu, Muslim, Jewish, Catholic, non-evangelical Christians and “nones” in North Carolina, creating a statue of Billy Graham for the US Capitol rotunda is an unnecessary pill to swallow.
Stock market traders and chess players — that's who's playing DraftKings, according to CEO Jason Robins, who told a crowd of casino executives last week in Las Vegas that fewer than 15 percent of the players on his site make wagers in traditional sports books.